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2013-12-06 08:20:19

New route links largest airports in Canada and Japan; provides convenient downtown Tokyo access MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today announced that it will operate daily flights between Toronto-Pearson and Tokyo-Haneda (Tokyo International Airport) beginning July 1, 2014 using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The new year-round service will be both the only non-stop flight between Canada and Tokyo-Haneda, located less than 30 minutes from downtown Tokyo, and the...

2013-12-05 12:21:05

MILAN, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara was on center stage for vehicle debuts at 2013's final two major international auto shows -- Los Angeles and Tokyo. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131205/DE28461) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120309/DE67303LOGO) A unique Italian-made material used by automotive interior designers from the world's leading brands, Alcantara was chosen for the interior of the all-new Porsche Macan Turbo which made its debut at...

2013-12-05 12:20:39

Dedication thanks customers, employees and partners for decades of service in Seattle ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its 80th anniversary of service and growing presence in Seattle, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today unveiled at Boeing Field a new Boeing 737-900ER aircraft as the 'Spirit of Seattle,' dedicated to the city of Seattle and the airline's customers, employees and partners in the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO)...

2013-12-05 08:24:37

Deal Marks Company's First IMAX® Theatre in Downtown Tokyo and First Laser Technology Agreement in Japan NEW YORK and TOKYO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced an agreement with Sasaki Kogyo Co. Ltd., which operates under the brand Cinema Sunshine, for an IMAX® theatre to be located in Ikebukuro, one of the largest downtowns within Tokyo and the city's premier commercial and entertainment area. The theatre will be installed in a new...

2013-12-05 00:20:38

TOKYO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cle de Peau Beaute invited American actress Amanda Seyfried for Cle de Peau Beaute press events in South Korea. On December 4, Seyfried (Cle de Peau Beaute Muse), accompanied by Yoshiaki Okabe (General Manager for Cle de Peau Beaute), attended a "Cle de Peau Beaute Gala Dinner" including donation events such as a charity auction, wish tree and donation ceremony with a child for a 'make-a-wish' foundation, granting the wishes of children with...

2013-12-03 23:28:21

Global Payment Fund becomes lead investor in CODA PAYMENT PTE. LTD Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 GMO Internet Group companies, online payment processing company, GMO Payment Gateway, and venture capital/incubation company GMO VenturePartners, announce that Credit Saison Co., Ltd. is participating in the Global Payment Fund jointly operated by the two companies. The Global Payment Fund is the first investment fund in Japan* dedicated to payment ventures in South East Asia. The...

2013-12-03 04:22:24

Strong momentum for the PS4(TM) system continues following record-breaking launch TOKYO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that cumulative sell through for the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system worldwide has surpassed 2.1 million units(*1 )as of December 1, 2013. The number includes the 700,000 units sold through in Europe and Australasia launching on November 29. The PS4 system became available on November 15...

2013-11-28 04:21:17

TOKYO, Nov. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -Underway through Dec. 3 in Tokyo, 3 other prefectures in Japan- With the theme of "Connecting producers with consumers, Japan with the world," the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is holding the "Festival of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries" for about a month through December 3 Tuesday) in Tokyo and three other prefectures (Fukuoka, Iwate and Nagano) in Japan. The event is designed to disseminate throughout Japan and the...

2013-11-25 20:20:02

The new cyanogen compound decomposition technology is able to detoxify waste liquid and recover trace amounts of precious metals at low cost - waste liquid generated in the plating process for semiconductors, etc. can be utilized as an urban mineTokyo, Nov 26, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that the Shonan Plant (Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa) of Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. has successfully established...

2013-11-22 08:22:58

Win recognizes outstanding financial and R&D performance as Astellas brings an array of new medicines to market for patients in need NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas US LLC, a subsidiary of Astellas Pharma Inc. ("Astellas") based in Tokyo, Japan, announced that Astellas was awarded Pharmaceutical Company of the Year at the 9th Annual SCRIP Awards. The accolade recognizes outstanding achievement by a pharmaceutical company, spanning all aspects of the business,...


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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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