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News Japan » Hokkaido: Former health ministry approved Hokkaido request to sterilize foreign national in 1960

News channel or source: https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20180425/p2a/00m/0na/006000c
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

then the Japanese government should provide them with redress just as for Japanese people (who underwent such surgeries)." (Japanese original by Kotaro Adachi and Motomi Kusakabe, Hokkaido News Department)

News Japan » Hokkaido: Japan carbon capture site shows promise for industrial use

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-carbon-storage/japan-carbon-capture-site-shows-promise-for-industrial-use-idUSKBN1HQ0WZ
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

TOMAKOMAI, Japan (Reuters) - A test site in Japan for burying carbon dioxide (CO2) below the seabed off Hokkaido island is showing more promise than other carbon, capture and storage (CCS) projects by cutting costs and increasing efficiency, its developer ...

News Japan » Hokkaido: World's oldest person, last survivor of 19th century, dies in Japan at 117

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2018/04/21/worlds-oldest-person-dies-southern-japan-117-years-old/539747002/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

"We, as her family members, are very happy about her longevity." The gerontology group lists the world’s oldest man as Masazo Nonaka, 112, of Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan's four major islands. But women — and residents of Japan — dominate the ...

News Japan » Hokkaido: Japan Society Presents REST IN PEACE, NEW YORK A Public Forum On Theater, Women And Immigration

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Japan-Society-Presents-REST-IN-PEACE-NEW-YORK-A-Public-Forum-On-Theater-Women-And-Immigration-20180420
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Shirotama Hitsujiya, born in Hokkaido in 1967, is a playwright, director, performer, and the artistic director of YUBIWA Hotel. In 2006, she was chosen as one of "The World's 100 Most Influential Japanese Women" by Newsweek Japan. Most recently ...

News Japan » Hokkaido: Avis Returns to Japan With Presence at Gateway Airports

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/avis-returns-japan-presence-gateway-130802933.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

today announced its return to the Japanese market with the opening of its flagship location at Chitose International Airport on Hokkaido Island. The opening is the first of several planned this year, with locations at Fukuoka International Airport ...

News Japan » Hokkaido: Japan casino bill to reach parliament on April 27: officials

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-casinos/japan-casino-bill-to-reach-parliament-on-april-27-officials-idUSKBN1HP14E
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

such as U.S.-based Las Vegas Sands Corp and Macau’s Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd. Any lifting of the cap would make investment in smaller potential sites in Japan’s hinterland such as Hokkaido in the north and Nagasaki in the south more viable for ...

News Japan » Hokkaido: Small Japanese Farms Breed Satsuki Sho Trifecta

News channel or source: https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/227016/small-japanese-farms-breed-satsuki-sho-trifecta
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

the first three finishers in the Satsuki Sho (Japanese Two Thousand Guineas, G1) were bred by farms based in Hidaka, a coastal area west of the Yoshida family headquarters on Hokkaido Island. Epoca d'Oro won the first leg of Japan's Triple Crown for 3-year ...

News Japan » Hokkaido: World Rugby announces list of team camps for Japan 2019

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/world-rugby-announces-list-team-camps-japan-2019-054621938.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

20 will utilize 52 camps during the group stage, ranging from the northernmost island prefecture of Hokkaido to Miyazaki on the southwestern ... Ichinomiya in central Japan's Aichi Prefecture, and Beppu in Kyushu. England will use sites in Sapporo, Kobe ...

News Japan » Hokkaido: TABLE-Japan nuclear reactor operations: Kyushu shuts Sendai No.2

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL3N1S02UE
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The following table shows the status of Japan's nuclear power plants. Company Plant Unit MW Status Hokkaido Tomari 1 579 Shutdown 22/4/11 Hokkaido Tomari 2 579 Shutdown 26/8/11 Hokkaido Tomari 3 912 Shutdown 5/5/12 Tohoku Onagawa 1 524 Shutdown 11/3/11 ...

News Japan » Hokkaido: Avis Budget's (CAR) Car Rental Unit Makes a Comeback in Japan

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/avis-budget-apos-car-car-151903952.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Avis Budget Group, Inc. CAR subsidiary, Avis Car Rental, announced its relaunch in Japan at Chitose International Airport on Hokkaido Island. The company’s long-time license partner, Idex Auto Japan, will operate the brand. Notably, this marks the ...