"Mitsubishi: Emirati Hope Probe to be launched to Mars on the morning of July 20"       "Next Tokyo conference on African development to be held in Tunisia"       "Protesters Presented Grievances to Japanese Ministry of Defense"       "Japan expresses regret over Hong Kong security law"       "Even if infected, Abe insists he would keep working"      

Mitsubishi: Emirati Hope Probe to be launched to Mars on the morning of July 20

Friday, July 17, 2020

TOKYO - PanOrient News/ Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) officially announced today a new date for the launch of the H-IIA 42 (H-IIA F42) rocket carrying the Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe, developed at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center in the United Arab Emirates.

The company said in a statement on its website that the updated launch has been scheduled for 14 seconds past 6:58 a.m. on Monday, July 20, Japan time

The company statement noted that there is a possibility for...

Next Tokyo conference on African development to be held in Tunisia

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Tokyo- PanOrient News/ Japan announced on Thursday that the Eighth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, or TICAD8, will be hosted by Tunisia in 2022. This marks the second time the conference is to be held in Africa.

The meetings, begun in 1993 and led by Japan, aim to provide an opportunity for high-level policy discussions regarding African development every three years. Their location alternates between Japan and African nations, with the last conference being held in Yok...

Protesters Presented Grievances to Japanese Ministry of Defense

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Tokyo- PanOrient News/ Japanese protesters presented their grievances to Japanese Ministry of Defense in Tokyo opposing the resumption of work on the extension of an American military base in Okinawa called Camp Schwab.

Among the six grievances read to the representative from the Ministry of Defense were a request to stop work in Henoko Bay, a request to halt construction of the Takae heliport in the Yanbaru forest, and a request to stop sending Osprey planes into the Yamato region.

After ...

Japan expresses regret over Hong Kong security law

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi

Tokyo- (PanOrient news) The Japanese government lamented China’s newly passed national security law, aimed at subduing protests in Hong Kong, in a statement from Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Tuesday.

“Japan expresses its regret over the enactment of the national security law on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China despite strong concerns from the international community and the people of Hong Kong,” said ...

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