Tag Archive: Japan

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Trump strikes hard line against NKorea

President Donald Trump struck a hard line against North Korea’s nuclear weapons program Monday and urged Japan to do the same as he closed out two days of talks, dinner and golf diplomacy with ally Japan.

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WSK Axis 2017 festival opens at College of Saint Benilde’s creative playground

WSK: The Festival of the Recently Possible together with The Japan Foundation Asia Center and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts open WSK Axis 2017 festival with the biggest new media arts exhibit INTERSTICES: Manifolds of the In-between on October 23, 2017, 4Pm at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts.

TE SubCom to Perform Third Network Upgrade to South-East Asia Japan Cable System

Eatontown, N.J., USA – March 30, 2016 – TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, announced today that it has signed a contract to perform its third network upgrade to the South-East Asia Japan Cable (SJC) System. Utilizing TE SubCom’s latest 100 Gb/s coherent transmission technology (C100U+), this third upgrade increases the capacity by 6.3 Tb/s.

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The average Asian spends less than 4 hours a week on personal grooming

A recent 22-country study has found that consumers from China, South Korea and Japan spend the least time on personal grooming. Over three in five (63%) consumers across five Asia Pacific countries put in between one to four hours weekly on personal grooming, with 60 percent from this group saying the time they spend is less than an hour a week.

A cold, insomnia, muscle pain, weight problems and migraines complete top 5 most common complaints across 22 countries

Singapore, November 26, 2015 – Colds and coughs are the most common health conditions experienced by consumers all over the world in the past 12 months, but the number of sufferers in China and Hong Kong, at 57 percent and 55 percent are even higher than the global average which stands at 51 percent. These findings were revealed from a recent GfK online survey which asked over 27,000 people in 22 countries which health conditions from a given list1 they have experienced in the past 12 months.

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Japan hiring women for armed forces

Japan is planning to hire more women to join the military amid rising challenge of expanding the country’s personnel rolls while its population is at large shrinks.