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2014-08-11 08:24:05

BAODING, China and MADRID, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Spain, S.L.U. ("Yingli Spain") has signed a 31.6 MW supply agreement with Gestamp Solar, a leading Spanish developer and operator of utility-scale PV...

2014-08-08 23:07:07

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “South Korea Medical Tourism & Forecast” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 South Korea is set to become the most important medical tourism destination in Asia, as it has the necessary healthcare infrastructure. The global reputation of Korea in plastic surgery attracts foreigners, as it provides them better treatment at low cost. Chinese patients made up the largest group, followed by those from the United...

2014-08-08 16:21:47

MarketOptimizer.org adds "Nuclear Power & Thermal Power in Japan, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles" to its store DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Thermal Power in Japan, Market Outlook to 2025 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134814 The report "Thermal Power in Japan, Market Outlook to 2025, 2014 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles" provides in depth...

2014-08-07 23:08:12

EuclidIQ’s patent, titled “Feature-Based Video Compression,” also recently granted in Japan, describes a method of extending conventional video compression via the detection and aggregation of features, improving compression especially in cases where feature modeling captures redundancy of visual phenomena in the video data in a way that is beyond the capabilities of conventional video encoders. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 EuclidIQ’ s patented feature-based video...

2014-08-07 20:23:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan declined 0.5 percent in June to 99.0 (2004 = 100), following a 1.1 percent decline in May, and a 0.1 percent decline in April. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Japan, a measure of current economic activity, declined 0.5 percent in June to 95.7 (2004 = 100), following a 0.3 percent increase in May, and a 1.5 percent decline in April. The...

2014-08-07 16:29:09

COMPANY ANNOUNCES LITIGATION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH ST. JUDE MEDICAL AND PLAN TO DIVEST AXSUN TECHNOLOGIES SUBSIDIARY SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leading company focused on improving patient and economic outcomes on a global basis by developing and delivering innovative minimally invasive coronary and peripheral visualization, physiology diagnostics and therapies, today reported results for the second quarter and first six months...

2014-08-06 23:04:27

NAID announces a partnership with RDV Systems of Miyagi, Japan to form the organization’s chapter in that country. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) announces a partnership with RDV Systems of Miyagi, Japan to form the organization’s chapter in that country. “We are very happy to have this formal relationship with NAID,” said Toshiharu Matsumoto, Chairman of RDV Systems. “Companies providing data destruction services...

2014-08-05 12:26:07

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Worldwide Market for Respiratory Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/worldwide_market_respiratory_devices.htmlThe worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow despite economic downturns mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of COPD. The market encompasses many different products to help treat and monitor...

2014-08-05 08:40:47

Development of Hitachi's finance function part of its Smart Transformation strategy, signaling broader Japanese market's evolution NEW YORK and TOKYO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in designing, transforming and running business processes and operations, has been selected by diversified manufacturing leader Hitachi to transform and outsource a number of finance and accounting (F&A) operations to support Hitachi's Smart Transformation...

2014-08-05 08:30:34

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Glucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 - Technology Adoption and Increasing Health Awareness Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/glucose_monitoring_device_market_2019_technology_adoption_increasing_health_awareness_serve_distinct_regional_growth_drivers.htmlGlucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 -...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Threadsail filefish, Stephanolepis cirrhifer
2014-06-13 09:04:41

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Japanese Amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata
2013-10-09 11:40:25

The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...

Sword-tail Newt, Cynops ensicuada
2013-10-07 13:56:26

The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...

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