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2014-04-10 23:01:37

MetaMoJi Corporation announced that a distinguished Japanese Government Advisory Panel is using their award-winning whiteboard meeting app Share Anytime for group collaboration. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 MetaMoJi today announced that its award-winning collaboration meeting app, Share Anytime, has been adopted by an important Japanese government panel called “The Advisory Panel on the Modalities of Government and Administration.” The Japanese Minister of Administrative...

2013-06-30 23:18:25

Medical institutions in Japan must now inform women that their government no longer recommends the HPV vaccine. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural HPV Remedy with no side effects. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 The Japanese government has stopped supporting Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, due to parental fears of side effects. This is according to an article in the Asahi Shimbun published on June 15, 2013. (1) As Medscape reported, “The Japanese government withdrew its...

2013-06-04 12:38:48

In an important milestone for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project, Japan, one of the project's five international partners, has indicated its strong national backing for the next-generation astronomical observatory. On Wednesday, May 15, the Japanese parliament, known as the Diet, passed a fiscal year 2013 budget that includes key funding provisions 1244 million yen (approximately $12.2 million U.S.) for TMT, which contains TMT preparatory budget and a portion of Japan's TMT...

Steve Irwin, Bob Barker Sea Shepherd Ships Damaged In Clash With Japanese Whaling Vessels
2013-02-20 08:41:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The heat has been rising in the Southern Ocean as Japanese whalers and conservationists have been going head-to-head (or keel-to-keel in this case) in an all out war over whale hunting. In the latest clash, the Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru has reportedly rammed as many as four conservation ships at sea. Captain Paul Watson, the founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), said on his Facebook page: “The...

Japan Softens Stance On 2040 Nuclear Power Phase Out Policy
2012-09-19 18:38:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In a reversal of a policy announced just last week, the Japanese government has stopped short of declaring 2040 the deadline for ending all nuclear power production in the country. It is widely believed that pressure from business groups, who opposed the original plan based on the potential economic damage it might cause, led to the change. Instead of a hard deadline, the government said it would “take into...

Japan Faces Power Outages, Residents Urged To Conserve Energy
2012-05-20 05:06:00

A Japanese government panel warned that there could be power outages this summer if three Japanese utilities do not get much needed energy from nuclear reactors that have been on shutdown since the Fukushima crisis more than a year ago. Of the three, Kansai Electric Power Co. could face the biggest shortage of 14.9 percent, as it is the most reliant on nuclear power, the panel reported on May 12. In face of the potential power shortages, Japan is urging businesses and residences to cut...

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2011-04-14 06:10:00

A leading scientist on Wednesday said that Japan's northeastern coast has suffered many powerful earthquakes and large tsunamis in the past and nuclear power plants should have been built to withstand these natural disasters, reports AFP. The scientist also noted that the crippled plant in Fukushima may have survived the disaster had the government not put faith in a flawed earthquake prediction system. Geophysics professor Robert Geller said the Japanese authorities rely on annual "hazard...

2010-01-19 18:03:00

BRISBANE, Australia, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) , "Orocobre") today announced that it has reached agreement to establish a joint venture with Toyota Group Company, Toyota Tsusho Corporation ("Toyota Tsusho"), to develop its flagship Salar de Olaroz Lithium-Potash Project (the "Project") in Argentina. The agreement sets out the terms under which the parties will develop the Salar de Olaroz project. In the current feasibility study phase, Toyota...

2009-05-27 07:00:00

CLINTON, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sage Group, a privately held international health care consulting group, announced today that HemispherX Biopharma has expanded the mandate for The Sage Group to include, in addition to the strategic partnering efforts related to Ampligen (an experimental immunotherapeutic) for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome*, additional partnering efforts related to Ampligen's use to increase the effectiveness of preventative pandemic flu vaccines and the additional role...

2008-09-23 18:00:28

Tokyo, Sept. 22 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese government said Monday it will return to exporting countries or discard any imported rice found to be contaminated and unsuitable for use in food. The government will apply the measure to imported rice that is moldly or contains higher levels of pesticide residue than allowed under the Food Sanitation Law. In addition, the government will stop selling and get rid of tainted rice that cannot be used for food and is currently stored, except for...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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