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Emi Nobuhiro
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 23, 2017
With plans for electric versions of its vehicles, Subaru avoids reinventing the wheel
Subaru Corp. is considering electric versions of its existing models for the carmaker's first foray into the technology, as it joins peers around the world in pouring cash into battery-powered vehicles amid tightening emissions rules.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 5, 2016
Japan's first lady offers critics a household hotline to Abe
With high approval ratings stoking speculation that Shinzo Abe could become Japan's longest-serving prime minister in recent history, he faces the risk of becoming complacent. Enter Akie Abe, his wife of 29 years.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Oct 26, 2016
Namie radiation evacuees fear return
Weed-engulfed buildings and shuttered businesses paint an eerie picture of a coastal Japanese town abandoned after a monstrous earthquake and tsunami triggered meltdowns in the Fukushima nuclear plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 6, 2016
As Japan's population slides, one mayor wrestles with overcrowding
As Japan's population shrinks and ages, some rural communities are in danger of extinction. Yet in Tokyo, one mayor has the opposite problem.

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