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China opens antidumping investigation on chemical from the US, EU, Taiwan and Japan

China opens antidumping investigation on chemical from the US, EU, Taiwan and Japan China opens antidumping investigation on chemical from the US, EU, Taiwan and Japan

China announced this Sunday the opening of an antidumping investigation that affects the European Union, USATaiwan and Japan on a chemical called polyformaldehyde copolymer, official sources reported. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce noted in a statement that the investigation will be completed in one year, with the possibility of extending it for another six months. […]

Failed attack by Prime Minister Robert Fico recalls other similar events

Failed attack by Prime Minister Robert Fico recalls other similar events Failed attack by Prime Minister Robert Fico recalls other similar events

The assassination attempt on the Prime Minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, who is in serious condition after being shot several times in Handlova, brings to mind other cases of failed attacks against government leaders. In the recent history of failed assassinations, the attack against US President Ronald Reagan in March 1981 stands out. Reagan, who […]

Severe rain and snowfall can favor the occurrence of earthquakes

Severe rain and snowfall can favor the occurrence of earthquakes Severe rain and snowfall can favor the occurrence of earthquakes

Atmospheric phenomena as heavy snowfall or severe rain can increase the chances of occurrence earthquakes, according to a study partially carried out by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this Wednesday. Scientists have discovered that, in addition to looking for the causes of earthquakes in the collision of tectonic plates or the movement of […]

Weak yen draws millions of tourists to Japan

Weak yen draws millions of tourists to Japan Weak yen draws millions of tourists to Japan

Until now considered a destination within the reach of few, Japan attracts a record number of foreign tourists who, encouraged by the weakness of the and in in front of dollar or the eurothey do not hesitate to spend their money on kimonos, knives or luxury dinners. “I bought three pairs of shoes, something I […]

Peru breaks record in fruit exports to Japan

Peru breaks record in fruit exports to Japan Peru breaks record in fruit exports to Japan

Peruvian fruit exports to the Japanese market broke a record by adding around US$68 million at the end of 2023, reported the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur). This great achievement has occurred as a result of the introduction of fresh Peruvian grapes to Japan and the increased sales of avocados, both fresh and […]

Japan seeks to regain technological advantage with help from foreign investment

Japan seeks to regain technological advantage with help from foreign investment Japan seeks to regain technological advantage with help from foreign investment

Based on massive investments, both foreign and local, Japan has the opportunity to regain its technological leadership, although if it wants to establish itself as a convincing alternative to China will have to innovate quickly in AI and semiconductors, say sources in the sector. American tech giants are pouring billions of dollars into artificial intelligence […]

One in five Japanese households will be made up of single elderly people by 2050

One in five Japanese households will be made up of single elderly people by 2050 One in five Japanese households will be made up of single elderly people by 2050

One in five households Japanwhich currently faces the challenge of caring for its aging population, will be made up of older people who will live alone in 2050, a study revealed on Friday. In 2050, 10.8 million older people will live alone, representing 20.6% of households, according to projections by the National Institute for Research […]

Science recommends how to reduce anger after an insult or provocation

Science recommends how to reduce anger after an insult or provocation Science recommends how to reduce anger after an insult or provocation

Being insulted or provoked can cause gonna in many people, but it is enough to write down the reaction to a negative incident on a piece of paper and then shred it or throw it in the trash to reduce that feeling. That is the ‘recipe’ by a team of researchers from Nagoya University (Japan) […]

Japan: they create biodegradable plastic suitable for large-scale industrial production

Japan: they create biodegradable plastic suitable for large-scale industrial production Japan: they create biodegradable plastic suitable for large-scale industrial production

Japanese researchers have developed a type of plastic of biological origin suitable for large-scale industrial production and capable of biodegrading quickly, according to those responsible for the project, who present it as an alternative ‘green’ to the synthetic material. The team of scientists from Kobe University (west) describes the new compound as “more processable, more […]

The US and Japan strengthen their military alliance to counter China

The US and Japan strengthen their military alliance to counter China The US and Japan strengthen their military alliance to counter China

With the intention of stopping the dizzying rise of China, the American president, Joe Bidenand the Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, announced this Wednesday a series of measures that represent the largest remodeling of the military alliance between the two countries in 65 years and that include agreements on defense and technology. The announcement came […]

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