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Japan Airlines mulls replacing short-haul fleet with more fuel efficient models

Japan Airlines said in a statement that it will ‘upgrade to fuel-efficient aircraft and for short-haul fleet replacement we are considering the early introduction of new small- and medium-sized aircraft.’ It added that nothing concrete had been decided yet.
Japan Airlines mulls replacing short-haul fleet with more fuel efficient models (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP)
Japan Airlines mulls replacing short-haul fleet with more fuel efficient models (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP)
Updated on Jul 01, 2022 04:54 PM IST
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Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Japan sees record temperatures, appeals to conserve power: A lowdown

Earlier in March, Japan had issued a power supply warning after it witnessed critical levels in Tokyo.
Japan sees record temperatures, appeals to conserve power(AP)
Japan sees record temperatures, appeals to conserve power(AP)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 02:21 PM IST
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Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 hits Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture

  • As per NHK World, the quake hit shortly after 3 pm (local time). The quake registered a lower 6 on Japan's seismic intensity scale of zero to 7 at Suzu City.
Japan's Meteorological Agency said that the quake was at a depth of about 10 kilometres.(Representative image)
Japan's Meteorological Agency said that the quake was at a depth of about 10 kilometres.(Representative image)
Published on Jun 19, 2022 03:02 PM IST
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Japan seeing few travellers and tour visits, a week after wary border reopening

It could be a while until Japan starts to see tourist groups experience a matcha tea ceremony in Kyoto, tackle the ascent of Mount Fuji and witness the holy island of Miyajima before it fully reopens by the end of the year.
Japan seeing few travellers and tour visits, a week after wary border reopening (Photo by Sorasak on Unsplash)
Japan seeing few travellers and tour visits, a week after wary border reopening (Photo by Sorasak on Unsplash)
Updated on Jun 17, 2022 08:58 AM IST
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Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Japan: What's behind Okinawans' falling life expectancy?

  • An influx of foreign influences, the stress of modern life and a loss of 'ikigai' in younger people are all to blame.
Many Okinawans have recently adopted the 'hurry, hurry' approach to life that is more associated with mainland Japanese.(Issei Kato/REUTERS )
Many Okinawans have recently adopted the 'hurry, hurry' approach to life that is more associated with mainland Japanese.(Issei Kato/REUTERS )
Published on Jun 13, 2022 02:38 PM IST
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