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Japan Climate Initiative joins forces with America’s Pledge in bid to curb emissions

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 05:48
America’s Pledge, a nongovernmental environmental group led by Michael Bloomberg and California Gov. Jerry Brown, announced Friday that it has formed a partnership with a ...

Nation hopes to share international water technology

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:13
Tokyo will host the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 from Sunday to Friday. The event is expected to attract 6,000 people from more ...

Future water sustainability a major priority

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:12
It is truly a pleasure and great honor to host the first International Water Association congress held in Japan and to welcome so many people ...

Global Water Award shows water-sensitive urban design

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:11
Tony Wong, chief executive of the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, Australia, is the winner of the 2018 IWA Global Water Award. The ...

On accelerating sanitation, clean water access

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:10
Faced with a fast rate of urbanization and population growth, national and local governments are finding it difficult to provide essential services such as safe ...

IWA Awards: Recognizing excellence in global water sustainability

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:09
With 71 years of history in bridging science and technology with other sectors, the International Water Association is committed to recognizing the special contributions and ...

Recovery, reuse of phosphorus from wastewater

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:08
Phosphorus (P) is essential to human life and vital for food production. It is the critical building block of DNA, cell membrane and bones, and ...

Digital water solutions: Creating abundance

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:07
Water challenges are complex and interrelated. Globally, water demand is threatening to outpace supply. In addition to water stress and scarcity, the world is also ...

IWA to launch call-to-action agenda geared toward urban stakeholders

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:06
The IWA will launch the Action Agenda for Basin-Connected Cities at the IWA World Water Congress on Sept. 19 in Tokyo. Building on the IWA ...

Tokyo to showcase efforts on sustainable water cycle

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:05
Tokyo will host the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition for the first time, bringing together over 6,000 water-related professionals from over 100 countries. Director ...

Historical gardens among unique event spaces for rent

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:04
Planners appear to be increasingly interested in booking nontraditional venues for their events. From historical buildings to cultural facilities, these unique spaces can transform standard ...

A city on the go: Tradition, interactive art and phenomenal eats

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:03
To first-time visitors, welcome to Tokyo. It’s a vast, entertaining city bursting with a seemingly immeasureable number of things to do during any visit. Even ...

Leading voices and thought leaders shaping the future of water at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:02
Agenda-setting thought leadership from the most prominent figures within the water sector and beyond. The following keynote speakers are top specialists in their fields and ...

Japan Pavilion exhibitors

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:01
Below is a list of Japan Pavilion exhibitors Company name Booth number Description URL 1 Abe Nikko Kogyo Co., Ltd. No. 207-G Abe is a ...

First case of unlicensed private lodging in Japan sent to prosecutors

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 03:33
Police in Kyoto referred to prosecutors Friday four officials of a hotel management firm for allegedly running an unlicensed private accommodation service, making it the ...

Abe says Putin comment reflects Russian leader’s ‘enthusiasm’ to sign peace treaty

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:58
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vehemently denied Friday his diplomacy to resolve the territorial dispute with Russia had ended in failure, saying Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ...

Pacific War damages appeal by Okinawa residents rejected by Supreme Court

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:25
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by families of local residents affected by the Battle of Okinawa against lower court rulings that did not ...

Former TV director gets suspended term for helping commentator commit suicide

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:16
A former director of a TV program featuring conservative commentator Susumu Nishibe was given a suspended jail term on Friday for helping the 78-year-old commit ...

Emperor and Empress visit those affected by July rains in Okayama

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 01:47
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko made a one-day trip to Okayama Prefecture on Friday and met victims of the deadly July downpours in western Japan.The ...

Centenarians in Japan hit record 69,785, nearly 90% of them women

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 01:39
The nation’s centenarian population hit a record-high of 69,785 as of September, with women accounting for 88.1 percent of the total, amid medical advances and ...

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