SINGAPORE - Major countries like the United States, China and Japan gave their in-principle support for the world's first multilateral guidelines following the conclusion of a regional defence summit on Saturday (Oct 20).
Straits Times. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 21:03:08 +0800.
Italian Andrea Dovizioso piled the pressure on championship leader Marc Marquez by qualifying in pole position for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix while the Spaniard will start in sixth.
Reuters. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 02:41:03 -0400.
Tokyo could offer minor concessions to give Washington a face-saving deal, but already the U.S. is signaling a tough stance on autos and agriculture.
Motoko Rich. New York Times. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 04:10:34 GMT.
Space agencies from Europe and Japan are teaming up for the BepiColombo mission that'll send two orbiters to Mercury, one of the solar system's least explored worlds.
Eric Mack. CNET. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 17:47:08 +0000.
The Trump administration aims to keep up the U.S. economy's trajectory as it faces new trade talks with the European Union, Japan and China in the coming months.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:25:43 EST.
"I have never seen anything like this," said tree surgeon Hiroyuki Wada. Two typhoons that recently struck the country are a likely cause of the sudden flowering.
Laurel Wamsley. NPR. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:41:00 -0400.
Forget the flashy humanoids with their gymnastics skills: at the World Robot Summit in Tokyo, the focus was on down-to-earth robots that can deliver post, do the shopping and build a house. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 05:15:17 -0400.
TOKYO (AP) - Japan has recorded a trade surplus for September of 139.6 billion yen ($1.2 billion), but exports fell 1.2 percent from the previous year, marking the first decline since 2016, after several natural disasters. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 22:04:43 -0400.
New study finds that between 1999 and 2014, only 25 new antibiotics entered the global market. The majority of antibiotics released in this time period originated from Japanese or US companies and were launched in Japan or the US. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:24:26 EDT.
Japanese tech vendor puts its digital token Link on its recently launched exchange Bitbox, making it available for trade with three cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Tether.
ZDNet. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 06:43:07 +0000.
Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
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Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
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