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DRONE

EDITORIALS
Sep 17, 2019
Symbolic strikes in Saudi Arabia
Given Houthi determination to take the fight to Saudi Arabia and Iran's belief that it is the rightful leader of the region, violence will continue and instability will grow.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 17, 2019
Are the Houthi rebels capable of launching the Saudi strikes?
The identity of the attackers will remain up in the air until conclusive proof emerges.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 17, 2019
Saudi Arabia drone attacks and trilateral coordination
Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility, but nobody in Tokyo believes that.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 25, 2019
Born to be airborne: Japanese firm aims to sell flying motorbikes by 2022
Tokyo-based venture company A.L.I. Technologies Inc. aims to release a mass-market flying motorcycle by 2022, Chief Executive Officer Shuhei Komatsu said.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital
Dec 1, 2018
Top flight: Japan's drone racers are go!
The tranquility of a warm autumn morning in Chiba Prefecture is broken by three shapes streaking through the sky above a rugby field.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 26, 2018
Meet the Japanese tech guru who is betting big on the future of drones
The only person in kimono at a recent government meeting on flying cars was Kotaro Chiba, a former online-game executive turned financier of a very specific kind.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Aug 8, 2018
Speaking from Bogota, Venezuelan ex-police chief claims role in Caracas drone attack allegedly targeting Maduro
A former Venezuelan municipal police chief and anti-government activist says he helped organize an operation to launch armed drones over a military rally on Saturday that President Nicolas Maduro has called an assassination attempt.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 5, 2018
New Tokyo research center aims to boost Japan's 'Fourth Industrial Revolution'
Technology today is advancing — often so fast that society fails to take full advantage of some great innovations due to outdated regulations, says the head of a new research center in Tokyo.
JAPAN
Mar 30, 2018
Law on drone assistants to be scrapped in favor of remote observation
A law requiring that a safety assistant be present during long-distance commercial drone operations will be scrapped, according to new rules announced Thursday by the transport and industry ministries.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 20, 2018
Japanese drone service provider Terra taps Indian market
Tokyo-based drone service and solution provider Terra Drone Corp. will launch operations in India this year to apply unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) tech within the industry field of Asia's third-largest economy.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Jul 11, 2017
Rock act Boris marks 25 years with an album inspired by fans
Halfway through my conversation with Atsuo, drummer and spokesman for drone metal trio Boris, I bring out an original CD copy of the group's 1996 release, "Absolutego."
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 19, 2017
First counterterror drill for drone attack held at nuclear plant in Ehime
Japan's first counterterrorism drill simulating a drone attack on a nuclear power plant took place Monday in Ehime Prefecture.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: TECH
Apr 16, 2017
Technological fun for the home
Gadget maker Cerevo has taken advantage of the hype surrounding this month's release of the Hollywood version of 'Ghost in the Shell' by producing a 1/8 scale robot model of the original anime's AI combat-vehicle Tachikoma.
EDITORIALS
Dec 20, 2016
China tests the United States
When it comes to the South China Sea, the world cannot afford to let Beijing make light of international law and its own promises of restraint.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 12, 2016
Citing safety, Dubai airport closes airspace for over an hour due to unauthorized drone activity nearby
Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest airport for international travel, closed its airspace for 69 minutes due to unauthorized drone activity on Saturday, causing 22 flights to be diverted, aviation authorities said.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 25, 2016
Man facing charges for allegedly flying drone without approval
Police turn over to prosecutors their case against a man suspected of flying a drone in a crowded residential area without obtaining permission from the authorities.
WORLD
Dec 9, 2015
Failure-prone mine-hunting drone seen jeopardizing U.S. Littoral Combat Ship program
The U.S. Navy's new Littoral Combat Ship would be ineffective at hunting for mines because an underwater drone made by Lockheed Martin Corp. that's supposed to find them often fails to work, the Pentagon's weapons-testing office found.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 28, 2015
Fiery drone crash disrupts bicycle race in Gunma Prefecture, hurting none
A small aerial drone being used to film a bicycle race in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, fell from the sky Sunday and burst into flames, disrupting the competition.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 22, 2015
Iraqi forces attack Islamic State near Anbar base; crashed drone found
Iraqi security forces and Sunni tribal fighters launched an offensive on Tuesday to dislodge Islamic State militants and secure a supply route in Anbar province, police and tribal sources said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
May 20, 2015
Drone-makers say demand will take off in Japan
Despite a spate of headlines showing drone users to be reckless attention-seekers or outright dangerous, the industry believes the sky is the limit for demand for unmanned copters.

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