On November 28th at Kanazawa city, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan there was a mayor election. The two leading candidates, incumbent Tamotsu Yamade [J], 79, and Yukiyoshi Yamano [J], 48, competed closely, gained 56,840 and 58,204 votes respectively. Only 1,364 difference. The things causing a fuss is, the young winner Yamano’s team reportedly had been using Twitter… Continue reading Kanazawa Mayor Candidate Challenges Twitter-Banning Japan’s Election System
Tomorrow 20th February, the first BarCamp in Hokuriku area in Japan, BarCamp Kanazawa will be held at Kanazawa city, Ishikawa. Akky, one of Asiajin core authors will become to attend it. There seem to be some slots available yet so if you are an English speaker around Kanazawa, see you tommorow.