Japan orchestra fights virus uniquely

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:14:15 +0000

TOKYO: The members of the New Japan Philharmonic orchestra tune up for their latest recital, more than 60 musicians ranging from trombonists to violinists and percussionists — but this is no ordinary performance. In a musical twist on the telework trend forced on the world by the coronavirus pandemic, they appear in tiny blocks on […]

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POWER Digest [April 2020]

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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Group Readies Hydrogen Production Plant in Japan. A consortium including Toshiba, Tohoku Electric Power, and Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) in March said it has

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AJC organizes a technical trip to Chichibu City, Saitama, Japan for Asean officials for inbound tourism promotion activities

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 16:44:11 +0000

The Asean-Japan Centre(AJC), an intergovernmental organization of the Asean and Japan based in Tokyo, organized a technical visit to Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, for the representatives of the embassies of Asean Member States and related agencies in Tokyo as part of the AJC’s inbound tourism promotion activities on February 22. The program was organized […]

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Filipino, 9 others on cruise ship in Japan test positive for nCoV

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 10:45:12 +0000

A Filipino was one of 10 people on board a quarantined cruise ship in Japan who was found to have been infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday. The DFA said the unidentified Filipino, a crewmember, and nine others would be “transferred to a healthcare facility.” […]

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Report: Investment in Renewables Hit Record High in 2019

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:33:18 +0000

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Financial support for installations of offshore wind projects helped investment in renewable energy capacity hit a record high in 2019, according to data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) released Jan. 16. The group said worldwide investment in renewables was $282.2 billion last year, up 1% from $280.2 billion in 2018. Financing of offshore wind projects, […]

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Japanese Prison About Its Most Famous Inmate — “Carlos Ghosn? Never Heard Of Him”

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 01:20:13 +0000

The Japanese justice system is not functioning on the “presumed innocent until proven guilty” principle that is the foundation of western law. Nor does it know the principle that punishment should be administered after the conviction, not before

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