- Global ship insurers to resume near full coverage for Iran oil: Officials
Global shipping insurers have devised a way to ensure nearly full coverage for Iranian oil exports from next month after striking a deal to provide cover without involving U.S.-domiciled reinsurers, officials in Tokyo and London said
Hurriyet. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:36:00 +0200.
- Abellio agrees to sell 40% of Greater Anglia franchise to Mitsui
Abellio agrees to sell 40% of its Greater Anglia rail franchise to Japanese firm Mitsui.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:53 GMT.
- Australian family rescued after night on Japanese mountain
An Australian family is found safe in the mountains after going missing while skiing in Japan.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:00:20 GMT.
- Japan Hands British Caterham Unfair Advantage: 'Sorry, Suzuki, Daihatsu And Honda.'
Japanese regulators force Caterham to break the rules in Japan.
By Bertel Schmitt, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:25:00 -0500.
- Nexen Tire hält Einweihungsfeier für Nexen Tire Japan Inc. ab
-- Nexen Tire beschleunigt Ausbau seines globalen Geschäftsnetzwerks SEOUL, Südkorea, 17. Januar 2017 -- Nexen Tire richtete eine Einweihungsfeier für sein Tochterunternehmen Nexen Tire Japan Inc. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:26:00 EST.
- Honda Says Takata Airbag Ruptured in Japan, Causing Minor Injury
The car company said Tuesday that an air bag in one of its Fit vehicles inflated with excessive force.
Reuters. New York Times. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:39:28 GMT.
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- Toyota Motor to start testing fuel cell vehicles in UAE
Toyota Motor Corp on Tuesday said it would begin testing its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) in the United Arab Emirates as the Japanese automaker explores the potential for the zero-emissions fuel technology in hot, dry conditions. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:47:18 -0500.
- China angered by right-wing books at Japanese hotel
China on Tuesday was aghast at a Japanese hotel placing a book in its rooms, which denied that the Nanjing Massacre and the forced recruitment of "comfort women" ever happened.
- Trilobites: Venus Smiled, With a Mysterious Wave Across Its Atmosphere
Japan’s Akatsuki spacecraft detected what scientists called a gravity wave above the solar system’s second planet, but it hasn’t been seen since.
Kenneth Chang. New York Times. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:00:13 GMT.
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- Researchers say Fingerprint Data Vulnerable in 'Peace' Photos
Japanese researchers say they have successfully copied fingerprint data from a digital picture of a person flashing a two-fingered "V" or peace sign, raising questions about the potential theft of such information. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:23:04 -0500.
Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
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