Continued Caution Urged After Mount Asama Eruption

Continued caution urged after Mount Asama eruption

People are being urged to stay away from Mount Asama in central Japan following a minor eruption at the volcano on Wednesday night.

The eruption occurred shortly after 10 p.m. at the mountain, which straddles Nagano and Gunma prefectures, prompting the Meteorological Agency to raise the volcanic alert level from 1 to 3, on a scale of 5.

Continued Caution Advised For Quake-hit Areas

Continued caution advised for quake-hit areas

Weather officials are calling for continued caution against landslides in two Japanese prefectures hit by Tuesday's powerful earthquake.

They say the ground in parts of Niigata and Yamagata prefectures may have loosened due to the tremor and rain since Wednesday morning.

Japan Wants Continued Waiver To Iran Oil Ban

Japan wants continued waiver to Iran oil ban

The Japanese government will seek to be exempt from a trade embargo the US has imposed on Iranian crude oil for longer than the 180-day period Washington has granted.

The sanctions were put in place on Monday. The US issued the waiver to 8 economies, including Japan.

Continued Caution Needed For Kong-rey

Continued caution needed for Kong-rey

Weather officials are warning of strong winds and high waves even after Typhoon Kong-rey, now classified as a severe tropical storm, changes to a low pressure system.

Japan's Meteorological Agency says the tropical storm is likely to become a low pressure system before sunrise on Sunday, as it takes on cold air while heading northward.

Onodera Calls For Continued Pressure On Pyongyang

Onodera calls for continued pressure on Pyongyang

Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera says the international pressure on North Korea should be maintained until it abandons its nuclear and missile programs.

Onodera referred to the inter-Korean summit that opened in Pyongyang on Tuesday.

Kono Calls For Continued Pressure On N.korea

Kono calls for continued pressure on N.Korea

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has called on the international community to continue exerting pressure on North Korea until it abandons all weapons of mass destruction.

Kono made the appeal during a Group of 20 meeting of foreign ministers in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires on Monday.

Honda Celebrates National Hydrogen And Fuel Cell Day With Continued Investment

Honda Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day with Continued Investment in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology and Infrastructure

On October 8, Honda is joining the nation in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day (www.hydrogenfuelcellday.org) to raise awareness of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies that can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while increasing the nation's energy security. The date is a reference to hydrogen's atomic weight of 1.008.

Honda is a leader in the development and deployment of advanced fuel cell vehicle technologies and today has more than 450 Clarity Fuel Cell vehicles – with an industry-leading 366-mile zero-emissions driving range rating1 – in the hands of customers. The company aims to have two-third of its global vehicle sales comprised of electrified vehicles, including fuel cells, plug-in hybrids, hybrids and battery-electric vehicles, by 2030.

Nissan Technical Center R&d Celebrates 25th Anniversary And Continued Growth

Nissan Technical Center R&D Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Continued GrowthNissan Americas is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Farmington Hills-based North American Technical Center. The original Plymouth, Mich.-based facility, originally known as Nissan Research and Development (NRD), was relocated to Farmington Hills in 1998 and renamed Nissan Technical Center North America, Inc. (NTCNA) in 2000 and currently serves as the main campus of Nissan Motor Company's Research and Development (R&D) arm in North America. Today, the facility houses production engineering, research and testing, purchasing, quality and administration and employs more than 1,200 people in Metro Detroit.