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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Man sentenced to two years in jail in Japan for making guns with 3D printer

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:16am by AFP

    ... employee of the Shonan Institute of Technology, used internet-based information to build the two functional guns, according to the ruling. He then posted a video online detailing how he built them. Imura's lawyers argued that he did not know his acts were illegal, a notion that the court rejected. The rapid development of 3D printing technology, which allows relatively cheap machines ...

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    Redback spiders enjoy Tokyo enough to start a family

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 08:58pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of public spaces to try to locate and exterminate colonies, but they warn that with the arrival of winter the spiders will seek warmer sites, such as the roofs of homes and inside vending machines. ...

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    Japan's high-speed Shinkansen bullet train turns 50

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 09:09pm by AP

    ... train, with its bulbous round nose, travelled from Tokyo to Osaka in four hours, shaving 2½ hours off the 513km journey. The latest model, with a space-age-like elongated nose, takes just two ... technology. Shanghai launched a German-built maglev train in 2004 on a 30km route between the city and the airport. It can hit 430km/h. A Japanese maglev train in development has topped 500km/h ...

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    Japan, Britain to launch joint research into fighter jet missile technology

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Months after Tokyo lifted a ban on weapons exports, media reports indicate agreement to develop missile technology with the UK and a parts deal with the US for its Patriot system Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles, ...

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    Making a mint abroad: Japan Mint turns to overseas markets

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:16am by Julian Ryall

    ... for quality. "The Japan Mint has exerted great efforts to receive orders for coins from foreign currency authorities in recent years," said Izumi. "Our production technologies ... stainless steel 2 taka coins for Bangladesh. "We believe that other countries are choosing our coins because they have confidence in our technology and because of the price," said Izumi. ...

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    Fukushima still a hazard due to melting ice plug, operator admits

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:31pm by Julian Ryall

    ... in the trench is frozen, but that's not enough and water is still flowing," the official said. "We are going to have to use additional technologies to halt the flow of water and we ...

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    Japan confirms 22 people affected by first dengue fever outbreak since 1945

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 12:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... with young Japanese and performance artists. The park, one of the largest open spaces in central Tokyo, is thought to be the source of the disease, which is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito ...

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    With eye on China, India and Japan bolster defence and business ties

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:53pm by Reuters

    ... by bringing together their foreign and defence ministers, and directed officials to launch working-level talks on defence equipment and technology cooperation. They also agreed to hold regular ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...




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