Kumamoto Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Kumamoto Prefecture
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

EMPEROR SHOWA — Annals of turbulent times (4) / Postwar Europe visit met with protests

The Yomiuri Shimbun Emperor Showa made his first overseas visit as emperor in 1971. After he left Japan on Sept. 27, his 18-day trip included stops in the seven European nations of Denmark, Belgium, France, Britain, the Netherlands, Switzerland and West ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Japan moves to recommend Christian sites for World Heritage listing

The country’s oldest surviving church is to be recommended for UNESCO World Cultural Heritage listing along with 12 other Christian sites in Nagasaki and Kumamoto prefectures, under a plan formalized Wednesday by the central government.The Oura Tenshudo ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

18 Santas arrive in Japan a little early to spread yuletide cheer

TOKYO —Santa Claus is coming to Japan a little early this year to spread some Christmas spirit to the land of the rising sun.Eighteen Santas from seven countries including France and Denmark, arrived at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Friday on their way to ... [Published Japan Today - Sep 13 2014]
Entities: Japan, Tokyo, Greenland
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Nippon Yusen to move container logistics functions back to Japan

FUKUOKA/KUMAMOTO -- To cut costs, Nippon Yusen plans to relocate its container allocation planning operation from Singapore back to Japan.The operation, which involves allocating containers to ships according to routes and cargo weight, serves as a "control ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Six cool sightseeing spots off the beaten track in Japan

For most, a trip to Japan usually involves hitting as many of the big sights as possible. Tokyo Tower, the ornate temples of Kyoto, Hiroshima’s Atomic Bomb Dome, the “floating” torii gate of Hiroshima’s Miyajima Island, and of course the famous Shibuya ... [Published Japan Today - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

NYK shifts box stowage centre from Singapore

Tokyo: In a rare retrenchment of business out of Singapore back home to Japan, NYK is changing tack on its container stowage plans.NYK and Kozo Keikaku Engineering have established a stowage planning centre for container shipping at the Kumamoto office ... [Published Sea Ship News - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 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 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 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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With consulting company Kozo Keikaku Engineering serving as intermediary, Nippon Yusen has set up a planning center in the prefectural city of Ozu. "Kumamoto has many universities and abundant talent strong in IT. Besides, the expense of having an office here is low" said Katsuyoshi Sasaki, general manager of the center
...have been shifting from a means of transportation to a sightseeing attraction," said Yoko Hayano, a research fellow of Japan Tourism Marketing Co. "Gourmet sightseeing trains are a good way to get people interested in areas along the lines."
"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)...

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EMPEROR SHOWA — Annals of turbulent times (4) /... [Published The Japan News - Sep 17 2014]
Japan moves to recommend Christian sites for Wo... [Published Japan Times - Sep 17 2014]
18 Santas arrive in Japan a little early to spr... [Published Japan Today - Sep 13 2014]
Nippon Yusen to move container logistics functi... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 08 2014]
Six cool sightseeing spots off the beaten track... [Published Japan Today - Sep 07 2014]
NYK shifts box stowage centre from Singapore [Published Sea Ship News - Sep 03 2014]
Riding and dining in style: Trains that offer l... [Published Relax.com.sg - Sep 03 2014]
NYK moves stowage unit from Singapore to Japan ... [Published SeaNews - Sep 03 2014]
NYK opens new planning center in Kumamoto [Published Portnews - Sep 02 2014]
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]
China publicizes Japanese war criminal's confes... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 16 2014]
Japan: Flooding, havoc in Japan as Typhoon Neog... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 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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