- TRW'S Electric Park Brake Technology Gains Momentum With Japanese Automakers
LIVONIA, Mich., July 28, 2014 -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:00 EDT.
- Nissan Aims to Boost U.S. Sales and Profit as It Closes on Honda
Nissan Motor Co Ltd aims to boost sales and profitability in the United States, its biggest market, an executive said, after Japan's No.2 automaker posted a 14 percent rise in quarterly U.S. sales, closing in on rival Honda Motor Co.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:24:54 GMT.
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- Editorial: Japan’s Need for Women Workers
Prime Minister Abe wants more women in management to promote economic growth.
By The Editorial Board. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:44:23 GMT.
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- Japan to step up sanctions against Russia
Japan's top government spokesman said Monday that the country is stepping up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine.
Miami Herald. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:17 EDT.
- Japanese girl 'dismembers classmate'
A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say.
BBC News. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:12:38 GMT.
- Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart
Japanese officials are handing out radiation-blocking iodine tablets to people living in the shadow of two nuclear reactors slated to restart this year, underscoring concerns about atomic power after the Fukushima crisis. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:11:25 -0400.
- Performance push from Japan's Big 3
Toyota, Honda and Nissan -- and their upscale offshoots -- are out to change the "reliable but unexciting" impression with several high-performance halo cars.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST. Subscription required.
- OSI To Recall All Meat From Shanghai Plant As McDonald's Faces Questions
OSI Group, an Aurora, Illinois meat producer, said it would recall all products processed at a Shanghai plant at the center of a reported safety scandal that has dragged in McDonald’s in mainland China, Hong Kong and Japan.
By Russell Flannery. Forbes. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:34:00 GMT.
- Japanese war criminal confession reveals persecution of Chinese
A written confession by Japanese war criminal Ryusuke Sako made public on Sunday revealed the persecution of thousands of Chinese including underground anti-Japanese operators during World War II.
- Africa: Statement By Khalid Malik At the Launch of the 2014 Human Development Report On Vulnerability and Resilience
[UNDP]It is indeed a great privilege to be in Tokyo to join in the launch of the 2014 Human Development Report on Vulnerability and Resilience.
All Africa. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:44:07 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.
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