COVID-19 in Shiga Prefecture

COVID-19 Status in Shiga As of Oct. 30, 2021 (JST) Total Confirmed Cases: 12,407 Active cases: 46 Discharged from hospital: Hospital bed occupancy:…

Shiga Prefecture Hazard Maps

The recent massive flooding in Western Japan from Kyushu to Gifu has made many of us living in Japan check the vulnerability of…

Shiga Prefecture Videos

Updated: June 17, 2020 Organized index of my videos of Shiga Prefecture on YouTube. I currently have about 90 Shiga videos on my YouTube channel (photojpn). Mostly…

Shiga Prefecture at Tourism Expo Japan 2014

Updated: Sept. 30, 2014 Great fun and entertainment at the huge Tourism Expo Japan trade show held on September 27-28, 2014 for the…

Pharrell Williams HAPPY – From Lake Biwa

Video link: http://youtu.be/FKchoOLG2TY Pharrell Williams scored a huge hit with his song Happy last autumn. It has since become a worldwide phenomenon with people…

Shiga Governor Yukiko Kada’s reelection prospects 2014

Updated May 7, 2014 Update: Gov. Yukiko Kada announced on May 7, 2014 that she will not run for a third term as governor of…

Lake Biwa Museum video

My video about Lake Biwa Museum in Kusatsu and Lake Biwa. My longest video yet at 1 hr. 6 min. I try to make…

Introducing Shiga Headlines on Twitter

Happy to announce that I’ve finally opened a Twitter account for shiga-ken.com. It’s called Shiga Headlines and anybody can read my tweets (Twitter…
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