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Sapporo Television Broadcasting Deploys Riedel MicroN Devices as Main Router in Distributed AV Network

Sapporo Television Broadcasting (STV) deployed 17 Riedel MicroN media distribution network devices as well as two MetroN main routers as part of a MediorNet real-time distributed media network spanning two control rooms, the main broadcast control , news publishing and other areas of the station. With this deployment, STV became …

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X Games Chiba to be held in Japan for the first time in 2022

The inaugural X Games in Japan will take place in Chiba City from April 22-24 The competitions will feature world-class athletes in skateboarding, BMX and Moto X ZOZOMARINE STADIUM will host X Games competitions, cultural and music festival experience Minneapolis, MN – August 2, 2019 – US Bank Stadium: Sakura …

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Japanese billionaire Maezawa will make childhood dream come true with space flight

Baikonur, Kazakhstan, December 7 (Reuters) – Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said he could barely contain his excitement a day before soaring to the International Space Station as a prelude to a more ambitious trip around the moon with Elon Musk’s SpaceX scheduled for 2023. The 46-year-old fashion mogul and art …

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Tomoyuki Sugano refuses to step aside and stays with the Yomiuri giants

Right handed Tomoyuki Sugano has decided to pass on the international opt-out in his contract and will stay with the Yomiuri Giants for at least one more season. Sugano has told Yahoo Japan and other media that his goal is to help the Giants win a championship in 2022. Sugano …

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Opposition party targets expense allowances

One of the big winners in the October 31 lower house election was Osaka-based Nippon Ishin no Kai, who tripled the number of seats he holds in parliament, making him the second-largest opposition force. after the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan. In interviews following the poll, Nippon leader Ishin Ichiro …

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Digital Edge Takes Five Facilities Across Japan For $ 230 Million

37m | Melanie Mingas Digital Edge has completed its largest acquisition to date, paying Itochu Techno-Solutions (CTC) $ 230 million for one of its five data centers in Japan. The deal adds 5,000 cabinets and 18.5 MW of capacity to Digital Edge’s presence in Japan and brings its total capacity …

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Japan, US commanders call for strengthened relationship

The commanders of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force and the United States Navy stressed that the two countries will strengthen their ties to achieve a free and open Indo-Pacific, with friendly nations. Exercises involving the MSDF have been underway since November 21 in the waters around Japan. Warships from the …

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How a doctorate can lead to an international career in academia

Professor Hitoshi Nasu, obtained his doctorate in 2006 With bachelor’s and master’s degrees obtained in his home country of Japan, Professor Hitoshi Nasu had his future mapped out for him – staying in Japan and pursuing a career in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Despite the pressure to follow this …

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Additional border security measures to protect Australians from new ‘Omicron’ COVID-19 variant

Date published: November 27, 2021 Type of support: Press release Public: General public These actions are carried out on the basis of prevention and are considered proportionate to the risk and consistent with the actions envisaged by other countries. As of now, anyone who is not a citizen or permanent …

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Equity issue

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Oil prices retreat amid demand and supply pressures

A worker takes a sample of crude oil from an oil well operated by the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA in Morichal, Venezuela, July 28, 2011. REUTERS / Carlos Garcia Rawlins Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now Japan has announced it could release oil reserves …

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Chinese media: tennis player Peng to appear soon

The editor of a Chinese Communist Party-affiliated newspaper said tennis player Peng Shuai would reappear in public soon, amid growing questions over her apparent disappearance. Peng was reportedly not seen in public after a text posted on her social media account earlier this month said she had previously had an …

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Nikkei Rides On Chipmakers, Energy Boost; SoftBank falls

TOKYO, Nov. 19 (Reuters) – The Nikkei stock average in Japan rose on Friday, as chipmaking giants followed a rally by their U.S. peers and energy stocks surged after the rebound in prices of the oil. However, the gains were capped by a second consecutive day of losses for SoftBank …

