Thursday, 14 December 2017
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Charles Jenkins, a U.S. Army Deserter Who Fled to North Korea, Has Died in Japan

Added: 14.12.2017 4:43 | 0 views | 0 comments


Charles Jenkins, a U.S. Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release, has died. He was 77.

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Love in North Korea

Added: 14.12.2017 2:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

In 1980, North Korea forced a US soldier and a kidnapped Japanese girl to marry. This is their story.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

What's Toyota's Strategy For Electric Cars? It Depends On Where You Live

Added: 13.12.2017 23:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

While many carmakers are vowing to go all-electric, Toyota is taking a more regional approach tailoring its powertrain offerings to specific countries, depending on consumer preferences and regulatory demands. Hydrogen fuel cells work in Japan, but not in Europe or the U.S., where hybrids rule.

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Charles Jenkins, American Held By North Korea For 40 Years After Defection, Dies At 77

Added: 13.12.2017 23:13 | 0 views | 0 comments


Charles Jenkins, a former American soldier who defected across the Demilitarized Zone into North Korea in 1965 and was held by the totalitarian regime for 40 years, died in Japan on Monday at the age of 77.

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Japan carmakers make fresh push on hydrogen stations

Added: 13.12.2017 23:13 | 0 views | 0 comments


A consortium of Japanese auto giants on Tuesday announced plans to set up a new company next year to build more hydrogen refuelling stations, in an effort to bring fuel-cell cars into the mainstream. There are currently 2,200 fuel-cell cars in Japan with 91 hydrogen stations, according to the industry ministry, but a lack of stations has been a major hurdle for carmakers as they seek to boost production. A total of 11 firms, including Toyota -- the manufacturer of the Mirai, the world's first mass-market hydrogen fuel-cell car -- Nissan, Honda and the Japan unit of French industrial gases company Air Liquide have agreed to form the company.

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U.S., Japan Express Concern Over China's Interest in Saudi Oil Giant

Added: 13.12.2017 23:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. and Japan have urged Saudi Arabia to pursue an international listing for oil giant Aramco, fearing the possible sale of a stake to China would give Beijing too much sway in the Middle East.

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Sirens, doves as China marks 80 years since Nanjing massacre

Added: 13.12.2017 22:37 | 0 views | 0 comments


Sirens blared and thousands of doves were released as Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over a sombre ceremony in Nanjing marking 80 years since the wartime massacre in the city by Japanese troops. "China and Japan are close neighbours, neighbours who can't move away," said Yu Zhengsheng, a former member of China's top Communist leadership who now chairs a parliamentary body. China and Japan should build on their "long, rich history" of links to deepen "friendship", Yu said, avoiding reference to bitter disputes over the massacre.

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10 Things Wrong With Persona 5

Added: 13.12.2017 21:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

One of the best entries in the Japanese role-playing genre, Persona 5 is a stunning game. However, Persona 5 can be a long, dark hallway of frustration.

Tags: Genes, Japan
From: n4g.com

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