Japanese Carrier DOCOMO unveils Portable SIM that can activate any mobile device to make calls

Japanese Carrier DOCOMO unveils Portable SIM that can activate any mobile device to make calls

By Christy Gren - Jun 10, 2014

NTT DOCOMO, Japan’s biggest carrier today announced a prototype of the world’s first SIM based authentication device that can wirelessly activate any compatible smartphone or

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World Applauds Ambitious EPA Rule towards Carbon Cuts

World Applauds Ambitious EPA Rule towards Carbon Cuts

By Carrie Ann - Jun 04, 2014

SUMMARY: Japan says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to cut greenhouse-gas emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels is a bold step towards fighti

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Japan witnesses contraction in factory output in February

Japan witnesses contraction in factory output in February

By Anna Domanska - Mar 29, 2013

Official data showed that Japan witnessed a surprising contraction in factory output in February. The released figures highlighted a huge task ahead of the new government of the wo

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End of recession for Japan?

End of recession for Japan?

By Jay Raol - Mar 08, 2013

Is this the end of recession? At least, latest data indicated that. According to the revised survey, Japan saw its economy expand in the final quarter of 2012. Certainly, the news

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Japan Re-thinks its Energy Future. Nuclear Power Risks

Japan Re-thinks its Energy Future. Nuclear Power Risks "too intense"

By Carrie Ann - Jul 15, 2011

Japan Sets the Scene Just about recovering from the massive devastation caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and the ensuing nuclear disaster, Japan is now looking at addr

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Rare Earth Minerals Discovered by Japan Threat to China Monopoly ?

Rare Earth Minerals Discovered by Japan Threat to China Monopoly ?

By Richard Meryn - Jul 06, 2011

According to the US Geological Survey, global reserves of rare earth minerals, found primarily in the United States, China, Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Bloc, a

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Korean steel-makers climb, ship-builders smile post Japan quake

Korean steel-makers climb, ship-builders smile post Japan quake

By Tom Parker - Mar 24, 2011

Hard to accept that while one nation grapples with the world’s costliest natural disaster, another one is filled with hopes of unforeseen growth? Well, such are the economics inv

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Fuel to Fire: stored spent fuel rods at Fukushima Nuclear Station

Fuel to Fire: stored spent fuel rods at Fukushima Nuclear Station

By Anna Domanska - Mar 18, 2011

All the horror stories about the nuclear reactors in Japan going off following the massively devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan naturally has got everyone wondering “Wha

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Japan's Construction Index surges on Reconstruction Demand Prospects

Japan's Construction Index surges on Reconstruction Demand Prospects

By Tom Parker - Mar 15, 2011

Kajima, Taisei see Record Highs Japan’s largest construction firm, Kajima, rose 22% to 259 yen, the biggest increase since Oct. 14, 2008, while the nation’s third-largest build

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