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Postcards from the heavens

Editorials Sep 30, 2018

Postcards from the heavens

For a real change of perspective, head over to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) website to see videos and photographs from the Hayabusa2 mission. The pictures are courtesy of two tiny robot rovers, Minerva-II1A and Minerva-II1B, that landed late last month on the ...

Media appear to be ignoring maglev woes

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Sep 29, 2018

Media appear to be ignoring maglev woes

by Philip Brasor

Earlier this month, two different Tokyo District Court sessions associated with the maglev bullet train line now under construction were convened. In one, major contractor Obayashi Corp. was prosecuted for rigging bids for work on the project. In the other, a citizens' network was ...