Noteworthy Press Releases from Japan

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This page introduces noteworthy press releases for the foreign press.

The FPCJ helps build connections between foreign press researching stories about specific topics and regions in Japan, and organizations including businesses, universities, and government at the local and national level.

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Shizuoka Prefecture
  • Shizuoka Prefecture

    Japanese high school students’ attempt in seed breeding of an endangered plant!

    This is the Wildlife Conservation Division of the Shizuoka Prefectural Office in Japan. Apetalous Catchfly(Silene Uralensis) is an endangered species widely distributed in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It spread from the Arctic Circle during the Ice Age 20,000 years ago. It is estimated that there are only less than 50 that exist within Shizuoka due to illegal uprooting (less than 200 in th...

  • Shizuoka Prefecture

    Shizuoka’s Attraction Publicity Project in “Japonismes 2018”

    The Shizuoka Prefectural Office is going to carry out the release of ‘Shizuoka Culture’, ’Shizuoka Craftsmanship’ and ‘Shizuoka Cuisine’ in Paris, in accordance with “Japonismes 2018”, commemorates the 160 years of friendship between Japan and France. The theme of the project is “Mt. Fuji and Tokaido (an old route connecting Edo to Kyoto)”. A variety of attractions will be presented.   J...

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