- Searching for the next Apple? Citi says look East
Investors who missed out on Apple's turnaround should eye Japan and Korea's low-valued, "cash-hoarding" companies, according to analysts at Citi.
Yahoo. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:15:03 GMT.
- A New Technology To Help Visually Impaired Shoppers Is Being Tested By IBM in Brazil
Imagine you are a tourist in a foreign country, with a different alphabet, in Japan, say. You see a vending machine, but you are not able to know which products are being sold, because you can't read the names.
By Federico Guerrini. Forbes. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:42:00 GMT.
- Why GM struggles in Japan
Selling General Motors' U.S.-built vehicles in Japan has never been easy and these days it is harder than ever. ...
AutoNews.com. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST. Subscription required.
- VIDEO: India Prime Minister starts Japan visit
The Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is starting a five-day visit to Japan this weekend.
BBC News. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:36:48 GMT.
- Anti-Japanese War documentary covers Battle of Xinkou
The sixth episode of an ongoing documentary series on the Anti-Japanese War on Saturday told the story of a month-long battle to defend the northern city of Taiyuan.
- Japan Consumer Inflation Reaches 3.3%
Factoring in the effects of a sales tax increase in April, the rate is still below the central bank’s target of 2 percent.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:54:59 GMT.
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- Japanese artist projects visual effects onto human faces
Artist bends the mind by changing people's faces with three-dimensional visual projection system.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:00:04 EDT.
- Scientists: Coffee and Naps - the Best Combination
A series of experiments performed by scientists from UK and Japan suggests that coffee and naps taken together maximize the brain’s alertness much better than when taken alone. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:22:07 -0400.
- VIDEO: Japanese art projected onto human faces
Japanese artist Nobumichi Asai has created a new work that involves projecting his designs onto a human face.
BBC News. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:20 GMT.
- Japan defense planners seek spending boost amid rivalry
Japan’s Defense Ministry makes its biggest ever budget request, as Tokyo bolsters its military amid worries over China’s expanding naval reach
Hurriyet. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:04:00 +0200.
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.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
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