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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's indigenous stealth fighter to fly this year amid arms race worries

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... efforts to improve its defence capabilities. Known as the Advanced Technology Demonstrator-X (ATD-X) fighter, the aircraft is being developed by the defence ministry's research institute ... latter stages. Ito said Tokyo was even more disappointed when many of the technological advances that Japan had shared with its ally on the FSX later appeared on US aircraft. Japan has already ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe promotes Japanese maglev trains for US railways

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AFP

    ... super-fast magnetic train yesterday, showcasing the maglev technology Tokyo hopes to sell to its ally. "I hope ambassador Kennedy will enjoy the full package of Japan- the blizzard of cherry blossoms, Mount Fuji and the state-of-the-art technology," a relaxed-looking Abe said ahead of the ride. As the distinctive white and pink petals of the blossom swirled in the breeze, the pair ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe to sign deal with Australia PM Tony Abbott on military gear

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:30pm by JULIAN

    ... their cutting-edge military technology to other countries. Tokyo's decision has drawn criticism from China and South Korea, with Seoul demanding that Tokyo ensures "transparency" in any deals ... of Defence, and its British counterpart, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratories at Porton Down, Wiltshire, have also started to collaborate on the development of clothing to protect against ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by NYT

    ... those with a vested interest in making the technology seem safer decide not to plan for an extreme event because "it can't happen here". The authors remind us: yes, it can. ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese plan to generate power at experimental Monju reactor canned

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... via nuclear chain reaction, and was intended to be at the core of a programme that would reuse spent fissile materials in a country that has few natural resources. But its complex technology ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Katsuto Momii, new boss of Japan's NHK, manages to upset everybody

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:40am by Julian Ryall

    ... news coverage and high-quality programming of all kinds," he said. Formerly an adviser to information technology company Nihon Unisys, Momii tried to play down concerns over his lack ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Sushi-go-round – Japan tradition served with technology and speed

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 01:42pm by AFP

    ... sushi is stuffed with high technology. You can’t operate low-price revolving sushi restaurants without databases and scientific management,” he said at a Tokyo outlet. Kura has invented ... food. All this high technology costs money, but sales at kaiten sushi restaurants have grown 20 per cent over the past five years with the industry expected to rake in nearly US$5 billion ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan plans to crack down on 'revenge porn' with new legislation

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 05:52pm by JULIAN RYALL IN TOKYO

    ... a problem is because technology nowadays makes it so easy to record images and then put them onto the net,” Makoto Watanabe, a lecturer in communications and media at Hokkaido Bunkyo University, ...




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