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14 hrs ago | Reuters

After two bumper years, Toyota braces for shift to slower growth

Japan's most valuable listed company is shifting to a new phase of much slower but more stable growth, senior executives said, as the burst of gains from a weak yen and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus policies fades.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Robot That's Helping Clean Up The Fukushima Meltdown Looks Like A Giant Refrigerator

Kurion is a technology company with an eye toward handling the safe, permanent disposal of nuclear waste, so it answered the call from Fukushima, Japan, to build the "first-ever external water-cooling system for a nuclear reactor."

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CIO

Seiko Epson Develops High-Resolution E-Paper

Japan's Seiko Epson has developed a prototype electronic-paper display that offers the world's highest resolution, the company said Monday.

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Canton Observer

Kato named president of Aisin

Aisin Seiki, a leading tier one automotive components manufacturer, has named Yoshiaki 'Yoshi' Kato president of Aisin Technical Center of America , which is currently based in Plymouth Township, but will soon move to Northville Township.

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F&M Magazine

Okuma and Partners in THINC Announce Sandvik Coromant as Partner of the Year

The cutting tool manufacturer stands out among members of Partners in THINC with distinct customer service and innovative tooling solutions.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

TIME.com

Japan's Profound Ambivalence Over Nuclear Energy

Miho Watanabe rejoices with fellow manager Junko Kotani at the opening of their grocery store in Tamura, Fukushima prefecture - the first shop to open since the nuclear disaster in 2011 forced the village to evacuate.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

EurekAlert!

The 2nd International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules 2014

Hisashi Yamamoto Sukbok Chang David J. Craik Robert E. Campbell David C. Nelson Tsuyoshi Hirota Naoyuki Uchida Norihito Nakamichi Kohsuke Ohmatsu Daisuke Yokogawa The Chemical Society of Japan The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists The Molecular Biology Society of ... (more)

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Northwest Asian Weekly

Fukushima children start new school after fa OEleeing radiation

But a family living near the "no-go zone" surrounding Japan's destroyed nuclear plant has other things to consider.

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Sys-Con Media

Fukushima Sewing Company Receives Support from Mitsubishi Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation

Tokyo, Apr 11, 2014 - - Canyon Works Ltd., a sewing company located in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture in northeastern Japan, is the latest recipient of investment support from the Mitsubishi Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation .

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Circulation

Nitrite Therapy Improves Left Ventricular Function During Heart...

From the LSU Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA ; Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan ; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carlyle Fraser Heart Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine , Emory University School ... (more)

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MyPrintResource.com

Roland DG Announces the Election of Eli Keersmaekers as Executive Officer

Keersmaekers will continue to serve as president of the EMEA region , reporting to Group HQ, as well as CEO of Roland DG Benelux N.V. In his new role, Keersmaekers will be responsible for sales of all Roland DG products throughout the EMEA region.

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Tokyo Art Beat

10 Things in Tokyo: April Round-up

Normally held during the chilly month of March, this year Roppongi Art Night has been put forward in the year to Saturday, April 19th.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

SPACE.com

Why Entrepreneurs and Citizen Scientists Hold the Key to Saving the World

This map shows the locations for the International Space Apps Challenge, a two-day competition in nearly 100 cities on six continents.

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PR-inside.com

The Shimizu Bank, Ltd. (8364) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ...

It conducts banking and financial services. Shimizu Bank operates through three business segments, namely, The Banking segment, The Leasing segment, and The Others segment.

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The Japan Times

Ministry funds programs to hone high schoolers

The education ministry is pumping money into selected high schools nationwide to help nurture certain vocational and international skills, in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth strategy announced last June, according to a ministry official.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Art Daily

Survey exhibition of Li-lan's major paintings and pastels on paper on view at Jason McCoy Gallery

Jason McCoy Gallery is presenting a cohesive survey of Li-lan's oeuvre, featuring major paintings and pastels on paper from the past five decades.

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ABC News

Abbott's second North Asia challenge: volatile Chino-Japan relations

Prime Minister Tony Abbott's visit to North Asia is being hailed a success with the signing of Japanese and South Korean free trade agreements.

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Bangkok Post

Collision ship crewman fined B31m

The Numazu branch of the Shizuoka District Court ordered a Chinese man on Tuesday to pay 100 million yen in damages to major casualty insurer Sompo Japan Insurance Inc for manoeuvering a cargo ship onto a collision course with a Japanese freighter off the Izu Peninsula last September.

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Japan Visitor Blog

Aichi Loop Line

Despite its name the line does not perform a loop but runs roughly north from Okazaki to Kozoji which is north east of central Nagoya.

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Business Wire

Menicon Donations Help Tohoku Soccer Get Back on Pitch

The latest donation involved the construction of new fan bleachers and restoration of grass playing surfaces at football fields in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, selected with help from the Japan Football Association.

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