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DRILL

Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 16, 2015
Toranomon Hills complex conducts Tokyo disaster drill
A major commercial complex in Tokyo opened its doors to hypothetical disaster victims Friday to test its staff's ability to handle a citywide emergency.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 17, 2014
Japan-U.S. nuclear disaster drill held at Yokosuka base
Japan and the United States held a nuclear contamination exercise at the U.S. Navy Yokosuka base in Kanagawa Prefecture on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 21, 2014
Japan raises military profile in maritime war games with U.S.
Japan stepped up its role in large-scale war games with the United States this week, with one of its admirals commanding air and sea maneuvers that the U.S. military described as the most complex ever overseen by the Maritime Self-Defense Force.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 20, 2014
Nerve gas attack training drill held at Hibiya Station
First responders including police and fire fighters conducted a drill at a Tokyo subway station on Thursday, the first of its kind held at an actual transit facility.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 25, 2014
Work begins on nuclear dump sites in Miyagi as residents protest
As the Environment Ministry on Friday geared up to take soil samples at two of the three locations selected to store radioactive waste, work at a third site was stalled by demonstrations.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Oct 3, 2014
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It's time to revisit one of On: Design's favorite designers — Kouichi Okamoto, who designs under the name Kyouei.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 1, 2014
Disaster drills held on 1923 quake memorial day
An estimated 2.35 million people took part in government-led disaster drills Monday, the anniversary of the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake that devastated the Tokyo region.
JAPAN
Aug 29, 2014
Fukui holds nuke disaster drill under revised evacuation plan
Fukui Prefecture will conduct a nuclear disaster drill on Sunday that involves evacuating areas that lie within 30 km of a nuclear power plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 30, 2014
India naval drill with Japan, U.S. seen as signal to China
Traffic at the Maritime Self-Defense Force base at Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, is typically dominated by Japanese and U.S. warships, but in July it saw an unusual variety of vessel. An Indian frigate and destroyer docked en route to joint exercises in the Western Pacific.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 28, 2014
China adds East China Sea drills to spate of muscle-flexing exercises
China announced new military drills in the East China Sea, adding to exercises underway in other areas that may further disrupt domestic air travel and add to tensions with neighbors over territorial disputes in the region.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 20, 2014
Osprey drills get nod in Gunma
The municipal assembly in Shinto, Gunma Prefecture, has approved holding military exercises involving the MV-22 Ospreys flown by the U.S. Marine Corps.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 18, 2014
Government, industry bodies take part in first broad cybersecurity drill
Japan faces a full-on cyber-attack across government departments Tuesday in a drill aimed at bolstering national security as the country gears up to host the 2020 Olympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 22, 2013
Ehime holds evacuation drill based on Ikata plant fallout
Preparing for the worst-case scenario of a meltdown at the Ikau00adta nuclear plant, Ehime Prefecture holds its first emergency drill for a massive leak of radioactive materials.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 10, 2013
Patriots set up in Osaka park for drill
The Defense Ministry carried out a ballistic missile interceptor drill Wednesday night at Expo Park in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, the third such exercise in a public space and the first in western Japan.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Aug 3, 2013
Chicago's young rappers find their voice in a violent city
Human tragedy has always been processed through song, and this summer it's happening most vividly in the city where America's blues turned electric.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 12, 2013
Japan-U.S. drill to retake remote island kicks off
The United States and Japan on Monday began a drill in California that simulates retaking remote islands using MV-22 Osprey aircraft for landing exercises, at the request of the U.S. military.
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 5, 2013
China asks Japan, U.S. to cancel drill for recapturing island
China has asked Japan and the United States to cancel a drill set for this month in California by U.S. forces and Self-Defense Forces to recapture control of a remote island, in light of the Sino-Japanese row over the Senkaku Islands, sources said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 12, 2013
Terrorist drill held for Fukushima nuclear plant
Police and the Japan Coast Guard conducted a joint drill Saturday to prepare for a possible terrorist attack on the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 30, 2013
Government told to pay ¥65 million over GSDF private's death during combat drill
The Sapporo District Court ordered the government Friday to pay some ¥65 million in damages to the parents of a Ground Self-Defense Force soldier who died from a blow to the head in a combat drill in November 2006.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Mar 5, 2013
Keeping your desk in order: from bookish obsessions to tidy-up toys
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