Matsue (Japan)

Type: City
Name: Matsue (Japan)
Country: Japan
Latitude: 35.48
Longitude: 133.039993
population: 156,813
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Sakaiminato, Japan: A mania for manga

In the Japanese port city of Sakaiminato, Detlev, a German tourist, stands with a perplexed look on his face. Behind him a train has pulled in, emblazoned in cartoon creatures.All around him are sculptures of the same, strange characters, perched on tables ... [Published Canberra Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Shikoku, Chugoku electric utilities mull scrapping N-reactors

Jiji Press TAKAMATSU (Jiji Press)—Shikoku Electric Power Co. President Akira Chiba has indicated the company may scrap the No. 1 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power station in Ehime Prefecture.“We will examine all possibilities,” Chiba told a press conference ... [Published The Japan News - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

CHUGOKU ELECTRIC POWER : Shimane assembly rejects citizens' motion to phase out nuclear power

The prefectural assembly in Shimane, which hosts a Chugoku Electric Power Co. nuclear power plant, has rejected an ordinance backed by more than 80,000 citizens calling for nuclear power to be phased out in the prefecture.Critics say it is regrettable ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Recommended spots for viewing cherry blossoms

“Hanami” or cherry blossom viewing is one of the most traditional Japanese customs during the spring season. Parks on weekends and in the evenings on weekdays are full of people drinking and singing karaoke usually in the last week of March and the first ... [Published Japan Today - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Asia's disputed islands a 'futile' struggle

There's anger in Japan - albeit in a quiet, polite way.One of the reasons I visited was to look at the issue of Japan's disputed territories.These disputes between Japan and its neighbours are linked to Japan's military expansion through Asia, ending ... [Published 3 News - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

"I Saw It (Again)" -- Anti-war Manga Faces Another Ban

About a year ago Matsue City in Japan banned the manga Barefoot Gen from its schools when a school superintendent decided that the book's graphic imagery of the horrific aftermath of an atomic blast were unsuitable for small children.  The public reaction ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Barefoot Gen Manga Pulled from Izumisano City's School Library Shelves

Copies of Keiji Nakazawa 's Barefoot Gen manga were temporarily removed from 13 elementary and middle schools in Osaka's Izumisano City. Nakazawa's manga that tells the story of survival after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The copies were removed at ... [Published Anime News Network - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 2 reports

M6.2 quake hits western Japan, injures 14, atomic plant said safe

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck a swath of western Japan early Friday morning, registering a strong intensity in parts of Shikoku, Honshu and Kyushu islands but no tsunami was observed, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.A total ... [Published Japan Times - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 2 reports

Eisai names new CEO and COO

11-Mar-2014North AmericaEisai Inc, the US subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co, has appointed Yuji Matsue as Chairman and Chief Executive and Shaji Procida as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective from 1 April. They succeed current President ... [Published Manufacturing Chemist - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 3 reports

Woodcliff Lake company CEO is retiring

* Team named to replace him in Woodcliff Lake COATS After 18 years with Eisai Inc. in Woodcliff Lake, CEO Lonnel Coats is retiring from the pharmaceutical company. He'll be replaced by Yuji Matsue as chairman and chief executive officer and Shaji Procida ... [Published North Jersey.com - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Feb 13 2014 - Updated Feb 14 2014 - 1 reports

Most unlikely Valentine’s Day pairing? Japanese bird centre releases adorable video of smitten penguin chasing her keeper

A video showing the unlikely love-match between a penguin and her keeper has shot the pair to internet stardom – and just in time for Valentine’s Day. The brief but adorable footage (see below) shows 10-year-old female Sakura following right on the heels ... [Published The Independent - Feb 13 2014]
First reported Feb 13 2014 - Updated Feb 13 2014 - 1 reports

This Video Of A Penguin Chasing Her Human Friend Is The Absolute Cutest

She just wants a hug! This adorable penguin is determined to catch up with her zookeeper friend. Via vogelpark.blog47.fc2.com "Wait for me!" Via youtube.com "Got you! Yay!" Via youtube.com In case you were wondering, the penguin's name ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Feb 13 2014]

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Information on the ground is scant. The ship's daily program has blandly described the city as the base for the fishing industry in western Japan; "marine produce processing is also a major industry in the city" , it has added
Takayuki Ota , associate professorprofessor of regional policies at Shizuoka University , said, "We should explore the possibilities of phasing out nuclear power on a regional level as well. We should not stop thinking about it, assuming it is a national policy."
...The Izumisano association of public school principals submitted two written protests to the board regarding the resoltuion, stating "School library administration is under the jurisdiction of school principals, and the association cannot accept the unilateral collection (of the manga) by the board of education. To deny children the chance to read the manga grounded in certain sense of values and ideas is a violation of their human rights."
"Yuji and Shaji bring significant industry experience and expertise to their new roles within Eisai" said Haruo Naito, president and CEO of Eisai CoEisai Co Ltd

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Sakaiminato, Japan: A mania for manga [Published Canberra Times - Apr 04 2014]
Shikoku, Chugoku electric utilities mull scrapp... [Published The Japan News - Mar 29 2014]
CHUGOKU ELECTRIC POWER : Shimane assembly rejec... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 29 2014]
Recommended spots for viewing cherry blossoms [Published Japan Today - Mar 28 2014]
Opinion: Asia's disputed islands a 'futile' str... [Published 3 News - Mar 27 2014]
"I Saw It (Again)" -- Anti-war Manga Faces Anot... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 27 2014]
Barefoot Gen Manga Pulled from Izumisano City's... [Published Anime News Network - Mar 24 2014]
M6.2 quake hits western Japan, injures 14, atom... [Published Japan Times - Mar 14 2014]
14 people injured as M6.2 quake hits western Japan [Published PredictWallStreet - Mar 13 2014]
Eisai names new CEO and COO [Published Manufacturing Chemist - Mar 11 2014]
Woodcliff Lake company CEO is retiring [Published North Jersey.com - Mar 11 2014]
Eisai CEO retires [Published Medical Marketing And Media - Mar 10 2014]
Eisai Inc. Announces Retirement of President an... [Published KTVN - Mar 10 2014]
Eisai Inc. Announces Retirement of President an... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 10 2014]
Most unlikely Valentine’s Day pairing? Japanese... [Published The Independent - Feb 13 2014]
This Video Of A Penguin Chasing Her Human Frien... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Feb 13 2014]
Biography for Hiroyuki Hosoda [Published Able2Act - Oct 04 2005]
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