Archaeological Inheritance Endangered in Iraq, Libya and Syria
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Dubai- (PaOrient News) Evidence of mankind’s cultural inheritance in Iraq, Libya and Syria, is gradually being obliterated in armed clashes, causing the world to lose thousands of years of historical treasures.
The international community gazed in shock as video footage of terrorists, such as ISIL members in Iraq, deliberately destroyed Assyrian antiquities in Mosul museum and razed the two archaeological cities of Nimrud and Alhadar, which date back to 13 BC.
In Libya, extremists have d...
Japan Increases Travel Alerts on Tunisia
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Tokyo- ( PanOrient News) Japan has increased its travel warning for Tunisia to level 2 from level 1, advising its citizens to "reconsider any travel plans" to the country, after a terrorist attack on the Bardo museum in the capital city left 21 tourists including 3 Japanese dead, as well as 3 more Japanese among the many injured.
An official at the travel warning bureau of the Japanese foreign ministry (MOFA) in Tokyo told local media that, "We have solid safety measures for Japanese natio...
MHI, Toho Gas Offer World's Highest Efficiency Gas Cogeneration
Friday, March 20, 2015
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Toho Gas Co., Ltd. have jointly developed a new 450-kilowatt (kW) gas cogeneration system which will be launched into the Japanese market by both companies on April 1.
The newly developed gas cogeneration system, based on a previously introduced 380kW system, achieves an outstanding power output of 450kW, made possible through optimization of combustion and the adoption of components that improved efficiency. Generating effi...
Sendai UN Disaster Panel: Collaboration Vital Between China Korea Japan
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Sendai- (PanOrient News) The UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR in Sendai, March 14-18, attracted civil group speakers from China, South Korea and Japan.
Soka Gakkai International (SGI) co-organized a complimentary event titled "Strengthening Resilience in Northeast Asia through Cooperation for Disaster Risk Reduction" where Chen Feng, Deputy Secretary-General of the intergovernmental Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat, spoke on efforts to strengthen ties between the thr...