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2013-09-26 04:20:03

A research laboratory is established for the mainstay product silver paste aiming to increase sales in markets such as automotive materials, LEDs, semiconductors and consumer electronicsTokyo, Sept 26, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Tanaka Kikinzoku International K.K.(*1) (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) and Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.(*2) (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) announced the joint establishment of a local subsidiary in Singapore to commence operation on...

2013-09-12 23:26:10

Global payment processing service GMO-PG Global Payment opens October 2013. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 GMO Internet Group company, GMO Payment Gateway Inc. (TSE1:3769) announces the establishment of local entity, GMO PAYMENT GATEWAY HONG KONG LIMITED in Hong Kong on September 11, 2013. Since opening subsidiary GMO PAYMENT GATEWAY PTE. LTD. (GMO-PG Singapore) in October 2012, GMO-PG has been developing plans to expand services globally, with a focus on Asia. The company...

2013-09-11 23:26:06

Third Smart City Week to tackle “City Innovation” as Projects Worldwide Move to the Implementation Stage. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Can Smart City be Good Business? With “City Innovation” as its focus, Smart City Week 2013, slated for October 21 to 25 in Yokohama, Japan, will bring together some 30,000 participants from across Japan and the world to tackle some of the most challenging questions facing businesses, governments and individuals pushing for fundamental...

2013-09-09 23:25:35

Swingmail is a mail app focusing on reading important mail/SNS messages and replying quickly. Tokyo (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 What’s Swingmail? Swingmail is a mail app focusing on reading important mails & messages and reply quickly. It is designed to alleviate information overload problem all smartphone users when using mail & messenger services. Just Reply. Swingmail will let users focus on reading important messages & replying them. Simply reply urgent and important...

Latest Tokyo Reference Libraries

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...

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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