Soccer/ No Sign Of Inexperienced Japan Throwing Off The Shackles

SOCCER/ No sign of inexperienced Japan throwing off the shackles

ABU DHABI--Japan have hardly set the tournament alight on their run to the Asian Cup semi-finals, and it looks unlikely coach Hajime Moriyasu is going to throw off the shackles when they meet Iran for a place in the final on Monday.

Three wins by a single goal margin in the group stage were followed by a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the last 16 and a VAR-assisted triumph over Vietnam by the same score in Thursday's quarter-final.

200,000 Sign Petition To Halt Okinawa Landfill

200,000 sign petition to halt Okinawa landfill

About 200,000 people have signed a petition asking the White House to halt the ongoing landfill work in the Henoko coastal district of Okinawa Prefecture, southern Japan.

The work is part of a project to relocate the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station, which is currently located in a heavily populated part of Okinawa.

Over 100,000 Sign Petition Asking To Stop Landfill

Over 100,000 sign petition asking to stop landfill

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition asking the US White House to stop the landfill work at the Henoko district in Nago city on the coast of Okinawa Prefecture, southwestern Japan.

A man of Okinawa descent residing in the United States launched the petition on December 8th, demanding the reclamation work be suspended until a prefectural referendum is held in February. The referendum will question whether to allow a new US base to be built at Henoko.

Sign Up For The Next Ps4 System Software Update Beta

Sign Up for the Next PS4 System Software Update Beta

We're getting ready for the next major system update for PS4, and can use some help from PS4 owners to test it out ahead of launch. Starting today, you can sign up for a chance to be a beta tester and get an advance look at some of the improvements and new features coming to PS4. And good news for Canadian folks – beginning this beta, PS4 owners in Canada are also able to register for the beta testing.

You can register to be a beta tester anytime between today and the start of the beta expected in February. Users must be 18 years or older. Once the beta starts, we'll close registration.

First 'japanese Sign Language' Phone Booths Installed At Haneda Airport

First 'Japanese Sign Language' phone booths installed at Haneda Airport

The first public "Japanese Sign Language" phone booths for the hearing impaired were installed at Haneda Airport on Dec. 3, it has been learned.

The installation of the booths coincided with the United Nation's International Day of Persons with Disabilities by The Nippon Foundation. Looking toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the foundation plans to introduce the phone booths to other main domestic airports such as Narita for Japanese with hearing disabilities.

Jr Kyushu To Install Biggest Organic El Sign In Japan

JR Kyushu to install biggest organic EL sign in Japan

Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — JR Kyushu Agency Co. said Monday that it will install the nation's biggest digital billboard using organic electroluminescence display panels in Japan at Hakata Station in Fukuoka in April next year.

The curved digital sign 4 meters high and 7 meters wide uses 36 55-inch panels, making people standing beside it feel as if they were enclosed by images, the advertising unit of southwestern Japan railroad operator Kyushu Railway Co., or JR Kyushu, said at a press conference in Tokyo.

Mazda, Denso, And Toyota Sign Joint Technology Development Contract For Electric Vehicles

Mazda, Denso, and Toyota Sign Joint Technology Development Contract for Electric VehiclesMazda Motor Corporation (Mazda), Denso Corporation (Denso), an/d Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) signed a contract today to jointly develop basic structural technologies for electric vehicles. Furthermore, the three companies have also decided to establish a new company consisting of selected engineers from the three companies to ensure the efficient implementation of the joint technological development projects.

Grt Yamaha Re-sign Mahias & Caricasulo For 2018

GRT Yamaha Re-Sign Mahias & Caricasulo for 2018Yamaha Motor Europe and the GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team are delighted to announce the extension of both Lucas Mahias' and Federico Caricasulo's contracts for the 2018 FIM Supersport World Championship. In his first full season with the team, Mahias (141 points) is currently locked in a two-way battle for the championship, trailing his main rival by just four points with three races to go after taking victory in Aragon and recording a further six podiums in nine races. Caricasulo has also impressed in his debut year with the team, winning in Thailand and notching up another rostrum in Misano and he currently sits sixth in the championship with 60 points.

Hitachi And Honda Sign Mou Aiming To Establish A Joint Venture Company For Electric Vehicle Motors

Hitachi and Honda Sign MoU Aiming to Establish a Joint Venture Company for Electric Vehicle MotorsHitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") on Feb. 3, aiming to establish a joint venture company for the development, manufacture and sales of motors for electric vehicles. The two companies now will conduct formal discussions regarding the establishment of the new company.

Jaxa And Uaesa Sign A Cooperation Arrangement

JAXA and UAESA sign a Cooperation ArrangementOn March 22, 2016, Dr. Naoki Okumura, President of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and H.E Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Thani Al-Romaithi, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the UAESA, newly signed an “Arrangement between the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency regarding Cooperation in Space Activities and Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes” to strengthen the cooperation between JAXA and UAESA.