Families Appeal For Abductees' Return

Families appeal for abductees' return

The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea have urged the Japanese government to make the utmost efforts to bring their loved ones home.

A group of the families held a rally in Tokyo on Sunday.

Forestry Industry Growing In Appeal To Young Women

Forestry industry growing in appeal to young women

The lure of nature and a slower pace of life are attracting a growing number of young women to Japan's traditionally male-dominated forestry business, and their participation may help it cope with an aging workforce and a shortage of manpower.

Junko Iizuka, a 33-year-old graduate of the prestigious University of Tokyo, quit her job as an international trade fair organizer to join lumber company Tokyo Chainsaws in the village of Hinohara in western Tokyo about four years ago.

Acura Tlx Stretches Its Wheelbase To Appeal To Chinese Consumers

Acura TLX Stretches Its Wheelbase To Appeal To Chinese Consumers

While Acura is preparing the beakless 2018 TLX for its introduction in New York, the brand's Asian arm is preparing to uncover a long wheelbase form of the auto.

It will show up surprisingly at the 2017 Auto Shanghai that opens its doors on April 1, including a couple crawls between the two axles to lift raise legroom, something that's clearly valued by Chinese clients.

Toyota C-hr Could Appeal To Coupe Buyers

Toyota C-HR could appeal to coupe buyersThe chic new Toyota C-HR “elevated coupe” crossover is not just a straight Mazda CX-3 and Suzuki Vitara rival, says the company’s sales and marketing chief Tony Cramb.
While the small SUV market is its core target, the wild design will also appeal to statement-makers, and is expected to be cross-shopped to some degree against cars such as the Hyundai Veloster or even Toyota’s own 86 coupe.

Okinawa Residents To Appeal Ruling

Okinawa residents to appeal rulingPeople living near the US Kadena Air Base in Okinawa say they will appeal Thursday's district court ruling, to seek a suspension of military aircraft flights.
The plaintiffs and their lawyers held a news conference after the court awarded them damages but rejected their demand for a ban on nighttime and early morning flights.

Manga History Books Appeal To All Ages And Defy Retail Sales Slump

Manga history books appeal to all ages and defy retail sales slumpWhile the publishing industry as a whole suffers from a retail slump, the educational manga history book genre is bucking the trend and its releases are flying off store shelves.
As veteran publishers release revised versions of long-running popular series, new entrants to the market are hitting back with titles featuring cover illustrations by popular manga artists.

Canon Eos M5 Elevates Enthusiast Appeal With 24mp Dual Pixel Af Sensor And Built-in Evf

Canon EOS M5 elevates enthusiast appeal with 24MP Dual Pixel AF sensor and built-in EVFThe Canon EOS M5 takes the company's mirrorless line a big step forward with a 24.2MP CMOS sensor using Dual Pixel technology, a DIGIC 7 image processor and a built-in 2.36M-dot EVF. It jumps ahead of the M3 as the most enthusiast-focused camera in the lineup with added control points, burst shooting at 7fps and 1080/60p video that combines in-lens and digital IS for 5-axis stabilization for movie recording.

New Kojima Game Will Appeal To Players Who Like The Divison And Uncharted

New Kojima Game Will Appeal To Players Who Like The Divison And UnchartedThe great Hideo Kojima left Konami last year and soon announced his new studio called Kojima Productions, we haven’t heard much about him or what he has been up to ever since he left Konami, he did announce in between that his studio and Sony were teaming up to create games for the PlayStation platform. Kojima has now said that his new game will appeal to players who like The Division and Uncharted.

Judoka Loses Medal But Wins Drug Appeal

Judoka loses medal but wins drug appealBelgian judoka Charline van Snick won her appeal against a two-year doping ban but was stripped of her bronze medal she earned at the 2013 world championships by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday.