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Renewal and Revision: Japanese Prints of the 1950s and 60s

Renewal and Revision: Japanese Prints of the 1950s and 60s

This intimate exhibition examines the resurgence and reassessment of Japanese printmaking in the first two decades after World War II. During this period of intense activity, print artists pursued aesthetic developments from the prewar years with renewed vigor and looked beyond Japan to investigate foreign techniques and subjects.

Governor Quinn Announces Japanese Manufacturer Investing $35 Million to Expand Illinois Facility – Continues Business and Economic Trade Mission throughout Asia

Governor Quinn Announces Japanese Manufacturer Investing $35 Million to Expand Illinois Facility – Continues Business and Economic Trade Mission throughout Asia

SPRINGFIELD – September 26, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today announced that Japanese manufacturer Sakae Riken Kogyo Co.

China assures Clinton on rare earth exports 
    (AP)

China assures Clinton on rare earth exports (AP)

HANOI, Vietnam – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday sought and received assurances from China’s foreign minister about the country’s export of exotic metals key to the global high-tech industry, a U.S.

Mazda’s profit surges on sales recovery 
    (AP)

Mazda’s profit surges on sales recovery (AP)

TOKYO – Mazda’s second quarter profit surged more than 10-fold as car sales grew at home and abroad, offsetting the effects of a strong yen. The Japanese automaker reported a profit of 7.62 billion yen ($94.4 million) for July-September on Friday, up from 707 million yen the year before.

Tesla upbeat on Japan business, opens showroom 
    (AP)

Tesla upbeat on Japan business, opens showroom (AP)

TOKYO – Tesla, the U.S. maker of electric sportscars, opened its first Asian showroom Monday in a fashionable Tokyo neighborhood, hoping to woo rich buyers before eventually widening its appeal with cheaper models.

Traders: China halts rare earth exports to Japan

Traders: China halts rare earth exports to Japan

TOKYO – China has halted exports to Japan of rare earth elements — which are crucial for advanced manufacturing — trading company officials said Friday amid tensions between the rival Asian powers over a territorial dispute. Japan imports 50 percent of China’s rare earth shipments.

Twitter hack: Made in Japan? 
    (AP)

Twitter hack: Made in Japan? (AP)

TOKYO – This week’s Twitter attack that caused a widespread headache for the micro-blogging service appears to have been triggered by a Japanese computer hacker who says he was only trying to help. The attack, which emerged and was shut down within hours Tuesday morning, involved a “cross-site scripting” flaw that allowed users to run JavaScript programs on other computers.

Sea Shepherd sees dolphins caught in Japan cove

Sea Shepherd sees dolphins caught in Japan cove

TOKYO – Dolphins have been herded into a cove as part of an annual hunt in the Japanese seaside town made famous by an Oscar-winning documentary about their slaughter, Sea Shepherd said Friday. The dolphin hunt at Taiji, documented in “The Cove,” begins Sept.

Andrew Roth obituary

Andrew Roth obituary

Andrew Roth Photograph: Lina Ahnoff It is fitting that the obituary of Andrew Roth, who has died aged 91 of prostate cancer, should appear on this page. Not only did he write many of the obituaries of politicians published by the Guardian from 1996 onwards, but he also provided facts and quotations used by dozens of other obituarists and profile writers.

EUSA Pharma Grants Japanese Rights to Erwinase(R) Oncology Therapy to Ohara Pharmaceutical

EUSA Pharma Grants Japanese Rights to Erwinase(R) Oncology Therapy to Ohara Pharmaceutical

OXFORD, England and LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania, July 6, 2010 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — EUSA Pharma, a transatlantic specialty pharmaceutical company focused on oncology, pain control and critical care, today announced that it has granted the Japanese development and commercialization rights to its oncology therapy Erwinase(R) to Ohara Pharmaceutical Company Limited. The agreement represents the first product partnership EUSA has established in Japan.

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