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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555561/japan-and-britain-launch-joint-research-fighter-jet-missile-technology
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo seeks US military guarantee to protect unspecified ‘remote islands’

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:34pm by Julian Ryall

    ... on the export of advanced military technology. Washington has welcomed Tokyo's decision to expand the role of its armed forces, with US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel telling his Japanese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554274/diaoyus-their-minds-tokyo-seeks-us-military-guarantee-protect-remote
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan launches satellite to monitor damage from natural disasters

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

    ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519330/japan-launches-satellite-monitor-damage-natural-disasters
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479363/shinzo-abe-promotes-japanese-maglev-trains-us-railways
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1484605/japans-indigenous-stealth-fighter-fly-year-amid-arms-race-worries
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465132/japan-pm-shinzo-abe-sign-deal-australia-pm-tony-abbott-military-gear
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1332304/demand-office-space-tokyo-bounces-back-confidence-grows
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296099/sushi-go-round-japan-tradition-served-technology
  9. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1448550/book-review-fukushima-story-nuclear-disaster-david-lochbaum-edwin
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1299740/japans-newest-rocket-fails-lift

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