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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s newest rocket fails to lift off

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

    ... 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 ... It weighs 91 tonnes and has been touted as a new, low-cost alternative. The rocket was scheduled to carry a telescope into space for observation of the solar system. Analysts said ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    UN nuclear agency begins review of Japan’s Fukushima plant

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... in the decommissioning process and serves as an important test for a sceptical government and public that the utility can handle the cleanup. The experts will also assess efforts to treat and find storage space ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo's Wine Apartment has in-house cellar and a visiting sommelier

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Apartment block in Tokyo has a cellar and visiting sommelier; most flats snapped up Vintage homes for wine lovers, cellar included For those who have trouble finding space ... for parties. One tenant, who owns a winery in New Zealand called Osawa Wines, plans to use the space as his office and a tasting room for customers. Taizo Osawa, 62, started his winery after buying ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fukushima nuclear disaster clean-up work is way behind schedule

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 11:37pm by AP

    ... of decontamination. Sato cited several reasons for the delay, including a lack of space to store the waste that comes out of the decontamination process. Some residents have opposed dumping the waste ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's military spending set for 2.9pc rise as regional security fears grow

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 10:11pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Affairs. "Inevitably, it comes in response to the increasing Chinese presence in waters and air space in the East China Sea that are near contested areas," Okumura said. "The ...




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