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2014-05-12 12:21:00

Daily flights to Tokyo's close-in airport complement new service this year to Taipei, Chengdu SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the U.S. carrier with the most extensive global reach, today announced it will add Tokyo's Haneda Airport to its route network, with daily nonstop service from San Francisco effective Oct. 26, 2014, subject to government approval. Haneda Airport will be the tenth trans-Pacific destination that United serves nonstop from San...

2014-05-12 04:21:21

TOKYO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the "Company") today announced consolidated results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. The Company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section with the stock code "9684" and prepares its financial statements according to Japan GAAP. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120604/LA17846LOGO Key Figures (millions of yen, except percentages and...

2014-05-08 04:22:55

TOKYO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - SoulNote celebrates 40 years of history in audio equipment design and manufacturing SoulNote is pleased to announce the launch of its Wireless Home Audio Amplifier with USB 384 kHz files, DSD, and a high resolution wireless option. The SA300 amplifier is equipped with RIAA for vinyl lovers; Bluetooth 4.0 for mobile audio fans; and 384kHz DAC for serious high-fidelity music listeners with DSD or USB. The SA300...

2014-05-01 16:21:19

Employees to hold fundraisers at more than 100 airports in addition to jet aircraft drag competition ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will hold more than 100 fundraising events next week as part of its partnership with the American Cancer Society with a new goal to generate $1.3 million to support research and other endeavors to end cancer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO On May 8, Delta employees will observe the fifth annual...

2014-04-25 12:20:50

Industry-leading partnership with Starwood Hotels & Resorts changed the frequent traveler industry ATLANTA and SEATTLE, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) were honored at the 26th Annual Freddie Awards with an Industry Impact Award for introducing Crossover Rewards with Starwood Hotels. Freddie Awards founder Randy Petersen created the award named for Sir Freddie Laker in honor of his...

2014-04-23 23:17:40

Overseeing a Management Employee Buy-Out (MEBO) in 2007, extending retirement age to 80, proactive hiring from the hereto overlooked employee pool and embracing Japan’s ever-internationalizing business environment; JLC CEO Nobuyuki Kondo is breaking the mold and receiving wide acclaim for pushing Japanese SMEs into a new age of flexibility, inclusion and shared vision. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 JLC’s home office in the Waseda area of Tokyo was always a haven of learning,...

2014-04-22 08:36:03

Brooklyn-based clothing retailer sets sights on expansion TOKYO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade into its run as an influential force on the New York fashion scene, clothing retailer and lifestyle brand OAK will open its first location in the Japanese market in Tokyo's Shibuya district. Located at 1-23-25 3F Shibuya, the store will offer the retailer's namesake OAK Collection and A.OK brands as well as a curated selection of shoes and accessories for men and women. The...

2014-04-17 04:20:58

- Panasonic's "Gorilla EYE" Portable Car Navigation System Presents Scenic Website - TOKYO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Corporation has produced a full-length movie recording a 4,500-kilometer drive from Cape Sata in Kagoshima Prefecture in the south to Cape Soya in Hokkaido in the north, using a highly functional driving camera mounted on "Gorilla EYE," the immensely popular portable car navigation system in Japan. The 80-hour continuous website, dubbed "ONE SKY, ONE ROAD,"...

2014-04-16 20:22:03

PS4 Furthers Global Momentum as Gamers Embrace Its Breakthrough Gameplay and Innovative Sharing Capabilities TOKYO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 7.0 million units(*1) globally as of April 6, 2014 (JST), demonstrating the rapid growth of the PS4 platform. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/SFM066LOGO "The response...

2014-04-16 12:31:30

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas"), a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503), announced today that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve civil claims regarding the marketing of MYCAMINE(®) (micafungin sodium) for injection. Under the agreement, Astellas will pay $7.3 million to the settling parties. The Department of Justice had investigated Astellas for alleged off-label...


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...

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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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