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Dec 16, 2014, 03:00 ET

Chiba's Top Runners and Official Mascot "Chi-ba+kun" to Enter Taipei Marathon

Chiba Prefecture will send winning runners of the Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2014 (*1) and the prefecture's official mascot "Chi-ba+kun" to Taiwan to...

Oct 02, 2014, 02:00 ET

Chiba Tourism Website Updated for Smartphones, Malay Language

Chiba Prefecture's website for foreign tourists will be renovated to be fun to visit and easy to navigate. Chiba website will also become...

Feb 14, 2014, 00:00 ET

Foreign Residents in Chiba Enjoy Picking Strawberries, Soaking in Hot Springs; Report Experience via Social Media as "CHI-BA+KUN Ambassadors"

A group of non-Japanese residents in Chiba Prefecture has toured selected places in the prefecture as "CHI-BA+KUN Ambassadors," who report on the...

Feb 06, 2014, 02:00 ET

Chiba Governor Morita Meets Former Prime Minister Mahathir in Malaysia

  - Results of Governor Morita's Personal Sales Promotion - Governor Kensaku Morita of Chiba Prefecture visited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,...

Jan 10, 2014, 02:00 ET

Chiba Prefecture's Governor to Conduct Campaign Blitz in Person in Malaysia

Governor Kensaku Morita of Chiba Prefecture will visit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from January 21 (Tuesday) to January 26 (Sunday), 2014. With the...

Dec 20, 2013, 00:00 ET

"New Discoveries x Chiba and Mt. Fuji" Campaign

Mt. Fuji was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 2013. From Chiba Prefecture, you can see Mt. Fuji from across Tokyo Bay, a...