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Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Japan Compiles Global Digital 3D Map

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is working to compile images acquired by its Advanced Land Observing Satellite "DAICHI" to develop a high-resolution global digital terrain map. With a resolution of five meters in both spatial resolution...

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

World Bank and Japan Team to Improve Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries

With loss and damages from disasters increasing globally, Japan and the World Bank launched a new program today that will help improve disaster risk management in developing countries. Activities under this program will have a strong focus...

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Japan Says Historic Maps Bolster Claim to Islands Controlled by South Korea

Five old maps have gone on display in the southern Japanese city of Matsue, supposedly providing fresh evidence that islands held by South Korea and known as Dokdo are in fact Japanese territory. Tokyo claims the two...

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Smaller is Getting Bigger in the Satellite Business

As emerging space pioneers in China and India race to the moon and Mars, private-sector startups are quietly launching satellites the size of microwave ovens that aim to satisfy much more terrestrial desires. Axelspace Corp. in November...

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Japan’s Military Consider Deploying Unmanned Reconnaissance Aircraft on Destroyers

The Maritime Self-Defense Force is considering deploying fixed-wing unmanned reconnaissance aircraft that can take off from and land on destroyers, according to sources. The MSDF also plans to conduct research on the equipment needed to conduct the...

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Japan to Create Infrastructure Export Firm

Japan's infrastructure ministry has decided to set up a company in fiscal 2014 to support Japanese companies which export technology and products for traffic control and urban development, ministry officials said Tuesday. Using some 100 billion yen...

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Old China Maps Have No Mention of Diaoyu

Maps created by Chinese government-affiliated publishers after the 1949 establishment of the People’s Republic of China and until July 1971 had no reference to Diaoyu, the Chinese name of the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China...

Friday, December 27th, 2013

Japan’s Infrastructure Upkeep Could Hit ¥5.5 trillion

Annual maintenance and renewal costs for Japanese infrastructure are expected to reach as much as ¥5.5 trillion in 20 years, according to government advisory bodies. For fiscal 2013, maintenance and renewal costs for roads, seaports, airports and...

Monday, December 16th, 2013

China, Japan, South Korea to Jointly Combat Air Pollution

China, Japan and South Korea today agreed to jointly combat air pollution, a common challenge to East Asia, to boost sustainable development for greater ecological improvement. At the end of a two-day summit in Xianghe, a county...

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Scientists Calculate Friction of Japan’s 9.0 Earthquake in 2011

An international team of scientists that installed a borehole temperature observatory following the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake in Japan has been able to measure the “frictional heat” generated during the rupture of the fault – an amount the...

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