Fukushima Town Partially Lifts Evacuation Order

Fukushima town partially lifts evacuation order

An evacuation order for one of the towns hosting the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been partially lifted from Wednesday.

Officials decided to lift the restrictions for two districts that cover 40 percent of Okuma because radiation levels have fallen significantly. The districts are about seven kilometers south-west of the damaged nuclear plant.

Japan Lifts Standby Order For Aegis Destroyers

Japan lifts standby order for Aegis destroyers

Japan has lifted its standby order for Aegis-equipped destroyers as security tensions have eased following the US-North Korea summit last month.

Japan's Defense Ministry had deployed the Maritime Self-Defense Force's destroyers equipped with the advanced Aegis radar system in the Sea of Japan.

Nissan Lifts The Lid On Factory-authorized Lifts Kits For The Titan

Nissan Lifts The Lid On Factory-Authorized Lifts Kits For The TitanThe Nissan Titan has been growing in popularity and the company is trying to further increase its appeal by introducing a factory-authorized suspension lift kit at the Chicago Auto Show.

Available on Titan and Titan XD Crew Cab 4×4 models, the lift kit was developed by ICON Vehicle Dynamics and includes custom rod end bearings, “Delta Joints” and height-adjustable coil-over shock absorbers which were specifically designed for the truck. Nissan says the lift kit simply bolts into place and lifts the truck by up to three inches.

Johnny & Associates Lifts Ban On Online Photos! Nishikido Ryo's Press Conference First To Surface

Johnny & Associates lifts ban on online photos! Nishikido Ryo's press conference first to surface

On January 31, Kanjani8's Nishikido Ryo held a press conference for his movie 'Hitsuji no Ki' at The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Yurakucho.

Nishikido greeted the press and introduced the film in English without using any notes. He said, "Thank you for coming today. I hope you enjoy the movie. Through this film, I thought about what I would do if a stranger came into my community. This film is entertainment, but it also has a social perspective. I hope it will make you think about depopulation and emigration."

Lower Cost Of Image Sensor Business Lifts Sony's Annual Income Estimate

Lower cost of image sensor business lifts Sony's annual income estimate

According to a report by Reuters Japanese electronics manufacturer Sony has lifted its operating income estimate for the financial year ended March 31. Sony says it now expects an income of around ¥285 billion ($2.6 billion), which is up from a 240 billion yen estimate in February.

The main reason for the adjustment of the estimate are lower amortization costs for Sony's financial services segment but the company also cites lower-than-anticipated costs for its image sensor business. The company doesn't provide any more detail than that, so we can only speculate what those anticipated costs were. 

Ex-colleagues At Ana See Off Onishi As Soyuz Spacecraft Lifts Off

Ex-colleagues at ANA see off Onishi as Soyuz spacecraft lifts offTen former colleagues at All Nippon Airways (ANA) saw off astronaut Takuya Onishi as a Soyuz spacecraft carrying him lifted off from a space station here on July 7.
The 10 former colleagues, who joined ANA, one of Japan's two major airlines, with Onishi in 1998 as pilots and have been promoted to captains, looked up at the rocket heading to the International Space Station (ISS).

Soccer : Teenage Sub Lifts Antlers

Soccer : Teenage sub lifts AntlersKashima Antlers won a matchup between title favorites, edging host Gamba Osaka 1-0 at Suita City Stadium on Sunday for a strong start to the new season.
Nineteen-year-old Kashima substitute Yuma Suzuki stole the show on a pitch that had star power on both sides, scoring the lone goal of the game 3 minutes after coming onto the pitch in the second half.

Golden Trio Lifts Polish Judo To Olympic Potential

Golden Trio Lifts Polish Judo To Olympic PotentialPolish judo is booming. In the Olympic year 2016 the success doesn’t stop. Where the team events set the tone, the individual medals were confirmed at European and World Championships, now the own Polish Open tournament has three Polish women with a gold medal. For the first time 1997 Polish women dominate Warsaw with three titles.