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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...

2014-02-21 00:20:47

TOKYO, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Oct. 19 Event Features Guest Runner Yuki Kawauchi, P.R. Ambassador Masako Chiba - The Chiba Aqua-Line Marathon Planning Committee has announced entry application details for the 2014 Chiba Aqua-Line Marathon, which will be held on October 19. The Committee has invited Masahiro Okamura, who placed 4th in the marathon at the London Paralympics, and Saitama Prefectural Government employee Yuki Kawauchi to participate as guest runners in the full marathon...

2013-09-06 00:20:25

TOKYO, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beautiful candle art was produced at Zojoji temple in Tokyo on September 5, just a few days before the election of a host city for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, wishing for Tokyo's successful bid to host the Games. (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102101/201309054377/_prw_OI1fl_snc6dTEn.jpg ) The candle art was made of 2020 candles, on each of which was handwritten a message by civic runners such as "Let's host the...

2012-04-16 23:00:02

Exploring Tokyo: One year after the earthquake, tsunami and partial meltdown, Japan's tourism is up. But some travelers are not quite ready. (PRWEB) April 16, 2012 exploringtokyo.com (a contemporary online travel guide for travelers visiting Tokyo) takes a deeper look at this issue. Just twelve months after the devastating 8.9 magnitude Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan has made a strong comeback in the tourism department. With statistics improving markedly each month since June of...

2011-08-08 05:20:00

TOKYO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tokyo Culture Creation Project Office (http://www.bh-project.jp/index_e.html) organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, has announced that it will set TOKYO CREATIVE WEEK from October 20 to 30. The Project is entering its fourth year since 2008. Adding "Networking" to its major project categories, it pledged to play a leading role in establishing a Global Culture Creation City...

2009-10-19 06:00:00

TOKYO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today it has leased 188,000 square feet (17,500 square meters) during the third quarter to two customers in Japan. Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. (Cat Logistics), the logistics arm of Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines, will occupy 95,000 square feet...

2009-10-19 00:00:00

TOKYO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tokyo Big Sight Inc. organizes "Aerospace Industry Exhibition Tokyo 2009" (ASET 2009) with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government as a co-organizer from November 4 (Wed.) to 6 (Fri.) at Tokyo Big Sight in Koto-ku, Tokyo. ASET 2009 is designed to promote and develop the aerospace and manufacturing industries, and to support SMEs in these industries. For the purpose, we will use Tokyo, Japan's largest industrial center, as a launch pad to send out information on...

2009-04-19 14:33:19

Japanese officials have detailed the corporate financial backing of their bid to land the 2016 Summer Olympics to evaluators, officials say. After a state dinner thrown in Tokyo Saturday for the International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission, Japan Olympic Committee members presented detailed pictures of the Tokyo bid's finances and marketing plans, The Daily Yomiuri reported. Japan has a strong corporate community with 47 of the top 500 companies in the world based in Tokyo, Japan...

2008-08-22 09:00:30

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, 22 Kyodo - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 jolted the Kanto region and its vicinity on Friday, measuring 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in Fukushima, Tochigi and Ibaraki prefectures, the Japanese Meteorological Agency said. The 7:59 p.m. quake was felt in extensive areas measuring 3 at several points in Fukushima, Gunma, Saitama and Chiba prefectures. A slight tremor was felt in Tokyo....

2008-08-11 21:00:46

Tokyo, Aug. 11 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Gas Co. said Monday it has taken a stake in an eastern Japan firm preparing to start power generation using wood waste. Tokyo Gas acquired a 4.44 pct stake in the company, Agatsuma Biopower, which was previously a wholly owned unit of leasing company Orix Corp. , for an undisclosed sum. Agatsuma Biopower, based in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, will start operating a power plant in the year that begins in April 2010 with an output of 13,600 kilowatts,...


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Topographic Effects On Weather
2012-07-30 13:18:48

The Japanese Alps are a major weather component and dictate a lot of weather patterns in Japan. The first is when Typhoons move northward and impact Japan. If they remain on the eastern side of the Alps they will bring very heavy rain to the capitol region of Tokyo along with very strong winds. In the winter the Alps create two types of climates at the same latitude. On the Western side near the city of Kanazawa Japan, the winters can be long and harsh with snowfall amounts in the feet....

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