Japan Pulls Back from Coal, Though New Plants Move Forward

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 04:21:37 +0000

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Japanese financial institutions and energy companies continue to move away from supporting coal-fired power generation, as the country’s leadership reiterates what it says is an “unwavering resolve to

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6.8 magnitude quake rattles Japan, no tsunami risk

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 03:43:29 +0000

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan’s northeastern coast on Saturday, authorities said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the mid-morning quake hit at a depth of 47 kilometers (29 miles) in the Pacific, off Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture — near […]

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Duterte, Japan’s Suga to hold telesummit on cooperation vs pandemic

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 10:35:47 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is expected to hold a telesummit or a phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to discuss cooperation to jointly address the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, an official said on Thursday. Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs Robert Borje made the announcement after Suga scrapped a planned visit to the Philippines […]

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Japanese leader asks Pfizer for additional vaccine supply

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 03:31:44 +0000

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga asked the US drug maker Pfizer Inc. for additional supplies of the Covid-19 vaccine to speed up the inoculation drive that lags behind many other countries. Suga, after holding talks with President Joe Biden at the White House, wrapped up his Washington visit on Saturday with a phone call […]

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Biden backs Japan PM on holding ‘safe’ Tokyo Olympics

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:16:15 +0000

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Friday (Saturday in Manila) gave his support to Japan’s efforts to hold a “safe and secure” Olympic Games this year after talk of cancellation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, meeting Biden as the US president’s first foreign guest, said his country was listening to […]

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Patent Filing Reveals High-Tech, Electric Honda Grom

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 17:54:42 +0000

Recent patent filings in Japan reveal that Honda is working on what seems to be a high-tech, electric Honda Grom with a slick, single-sided rear swingarm suspension and 3D-printed mesh seat. And, if the guys at Cycle World are to be believed, we may see the bike’s debut as early as next year! It’s important […]

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Japan to release treated Fukushima water into the sea

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 05:00:52 +0000

TOKYO: Japan will release more than a million tons of treated water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean, the government said on Tuesday, triggering a furious reaction from China and fierce opposition from local fishing communities. The process is not likely to begin for several years and could take decades to complete, […]

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Tears and cheers for Asians as Japanese ace rules Masters

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 02:30:56 +0000

AUGUSTA (AFP) ‒ Hideki Matsuyama became the first Japanese man to win a major golf championship on Sunday, holding his nerve down the stretch to capture the 85th Masters after a dramatic final round. Carrying the hopes of a nation on his shoulders, Matsuyama calmly grinded out clutch pars and struck for crucial birdies in […]

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Ravena, Neophoenix absorb 7th straight defeat in Japan

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 21:50:49 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Thirdy Ravena and the San-En Neophoenix couldn’t end their slide in the Japan B.League after absorbing a 94-87 road loss to the Shiga Lakestars Saturday in Otsu, Japan. Unable to sustain a 9-point lead  in the third quarter, the Neophoenix suffered their suffer their seventh straight defeat – no thanks to the […]

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Pinay volleyball star Jaja also rises in Japan

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 22:32:29 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Jaja Santiago became the first Filipina volleyball player to win a title in an overseas league after helping the Saitama Ageo Medics capture the Japan V.League V Cup title Sunday at the Ota City General gym in Tokyo. The Ageo Medics bested the NEC Red Rockets, 26-24, 20-25, 25-21, 25-17, for a […]

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