"Casio and Honda Collaborate on Sporty Watch"       "Sony to Switch to Renewables by 2040, Too Slow for Greenpeace"       "Japan Worried About Major Assault in Syria"       "Ambassador Hagerty Extols US-Japan Relationship in New Video"       "Elegant ‘22 Kisses’ by Syrian Artist Tries to Bring Arab Unity"      

Casio and Honda Collaborate on Sporty Watch

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) Two large Japanese companies, Casio Computer Co. Ltd. and Honda Motor Co. Ltd., announced the release of a new collaboration watch on Wednesday. The watch’s design is inspired by Honda Racing, which pursues motor racing around the world.

The EQS-800HR, as the watch is called, is the latest in the EDIFICE line of chronographs (combination display and stopwatches) and incorporates Honda Racing’s red and white color scheme into its sporty design.

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Sony to Switch to Renewables by 2040, Too Slow for Greenpeace

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Sony announced on Monday that it will use energy from 100 percent renewable sources by 2040. Greenpeace welcomed the move but said it was “far too slow.”

After Sony announced that it would use energy from 100 percent renewable sources by 2040, Greenpeace said that it welcomed the move but that it was “far too slow.”

Currently, only 7 percent of the energy used by the Japanese electronics giant comes from renewable sources. The senior IT sector analyst at Gre...

Japan Worried About Major Assault in Syria

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Refugees in Idlib

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Japanese government said on Monday that it is “deeply concerned” about the possibility of a large-scale military conflict in Idlib province in northwest Syria. The statement came as the Syrian government, with backing from Russia and Iran, has reportedly begun a major assault on the area.

“As there is a large number of civilians including IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons) in the area, if conflict erupts, further deterioration of the humanitarian situation s...

Ambassador Hagerty Extols US-Japan Relationship in New Video

Sunday, September 9, 2018

U.S. ambassador Bill Hagerty

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) The U.S. ambassador to Japan, Bill Hagerty, released a video this week describing the relationship between the U.S. and Japan as “the most important relationship enjoyed by any two countries in the world today.” He released the video to mark the end of his first year as ambassador.

In the video, Ambassador Hagerty pointed out the various top U.S. officials who have visited Japan in the last year, including President Donald Trump. The ambassador also described the ...

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