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Fukushima Pref. Creates PR Video Showing Status of Recovery from Disaster, Efforts for Food Safety

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 8:00am

The video shows continued efforts made by Fukushima for recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake, powerful on a global scale, for food safety and for other purposes as this year marks the 10th year since the disaster.

Key Points: 
  • The video shows continued efforts made by Fukushima for recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake, powerful on a global scale, for food safety and for other purposes as this year marks the 10th year since the disaster.
  • Evacuation orders issued following the outbreak of the nuclear disaster have been lifted in most areas.
  • Airborne radiation doses in most parts of Fukushima Prefecture are now at almost the same level as those in major cities in the world.
  • Restoration work has been completed on 95% of civil engineering facilities such as roads, which sustained damage in the disaster.

Mitsubishi Motors Starts Production of Face Shields to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Infections

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 9:01am

TOKYO, Apr 27, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) produces face shields to provide to medical institutions.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Apr 27, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) produces face shields to provide to medical institutions.
  • In Gifu Prefecture, also donated the produced face shields to a hospital in Minokamo City, Gifu Prefecture.
  • MMC plans to ramp up the face shield production and produce other products such as face masks for preventing the spread of infection.
  • Mitsubishi Motors has 30,000 employees and a global footprint with production facilities in Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, the Philippines and Russia.

Nippon Express's Chuo International Office (Osaka) Acquires Halal Certification

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:00am

The Kansai region hosts numerous sightseeing spots very popular with foreign tourists, and the 2025 World Exposition in Japan will be held in Osaka.

Key Points: 
  • The Kansai region hosts numerous sightseeing spots very popular with foreign tourists, and the 2025 World Exposition in Japan will be held in Osaka.
  • So demand for halal products is expected to grow.
  • The Osaka International Transport Branch's Chuo International Office handles import/export, bonded warehouse storage and domestic logistics operations for halal products.
  • Nippon Express's halal logistics certifications:

Installation Using Modern Technology to Depict the Spiritual World of Japanese Tea Ceremony Displayed at Chubu Centrair International Airport Starting Monday, March 9

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 1:04pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200306005229/en/
    Chubu Centrair International Airport (Tokoname, Aichi) International Arrivals Concourse
    Starting Monday, March 9, 2020, new artwork inspired by cha-no-yu, or Japanese tea ceremony, will go on display at the Chubu Centrair International Airport International Arrivals Concourse.
  • Note: Two exhibits SOTOROJI #0 and VOID SYSTEM were originally planned to be showcased at Chubu Centrair International Airport.
  • The western part of Aichi Prefecture, where Chubu Centrair International Airport is located, was once known as Owari.
  • Media art expressing the settings and processes of tea ceremony will be unveiled throughout Chubu Centrair International Airport.

Chiba Pref. Gov't Soliciting Tourists to Pick Strawberries, Including CHI-BA+BERRY, at Local Farms

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 5:00am

CHIBA, Japan, Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its spring tourism promotion campaign, the Chiba Prefectural Government is soliciting tourists to visit local strawberry farms to pick and eat locally grown strawberries, including the "CHI-BA+BERRY" variety, an original species developed in Chiba Prefecture and marketed since January 2017.

Key Points: 
  • CHIBA, Japan, Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its spring tourism promotion campaign, the Chiba Prefectural Government is soliciting tourists to visit local strawberry farms to pick and eat locally grown strawberries, including the "CHI-BA+BERRY" variety, an original species developed in Chiba Prefecture and marketed since January 2017.
  • It can be eaten only in the prefecture.
  • At many of over 100 strawberry farms in the prefecture, numerous varieties of strawberries are being grown, allowing visitors to taste different types of strawberries.
  • Chiba Prefecture is highly accessible for inbound tourists as it hosts Narita International Airport, a major gateway to Japan, and has a warm climate.

