Japan recalls Korean envoy over
Japan withdrew temporarily recalled its ambassador to South Korea, amid mounting controversy over the statue representing sex slaves wartime.
The statue was installed by activists outside the Japanese consulate in the South Korean city of Busan last month.
South Korea has called for a long time to get compensation for “comfort women” who were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II.
Japan says the statue violates a previous agreement on the issue.
Bad blood between Japan and Korea persists
“Comfort women” – a painful legacy
Great grade on a small Australian Statue
Why is the statue of such a big deal?
And (5 FT) bronze statue of -1.5 M tall depicts a young woman sitting barefoot on a chair.
It has become a symbol of the difficulties of women before and not seen enough of apology and compensation from Japan, which is facing.
Many of the estimated 200,000 women were forced to be slaves sex at the time of the Korean War. Others came from China, the Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan.
It’s permanent issue that dogged relations with Japan.
And it only escalated with each passing year as many of the survivors of the old and dying. It is believed that about 46 survivors to stay in South Korea.
Why a US-Japanese actress apologised to Chinese audiences
Japanese-American actress issued a video apology to the Chinese fans,
after being accused of charges of anti-Chinese.
The Kiko Mizuhara criticized for liking a picture on social media deemed offensive to China
and claims that appear in the pictures,
which some saw as glorifying Japan’s past military.
Some threatened to boycott the last film in response.
And discuss them for five minutes video posted on Weibo,
widely on the Internet, with many asking why I felt it had to do so.
The picture began circulating on the Internet,
she said to be her, which shows a woman in the Yasukuni Shrine controversial in Japan.
The shrine is seen in China a symbol of Japanese militarism in World War II, also honors war dead, including convicted war criminals.
Another featured a women pose in front of the Sun rise in the Japanese flag, a symbol of imperialism.
Mizuhara also accused of “liking” function in Instagram in 2013, which seems to be an image of the controversial artist Ai Weiwei from someone lifting a finger to Tiananmen Square in China.
The Central Japan Railway to be in about four years to introduce new high-speed train that will be lighter and consume 7% less electricity than newer types in operation, the company announced on Friday.
N700S “is the rolling stock is an innovative product, he will fast forward [technology],” President Koei Tsuge at a press conference on that day. Although he did not specify the size of the investment, making it the mainstay of the company that the train will pass well north of 100 billion yen ($ 977 million).
The new train will run on the Tokaido Shinkansen line linking Tokyo and Osaka, which represents 90% of revenues from fees for the company. The model will be the focus of a high-speed maglev train line opened in 2027. automotive service model N700S to be completed in the spring of 2018, with service to begin from the financial year ending March 2021.
Higher operating speeds clocking in at 285kph on the Tokaido line, unchanged from N700A, the latest version introduced in 2013.
A set of 16 N700S car weighs 20 tons less than the train is made up of the same number of cars N700A and about 300 tons less than the series 0, the first model Shinkansen. 700 tons weight threshold will drop for the first time. Design of the car with the front edges that reduce the amount of noise and improve aerodynamic performance.
The Central Japan Railway
Weight reduction is a result of joint efforts of technological development, which began four years ago with Toshiba and Hitachi, two large electronics companies. It will reduce the payment systems in the lower part of the car through the use of semiconductors in power on the basis of silicon carbide.
All seats have electrical outlets for passengers to charge mobile devices. Cars come also equipped with a large ion small-capacity lithium batteries, so that people can use the spa even during power outages.
N700S trains can accommodate different lengths. The company, known as JR Tokai, and provide technical support for the project Shinkansen in Texas, and implement orders to replace the rolling stock shop in Taiwan. “They can be used in Texas and Taiwan” Tsuge both sites use shorter trains that what you see on the Tokaido line, and N700S.