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Research institutes of 3 nations to test CO2 ocean sequestration
【1997.12.23】

Research institutes of 3 nations to test CO2 ocean sequestration

The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan (NEDO), the Research Coun...
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Western Japan firms cut overseas investment
【1997.12.23】

Western Japan firms cut overseas investment

Manufacturers in Kansai and other parts of western Japan are expected to cut back on overseas invest...
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Metal-based anti-quake device developed
【1997.12.23】

Metal-based anti-quake device developed

The New Industry Research Organization (NIRO), Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. and others have develo...
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Anti-quake table protects art objects from shakes
【1997.12.23】

Anti-quake table protects art objects from shakes

Shimizu Corp. and one other company have developed a special seismic isolation table that is designe...
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Cyber ceramics museum built in Kyoto
【1997.12.23】

Cyber ceramics museum built in Kyoto

The Kyoto Prefectural Virtual Museum of Ceramics was recently inaugurated, based on the results of t...
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Int'l business show to promote imports
【1997.12.23】

Int'l business show to promote imports

The Osaka prefectural government will hold the FAZ-Osaka Business Network '98 from February 18-19 at...
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【1997.12.23】

[Columns]Thanks to citizen donations, Asian Library collection reaches 110,000 volumes

There is a library in Kansai that specializes in books on Asia. Its collection, which surpassed the...
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Offering various services
【1997.12.23】

[Columns]Offering various services

The library is run by Asia Center 21, a volunteer organization formed by private-sector people and h...
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More funds necessary
【1997.12.23】

[Columns]More funds necessary

Asia Center 21 is planning to change its status from that of a volunteer organization to a foundatio...
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Eight of 10 Kansai firms ready to welcome foreign investment
【1997.12.16】

Eight of 10 Kansai firms ready to welcome foreign investment

About 80.4% of the corporations based in Kansai welcome additional investment by overseas firms, acc...
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