The Asian Pacific Post
Vancouver's oldest guest house
In Komatsu, Japan, The Hoshi, a traditional Japanese inn, has been operated by the same family for 46 generations.
Tue May 14, 2013
U.S. appeals court sides with Plant Vogtle
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that construction of two additional nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle can proceed and that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission considered the risks that created a nuclear accident in Japan.
Hear AMA Pro Superbike Racer Roger Hayden On The Radio Tonight
Tyler Bowers, Dave Castillo, Brian Weston, Roger Hayden, Brandon Lee Robinson Advance, North Carolina - Motorcycle industry celebrities and insiders from the motorcycle world give their uncut opinions and stories.
Mon May 13, 2013
Tea buffs gather in Japan for global festival
In the shadow of a giant Chinese character for "tea" written in live cypress trees, enthusiasts gather once every three years in Japan to talk about one of the world's favourite drinks.
Report Published: "Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (9502) - Financial...
Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. undertakes activities related to generation of electric power.
TMC to Hold Annual Safety Events for Children
Toyota City, Japan, -Toyota Motor Corporation is planning to hold Toyota Safety School safety events for children in two locations: at the Toyota Kaikan Exhibition Hall here from mid-May to mid-July, and at the Toyota Safety Education Center "mobilitas" at Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka Prefecture in May and October.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Kyodo news summary -9-
TOKYO, May 13 -- _ ---------- H.K. securities watchdog revokes tycoon Li's property scheme HONG KONG - An investment-linked property sales scheme offered by a company owned by Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-shing to counter government measures to cool the property did not get proper authorization, the Securities and Futures Commission said Monday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Pensions & Investments
Accounting changes are pushing Japanese companies to DC plans
New accounting rules effective this year are prompting a growing number of companies in Japan to add defined contribution plans to their retirement programs or to expand existing ones.
Mount Fuji listing as Heritage Site good to spread Japanese culture
Mt Fuji, which has been adored as a symbol of Japanese culture since ancient times, will most likely be registered as a World Cultural Heritage Site.
Kumamon leads Japan's mascot craze, but don't mention Pluto-kun
Kumamon, the mascot of Kumamoto prefecture, rose from humble beginnings promoting a new bullet train station to become the country's pre-eminent mascot.
Sat May 11, 2013
The small suspension bridge
This photograph is taken when I was trekking to Kamikochi in Nagano Prefecture in autumn of four years ago.
Fri May 10, 2013
DENSO Develops New Laser Radar
Kariya, Japan, May 10, 2013 - - Global automotive supplier DENSO Corporation has developed a smaller and more cost-effective laser radar, which is an active safety technology that will help avoid low-speed collisions.
Golf Australia has selected the Australian team to defend the Toyota World Junior Championship at Chukyo Golf Club near Nagoya, Japan from 18-21 June.
Thu May 09, 2013
In boon for Japan's automakers, yen tumbles over milestone
The weakening yen breached 100 against the dollar in U.S. trading on Thursday, paving the way for Japan to emerge from an unprecedented and largely uninterrupted five-year stretch where the currency's appreciation roiled exporters and their ability to sell cars and televisions overseas.
Wed May 08, 2013
SF Action To Save The Children Of Fukushima And Stop The Restart of Japan's 50 Nuke
Before Fukushima, Children's day is was a happy day for most of the children of Japan but after the nuclear meltdown of three nuclear reactors at Fukushima there is a great fear in Fukushima.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Cincinnati Manufacturing Company's Success Story Spotlighted by CNC Machine Builder Okuma
Cincinnati Manufacturing Company's Success Story Spotlighted by CNC Machine Builder Okuma Okuma America Corporation, a world-leader in CNC machines, has launched a campaign featuring the success story of family-run manufacturing customer Dimension Machine Company of Cincinnati, Ohio."Eureka Moment" - " Don's keen sense of "what's next" in CNC ... (more)
Friday proclaimed 'Old Boys Rugby Day'
The proclamation, issued by Mayor, Walter Gray, is in recognition of the Priest Valley Vicars Old Boys RFC hosting Kelowna's first International Old Boys Rugby Tour.
Lost In Translation
Deadly Fight In Hiroshima
The second installment in Kinji Fukasaku's The Yakuza Papers series is Deadly Fight In Hiroshima .
Tue May 07, 2013
A Yen for Nuclear Energy: JapanI a
Japan's aggressive monetary policy and its sliding currency may have an unintended side-effect: pushing the country back into the embrace of nuclear technology, a power source the country has avoided since a nuclear disaster two years ago.