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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pollution from China triggers health alert in Japan's Kumamoto prefecture

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Officials in Kumamoto, Kyushu island, advise residents to stay indoors in Japan's first official health warning over smog drifting from China Japanese health warning over smog from China A prefecture in southwestern Japan yesterday advised residents to stay indoors or wear masks when they go outside, in the nation's first official health ...

  2. Osaka prefecture offers outstanding opportunities to overseas businesses

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 09:38am by Jacinta Plucinski and Chan Chee Chiu

    ... breaks to companies operating in Umekita and other comprehensive global strategic special zones in the prefecture. Osaka's tax reduction system is the first in Japan and makes Osaka more ... Jacinta Plucinski and Chan Chee Chiu Discovery Reports Osaka prefecture lives up to the "City of Merchants" name that history has given its capital. Cultivating ...

  3. Disasters-hit prefectures seek revival at Canton Fair

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... since its founding more than 50 years ago. The group, a consortium of 12 companies and organisations, comprised of about 30 people from three prefectures in Japan- Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima, ... is now seeking to boost trade with the mainland. Takashi Sato, deputy director of the Yamagata prefecture's economic exchange division, said Japan's domestic food supply was tested ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri heads east after hitting Japan’s Kyushu region

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:45am by Associated Press in Kyodo

    ... Kagoshima Prefecture in southern Kyushu, shortly before 7am. It made landfall again in southern Wakayama Prefecture in western Japan at about 6.30pm, the agency said. The typhoon is expected to move ... to western Japan. In Seiyo, Ehime Prefecture on the smallest main island of Shikoku, a 77-year-old man was confirmed dead on Thursday after being found collapsed in a waterway. On Wednesday, ...

  5. Last milk batch from affected prefecture arriving in 3 days

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The last batch of a popular brand of Japanese milk formula produced in a quake-affected prefecture arrives in Hong Kong in three days. Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety ... and Chiba prefectures. This came after three food samples were found exceeding radiation limits on Wednesday. Professor Gabriel Leung, undersecretary for food and health, announced that no more ...

  6. News - Asia - DISEASE

    Teenager contracts dengue fever in Japan, in first such case in 70 years

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:56am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Rare case of dengue contracted in Japan The Japanese health ministry said yesterday it had found a patient who contracted dengue fever while in the country, the first time ... condition was stable. The infection is likely to have occurred in Japan through a mosquito which bit a person who caught the virus overseas, the ministry said. The National Institute of Infectious ...

  7. Boomtown?

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... Mutsuko Murakami Japan's fourth-largest city, Nagoya, has a population of more than 2 million- and a reputation problem. Sure, it's a bustling hub on the south-central coast ... provincial backwater. Many Japanese think of the capital of Aichi prefecture as drab and slow-paced compared to Osaka and Tokyo, the two mega-cities that sandwich it. After all, they say, ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan nuclear crisis crew not told of danger, says worker

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:53pm by Associated Press in Iwaki

    ... for Tepco – stopped calling him for jobs in March, just telling him to stand by. He now works on radiation decontamination of “hot spots” in Fukushima prefecture. “So I decided I’ve had enough ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Guide dog stabbed in Japan as it led owner to work

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:55am by Associated Press in Saitama

    ... Associated Press in Saitama Attack on Oscar, a nine-year-old Labrador, who suffered multiple stab wounds, discovered only when a sighted colleague of the owner noticed dog's injuries. Police are investigating the stabbing of a guide dog, in Saitama Prefecture, near Tokyo, in Japan, during its owner’s morning commute to work, investigators said today. The police have yet ...

  10. News - Asia - TYPHOON

    Japan orders 1.6m to flee Typhoon Halong; one dead, travel chaos

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 11:04am by AFP, Reuters

    ... typhoon made landfall near Aki, Kochi prefecture, on Shikoku island at around 6am, an official at the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The agency said the levels of torrential rain monitored ... Agence France-Presse and Reuters in Tokyo Typhoon Halong killed one person in Japan on Sunday and injured 33, media said, as authorities ordered 1.6 million people out of the path ...




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