Siemens, Mitsubishi Discuss Merger of Turbine Units

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:37:38 +0000

A German business magazine reports that Siemens is exploring options for its struggling gas turbine business, and could look to form a joint venture with Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). Manager Magazin on March 21 said Siemens “wants to accommodate the large turbine business of the Japanese Mitsubishi Group and in the future hold only a […]

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Japan urged to stop requiring surgery for ID gender change

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:11:41 +0000

Japan urged to stop requiring surgery for ID gender change

TOKYO – Human Rights Watch urged Japan on Wednesday to drop its requirement that transgender people be sterilized before their gender is changed on official documents.

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POWER Notebook: ‘Coal on Way Out’, Theme Parks Embrace Renewables

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2019 16:13:55 +0000

The chief executive of Vistra Energy Corp. last week said coal is not likely to regain market share in the U.S. power market. Curtis Morgan, in a panel discussion March 14 at the CERAWeek event in Houston, Texas, said “coal is on its way out. More and more plants are being retired.” It’s not the […]

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8-year-old filmed naked and bound in cold bath as punishment by Japanese couple

Credit to Author: nguno| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 08:54:50 +0000

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The couple was served another warrant of arrest for videos that show them binding an 8-year-old girl in a cold bath.

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2 men arrested on suspicion of smuggling fertilized wagyu eggs into China

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:58:26 +0000

2 men arrested on suspicion of smuggling fertilized wagyu eggs into China

OSAKA — The Osaka prefectural police on Saturday arrested two men on suspicion of smuggling the sperm and fertilized eggs of wagyu Japanese beef cattle into China in violation of the Domestic Animal Infectious Diseases Control Law and the Customs Law.

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Japanese woman honored by Guinness as oldest person at 116

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 05:39:42 +0000

Japanese woman honored by Guinness as oldest person at 116

A 116-year-old Japanese woman who loves playing the board game Othello was honored as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness Records.

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Spare parts ordered for MRT 3 rehab

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 21:16:31 +0000

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its Japanese contractors have already started procuring the spare parts needed for the 26-month-long overhaul of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 system.

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