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2014-10-28 23:14:32

Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. organizes the conference and exhibition to gather experts, professionals and interested citizens from around Japan and across the globe under one roof to discover and share new solutions for issues faced by rapidly expanding cities worldwide. Professor Kashiwagi will present on “Japan’s Growth Strategy and Energy Policy” to kick off the three day event. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 With Energy Security as a core topic, Social...

2014-10-24 12:21:17

- Nonstop Los Angeles - Melbourne, Australia flights with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will launch four new Pacific routes next week, beginning with nonstop service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, and between San Francisco and Tokyo's Haneda Airport, on Oct. 26, 2014. Later in the week, the airline will also launch two new routes from its Guam hub - Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 27 and Shanghai on Oct. 28. "These...

2014-10-24 04:20:54

TOKYO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shochoku Co., Ltd. launched on Oct. 24 a multilingual social community for Kabuki fans around the world on a multilingual social media site, OKWave Thank You, where users are able to communicate in 20 languages. It is part of efforts by the operator of Kabukiza Theatre to expand its services for foreigners. Kabuki is a form of Japanese traditional performing art with over 400 years of history that attracts attention not only in Japan but also...

2014-10-23 00:21:10

TOKYO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Tokyo Sport Benefits Corporation jointly held "Tokyo Sports Expo 2014" on Oct. 11 and 12, 2014, simultaneously at Komazawa Olympic Park and Showa Kinen Park, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and offer the public a chance to enjoy sports and become more interested in sports. ( Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201410224836/ ) A total of about 215,000...

2014-10-17 23:07:12

Organizer Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. brings together creators of cutting-edge initiatives around the world and their Japanese counterparts in a forum of insight on the nuts and bolts of ‘Smart’ social innovation at the world's largest Smart City related event. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Participants are currently pre-registering to attend the world’s largest Social Innovation & Smart City related event this month in Yokohama, Japan. Minato Mirai, one of...

2014-10-14 08:32:02

- AIMing to establish a new treatment for ophthalmologic diseases - TOKYO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503, President & CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, "Astellas") announced today a research collaboration with an investigator at Harvard Medical School ("Harvard"), located in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, focused on discovering the pathologic mechanism for retinitis pigmentosa and identification of new therapeutic targets. Astellas and Harvard will work with...

2014-10-13 23:00:11

Industry leader showcases seamless solutions for OEMs and Tier 1s to deliver connected-services solutions, deploy new applications and keep pace with mobile driver’s evolving demands (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 UIEvolution, Inc. announces today that it will showcase its connected car solutions at Telematics Japan 2014 on October 15-16, 2014 Tokyo. One of the early pioneers of infotainment solutions, UIEvolution will be demonstrating the company’s products and solutions to providing a...

2014-10-07 23:13:02

The Joint Venture Build a New Platform Hub That Offers Eye-Catching, High-Quality Japanese Products Overseas. Osaka and Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Takashimaya Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President: Shigeru Kimoto; hereafter, Takashimaya) and transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; hereafter, transcosmos) have agreed to open a preparatory office towards establishing a wholesale and retail sales joint venture. The joint venture...

2014-10-02 12:35:11

Lookout expands to Japan; KDDI selects Lookout to provide customers a single, easy-to-use solution to remotely locate, wipe, or lock a lost phone TOKYO and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KDDI and Lookout, the leading mobile security company, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver award-winning device security to au's millions of Android and iOS customers. With the commencement of the partnership, KDDI will become the only mobile operator in Japan to offer customers...

2014-10-02 08:20:58

BANGKOK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet Asia Airways, a Thai airline based at Suvarnabhumi Int'l airport today launched its inaugural scheduled service to Tokyo's Narita International airport. Jet Asia will operate four times weekly service from Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Int'l Airport to Tokyo's Narita Int'l airport using a wide-body Boeing 767 aircraft with capacity of 235 passengers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141002/149930 Jet Asia had previously operated...


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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....

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...

Tornado Hits Town Northeast Of Tokyo Japan May 5, 2012
2012-05-10 08:24:20

Typically when you think of tornadoes you think of the Plains of the United States. Japan does get tornadoes but most are associated with Tropical Activity. On May 5th 2012, the storm which produced this tornado was not associated with a Typhoon. It was more of a super-cell type thunderstorm. Videos and images available shown the tornado had a wide base. The damage left behind indicates that it could have been a strong storm approaching the middle of the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The storm...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 09:54:10

Tokyo is located in the Central part of Japan. On the Eastern shore of Japan is Tokyo Bay which connects to the Pacific Ocean. Just outside Tokyo Bay runs a warm ocean current which plays a role in the climate of Tokyo. Temperatures for Tokyo Japan: Average temperatures for the months of January through March range from the 30’s in January upwards to the 50’s by March. April starts the season of spring and the temperatures range from the 50’s to the 70’s. The months of July...

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2007-03-26 14:08:56

The Frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is a primitive shark species, of the family Chlamydoselachidae in the order Hexanchiformes. The Southern African frilled shark is a proposed new species from the Southern African range. These two species are very different from the other hexanchiform sharks, and it has recently been proposed that the two frilled sharks should be given their own order: Chlamydoselachiformes. Additional extinct types are known from fossil teeth; thought to be...

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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