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The government will attempt to get old industrial facilities entered on the list of World Heritage cultural sites in 2015, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga confirmed Tuesday. More than 20 facilities make up the so-called Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution, representing the nation’s ...
Eiji Toyoda, who died Tuesday in Aichi Prefecture, spearheaded Toyota Motor Corp.’s expansion in the U.S. as the automaker’s longest-serving president. Toyoda pushed his company to learn from Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp. about mass production of automobiles. During his 57-year career, ...
Japan’s most popular online bulletin-board service, 2channel (pronounced ni-chaneru), recently experienced what is probably the biggest problem in its 14-year history when its promise to keep users’ anonymity was severely broken by an information breach. 2channel was founded by Hiroyuki Nishimura in 1999. It ...