Posts Tagged ‘ Japanese ’

Returning UK citizens face challenges

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04/19/2016
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British PM invited to explain “unfair” policy to British expats in Japan at G7 British residents of Japan moving back to their home country with a Japanese spouse or children face problems. Rules introduced by the Cameron government in the past few years that apply to non-EU family members require proof of a legally...
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Nobel Prize-winning discovery gives hope to Hiro Fujita

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12/06/2012
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Scroll down to read in Japanese 日本語を読むにはスクロールダウンして下さい The Japanese are celebrating the winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Shinya Yamanaka shared the prize with the British scientist, John Gurden for breakthrough work in cell research. The new techniques open the door to new methods to diagnose and treat many types of diseases,...
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Japanese nuclear experts sought by Korea

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02/17/2012
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Korea attempts to recruit Japanese nuclear engineers. TOKYO (majirox news) — South Korean government officials have been targeting TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) officials, in an attempt to persuade them to move to South Korea. Two executive engineers were approached late last year, but turned down the offer to work in a South Korean...
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Most Japanese oppose nuclear power, support consumption tax, poll finds

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02/14/2012
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TOKYO (majirox news) — An overwhelming number of Japanese want nuclear power abolished and do not support Prime Minister Yosihiko Noda’s government; yet, the same people believe that the consumption tax should be raised, according to a poll taken by the Asahi Shimbun and published Feb. 14. The Asahi called households Feb. 11 and...
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Boars gone wild in Fukushima

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12/30/2011
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TOKYO (majirox news) — Japanese farmers asked the authorities on Friday to do more to prevent wild boars from damaging their crops at Fukushima prefecture. They say the boars are destroying their crops by eating them, and they appealed to local authorities for assistance in getting rid of the boars. A decrease in hunting...
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Foreign-made mag cashes in on Japan’s Korea boom

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09/13/2011
The new bi-weekly  Korea Style magazine written in Japanese

TOKYO (majirox news) — A new bi-weekly magazine has hit newsstands, and it may be the first ever written in Japanese but printed overseas to achieve mass circulation in Japan. Korea Stylee covers everything Korean. A first printing of 50,000 issues went up on the book store racks on Sept. 12, though it already...
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Joint Japan-U.S. team observes black hole jet

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08/25/2011
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TOKYO (majirox news) – A joint Japan-U.S Japanese team have made the world’s first observation of a black hole jet at the moment a black hole swallows a star, according to reports published Aug. 25 in the British scientific magazine Nature. The observations were made using Japan’s Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image (MAXI) instrument...
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God Bless Old Bruin

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05/16/2011
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TOKYO (majirox news) – There never was a more extraordinary American than Matthew C. Perry, say the Japanese. The proof is in their art. Samuel E. Morison, the historian of the US Navy, was shown about 50 different portrayals of Perry–some of them caricatures; some of them plain sketches—during the five years he was...
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Myth Buster Prof on the Chrysanthemum Throne

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12/02/2010
Ben-Ami Shillony receiving his award from the Japan Foundation

TOKYO (majirox news) – Ben-Ami Shillony is often called the leading Japanese historian. He is author of the book Enigma of the Emperors: sacred subservience in Japanese history, which has been called an original study on the institution of the Japanese emperors, from their mythological beginnings to the present day, and focuses on the...
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Generation Zero Fights Slumping Economy by Silent Terrorism

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11/28/2010
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The following is a post taken from one of the most popular sites among the Japanese Internet crowd. They talk about everything they think is wrong or right, including politics, business, scandals and cultural issues. This one has received a lot of attention and many comments. It is told from the perspective of Japanese....
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