Kumamoto Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Kumamoto Prefecture
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

NYK moves stowage unit from Singapore to Japan under all-Japanese staff

JAPANESE shipping giant NYK and Kozo Keikaku Engineering, will move NYK's stowage planning centre from Singapore to Ozu, in Japan's Kumamoto prefecture early next year.  Tuesday, 02.Sep.2014, 23:39 (GMT) JAPANESE shipping giant NYK and Kozo Keikaku Engineering, ... [Published SeaNews - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Panasonic to make all optical pickups in Philippines

OSAKA -- Panasonic has shifted all production of optical pickups for devices like DVD recorders to the Philippines in a move designed to rid the segment of red ink this fiscal year.Group subsidiary Panasonic Precision Devices holds a 30-40% share of the ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

NYK opens new planning centre in Kumamoto

NYK and Kozo Keikaku Engineering Inc opened a stowage planning centre for container shipping at the latter company's Kumamoto office in Ozu town, Kumamoto prefecture (Japan) on 1 September.The task of container stowage planning will be transferred from ... [Published Transport Journal - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Keroyon alive and well after 40 year hiatus

The Yomiuri Shimbun UTSUNOMIYA—The popular frog character Keroyon was revived Saturday after a nearly 40-year hiatus, greeting visitors at the Seiji Fujishiro Museum in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture.The museum is named after Keroyon’s creator, the shadowgraph ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Jetstar Japan to launch flights to Kumamoto Airport in Oct.

TOKYO, Aug 21 (GCTL) - Budget airline Jetstar Japan said Wednesday that it will launch three routes to and from Kumamoto Airport in southwestern Japan on Oct. 26.The company will offer two round-trip flights per day on each of the routes, linking the ... [Published GCTL8.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Electronics firms increase production of car parts

Japanese electronics firms are making more parts for car safety systems.Sony will begin mass production of an image-processing sensor at its factory in Kumamoto Prefecture late next year.The company has the highest market share of the image-processing ... [Published NHK - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Chip makers skip summer break to meet smartphone demand

While much of Japan relaxes during the Bon summer holiday period, its top semiconductor makers are keeping their factories running to meet fierce demand from China for the technology that runs smartphones.Demand is expected to heat up even more with the ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sony : to make image sensors for automobile-mounted cameras

Sony Corp. will start making image sensors for automobile-mounted cameras, with their mass production slated to begin next year, company sources said Friday.By expanding into the growing automotive camera market, as automakers seek to develop automated-driving ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 15 2014]
Entities: Sony Corporation, Japan
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mitsui unit to develop 25MW of PV

Mitsui & Co. Plant Systems will develop the projects — spanning all four of Japan’s main islands — one after another between March 2015 and March 2016.It did not reveal PV module suppliers for the plan.On the main island of Honshu, the planned projects ... [Published Renewable Energy News - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Two characters stand out from the crowd in Japan’s ‘yurukyara’ mascot fad

Kumamon and Funassyi stand out as well-known “yurukyara” among the many mascots developed by prefectures and municipalities, according to a think tank’s study.A nationwide survey found that more than 80 percent of the respondents said they know Kumamon, ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Arrest warrant issued for friend of man who dies after falling out of car

KUMAMOTO —Kumamoto prefectural police have issued an arrest warrant for a 41-year-old man who allegedly killed his friend by pushing him out of the car while driving on a highway.According to police, the incident occurred just before 9 p.m. on July 29. ... [Published Japan Today - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 5 reports

PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (49): Japan (KM) H5, RFI

Avian Influenza -- Worldwide/UnknownLee YJ, Kang HM, Lee EK, et al. Novel reassortant influenza A(H5N8) viruses, South Korea, 2014 [letter]. Emerg Infect Dis [Internet, ahead of print]. 20 (6); . - Mod.ASMaps of Japan can be seen at and . Kumamoto Prefecture ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Apr 13 2014]

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"The all-Japanese staff in Kumamoto will aim to further improve operational quality" said the NYK statement
In the book, Ogata is quoted as saying "Kawamoto and I were both radical, but I was definitely the more confrontational" (Oiwa 85)...
Toshiba Representative Executive Officer Keizo Maeda said the company expects "demand to rise and sales to pick up from now on."
"Crime of rape in 7 cases (including 5 married women and 2 unmarried girls); established a comfort station, where Japanese soldiers and Security Team members committed three crimes of animal desire, involving 12 women; I myself raped 18 Chinese women (5 comfort women, 4 restaurant waitresses, 8 unlicensed prostitutes and a maidservant)"