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts “Hina-Matsuri” Girls’ Doll Festival Art Exhibition

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 2:05pm

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japans most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host an event entitled Hina-Matsuri Girls Doll Festival Art Exhibition to help guests celebrate Japans cultural event known as Girls Doll Festival or Hina-Matsuri from February 1 to March 26, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japans most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host an event entitled Hina-Matsuri Girls Doll Festival Art Exhibition to help guests celebrate Japans cultural event known as Girls Doll Festival or Hina-Matsuri from February 1 to March 26, 2020.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Flower-themed works of art exhibition will be held in the 3rd floor Art Lobby area.
  • Guests can take their flower arrangements home with them to celebrate Girls Doll Festival with their families.
  • Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH) , located in Shinjuku at the very heart of the nations capital Tokyo, is one of Japans leading international hotels.

Odakyu Group Holds Collaborative Events with "EVANGELION" Animation Series in Hakone, Popular Tourist Destination

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 6:00am

TOKYO, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Odakyu Group, led by Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd., is holding large-scale collaborative events with the globally popular EVANGELIONanimation series from January 10 (Friday) to June 30 (Tuesday), 2020, in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Odakyu Group, led by Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd., is holding large-scale collaborative events with the globally popular EVANGELIONanimation series from January 10 (Friday) to June 30 (Tuesday), 2020, in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture.
  • The Hakone area has been selected for the events because it is the scene of "TOKYO-lll" depicted in the animation series.
  • Visitors can enjoy viewing the world of "EVANGELION" in the Hakone area during the events.
  • Transport vehicles, stations, bus stops and so on run by the Odakyu Group are decorated with wrappings designed on the theme of popular characters and EVANGELIONmodels in the EVANGELIONanimation series.

A Media Coverage Base for the Tokyo 2020 Games The Tokyo Media Center Is Now Accepting Accreditation Card Applications

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 5:54am

The Tokyo Media Center (TMC) is a facility established by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to serve as a media coverage base for domestic and international media during the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Key Points: 
  • The Tokyo Media Center (TMC) is a facility established by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to serve as a media coverage base for domestic and international media during the Tokyo 2020 Games.
  • As of today, it is now accepting accreditation card applications through the TMC official website.
  • Even media who dont have accreditation for the Tokyo 2020 Games can use the TMCs services.
  • Please visit this media coverage and information gathering base during the Games!

Ceramic Market Size Worth USD 243.12 Billion by 2026; Government Supporting Initiatives to Promote Ceramic Products Will Boost Market, Says Fortune Business Insights™

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 9:30am

May 2019 Ise Murata Manufacturing Co., celebrated the accomplishment of their second production building in the Tsu City of Mie Prefecture, situated in Japan.

Key Points: 
  • May 2019 Ise Murata Manufacturing Co., celebrated the accomplishment of their second production building in the Tsu City of Mie Prefecture, situated in Japan.
  • Our goal is to empower our clients with holistic market intelligence, giving a granular overview of the market they are operating in.
  • Our team of experienced analysts and consultants use industry-leading research tools and techniques to compile comprehensive market studies, interspersed with relevant data.
  • At Fortune Business Insights, we aim at highlighting the most lucrative growth opportunities for our clients.

Ceramic Market Size Worth USD 243.12 Billion by 2026; Government Supporting Initiatives to Promote Ceramic Products Will Boost Market, Says Fortune Business Insights™

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 9:30am

May 2019 Ise Murata Manufacturing Co., celebrated the accomplishment of their second production building in the Tsu City of Mie Prefecture, situated in Japan.

Key Points: 
  • May 2019 Ise Murata Manufacturing Co., celebrated the accomplishment of their second production building in the Tsu City of Mie Prefecture, situated in Japan.
  • Our goal is to empower our clients with holistic market intelligence, giving a granular overview of the market they are operating in.
  • Our team of experienced analysts and consultants use industry-leading research tools and techniques to compile comprehensive market studies, interspersed with relevant data.
  • At Fortune Business Insights, we aim at highlighting the most lucrative growth opportunities for our clients.