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Japan's treasury hopes flat-rate beer tax will drive drinkers to maltier fare and pad coffers
Japan Times

Japan's treasury hopes flat-rate beer tax will drive drinkers ...

It's not clear if the writer of an article that appeared on the English-language website of the Asahi Shimbun recently got his own joke, but by saying that the Finance Ministry is creating a buzz by proposing to lower the alcohol tax on beer, he got ... Japan Times, 3 weeks ago
The Japan News

MY SUMMER AGENDA / Asahi Glass Co. President Takuya Shimamura / Asahi Glass president aims to expand market with variety

By Takashi Asako / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Well continue to produce, with simple honesty, what can meet the needs of the times, Asahi Glass Co. President Takuya Shimamura, 58, said of the role his firm should fulfill as the world's largest ...
 The Japan News1 month ago
New Scientist

Japan reboots nuclear power despite protests and no waste plan

Powering up (Image: The Asahi Shimbun via ) JAPAN is returning to nuclear power. All of the country's 48 reactors were shut down following the catastrophic Tohoku earthquake on 11 March 2011. The tsunami it triggered caused a nuclear disaster at ...
 New Scientist1 month ago Japan restarts first reactor since Fukushima disaster amid protest and concerns over new regulator  Bellona Foundation1 month ago Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition  Melbourne Age1 month ago Japan restarts nuclear reactors  Melbourne Age1 month ago
The Japan News

Stroll through History / The Vancouver Asahi in Canada / Pride of Japanese-Canadian community

By Kaori Miyazaki / Yomiuri Shimbun Correspondent The Powell Street area in Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, western Canada, flourished as a Japantown from the 1890s to the beginning of the 1940s. The only remnant of those days, however, is the ...
 The Japan News1 month ago
Japan Times

Asahi Shimbun apologizes for 'inappropriate' tweet about Shinzo Abe

Major daily Asahi Shimbun Co. apologized Wednesday for tweets by one of its veteran reporters that featured a photograph of a rightists rally along with text saying that the participants — some holding flags bearing the rising sun and swastika — ...
 Japan Times2 months ago

Kajita wins 2015 Nobel physics prize for breakthrough in neutrino research

Provided by The Asahi Shimbun AJW Japanese physicist Takaaki Kajita was named a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics on Oct. 6 for the discovery of oscillations in atmospheric neutrinos, which indicate that the elusive subatomic particles ...
 XinMsn19 hours ago

British Museum displays new works by Japanese manga artists

- 17:35 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - Celebrating the tenth anniversary of Asahi Shimbun sponsorship, this Asahi Shimbun Display features newly commissioned and recent works by a trio of celebrated Japanese manga artists: Chiba Tetsuya, Hoshino Yukinobu ...
 PanARMENIAN Network2 weeks ago

Tsunami set off by Chile quake reaches Japan, high waves cause no damage

Provided by The Asahi Shimbun AJW Tsunami waves spawned by the magnitude-8.3 earthquake that struck off the central coast of Chile on the evening of Sept. 16 swept into coastal areas across Japan on Sept. 18, but no injuries or damage have been ...
 XinMsn2 weeks ago

5.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Tokyo, Japan - injures thirteen

The Asahi Shimbun An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 5.2 struck the Tokyo metropolitan area at 5:49 a.m. on Sept. 12, injuring at least 13 people. The epicenter of the quake was about 57 kilometers beneath Tokyo Bay, the Japan ...
 Sott.net3 weeks ago

Three dead, 23 missing in downpours, flooding

Provided by The Asahi Shimbun AJW Three people died and more than 20 others were injured when torrential rain hit the Kanto, Tohoku and surrounding regions from Sept. 9 to 11, the National Police Agency said Sept. 11. Twenty-two people in Joso, ...
 XinMsn3 weeks ago
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