- Tomohiro Anraku, Who Threw 772 Pitches In 9 Days, Returns For NPB Debut
As a 16-year-old, Japanese righthander Tomohiro Anraku drew attention around the world, both for his incredible talent and extreme workload. ...
Ben Badler. Baseball America. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:31:14 +0000.
- Beating parasites wins three scientists Nobel prize for medicine
Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases such as malaria and elephantiasis won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Oct.5.
Hurriyet. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:42:00 +0200.
- Trans-Pacific free trade deal agreed
US, Japan and 10 other Pacific rim countries agree wide-ranging Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal that covers about 40% of the world economy.
BBC News. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:05:46 GMT.
- Pacific trade deal cuts U.S. tarriffs on light vehicles, sets new duty-free benchmark for local content
Pacific trade ministers reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalization pact in a generation that will lower U.S. tariffs on light vehicles, revamp global auto production and open Japan's market to U.S.-built vehicles. The U.S.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 5 Oct 2015 09:26:25 EST. Subscription required.
- Japan's toilet roll stockpile
Fear of natural disasters leads to increased sales.
BBC News. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:24:09 GMT.
- Three share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs
A Chinese scientist who turned to ancient texts to discover a powerful malaria drug shared the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday with American and Japanese researchers whose discoveries have raised hopes of eliminating other tropical diseases.
Modern Healthcare. Mon, 5 Oct 2015 07:45:00 EST.
- 'Sword Art Online: Lost Song' Gets Custom PS4s In Japan
The upcoming Sword Art Online: Lost Song will get some custom PS4s alongside its release in Japan this November.
By Ollie Barder. Forbes. Mon, 5 Oct 2015 06:33:00 GMT.
- New Tea Ceremony Room "GINZA CHAZEN" to Open on Oct. 8 for Foreign Tourists
TOKYO, Oct. 5, 2015 -- CHAZEN & Co. will open a new tea ceremony room "GINZA CHAZEN" especially designed for foreign tourists who wish to experience traditional Japanese culture. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 01:01:00 EDT.
- Chinese, Irish, Japanese scientists share 2015 Nobel Prize for physiology, medicine
China's Tu Youyou, Irish-born William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura jointly won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, the Nobel Assembly at Sweden's Karolinska Institute announced Monday.
- Exclusive: TPP would include auto market opening for Japan - source
A U.S.-Japan agreement on autos trade as part of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal would have its own dispute settlement mechanism, including penalties, if Japan does not open its market enough to U.S. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 4 Oct 2015 18:15:01 GMT.
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.
Click on the small Japan map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Japan.
Copyright © 2008-2014 News-Articles.org.
All rights reserved.
News Articles about Japan