Posts Tagged ‘japanese’

Secret Japanese Settlement in British Columbia

Dishes and bottles found at the site in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. (Bob Muckle) Hidden Japanese Settlement Found in Forests of British Columbia by Brigit Katz Smithsonian.com In 2004, archaeology professor Robert Muckle was alerted to a site within the forests of British Columbia’s North Shore mountains, where a few old cans and a […]

How Japanese Scientists Confronted the U.S. and Japanese Governments to Reveal the Effects of Bikini H-bomb Tests

Introduction and translation by Steve Rabson. The original Japanese text can be found here. Introduction The March, 1954 “Bravo Shot” H-bomb test in the Pacific dumped radioactive debris on the Marshall Islands, U.S. servicemen, and the crew of a Japanese fishing boat. The multi-megaton blast infected Marshall Islanders with radiation sickness and caused cancers in the […]

Photos: Zarif meets with Japanese deputy FM

ISNA | Amir Kholousi: Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with Japanese Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori in Tehran on Saturday.       Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2019/08/17/photos-zarif-meets-with-japanese-deputy-fm/ Related Posts Zarif says Arab oil more important than its blood for US “Arab blood vs. Arab oil / A primer […]

Zarif meets with Japanese deputy FM

MNA – Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with Japanese Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori in Tehran on Saturday. Japanese Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori who is in Tehran on official visit held a meeting with top Iranian diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday afternoon. Referring […]

Japanese Air Force One, which flew emperor and 14 PMs, up for sale for $28mn (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The former Japanese government aircraft, a Boeing 747-400, entered service in 1991, and has logged 16,332 hours of flight time and made 13,569 landings since then. It flew a total of 318 times in the past 27 years, making stops at 269 locations in 100 countries and yet is still classed as “one of the […]

Israel, Japanese insurance firms join forces to tap into Startup Nation tech

Israel’s Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. and Japanese insurance corporation Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. will join forces to identify Israeli startups that provide cutting edge technologies in a variety of fields including insurance, fintech and health. According to the agreement, signed in Ramat Gan, Israel on Wednesday, the two companies will collaborate in […]

Shock Daylight Arson Attack On Japanese Anime Studio Leaves 33 Dead

A popular animation production studio in Kyoto, Japan has gone up in flames after a reported arson attack, leaving a shocking 33 people confirmed or presumed dead, and another 36 injured – some critically – according to Japanese fire department statements. It’s Japan’s worst case of arson in decades and among the highest mass casualty events in its […]

Iranian, Japanese diplomats hold legal consultations

Tasnim – High-ranking diplomats from Iran and Japan held the first round of legal consultations in Tokyo in a bid to boost cooperation in diverse fields, including issues related to international law. The meeting was co-chaired by the director-generals for legal-international affairs at the two countries’ respective foreign ministries. In the talks, the two sides […]

Japanese zoo’s utterly bizarre lion escape drill goes viral (VIDEO)

Staff armed with nets and poles at the Tobe Zoo in Ehime Prefecture in western Japan evacuated perplexed visitors amid warnings of an escaped animal. The ‘beast’ in question turned out to be a staff member in a lion costume, one who really committed to their role, swiping at colleagues who got too close as […]

Pompeo Gulf of Oman Narrative Torpedoed by Vessel’s Japanese Owner

WASHINGTON — Just a day before the Trump administration blamed Iran for an attack on two oil tankers connected to Japan in the Gulf of Oman, without offering a shred of evidence, members of Congress revealed that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had privately briefed them on possible justifications for a war on Iran. The […]

Japanese tanker owner claims crew saw ‘flying objects’ before attack, denies ship struck mine

Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, told reporters on Friday that sailors on board the ill-fated oil tanker observed “flying objects” just before the incident in which the ship caught fire and was badly damaged. The giant vessel was hit twice, first near the engine room and then on its starboard side. He suggested that those flying […]

Japanese Tanker Owner Denies Ship Hit By Mine, Says Crew Saw "Flying Objects" Before Attack

For a moment on Thursday, it appeared that the US Navy had produced the ‘smoking gun’ to which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had alluded during his statement from earlier in the day: CENTCOM footage which the Navy said purported to show Iran’s IRGC ‘caught in the act’ of trying to remove an […]

US to Jail 1,400 Immigrant Children at WWII Japanese Internment Site

The Pentagon announced yesterday that the Trump administration will detain 1,400 immigrant children at the site of a World War II-era Japanese internment camp, Fort Sill Army Base in Lawton, Oklahoma. The decision, announced Tuesday as Trump denounced immigrants and socialism at a rally in Iowa, is a calculated political maneuver. “Immigration really is the […]

Photos: Japanese PM lands in Tehran

ISNA | Ali Taghavi – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Tehran on Wednesday evening to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on bilateral and international issues. He was received by the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran.       Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2019/06/12/photos-japanese-pm-lands-in-tehran/ Related Posts […]

Japanese PM due in Tehran on June 12

Abe’s visit to Tehran will be the first visit to Iran by a Japanese leader over the past four decades. During his 3-day visit, the Japanese prime minister hopes to play a mediating role between Iran and the US to deescalate the tensions between the two countries, Kyodo news agency reported. Abe is scheduled to meet with Iran’s Supreme […]

Don’t be a drug mule: Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach dies on international flight

   A 42-year-old Japanese man died on a Bogota-to-Tokyo flight after swallowing 246 packets of cocaine and having a seizure. An autopsy revealed the cause of death — brain swelling from cocaine overdose — after the man’s body was removed from an Aeromexico flight that made an emergency landing in northern Mexico, according to a […]

Photos: FM Zarif meets with senior Japanese officials in Tokyo

MNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate talks with his Japanse counterpart Taro Kono and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Thursday. During the meetings, the sides discussed Iran’s countermeasures on the US’ unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.   Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2019/05/17/photos-fm-zarif-meets-with-senior-japanese-officials-in-tokyo/ Related Posts Zarif says Arab oil […]

Just in: 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japanese Island of Kyushu

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGC), a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Japanese island of Kyushu on Friday. Source Article from https://www.veteranstoday.com/2019/05/09/just-in-6-4-magnitude-earthquake-hits-japanese-island-of-kyushu/ Related Posts Japan rocked by 6.2 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Fukushima   Japan has been struck by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Fukushima where 6.2-magnitude quake hits off […]

BLIND Japanese sailor completes pioneering non-stop Pacific crossing (VIDEO)

The Japanese-born sailor who now resides in San Diego reached the port of Fukushima in his 40-foot (12-meter) cutter on Saturday morning – almost two months after he left California. Iwamoto was joined by his friend, a sighted US native Doug Smith, as both men shared the ship’s steering, rigging and navigating duties. The sailor […]

Take that! Japanese probe Hayabusa2 fires ‘bullet’ at asteroid in bid to discover how life began

The Hayabusa2 probe used a device called a sampler horn to fire a tantalum projectile “bullet” at the surface of Ryugu, breaking off tiny fragments that are then collected and brought home for analysis. Scientists are on the lookout for amino acids or other organic molecules among the carbon-rich material that makes up C-type asteroids […]

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