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Scientists discover a new proton conductor for next-generation fuel cells

Phys Dot Org 06 Jun 2023
The discovery of Ba2LuAlO5 as a promising proton conductor paints a bright future for protonic ceramic fuel cells, report scientists from Tokyo Tech ... This was motivated by the results of previous studies highlighting the importance of these vacancies in proton conduction ... Provided by Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Why Marcos Jr is poking and not appeasing China

Asiatimes 06 Jun 2023
Despite careful words from Philippine officials, the latest US-Philippines Balikatan military exercise was a response to China’s increasing assertiveness in the South China Sea ... Photo ... Photo. Lance Cpl ... Jenny Balboa is a Lecturer at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and at the Department of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies, Hosei University.

Kyodo News Digest: June 5, 2023

Kyodo 05 Jun 2023
TOKYO - Japanese former lawmaker and ... Japan study. TOKYO - Thirteen percent of elementary to high school students in Japan had depressive tendencies warranting medical attention last October due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, a recent study by a medical institute said.
photo: WN / RTayco
A street in Tokyo, Japan with no traffic during early morning.

13% of students prone to depression due to pandemic: Japan study

Kyodo 04 Jun 2023
... a recent study by a medical institute said ... The survey was conducted on around 3,000 students in fifth grade through the first year of high school, with some 60 percent or around 1,900 of them responding, the Tokyo-based institute said in the study published in late April.

China flags consequences of Yoon's stronger coupling with US, Japan

Korea Times 03 Jun 2023
While doing so, the president has set a stronger trilateral security cooperation between Seoul, Washington and Tokyo as a new principle of his diplomacy ... "It seems that China is now making remarks that the North would find favorable," said Nam Sung-wook, a professor at Korea University's Department of North Korea Studies.

Influenza Vaccine Fails to Stop Hospitalization and Death

Principia Scientific 01 Jun 2023
Uemura and coworkers from the Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, University of Tokyo, Japan reported on 83,146 individuals who were aged 65 years or older at baseline and were followed up between April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2020.

“Cool the Mark Out”: How the media minimizes Covid vaccine injuries

Off Guardian 01 Jun 2023
The term was used in a 1952 study by Erving Goffman to describe an important element of con artistry, but it also describes generally any social mechanism that is needed to help people adjust to material losses and humiliation ... If they really thought the matter was so trivial, they wouldn’t study it.

Excellent 12-month results from SELUTION SFA trial presented at JET

Beijing News 31 May 2023
12-month results from the SELUTION SFA trial have been presented at the Japan Endovascular Treatment (JET) Conference in Tokyo ... These results were achieved despite the presence of challenging patients enrolled in the study ... Currently three IDE clinical studies are evaluating SELUTION SLR in the US.

Asian lessons for reviving infrastructure investment as a driver of resilient development

Asia Pathways 31 May 2023
New infrastructure was planned after the 1990s when the Japanese economy stagnated—the Linear Chuo Shinkansen connecting Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka, with a linear motor car maglev that will shorten travel time from 1 hour 40 minutes for the Tokaido Shinkansen down to 40 minutes for the new Chuo Shinkansen ... Case Studies and Best Practices. Tokyo.

Film on sambo's history to premiere this autumn

Inside The Games 30 May 2023
Oshchepkov, a martial arts expert and intelligence officer, studied at the Kodokan Judo Institute in Tokyo which led to him developing sambo self-defence techniques.Sambo was initially developed in the Soviet Red Army ©Getty Images ... .

Philippine president hints at plan to build a submarine fleet

Stars and Stripes 30 May 2023
The Philippines is developing a plan to acquire submarines, the country’s president said Friday after the navy’s 125th anniversary celebration in Manila ... U.S ... forces departed the Philippines ... 7, 2021. Philippine subs would prove worrisome to the Chinese, said Grant Newsham, a senior researcher with the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies in Tokyo ... .

Scandal Over Son’s House Party Lands Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida in Hot Water

Time Magazine 30 May 2023
A gratuitous house party is roiling Japanese politics, landing the Prime Minister in deep trouble ... Shotaro stood in the middle of those photos—where the Prime Minister traditionally stands ... Despite the backlash, however, Kishida is likely to emerge unscathed, says Jeff Kingston, director of Asian studies at Tokyo’s Temple University.

The second world war turned Okinawa into a graveyard. Now it’s in China’s sights

Economist 30 May 2023
Officials dispatched from Tokyo discouraged the use of indigenous languages, which bear about as much resemblance to Japanese as German does to English ... \nAfter I moved to Tokyo in 2020 to cover Japan for The Economist, I began a closer study of my grandfather’s involvement with the country, and in particular with Okinawa.

Significant presence of cesium-rich microparticles in an abandoned school close to the Fukushima nuclear power plant

Phys Dot Org 29 May 2023
The study shows that indoor CsMPs should be considered in safety assessments and in building clean-up efforts ... Utsunomiya states that "the properties of the school CsMPs resemble ones reported in many previous studies; they are even similar to the ones found in Tokyo.

National and official languages

The Manila Times 27 May 2023
National and official languages are two different constructs, though, oftentimes, a national language will likely have official status ... Let us first begin discussing what an official language is ... Or even more, in multilingual contexts ... He is at present Associate Professor of Sociolinguistics at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan ....

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