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March 30 (Renewables Now) - Green infrastructure company Japan Asia Group Ltd (TYO:3751), or JAG, has secured a syndicated loan with NEC Capital Solutions Ltd in support of a 16.6-MW solar power project. The photovoltaic (PV) facility is under construction in Sano city, Tochigi prefecture, the ...
The location of the murder has been changed from "a forest road in Hitachiomiya, Ibaraki Prefecture" to "somewhere within Ibaraki or Tochigi prefectures or thereabouts," and the time has been adjusted from "around 4 a.m. on Dec. 2, 2005" to "between around 2:38 p.m. on Dec. 1 (the time when the victim is ...

CYCLING: ACA-Ride Sunshine Coast's Michael Potter has taken the biggest win of his career to date after winning the overall title at Japan's Tour de Tochigi. It is the first UCI tour win for Potter and the ACA-Ride Sunshine Coast team, and comes on their debut in the Asian racing calendar. It was a ...
UTSUNOMIYA – A student at a junior high school for children with disabilities who was punished for passing gas in class with an essay-writing assignment in which the pupil promised not to do it again, was also shamed in the classroom when the teacher in charge decided to display the composition, ...
KANUMA, Tochigi Prefecture--Looks can be deceiving, as the centuries-old Twelve Heavenly Generals at Iouji temple here no longer look anything like they did. They've been stripped of layers of monotone primary colors as part of a costly restoration. The “Juni Shinsho” masterpieces created in the ...

Takayoshitoshi, from Tochigi Prefecture, is a junior disciple of Takanoiwa, 28, a juryo wrestler who was beaten and injured by former yokozuna Harumafuji during a drinking session on a sumo tour in Tottori in October. Harumafuji apologized and retired in late November. Takanohana was criticized for not ...
She was sentenced to a seven-year term at Tochigi Women's Prison, but in May 1941 was granted early release as part of a general amnesty the previous year, in celebration of the 2,600th anniversary of the mythical founding of Japan by Emperor Jimmu. Despite nervous chuckles from males residing in ...

It is shooting for an increase of 50-100% as early as the second half of 2018; lines are to be expanded at plants including one in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, north of Tokyo. The Netherlands' ASML Holding controls a large share of the market for semiconductor lithography systems, but demand is ...
The plaintiffs in the Kyoto suit evacuated from Fukushima, Miyagi, Ibaraki, Tochigi and Chiba prefectures. Among them, 29 were living outside the area in which residents were designated to receive compensation from Tepco. They demanded 5.5 million yen each in principle, arguing they were compelled to ...
Cuisine originally made for the feudal lord Torii family, which has been recreated as a local specialty, is seen at a restaurant in the town of Mibu, Tochigi Prefecture, on Feb. 28, 2018. (Mainichi). MIBU, Tochigi -- Local restaurants are preparing to serve cuisine that a feudal lord family usually ate in the Edo ...
TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 43-year-old man from Tochigi Prefecture for using a male acquaintance to stalk his former girlfriend last year, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Mar. 3). On December 29, police apprehended Hiroaki Suzuki, a 41-year-old resident of Gunma Prefecture, ...
The Yomiuri Shimbun NASU, Tochigi — A memorial ceremony for eight people who died a year ago Tuesday in an avalanche in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, was held on Tuesday at Nasu-Kogen Shizen-no-Ie, a facility near the site of the accident. The incident took the lives of seven high school students and ...
The survey revealed that the ratio of substandard main government buildings varied considerably from prefecture to prefecture, led by Yamaguchi at 63.0 percent, followed by Nagasaki with 57.1 percent, Tochigi with 52.0 percent, Hokkaido with 48.0 percent and Aomori with 47.5 percent. The prefecture ...
TOCHIGI (TR) – The Maebashi District Court on Friday handed a 65-year-old woman a nine-year prison term over the fatal assault of a 1-year-old girl seven years ago, an act the defendant carried out in the name of “exorcism,” reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (Mar. 9). In handing down the ruling, presiding ...


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