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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. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  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 - SECURITY

    Japan to pledges US$1b for Sahel security, stabilisation

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 01:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Yokohoma, Japan

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yokohoma, Japan Japan said Sunday it would give US$1 billion in aid to help stabilise the Islamist-infested Sahel region of Africa, months after the deaths of 10 ... of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development. “Japan will provide 100 billion yen (US$1 billion) in assistance over five years for the development and stability of the Sahel,” Abe told ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anger erupts over court denial of welfare to foreign permanent residents of Japan

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Julian Ryall

    ... that granted welfare to an 82-year-old Chinese woman who was born and raised in Japan. The woman had applied for assistance to the municipal office in Oita prefecture in December 2008, but her request ... at Fukui Prefectural University. "The problem in this particular case is that the woman chose not to take Japanese nationality and chose to remain Chinese," he said. "If Japan ...

  8. News - Asia

    Japan firm obliges Filipino workers to waive its responsibility for deaths

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 09:39am by AFP

    ... 13 facilities in Osaka and Nara prefectures in western Japan. It started hiring Filipino women around 2009. According to Filipino women and documents regarding their contracts, ... in Japan, the statement obtained by Kyodo News showed Saturday. ”...in case of loss of life of the undersigned through natural circumstances while in Japan, I release, waive and forever discharge ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe says he will see to restart of nuclear power station in southwestern Japan

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 02:03pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan's prime minister says tells business executives he will ensure nuclear power station is restarted "by some means or other,” despite widespread unease following the Fukushima meltdown Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told business leaders in southwestern Japan that his government will see to it that a nuclear plant in the region ...

  10. 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, ...




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