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SoftBank-backed fortress pays $ 3.5 billion to Japanese golf company

SoftBank-backed investment group Fortress has bet $ 3.5 billion on the role of golf and hotels in Japan’s post-Covid recovery after reaching a deal that the largest private equity firms in the world have dismissed it as being too expensive. Fortress bought Accordia Golf, Japan’s largest golf course portfolio that …

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Now-signed infrastructure bill commits $ 7.5 billion to electric vehicle charging network

President Joe Biden has enacted a trillion dollar infrastructure spending bill. It includes $ 7.5 billion to build an electric vehicle charging network. It also has money to create four hydrogen hubs, with hydrogen to be the clean energy of choice for the trucking and airline industry. “Many people have …

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Dutch consider new restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

Health authorities in the Netherlands must decide whether or not to recommend booster injections of the Covid-19 vaccine for adults, as the government weighs a new package of restrictions, amid the latest wave of new infections. Prime Minister Mark Rutte is expected to announce new measures to slow the spread …

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Japan votes for new PM Kishida and political stability

TOKYO, Oct.31 (Reuters) – Japanese voters went to the polls on Sunday to decide whether to back the conservative government of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida or weaken the new prime minister and possibly bring the world’s third largest economy back to a period of political uncertainty. The vote is a …

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Home favorite Matsuyama wins Zozo championship in Japan

Home favorite Hideki Matsuyama won the Zozo Championship in Chiba, Japan by five strokes after scoring a 65. Masters winner Matsuyama held a one-stroke lead over American Brendan Steele and has sealed the victory in style with an eagle at last. Matsuyama, who became the first Japanese to win a …

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Trump finds support for his own media business

Former President Donald J. Trump said on Wednesday he had lined up the investment money to start his own publicly traded media company, an attempt to reinsert himself into the online public conversation of which he has largely been. absent since Twitter and Facebook banned it after the January 6 …

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Small capsule toys become a big hit for adults

TOKYO – Yoshiaki Yamanishi set out to create the most boring toy you can imagine. In the booming world of Japanese capsule vending machines, competition is fierce. Anyone with a little spare change could have been rewarded in recent months with a miniature gas meter that doubles as a step …

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JinkoSolar’s High Efficiency N-Type Monocrystalline Silicon Solar Cell Sets New World Record with Highest Conversion Efficiency of 25.4%

Posted: October 13, 2021 at 3:28 am CDT|Update: 1 hour ago SHANGRAO, China, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the world’s largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers, today announced that it has achieved a technical breakthrough …

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US federal judge blocks Texas abortion law

A U.S. federal judge has ordered the state of Texas to temporarily suspend a law that bans nearly all abortions, upholding a request by President Joe Biden’s administration. The law, which came into effect in Texas last month, prohibits abortion once cardiac activity is detected in a fetus, about six …

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Kaboul, AUKUS and Quad brand change

From the US withdrawal from Afghanistan to the recent UKUS announcement and the first-ever face-to-face meeting of Quad world leaders, Japan faces a turbulent geopolitical situation in its own backyard. Corey Wallace, assistant professor at the University of Kanagawa, examines Tokyo’s analysis and reflections and the implications for the country. …

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Aussie climbs, Yen falls as Evergrande contagion fears recede

TOKYO, Sept.27 (Reuters) – The risk-sensitive Australian dollar rallied and the safe-haven yen plunged to its lowest level in nearly three months on Monday amid fears of widespread contagion market share by the China Evergrande group (3333.HK) faded. Rising commodity prices also helped the Aussie and the Norwegian krone, while …

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No majority expected in the 1st round of the LDP ballot

Japan’s main ruling Liberal Democrats will vote on Wednesday to choose a new president. The winner is almost certain to replace Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide as head of government. The four candidates concluded a 4-day online debate on Sunday. NHK analysis suggests that neither are on track to win a …

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Jeremy Quin MP, Minister of Defense Procurement, in Japan for bilateral discussions on defense industrial collaboration

