Japan /dʒəˈpæn/ (Japanese: 日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 About this sound Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, literally "[the] State of Japan") is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The characters that make up Japan's name mean "sun-origin", which is why Japan is sometimes referred to as the "Land of the Rising Sun".Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, which together comprise about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area.
Posts about Japan
  • Customs Duties and Tariffs Whistleblower Claims to Soar under Trump

    … workers lose their jobs. And U.S. businesses close. Tariff schemes often try to disguise the country of origin. Let’s say that the U.S. has imposed a duty (tax) on metal pipe made in China but not on pipe made in Japan. Some fraudsters will mislabel their pipe as being made in a country without a duty. Sophisticated fraudsters will actually…

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -
  • Toyota Prius Recall Issued For Parking Brake

    … help. Our Chicago personal injury lawyers have years of experience dealing with issues of personal injury and product liability. We will work tirelessly to ensure that the party responsible for your accident is held accountable. You deserve to be compensated for your damages. Call now to see how we can help get your life back on track. Why…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 21 readers -
  • Subaru Aims For Zero Car Accidents

    … Forester, Legacy, Impreza, Outback, Crosstrek, and WRX. With this technology, these vehicles were awarded the highest possible score for front crash protection by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A study conducted in Japan found current EyeSight technology significantly reduces accidents. Cars with EyeSight saw an 80 percent reduction…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 24 readers -
  • Top Female Players Accuse U.S. Soccer of Wage Discrimination (New York Post)

    …-known soccer player in the country. When Hamm and her teammates won the 1999 World Cup in the United States, they also set records for attendance and television viewing. Last summer, when the United States defeated Japan to win another Women’s World Cup, the final was seen by 25.4 million viewers on Fox — a record for a men’s or women’s soccer game…

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  • Where Was The Whistleblower? – Toshiba Accounting Fraud

    … manufacturing company. Evidence recently came to light that Toshiba was cooking its books. Pretax profits were boosted by at least $1.2 billion. The accounting fraud took place for 6 years, yet no one ever spoke up. Japanese prosecutors believe the fraud was so massive that many had to know it was taking place. Although Japan has a whistleblower anti…

    Due Diligence- 53 readers -
  • FATCA Leaves No Land Untouched

    …. The majority of them were agreed upon last year. The IGAs signed in 2014 include large markets like Australia, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. 2013 was also a significant year, as it saw the signature of the agreement with former fiscal paradises like Switzerland and Cayman Islands, and giants like Japan, France, and Germany. In short, the spread of FATCA has…

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  • Bank of America Postscript

    … is not a Nagasaki coming and that their is also not an active laboratory led by AQ Khan experimenting with new legal weapons to assist homeowners and the Government entities. They should pay a lot to avoid Nagasaki for the honor of their Emperor. Japan did capitulate and they are now a friendly. Peace through strength is how we get the treaty…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
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