Sapporo plans to brew its products at Stone facilities for U.S. distribution, while Stone will continue to brew its own lineup.
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The trip will mark the U.S. leader's first visit to Japan as president and will come after a stop in South Korea and talks with Yoon Suk-yeol, South Korea's incoming president.
Monitoring groups and experts saw little risk of a major incident at the plant, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster in 1986.
Amid panic and disinformation, observers and experts have worked to ascertain the situation on the ground at the Zaporizhzhia plant, which was witness to a firefight Friday.
The Princeton meteorologist, whose work lay the foundation for the modern science of climate modeling, says his research was simply driven by curiosity.
The 16th typhoon of the year is forecast to approach the Izu Islands, south of Tokyo, on Friday before moving to the ocean east of Kanto.
Typhoon Mindulle, the 16th storm named this year by the Meteorological Agency, was designated as “strong” on Saturday, putting it on par with a Category 1 hurricane.
Earlier forecasts had shown the possibility of the storm making landfall closer to Tokyo, with some Olympic events rescheduled as a precaution.
While not expected to strengthen into a stronger typhoon, Tropical Storm Nepartak could impact a wide area on Tuesday and Wednesday.
A tropical storm approaching Japan's main island of Honshu is already throwing a wrench into the Olympic schedule, with rowing events planned for early next week being moved up.