Eating Out / Thai Restaurant Touts Use Of Homegrown Organic Ingredients

Eating out / Thai restaurant touts use of homegrown organic ingredients

By Tomoo Furuta / Japan News Staff WriterMATSUDO, Chiba — When you enter the Ruwhan Thai restaurant, the exotic interior design immediately catches your attention, followed by the Thai pop music that fills the air.

Owner Kenichi Hashimoto, who opened the restaurant in 2012, was proud of the fact that he uses homegrown organic vegetables to make dishes.

Uk Funeral-home Operator Touts Leaf-based 'eco-hearse'

UK funeral-home operator touts Leaf-based 'Eco-Hearse'When you go, you might as well go green, right? One UK funeral-home operator is giving prospective, uh, customers a way to take the environmentally sensitive way out. Literally.
Behold the Eco-Hearse. Developed by Leverton & Sons in partnership with Brahms Electric Vehicles, the hearse is based off of a Nissan Leaf platform and is said to be the first all-electric hearse in the UK. The customized car can go as far as 85 miles on a full charge. That means that, in addition to being lengthened to properly hold caskets, the car can make that last ride both quiet and environmentally friendly. Or at least friendlier.

Toyobo Touts Pef Resin As Likely Successor Of Pet Bottles

Toyobo touts PEF resin as likely successor of PET bottlesIndustrial material manufacturer Toyobo Co. will soon start producing a resin that it hopes will replace polyethylene terephthalate (PET) commonly used in plastic beverage bottles.
The company said bottles using the resin will be lighter and more airtight, offering better protection for the freshness of the contents than the ubiquitous PET bottle.

Update : Sony Sbh50 Bluetooth Headset Touts Nfc And A Smart Remote

Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH50 from Sony Simply SmartSony's Xperia ZR isn't reaching the market all by its lonesome: it's accompanied by a high-end Bluetooth headset, the SBH50. The sequel to the Smart Wireless Headset Pro mostly ups the ante with NFC -- listeners just have to tap the smart remote against their Xperias (or many other NFC-aware devices) to get going. There's still the emphasis on higher-than-usual quality for wireless audio; likewise, the remote continues to preview calls and messages, play FM radio and take the owner's pick of wired headphones.

Tokyo Ethical Fashion Dealer Touts Cool And Sexy

Tokyo ethical fashion dealer touts cool and sexyWhen shoppers buy something from Inheels, a fashion house based in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward, they find a tiny letter attached to their purchases with a string.

Each letter describes a heart-warming episode about the product's origin. For example, the "Arantza Flare Top," a women's top priced at 4,200 yen ($54) including tax, was sewn in a Nepalese factory. Profits from the product "will be used to help build a dental clinic and fund scholarships in a poverty-ridden village," the attached letter says.

Honda Campaign Touts Izod Indycar Series Affiliation

Honda Campaign Touts IZOD IndyCar Series AffiliationTo bring attention to Honda's unique corporate culture rooted in racing and the manufacturer's affiliation with IZOD IndyCar®, a campaign and sweepstakes recently began starring world-renowned driver Mario Andretti. Developed by Honda's long-standing agency, RPA, the work communicates Honda's racing spirit and the advanced technology and performance found in Honda vehicles.