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The Strokes, Tame Impala to headline Fuji Rock Festival 2020

Mar 17, 2020 - 2:40 PM

The festival announces its lineup even as live music events are being postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic

FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL. The Strokes and Tame Impala are set to headline the yearly music festival, which is scheduled for August. Screenshot from Instagram.com/fujirock_jp

PSA: McDonald’s Twister Fries are back, and we're ready

Aug 29, 2019 - 11:52 AM

Other limited edition items like the Ebi Burger and Teriyaki Samurai Burger are back, too – plus a new Fuji Apple McFreeze

U.S. indicts Chinese hackers over giant 2015 data breach

May 10, 2019 - 9:43 AM

'The allegations in the indictment unsealed today outline the activities of a brazen China-based computer hacking group that committed one of the worst data breaches in history,' says Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski.

ANTHEM HACK. Image from A.J. Mast/ Getty Images North America/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. judge temporarily blocks Xerox takeover by Fujifilm

Apr 28, 2018 - 4:46 PM

The judge says the takeover deal 'was largely negotiated by a massively conflicted CEO in breach of his fiduciary duties to further his self-interest'

Background image from Shutterstock

Fujifilm says to slash 10,000 jobs at Fuji Xerox subsidiary

Jan 31, 2018 - 2:50 PM

The Tokyo-based firm announces 'personnel reductions of 10,000 people domestically and overseas' at the subsidiary as part of a cost-cutting package

The Niigata Center, Fuji Xerox Manufacturing. Courtesy of Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

The Year In Tech: Must-haves for the photography enthusiast

Dec 18, 2016 - 10:26 AM

For the budding lensman here are the devices that came out in 2016 you might want to check out

Japan holds live fire drills at Mt Fuji

Aug 25, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Around 2 400 soldiers as well as tanks field guns and helicopters are deployed at training grounds in the foothills of the country s most famous mountain 80 kilometers 50 miles west of Tokyo

Disaster-resilient evacuation center rises in Guiuan, E. Samar

Apr 26, 2016 - 9:59 AM

The community evacuation center is the first in a network of similar disaster resilient facilities in Eastern Samar

Image courtesy UNICEF / IOM

An unsettling visit to Aokigahara, Japan's 'Suicide Forest'

Feb 20, 2016 - 8:43 PM

The forest also called the Sea of Trees boasts a spectacular view from afar But once you enter everything changes

Sea of trees in Aokigahara. All photos provided by Bla Aguinaldo

200 Japanese firms in China want to move to PH

Jun 05, 2015 - 2:25 PM

Labor strikes wage increase and historical issues are reasons many Japanese manufacturers want to exit China and enter the Philippines

HEAD FOR THE EXITS. The number of Japanese businesses in China that are heading for the exits is a reminder of its tough economic situation. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Mixed sentiments on PH automotive industry plan

Jun 03, 2015 - 5:31 PM

Some say the Comprehensive Automotive Resources Strategy program is not enough for the country to compete with other ASEAN countries

BETTER FOOTING. The Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturers Association of the Philippines says local assemblers and manufacturers can have a better footing in the international arena because of the new auto industry plan. File photo by Chris Schnabel/Rappler

Japan launches new satellite to survey disasters

May 24, 2014 - 3:32 PM

The satellite will collect data related to deformation of the Earth s crust but also the impact of floods and landslides

JAPAN, Tanegashima : Japan's H-IIA rocket lifts off from the space centre on the southern island of Tanegashima on May 24, 2014. Japan successfully launched a new mapping satellite on May 24 that will be used to survey damage from natural disasters and changes affecting rainforests. Jiji Press JAPAN OUT/AFP

Japanese car giants team up on green engines

May 18, 2014 - 2:36 PM

Two of Japan s leading universities will join Toyota Honda Nissan Suzuki Mazda Mitsubishi Daihatsu and Fuji Heavy in the project which is mainly aimed at slashing engine emissions to meet tougher environmental standards

Nissan File photo by Kiyoshi Ota/ EPA

Japan's Mt Fuji granted World Heritage status: UNESCO

Jun 22, 2013 - 5:42 PM

Mount Fuji gets World Heritage Status from UNESCO

WORLD HERITAGE. UNESCO grants Mount Fuji World Heritage status. Photo by Swollib from Wikipedia

Japan's Mt Fuji to get World Heritage stamp: officials

May 01, 2013 - 6:56 PM

Mt Fuji is expected to be formally listed in June when the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO meets in Cambodia