Hiroshima Girl's Paper Crane Comes To Pearl Harbor

Hiroshima girl's paper crane comes to Pearl HarborA small paper crane folded by a 12-year-old girl who died of leukemia after the U.S. dropped an atom bomb on her hometown of Hiroshima will go on display in Pearl Harbor, where the 1941 Japanese attack launched the two nations into war.

Tough School Assignment: Turning White Paper On Public Facilities Into Manga

Tough school assignment: Turning white paper on public facilities into mangaHigh school kids are used to doing all kinds of papers, but tackling a local government white paper is not usually part of the curriculum.

For four teenagers at Imaichi Industrial High School here, their assignment was clear-cut: to transform a wordy white paper on public facilities that was full of jargon into easy-to-understand manga format.

Nippon Paper Investment In Scg Paper’s Fibrous Chain

NIPPON PAPER Investment in SCG Paper’s Fibrous ChainNippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Yoshio Haga; “Nippon Paper Industries”) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SCG Paper Public Company Limited (President: Roongrote Rangsiyopash; “SCG Paper”) to form a strategic joint venture to collaboratively enhance the competitiveness of SCG Paper’s Fibrous Chain, thereby creating further business opportunities and accelerating the business growth in Southeast Asia.

Kyoto Goes Kawaii : Pyonpyondo 'washi' Shop Offers Traditional Multi-purpose 'kaishi' Paper

Kyoto Goes Kawaii : PyonPyonDo 'washi' shop offers traditional multi-purpose 'kaishi' paperThe city's PyonPyonDo traditional Japanese "washi" paper shop specializes in "kaishi," a paper that has served many purposes over the ages.

Kaishi is a type of tissue paper that is folded and tucked inside the kimono, giving it its alternate name, "futokoro-gami" (bosom paper). It has historically been used to store sweets, take notes or clean the rims of tea bowls and other objects used during Japan's famous tea ceremony ritual.

Nippon Paper Industries To Jointly Establish Power Generation Company In Fuji, Shizuoka

Nippon Paper Industries to Jointly Establish Power Generation Company in Fuji, ShizuokaNippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (“the Company”; President: Yoshio Haga) announces that it has reached an agreement and signed a joint venture contract with Mitsubishi Corporation (President: Ken Kobayashi) and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (President: Akihisa Mizuno) for the establishment of a power generation company (“the New Company”) that will construct and operate a 100-megawatt-class coal fired power generation unit.

Paper Rolls Up To Be A Torch

Paper Rolls Up To Be A TorchTo the untrained eye, this little device created by designer Kazuhiro Yamanaka appears to be a regular piece of paper. Well, almost. When rolled into a cylindrical tube, however, two cleverly hidden switches power up an attached LED and voila, instant illumination.

Sony A4-sized Digital Paper Notepad Is Light, Durable And Responsive

Sony A4-sized digital paper notepad is light, durable and responsiveSony has developed an A4 sized equivalent 13.3" digital paper notepad.

The display is the first in the world to use E Ink Mobius, a new flexible electronic paper display technology developed by E Ink in collaboration with Sony. Technology developed by Sony for forming high precision thin film transistors on plastic instead of glass has been used, making the display flexible and light. It is scheduled for mass production this year.

Update : Sony Develops Digital Paper For Academic Use

Update : Sony Develops Digital Paper for Academic UseSony Corp developed a 13.3-inch (A4-size) "digital paper" device in the aim of replacing paper educational materials and documents and improving learning effects, productivity, etc.

Sony intends to propose new learning and working styles by using the device and delivering, storing, writing and sharing electronic files via a network, it said.

Nippon Paper Papylia Develops Japan's Lightest Ultra-thin Printing Paper

Nippon Paper Papylia Develops Japan's Lightest Ultra-Thin Printing PaperNippon Paper Papylia (President: Masahiro Hirakawa), a company in the Nippon Paper Group, has developed printing paper weighing only 18 g/?, making it the lightest such paper in Japan (according to an internal study) and one that is appropriate for documents containing dense information, such as insurance clauses. The company began sales of the paper in Japan in May 2013.