He also met with Defense Minister Kishi and spoke with Commissioner Suzuki of the Japan Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA). Minister Quin’s meetings built on the momentum of bilateral UK-Japan defense and security relations. Emphasis was placed on industrial and technological joint defense collaboration, with agreements aimed at further …

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Factbox: An intensifying arms race in Asia

The Royal Australian Navy guided-missile frigate HMAS Parramatta (FFH 154) (L) sails with the US Navy amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and the Arleigh-Burke-class guided guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) in the South China Sea, April 18, 2020. …

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Non-indigenous success in Japan

From homestay in high school to Tokyo-based international relations to a major Japanese lifestyle brand, Sam Fitzgerald tells AMC about his life as a non-native creative in Japan. Like many Kiwis who end up in Japan, Sam Fitzgerald heard about the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) program after graduating from …

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Australia says France was aware of “serious” submarine problems

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – France reportedly knew Australia had “deep and serious concerns” that a fleet of submarines the French were building would not meet Australian needs, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday after the cancellation of the contract triggered a diplomatic crisis. France accused Australia of concealing its …

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LDP’s deep pockets invite questions from the press

On August 31, Tokyo Shimbun published two articles on money and politics for the upcoming election season. One focused on the Political Funds Control Act, which places restrictions on political donations but does not require recipients to report how those funds are spent. Individuals cannot give money directly to politicians. …

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Apple and Google remove ‘Navalny’ voting app in Russia

The Russian government has been increasingly blunt in recent days about its willingness to use threats of arrest to prevent use of the app. “With the participation of Apple and Google, specific crimes are committed, the scale of which can only increase in the coming days”, declared Thursday Vladimir Dzhabarov, …

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Xi’s “Common Prosperity” Campaign Sparks Rare Debate in China

In a country that regularly censors opposing views, pressure from Chinese President Xi Jinping for “common prosperity” has sparked something unusual: a heated public policy debate. On the one hand, those who share the views of blogger Li Guangman, whose comment last month calling Xi’s regulatory crackdown a “profound revolution” …

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Japan launches state agency to accelerate digitization

Tokyo, Sep 1 (EFE) .- Japan on Wednesday launched a state agency to reform its digital systems, including to speed up government services, as the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed technology delays in the ‘administration. Among its functions, the digital agency will oversee the overhaul of central and local government IT …

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Taliban want good relations with Japan (spokesperson)

A Taliban spokesman said the Islamist group wanted to maintain good relations with Japan, expressing hope that the country would soon reopen its recently closed embassy in Afghanistan. Doha-based spokesperson Suhail Shaheen told Kyodo News that the Taliban values ​​the activities of Japanese non-governmental organizations in Afghanistan and stressed that …

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Schools in Florida’s capital will require masks

TALLAHASSEE, Fla .– The principal of the Florida capital school on Sunday announced that masks will be required for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, becoming the Seventh District to defy Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on these COVID-19 warrants. Leon County Superintendent Rocky Hanna said the district has seen positive …

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Rediscover the Olympic spirit as a volunteer

Characteristics Journalist 5 hours ago Rishma Hansil at the water polo stadium in Tokyo. – As the final medals were placed around the necks of the athletes; the volunteers were busy setting the stage for the press conference that followed shortly thereafter. We have come to the end of the …

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“Team LGBTQ” Wins 32 Medals at Tokyo Olympics

As the torch goes out at Japan’s National Stadium in Meiji-Jingu Park, the end has come for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games – dubbed “the Rainbow Olympics” by some for the record number of LGBTQ competitors. At least 182 athletes from around 30 countries attended the Tokyo Games, more than …

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10 passengers stabbed in Tokyo train

The department responded to a call at 8:38 p.m. and found victims with bloodstains upon arrival at the scene. All of the victims were conscious and one person left on their own, the department said. No deaths have been reported. According to the Japanese public broadcaster, NHK, the suspect went …

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