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Seat Maker to Celebrate $38M Expansion

FRANKFORT - Governor Eric Holcomb will Wednesday join officials from the city of Frankfort and executives from NHK Seating to celebrate the completion of the company's new manufacturing facility in Frankfort. NHK Seating, which is a subsidiary of Japan-based NHK Spring Co., Ltd. announced plans in February 2020 to invest...
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U.S.-Japan conduct security operations in South China Sea

June 15 (UPI) -- The United States has deployed an aircraft carrier to the South China Sea to conduct maritime security operations with allies, the U.S. Navy announced. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group was deployed Monday to the U.S. 7th Fleet area to support free movement and operation in Indo-Pacific region.
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Brothers, 85 and 96, presented with Quilts of Valor in Scribner

SCRIBNER — Alvin Cooper, 96, and brother Bill, 85, received Quilts of Valor on Friday. Alvin was nominated by Bill, who lives in North Platte. Alvin was in the Army, the Air Force and the National Guard/Reserve units from 1941-69 serving during WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Some of his assigned...
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Father And Son Plead Guilty To Helping Carlos Ghosn Escape From Japan

The two men who orchestrated Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan have pleaded guilty to charges in Japan. United States Army Special Forces veteran Michael Taylor and his son Peter were in court on Monday and asked by the presiding judge if there were any mistakes in the charges submitted by the Tokyo Prosecutors’ Office. Both said no.
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Conveyor belt company adding $3.8 M worth of jobs in Hammond and Harahan

Intralox, a modular plastic conveyor belt maker, is expanding its global headquarters in Harahan and production facility in Hammond by 40 jobs each. The 80 jobs will result in a payroll expansion of $3.8 million, with workers receiving benefits. The announcement was made Tuesday by Intralox President Edel Blanks and...
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What To Expect From The 2022 Nissan Z

If the Nissan Z is as good is it sounds, it could be the best Z car that we’ve ever seen. There has been a lot of hype, drama, and rumors surrounding the 2022 Nissan Z with everything ranging from Nissan killing off the Z altogether to how much it will cost and that it could even be offered as an SUV. With so much news and so many rumors over the past couple of years, it’s time we lay it all out on the table. So, this is what you need to know about the Nissan 400Z and what to expect when it debuts on August 17, 2021.
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Edens Zero Welcomes a Fairy Tail Alum to the Cast

Edens Zero's anime has welcomed another Fairy Tail alum to the cast with its newest character addition! The anime adaptation of Hiro Mashima's newest manga series has officially made its debut earlier this year as part of the Spring 2021 anime schedule, and now that the season is winding down, the anime is making its way through its first major cour. This cour has already seen a number of new additions joining the cast, and this includes some familiar voices from Mashima's previous anime adaptation, Fairy Tail. But this newest addition is a little less direct than those comebacks.
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Greet Beret vet and son plead guilty over aiding Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn escape

Michael Taylor, a 60-year-old former U.S. Green Beret, and his son, Peter, 28, who had been indicted for allegedly helping former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan to Lebanon, pleaded guilty to the charge in their first trial at the Tokyo District Court on Monday. Ghosn, 67, has been indicted for charges including the violation of the Companies Law.
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Many Young People in China 'Lie Flat' as Good Life Seems Unattainable

WASHINGTON/TAIPEI - Fed up with a culture of overwork, through-the-roof housing prices and skyrocketing living costs, many Chinese youth are "lying flat" to express their frustration with the lack of upward social mobility. Lying flat includes opting out of getting married, having children, purchasing a home or car, and joining...
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South Korea defends military exercises near disputed Dokdo Islets

June 15 (UPI) -- South Korea said the disputed Dokdo islets are sovereign territory after Tokyo declined a summit with Seoul at G7. South Korean foreign ministry spokesman Choi Young-sam said Tuesday that the "East Sea Territory Protection Exercise," which began this week near the islets, is "regular annual training" designed for the "purpose of defending" South Korean land, local news service Financial News reported.
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One of only 10 Ferrari J50 sports cars is for sale in Japan

One of the rarer modern Ferrari’s is the Ferrari J50. This car was built to celebrate Ferrari’s 50th anniversary in Japan, and it’s based on the 488 Spider. However, the J50 has unique styling and more horsepower than your average 488 Spider. The car is a 2016 model and the...
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Uzumaki Horror Anime's Teaser Reveals Delay to October 2022 Due to COVID-19

Adult Swim began streaming a new teaser video for the anime of Junji Ito's Uzumaki horror manga on Tuesday. The video reveals the anime's delay to October 2022. The anime's director Hiroshi Nagahama (Mushishi, Flowers of Evil) explains the circumstances behind the anime's delay, and previews a clip from the opening scene of the anime's first episode. Nagahama also hints at more unannounced staff members for the anime.
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Biden traded Trump’s go-it-alone approach to China for consensus-building. It might be working

This is the web version of Eastworld, Fortune's newsletter focused on business and technology in Asia. Subscribe here to get future editions in your inbox. President Joe Biden used his swing through Europe this week to urge leaders of the world's major democracies to rally behind the United States in countering the rising economic and security influence of China.
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U.S. documents solve mystery of Japanese war criminal's remains

Until recently, the location of executed wartime Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo's remains was one of World War II's biggest mysteries in the nation he once led. Now, a Japanese university professor has revealed declassified U.S. military documents that appear to hold the answer. The documents show the cremated ashes...
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Honda Built Shoe Navigation To Make Walking Easier For The Visually Impaired

In Japan Honda has established a startup accelerator called IGNITION, which aims to develop new mobility business ventures with funding and marketing. The first company to be launched from this accelerator is called Ashirase, and aims to develop an in-shoe navigation system to help support the visually impaired with walking and routines. The company hopes to have a viable product to market before the end of March 2023.
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A Japanese-Inspired Villa Hits the Market on the British Virgin Islands

Boasting a private beach on Virgin Gorda, Villa Katsura brings Japanese sensibilities to the Caribbean. The owners of this beachfront oasis enlisted OBMI, a global firm known for its work in high-end hospitality, to help infuse the home with their love for Japan and Japanese art. Villa Katsura—named after Katsura Imperial Villa, a cultural heritage site in Kyoto, Japan—sits on the peninsula of Little Dix Bay on the British Virgin Islands.
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What It Looks Like To Drive Through The Fukushima Exclusion Zone

The Exclusion Zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has shrunk in the years since the deadly earthquake, tsunami, and then radiation leak of that disaster. it’s still there, eerie and overgrown, it has only become more accessible. The wonderful Irish AE86-obsessives of juiceboxforyou have been uploading more videos from...