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2014-04-09 08:22:47

TOKYO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodman Group (Goodman or Group) today held an official opening ceremony in Japan for Goodman Sakai, a landmark warehouse and distribution facility in Sakai, Osaka Bay. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140409/HK00413 Key features of Goodman Sakai: + Completion value of ~US$275 million + Multi-customer warehouse and distribution facility with truck access...

2014-03-26 23:04:19

Tokyo Hub to Provide Multilingual, IT Localization Services in Asia Pacific Region Brno, Czech Republic (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Moravia marks its 10th anniversary in Japan with a new office, a growth in staff and expanded services to meet increasing demand for Japanese localization solutions. This month Moravia moves to a new office in Tokyo, 10 years after the company first opened its doors in Japan. Located in Tokyo's Shinjuku business district, the new office will house Moravia’s...

2014-03-25 00:22:01

CHIBA, Japan, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications for the "Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2014" to take place on Oct. 19 will be accepted from Friday, April 4. Under the theme of "Let's run the sea, feeling the breeze on the Aqualine," the event will take place on the "Tokyo Bay Aqualine Expressway," a bridge connecting the eastern and western sides of the bay. A large number of spectators are expected to line up along the route, while gourmet items and souvenirs from Chiba Prefecture will...

2014-03-07 00:23:40

YOKOHAMA, Japan, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau (YCVB) has released a video featuring the charms of Yokohama based on the slogan, "Yokohama, Japan's First Port of Call," to inform the world how suitable the city is for hosting international conventions. Yokohama was where Japan opened its port for the first time following the national isolation policy under the Tokugawa Shogun era. The city therefore has a history of serving as the door...

2014-03-05 04:21:38

KAWASAKI, Japan, March. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOL Holdings Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary Super Sorghum Corp. will hold the "2014 Super Sorghum Pilot Farm Tour in Australia" on March 10, at Mr./Ms. Kevin & Amanda Mann CANE GROWER, 805 Hurney Road Home Hill, Queensland, Australia. The farm tour will be followed by a presentation on the Super Sorghum business and a networking event at Burdekin Motor Inn, 14 Eighth Ave., Home Hill, Queensland. (Photo:...

2014-02-07 00:20:58

TOKYO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In February 2013, the inaugural MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO (MAT) was launched on the 52nd floor of Roppongi Hills. The four-day event saw over 14,000 attendees, and this year's MAT from February 7 (Friday) through March 30 (Sunday) will be even bigger. The event will occupy the entire observation deck on the 52nd floor of Roppongi Hills to exhibit 18 works by 16 artists that promise to offer never-before-seen technological artworks and installations in...

2013-11-22 23:29:37

While Tokyo and Kyoto are noteworthy destinations for the majority of US travelers, the Japan National Tourism Organization in New York has introduced Kyushu as the next must-see destination. As the cultural crossroads of East Asia, and as the first settlement of early Europeans, Kyushu is extraordinarily rich in culture and nature and the remarkable cultural experiences and exception train services offered in Kyushu were officially introduced to the US travel industry. New York, NY...

2013-06-19 23:24:28

transcosmos CRM Okinawa Recognized for its “Environment Beautification Efforts” Okinawa City, Okinawa Prefecture (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 transcosmos CRM Okinawa Inc., (Head Office: Okinawa City, Okinawa Prefecture; President: Kenshi Matsubara; hereinafter, "CRM Okinawa") a wholly owned subsidiary of transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) which offers call center services in Okinawa...

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Topographic Impacts of Mt. Fuji in Japan
2012-07-16 15:39:01

Image Credit: Joshua Kelly Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in the country of Japan. It does have a large impact on the weather in the region. The first impact is shown in the image to the left. This is known as a cap cloud as it sits snuggly on top of the mountain. This feature can be indicative of strong turbulence in the area for aviation purposes. The second impact that Mt. Fuji can have is the winter weather in the Tokyo area. When storm systems come in from the west they tend to...

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