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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Subsidies for storing nuclear debris from Fukushima plant offered by Tokyo

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:58pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Payments for taking in nuclear-contaminated soil and water akin to bribes, green group says Tokyo dangles subsidies to store Fukushima waste Running out of space ... from the nuclear disaster, let slip that he considered finding a final storage space for the waste as merely a question of how much money the government offered local authorities. "I ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tepco plans to dump toxic Fukushima groundwater in ocean after treatment

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 02:12pm by AFP

    ... Tokyo Electric Power has admitted that it's running out of space. It is also fighting to keep contaminated groundwater from seeping into the ocean, more than three years after the worst ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan launches satellite to monitor damage from natural disasters

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:25am by AFP

    ... in reconstruction, officials from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said. "The satellite was successfully put in orbit," said an official from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, whose H-IIA rocket was used in the launch from a space centre on the southern island of Tanegashima. The satellite will provide valuable data for Japan, which sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire and experiences ...

  4. Property - International - JAPAN

    Demand for office space in Tokyo bounces back as confidence grows

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Vacancy rate plunges to lowest level for four years as confidence in the economy returns Demand for office space in Tokyo bounces back Tokyo's office vacancy rate fell last month to the lowest level in four years as the amount of space taken up in August more than doubled, according to broker Miki Shoji. The rate, a measurement of unoccupied space, fell to 7.9 per ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s newest rocket fails to lift off

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 03:35pm by Reuters

    ... has been shaken up by the recent entry of the California-based Space Exploration Technologies, known as SpaceX. Russia also markets a variety of rockets for space launches. Its workhorse Soyuz ... in English as well as Japanese. But nothing happened at the end of the countdown. Jaxa, Japan’s space agency, later said the launch was halted with 19 seconds to go. Japanese media said ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to launch satellite to spy on North Korea

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 04:51pm by AFP

    ... and nuclear tests. A rocket carrying a radar-equipped satellite is scheduled to blast off from a space centre at Tanegashima in the southwest, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has announced. The space agency said the satellite would be used for information-gathering, including data following Japan’s 2011 quake and tsunami, but did not mention North Korea by name. The launch, planned ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAPAN

    'It is not twilight, but a new dawn that is breaking over Japan': Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:51pm by Shinzo Abe

    ... For example, in Japanese cities aspiring to world-class status, limits on floor space will become a thing of the past. We will soon see high-quality housing, business complexes, and zero-emissions ... of any threat to regional stability would be enormous. The foundation underpinning prosperity is freedom of movement for people and goods. On sea-lanes, in air space, and now in outer space ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Asian nations address sea disputes at Japan-Asean summit

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:48pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... of law, promote the peaceful settlement of disputes, and to assure freedom of flight in international air space Benigno Aquino The air defence identification zone has triggered protests from ... in international air space,” Philippine President Benigno Aquino told reporters in Tokyo after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Aquino stopped short of mentioning China in the media appearance ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Plans for showpiece Olympic stadium in Tokyo downgraded

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 02:08pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Sports Council has this week announced that it will scale-back the project, reducing the total floor space of the entire project by 220,000 square metres, fully one-quarter of the plan ... roof and seating that can be reconfigured for different sporting occasions. Japanese architects have also voiced their opinions on the dispute, claiming that the space-age design – some say ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan launches new satellites to boost surveillance

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 05:40pm by AFP

    ... to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa). “The rocket flew as planned and released both satellites,” Jaxa said in a statement, confirming its success. From an altitude of several hundred ... missile launch by Pyongyang in 1998. The space agency has said the radar satellite would be used for information-gathering, including data following Japan’s 2011 quake and tsunami, but did ...




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