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43 articles published


Silicon valley battered as Washington turns up antitrust heat

Business Jun 4, 2019

Silicon valley battered as Washington turns up antitrust heat

Technology giants are bracing for sweeping investigations into their business practices as top U.S. antitrust officials and lawmakers carved out a battle plan targeting Silicon Valley's best-known names — sending shares tumbling and raising the prospect of a drawn-out fight with the government. The House ...

Japan to streamline farm export procedures starting next spring

Business Jun 4, 2019

Japan to streamline farm export procedures starting next spring

The government decided Tuesday to centralize aspects of the agricultural product export process, including food safety management and the farm ministry's negotiations with importers, starting next spring in an effort to streamline operations. The move is aimed at cutting down export processing times by making ...

Japan ends search for F-35A and plans resumption of flights soon

National Jun 4, 2019

Japan ends search for F-35A and plans resumption of flights soon

The government has stopped searching for an Air Self-Defense Force F-35A that crashed into the Pacific Ocean some two months ago, Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Tuesday. The remaining 12 F-35As, deployed at Misawa Air Base in Aomori Prefecture, have been grounded since the accident, ...

Boeing 737s undergo review for wing parts prone to cracking

Business Jun 4, 2019

Boeing 737s undergo review for wing parts prone to cracking

Airlines have begun inspecting 312 of Boeing Co.'s 737 family of aircraft, including some of the grounded 737 Max, because they have wing components that are prone to cracking. The parts must be replaced within 10 days, U.S. regulators said. Boeing informed the Federal Aviation ...

'The Art of Hayami Gyoshu'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Jun 4, 2019

'The Art of Hayami Gyoshu'

by Yukari Tanaka

June 8-Aug. 4 Though known as a nihonga (Japanese-style) artist, Hayami Gyoshu (1894-1935) studied and advocated new painting styles, producing works that broke away from conventional perceptions of the genre. He introduced Western-style painting characteristics and continuously experimented and developed nihonga, helping it become a ...

'Who Opens Up the World?'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Jun 4, 2019

'Who Opens Up the World?'

by Yukari Tanaka

June 1-30 One of the most powerful aspects of art is its ability to expand our perception of the world by introducing viewers to different concepts and new ways of looking at things. "Who Opens Up the World" presents 100 works from the museum's collection, all ...