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NYK moves stowage unit from Singapore to Japan ... [Published SeaNews - 3 hours ago]
NYK opens new planning center in Kumamoto [Published Portnews - 16 hours ago]
NYK opens new planning centre in Kumamoto [Published Transport Journal - Sep 02 2014]
Panasonic to make all optical pickups in Philip... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 01 2014]
NYK opens stowage planning center in Kukamoto [Published Safety4sea - Sep 01 2014]
NYK Opens New Planning Center in Kumamoto [Published Noodls - Sep 01 2014]
Corporate blowback builds from Minamata treaty [Published Japan Times - Aug 28 2014]
“Gourmet sightseeing trains” are Japan's newest... [Published ETurboNews - Aug 28 2014]
New Lives: Some Case Studies of Minamata [Published Japan Focus - Aug 25 2014]
Keroyon alive and well after 40 year hiatus [Published The Japan News - Aug 23 2014]
Jetstar Japan to launch flights to Kumamoto Air... [Published GCTL8.com - Aug 20 2014]
ATSUGI : 2 Ospreys conduct exercises at GSDF tr... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
Electronics firms increase production of car parts [Published NHK - Aug 18 2014]
It's up to Tokyo to create Japan's next generat... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 16 2014]
Bear wall mural draws visitors to Tainan’s Siaying [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 15 2014]
Chip makers skip summer break to meet smartphon... [Published Japan Times - Aug 15 2014]
Sony : to make image sensors for automobile-mou... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 15 2014]
TOSHIBA : Semiconductor firms forgo summer brea... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 14 2014]
Animal welfare in Japan improving [Published Japan Today - Aug 12 2014]
Heike, genji firefly species battle for survival [Published The Japan News - Aug 11 2014]
Mitsui unit to develop 25MW of PV [Published Renewable Energy News - Aug 11 2014]
Feast of exotic bites and sites [Published Oman Tribune - Aug 11 2014]
In the News / Yuichi Tomiyasu / Farmer’s effort... [Published The Japan News - Aug 08 2014]
Pear fairy Funassyi releases 2nd single [Published Akihabara News - Aug 06 2014]
Kumamon, Funassyi best known among local commun... [Published The Japan News - Aug 04 2014]
Two characters stand out from the crowd in Japa... [Published Japan Times - Aug 04 2014]
Slow food and fast water in a rural corner of K... [Published Japan Times - Aug 02 2014]
Arrest warrant issued for friend of man who die... [Published Japan Today - Aug 01 2014]
Ryokan inns continue to draw foreigners to Japan [Published The Japan News - Jul 29 2014]
11 dead, 2 missing in weekend water-related acc... [Published Japan Today - Jul 28 2014]
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Japan: Flooding, havoc in Japan as Typhoon Neog... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Japan TOKYO, July 10, 2014 (AFP) - Typhoon Neoguri slammed into the Japanese mainland Thursday bringing widespread flooding, ripping trees from their roots and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as tens of thousands ...
Japan: Typhoon Neoguri bears down on Japanese m... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 09 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Japan 07/09/2014 10:05 GMT by Miwa SUZUKI TOKYO, July 9, 2014 (AFP) - Typhoon Neoguri bore down on the Japanese mainland Wednesday after slamming into the southern Okinawa island chain, killing two people in the ...
Japan Eyes Demolishing Unmanageable Infrastructure [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Apr 18 2014]
With a thunderous kaboom and a puff of white smoke, an explosion erupts from the foot of an 11-meter column. Welcome to the demolition site of the Arase Dam in Kumamoto Prefecture, a project that has come to symbolize the future of public works in Ja ...
Kumamoto bird flu strain is H5N8, new to Japan [Published H5N1 - Apr 17 2014]
Via The Japan Times: Kumamoto bird flu strain ID'd as H5N8, new to Japan.The avian influenza found in chickens in Kumamoto Prefecture has been identified as the H5N8 virus, the agriculture ministry said Thursday. The Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ...
BH : H5Nx - Highly pathogenic avian influenza v... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Apr 13 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140413-43352-JPN Date / time: 13/04/2014 07:28:37 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: H5Nx - Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus Area: Asia Country: Japan State/County: Prefecture of Kumamoto City: Taragi Description: ...
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