"US to Give $100,000 for Japan’s Flood Relief"       "UAE Ambassador to Japan: Iran Backing Rebels in Yemen, Justifies Intervention"       "BIG CLAPPER Lives for the Applause"       "Greenpeace Displeased with Japan’s New energy Plan"       "Japan to Expand Relations with Egypt and Support Its Reforms: Kono"      

US to Give $100,000 for Japan’s Flood Relief

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) The U.S. is donating $100,000 to aid in disaster relief for the areas of Western Japan devastated by recent torrential rains and flooding, said U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty in a statement on Friday.

“It is our sincere hope that these funds will contribute to the expeditious recovery of your loved ones and the restoration of your communities,” said Hagerty, who authorized the funds in coordination with the U.S. Agency for International Development.

The...

UAE Ambassador to Japan: Iran Backing Rebels in Yemen, Justifies Intervention

Friday, July 13, 2018

Ambassador Khaled Alameri

By Allison Pestotnik

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) The United Arab Emirates ambassador to Japan, Khaled Omran Alameri, accused Iran of deepening the conflict in Yemen by supporting the anti-government Houthi movement, thus necessitating the intervention of the Saudi-led Arab coalition which includes the UAE.

Alameri, in a speech on July 13 in Tokyo, further justified the Arab coalition’s current military operations in the Yemeni port of Hodeida by saying that the Houthis, who have controlled ...

BIG CLAPPER Lives for the Applause

Thursday, July 12, 2018

By Allison Pestotnik
Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) A clapping robot has been developed in Japan to satisfy all who need more applause and affirmation in their lives, including but not limited to dictators and shop owners.

Looking like a red balloon with fish lips and cartoon hands, BIG CLAPPER is designed to attract attention to storefronts or simply encourage people by clapping and calling out phrases like “well-done!” in a high-pitched, robotic voice.

All BIG CLAPPER needs is a power s...

Greenpeace Displeased with Japan’s New energy Plan

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Following the Japanese Cabinet’s approval of a fifth Basic Energy Plan on Tuesday, Greenpeace Japan called the plan a “missed opportunity” to reduce reliance on coal and nuclear power.

The plan, reviewed about every three years, aims for coal to account for 26% of Japan’s power generation by 2030 and sets the targets for renewables and nuclear power at 22-24% and 20-22%, respectively.

“Japan needs to wake up to the reality of climate crisis and the change...

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