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Powerful blast at Japan restaurant injures 42

TOKYO: A powerful blast that ripped through a restaurant in northern Japan injured 42 people and caused serious damage to neighbouring buildings, forcing some residents into shelters, officials said. The…READ The post Powerful blast at Japan restaurant injures 42 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Powerful blast at Japan restaurant injures 42

TOKYO, Japan (UPDATED) – A powerful blast that ripped through a restaurant in northern Japan injured 42 people and caused serious damage to neighboring buildings, forcing some residents into shelters, officials said. The explosion in Sapporo on Sunday night, December 16, started fires and caused the partial collapse of some surrounding ........»»

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Japan resto explosion injures 42

TOKYO, Japan — A powerful blast ripped through a restaurant in northern Japan late Sunday, injuring 42 people, starting fires that took hours to bring under control and leading several neighboring buildings to collapse, officials and reports said. Images from the scene showed large flames and plumes of smoke rising in the night air after […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News14 hr. 49 min. ago Related News

Security worries hobble ambitions of China tech giant Huawei

  BEIJING --- While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries abroad. Australia and New Zealand have barred Huawei Technologies Ltd. as a supplier for fifth-generation networks. They joined the United States and Taiwan, which limit use of technology from the biggest global supplier of network switching gear. This week, Japan's cybersecurity agency said Huawei and other vendors deemed risky will be off-limits for government purchases. None has released evidence of wrongdoing by Huawei, which denies it is a risk and has operated a labo...Keep on reading: Security worries hobble ambitions of China tech giant Huawei.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 16th, 2018Related News

Why Melbourne is the most liveable city

Welcome to Melbourne, the most liveable city in the world," proudly said Nigel, our friendly driver-tour guide. He readily backed his claim by quoting a recent report that Melbourne, Australia, remains among "the world's most liveable cities" for 2018.   The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Survey ranks Melbourne second only to Vienna, Austria. Interestingly, it was only this year that Vienna ranked first in the survey, while Melbourne has held the title for a record seven consecutive years.   The list includes Osaka (Japan), Calgary (Canada), Sydney (Australia), Vancouver (Canada), Tokyo (Japan), Toronto (Canada), Copenhagen (Denmark) and Adelai...Keep on reading: Why Melbourne is the most liveable city.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 15th, 2018Related News

Japan says 10 med schools altered admissions, some kept out women

TOKYO, Japan – A Japanese government investigation sparked by a row over medical school admissions has found improper practices at 10 institutions, including 4 that tried to keep women out, a report said Friday, December 14. Authorities began their inquiry after Tokyo Medical University admitted it had systematically lowered the scores ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 14th, 2018Related News

JAPAN AIRLINES BUSINESS CLASS BOEING 787-9 DREAMLINER | TOKYO TO MANILA 日本航空ビジネスクラス – Manila Video

Overall Impression: It was such a nice surprise when I found out that Japan Airlines now flies the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for one of their 2 daily flights from Tokyo Narita to Manila instead of their old (but very well maintained) Boeing 767-300s. I was even more excited to find out that this flight was… link: JAPAN AIRLINES BUSINESS CLASS BOEING 787-9 DREAMLINER | TOKYO TO MANILA 日本航空ビジネスクラス – Manila Video.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 14th, 2018Related News

Miss Japan does Lifestyle shoot: More than just pretty Sailormoon

  Miss Japan Yuumi Kato has become the talk of the Miss Universe town in Bangkok because of her Sailormoon national costume.   But beneath that kawaii faade, Kato is a fighter, and days before the finals on Dec. 17, people are pegging her as one of the strongest delegates from Asia.   Lifestyle had a recent fashion shoot with her wearing holiday pieces from Rustan's, before she flew to Bangkok for the Miss Universe pageant.       ...Keep on reading: Miss Japan does Lifestyle shoot: More than just pretty Sailormoon.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 14th, 2018Related News

Earthquake drill

Emergency medical responders give first aid to “patients” during the first earthquake drill conducted at the City hall in Cagayan de Oro on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO  .....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

Renault board maintains Ghosn as CEO, says pay was legal

PARIS, France – The board of the French automaker Renault said Thursday, December 13, that it was keeping Carlos Ghosn as its chief executive, after an internal review of his pay package found that it had conformed with French law. Ghosn has been held under arrest in Japan since November 19 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2018

WATCH: In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the reconstruction of the Manila Cathedral post-war, the papal envoy Thomas Manyo Cardinal Maeda of Osaka, Japan celebrated a Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Video by: Jodel Sarmiento & Maria Crizandra Baylon Source link: Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2018.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 13th, 2018Related News

Japan to sell air defense radar to PH – Lorenzana

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed that Japan has offered to sell to the Philippines its air defense radar technology to help the country in its territorial defense. Japan to sell air defense radar to PH – Lorenzana Source link: Japan to sell air defense radar to PH – Lorenzana.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 13th, 2018Related News

Tech giants face tighter regulations

TOKYO, Japan — Japan is planning to tighten regulation of tech giants like Google and Facebook after an expert panel called for better oversight on competition and privacy, an official said Thursday. Japan has followed in the footsteps of other countries in scrutinizing the dominant role played by the world’s largest information technology companies, including […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

After quakes and flooding, Japan picks ‘disaster’ as 2018 symbol

Japan selected the Chinese character for “disaster” as its “defining symbol” for 2018, a year that saw the country hit by deadly floods, earthquakes and storms. After quakes and flooding, Japan picks ‘disaster’ as 2018 symbol Source link: After quakes and flooding, Japan picks ‘disaster’ as 2018 symbol.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 13th, 2018Related News

Gift boxes from award-winning Filipino chocolate brand

  He has always loved chocolates but when he became part of its manufacturing process, Mark Ocampo says he began to appreciate chocolates even more. That's understandable considering that the chocolates his company makes have won international awards just over a year since it was launched: two awards from the Academy of Chocolate Awards in London, and the Great Taste Award also in London.   Auro chocolate bars are now sold in Tokyo, Japan, and in San Francisco, California. In the Philippines, Auro is available in SM's Kultura store, in the Duty Free shops and in specialty stores. Aboard Philippine Airlines, Auro chocolate bars are also given to both economy and bus...Keep on reading: Gift boxes from award-winning Filipino chocolate brand.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 12th, 2018Related News

Tilting tourism two ways

Long before Japan and Korea became dream destinations, Hong Kong was the Filipinos’ go-to place for holidays and quick breaks. To many, it remains a favorite. One reason for this, perhaps, is proximity ─ it only takes a little over two hours to get to the former British colony from Manila by plane. Another is […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Joshua Pacio to defend ONE world title against Hayato Suzuki

MANILA, Philippines – Reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of the Philippines is ready to defend his title against Hayato Suzuki of Japan in a highly-anticipated rematch on January 19 in the ONE: Eternal Glory that will be held at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Pacio – who hails from ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Toyota introduces new-generation Camry in PHL

THE eighth-generation Toyota Camry, premiered at the North American International Auto Show in 2017 and sold in Japan, the US and other markets later that year, is now available in the Philippines......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

UX crossover new Lexus entry point

APPARENTLY, Japan-headquartered luxury car maker Lexus doesn’t shirk from making bold predictions about the newest vehicle in its portfolio. There’s clear confidence in the UX, which the company debuted at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Angelo Que to focus on Japan, Asian Tours

Angelo Que won’t go any further when he resumes his campaign in 2019, focusing on the Japan PGA Tour where he hopes to flourish after scoring a breakthrough victory in the Top Cup Tokai Classic last September in Aichi......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 11th, 2018Related News