"Israel's Settlement Construction Condemned by Japan"       "U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Visits Yokosuka"       "MHI Receives Order for 80 Large-scale Centrifugal Chillers from Saudi Arabia"       "Greenpeace Exposes ``Failure`` of Fukushima Decontamination Program"       "US Ambassador ``Dooms`` Japanese Dugong: Greenpeace"      

Israel's Settlement Construction Condemned by Japan

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Government of Japan has repeated their deepest censure toward the Israeli government for construction of housing units in settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

A statement issued on Friday (July 31) by the foreign ministry in Tokyo said such settlement construction is in violation of international law and strongly urges the Israeli government to desist from implementing the construction and to refrain from any unilateral act that does not contribute to ...

U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Visits Yokosuka

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Scott Swift visited Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY), July 22, as part of a three-nation area familiarization tour of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, U.S. Navy reported. The trip to Yokosuka was Swift's first visit to the base since assuming command of U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT), May 27.

During his visit to CFAY, Swift met with Fleet Activities (FLEACT) and Commander, Navy Region Japan (CNFJ) representatives, as well as Jap...

MHI Receives Order for 80 Large-scale Centrifugal Chillers from Saudi Arabia

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Tokyo- - (PanOrient News) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) said today it has received an order for 80 units of its large-scale centrifugal chillers for the district cooling plant of the urban development project in Medina (Madinah), Saudi Arabia.

The 80 units will provide combined 200,000 refrigeration tons cooling capacity to the district cooling plant which will supply chilled water to an area of 1.6million square meters (m2), and this is MHI's largest order of this kinds to date. M...

Greenpeace Exposes ``Failure`` of Fukushima Decontamination Program

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Radioactive contamination in Fukushima prefecture is so widespread and at such a high level that it will be dangerous for people to return to their homes, a Greenpeace Japan investigation revealed today. The investigation followed the Abe Government’s announcement on 12th June 2015 to lift evacuation orders by March 2017 and end compensation by 2018, which forces victims back into heavily contaminated areas.

“Prime Minister Abe would like the people of Japan to bel...