: ' Japan'

Kim Jong Il: Chronic Pain Sufferer

The late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il suffered from chronic pain and feared he would become addicted to painkillers, according to his former personal chef. The 69-year old Kim died Saturday of heart failure. Little [...]

Sandwich-makers raise cash for tsunami survivors

Lee's Sandwiches Helps Japanese Pacific Earthquake and Tsunami Victims [...]

Macworld Asia 2011 set for Beijing in September

More than 200,000 dealers, manufacturers and Apple fans are expected to converge on Beijing, China, in September to visit and be seen at Macworld Asia 2011. International Data Group (IDG), the organizer of Macworld Asia 2011, [...]

Japan Airlines leases its fourth Boeing 737-846 from Jackson Square Aviation

Jackson Square Aviation (“JSA”) has announced the delivery of its fourth Boeing B737-846 aircraft to Japan Airlines, as part of a long-term operating lease. Senior debt for the aircraft was provided by DVB Bank SE. “We [...]

New therapy to stop nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy

The Helsinn Group of Switzerland and Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Japanese licensee of Helsinn’s second-generation 5-HT3 receptor antagonist palonosetron, announced it has signed a new licensing agreement. It grants Taiho development and commercialization rights in Japan [...]

Nuclear power, friend or foe? Engineers’ debate

The benefits of nuclear power are certainly great, but do they outweigh the risks? The latest news that Japan has elevated its nuclear disaster at the Fukushima plant to Level 7, not seen since the Chernobyl [...]

HK/China electronics, components & security products show

Global Sources' spring 2011 electronics show 3,260 booths for exhibitors. It runs from April 12-15 and combines three fairs comprising Electronics & Components, Security Products, and Solar & Energy Saving Products. [...]

How Google helped with the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster

Within minutes of hearing about the 9.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan in March, Googlers around the world — from engineers to webmasters to product managers — immediately began putting together a Google Crisis [...]

More help for Japan disaster: AmeriCares sends medical aid

AmeriCares is airlifting medical aid to help survivors who are still suffering from the devastating strength 9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011. The shipment of medical supplies, medicines and personal hygiene [...]

Can the Japanese learn from Haitian earthquake survivors?

I just received a message from Earthship Biotecture, the team led by rebel architect Michael Reynolds, the guy who invented a system of building sustainable homes from truck tires and garbage. They have put a video [...]