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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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Typhoon threatens Japan's major cities A strong typhoon swerved towards Japan's heavily populated central islands yesterday after it slammed through ... heaviest rainfall in a half century, according to the Okinawa government. One of the biggest storms to hit Japan, Neoguri was forecast to reach Kyushu island today. It could then travel across ...

  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. Speciality film manufacturer sets standards for consumer electronics

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 11:05am by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... in Japan. The company established near its manufacturing facilities in Mie prefecture the rice-producing Kimoto Farm Project, which it plans to replicate regionally to support Asian farming ...

  10. Opportunities set to mushroom across Asia for Hokuto

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 02:08pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... As a quality mushroom manufacturer in Japan, Hokuto has cultivated its brand to represent the nutrition and tastiness that mushrooms add to Asian and Western cuisines. The company aims to familiarise ... for us," says Masayoshi Mizuno, president. "Backed by our brand name, our mushrooms are regarded as high quality." Based in Nagano prefecture, which is famous for its wild mushrooms, ...




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