Mie Prefecture Public Affairs Newspaper is available in 10 languages


2022/06/20 Monday Seminars and Events

As of the June 2022 issue, the Mie Prefectural Public Affairs newspaper (Mie-ken Koho-shi 三重県広報紙) is also available in electronic book (digital edition).

In addition to being available in 10 languages ​​(Japanese, English, Simple Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai, Portuguese, Spanish, Indonesian and Vietnamese), the newspaper can be easily read on your smartphone or tablet screen, with pop-up (enlarged news zoom), automatic voice reading, etc.

Mie Prefecture Public Affairs Newspaper Contents

Information on “important provincial projects and attitudes”, “events and information”, etc.

How to use the electronic browser version of the Mie Prefectural Public Affairs Newspaper

How to use the electronic smartphone version of the Mie Prefecture Public Affairs Newspaper

  • You can download the application from the link above. The app is free.
  • Click on the magnifying glass icon to search and type: “mie-pref”
  • After choosing the edition you want to read, select your preferred language.
  • If you add the Mie Prefecture Public Affairs Newspaper to the “My Content” option within the Catalog Pocket, you will be able to receive push notifications.

* Except for the Japanese version, the other 9 languages ​​are automatically translated, so the translation may not be accurate.

* If the officials find a mistranslation, a notice will be posted in the “Catalog Pocket” and on the City Hall homepage.

* If you find any wrong translation or don’t understand any translation, please send an email to “Mie-ken Senryaku Kikaku-bu Kocho Koho-ka” (三重県戦略企画部広聴広報課): koho@pref.mie.lg.jp

See more details here: https://www.pref.mie.lg.jp/TOPICS/m0002300090.htm


“Mie-ken Senryaku Kikaku-bu Kocho Koho-ka” (三重県戦略企画部広聴広報課)


Summer National Traffic Safety Campaign

2022/06/20 Monday Seminars and Events


The number of accidents is expected to increase due to the intense summer heat.

Follow the traffic rules, pay attention to your physical condition, stay hydrated and try to take breaks when necessary so that you don’t get involve or cause a traffic accident.

  1. Period

July 11 (Monday) to July 20 (Wednesday) 2022  10-day period

  1. Important points
    1. Prevention of accidents with the elderly and children
  • When driving, pay close attention, always anticipate hazards and drive carefully, respecting the elderly, children, people with disabilities.
  • Seniors should understand the effects of changes in physical function that occur with age on driving, and try to drive in accordance with the weather and physical conditions. And when crossing the road, consider your walking speed and don’t force yourself to cross.
  • Slow down your car when you are near schools or school roads, and always make sure there are no pedestrians around.
  • Watch out for children when driving.
  • Bicycles are in the same category as cars. Cyclists should always abide by traffic rules, and get accident insurance.
  • When teaching children road rules, teach what is dangerous and why.
    1. Pedestrian priority
  • Pedestrians have priority at the crosswalk. If there is a person near the crosswalk, slow down so that you can easily stop the car, and before crossing the crosswalk, stop the car and wait until the person crosses the lane.
  • Pedestrians should always use the crosswalk if there is a crosswalk nearby when crossing the road.
    1. Correct use of seat belt and child seat
  • Protect yourself and your loved ones from accidents when using seat belts and child seats.
  • When entering the car, all passengers must wear a seat belt, and children under 6 years must use child seats.
    1. Eliminate drunk driving
  • Driving while intoxicated is a crime.
  • If you cause an accident or get arrested for DUI, you could end up losing your driver’s license, and even your job and family.
  • Driving with a hangover is also considered drunk driving. If you think you’re even slightly drunk, stop driving..

Click here to see the flyer.

  1. Contact

Mie-ken Kankyo Seikatsu-bu Kurashi Koutsu Anzen-ka Koutsu Anzen-han (三重県 環境生活部 くらし・交通安全課 交通安全班)

TEL: 059-224-2410