According to the letter of complaint and police sources, Kazama approached the student, saying, ''You, overstayer,'' near JR Niigata
Station at around 10:30 p.m.
Where extreme accuracy is needed for molding small parts such as electronic connectors and bobbins, Niigata
Local municipalities on Monday urged Tokyo Electric Power Co., which operates a nuclear power plant in Niigata
Prefecture, to probe the cause of a minor fire Saturday night at the facility and prevent a recurrence.
Bullet train operations were suspended for about three hours Sunday afternoon on the Joetsu Shinkansen Line between Echigoyuzawa and Nagaoka stations in Niigata
Prefecture due to electricity failure, East Japan Railway Co.
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said Wednesday he renewed his resolve to improve ties with Pyongyang following a reunion in Niigata
Prefecture of five Japanese victims of North Korean abductions.
Two Japanese crested ibises hatched through artificial means last spring at a bird sanctuary on Sadogashima Island on the Sea of Japan off Niigata
were shipped to China and arrived in Shanghai on Wednesday, sanctuary officials said.
A group of Chinese filed a lawsuit Tuesday demanding the Japanese government and a harbor transport company in Niigata
on the Sea of Japan coast pay about 175 million yen in compensation for forcing them to labor in Japan during World War II, their lawyers said.
offers its so-called MIRS (Multiple Injection Rate System) as an option on its NN-MI series injection presses from 35 to 500 tons.
Hiroshi Aida, the mayor of Kashiwazaki, Niigata
Prefecture, showed willingness Wednesday to approve the resumption of the No.
Heavy snowfall hit Sea of Japan coastal areas Thursday, causing power failures at 697,200 households in the Kinki region and at 650,000 in Niigata
Prefecture as well as paralyzing railway transportation.
Cathay Pacific is giving customers more reasons to jet to Japan this winter with the addition of two extra seasonal routes - a new service to Niigata
and the return of flights to Tokushima.