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

    …, Toyota dealerships have been instructed to add clips to the brake cable in order to prevent the emergency break from deactivating. Thankfully, this fix is available immediately and will be free for those with affected vehicles. So far, Toyota has not made a connection between the malfunction and any deaths or injuries. USA Today, however, reported…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Subaru Aims For Zero Car Accidents

    … Fewer Accidents Since the first Ford Model T, cars have improved leaps and bounds in terms of safety. Power-assisted steering, anti-lock brakes, seat belts, and air bags are just a few of the major safety features that have become standard in vehicles. Now with the general advancements made in technology, the safety features are becoming more…

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

    …. But the women’s complaint seems to take aim at a bigger share of domestic revenue, like sponsorships and television contracts, and U.S. Soccer financial reports hint at a richer future involving the team: The federation’s budget projections for 2016 include $2.3 million for a 10-game victory tour after this summer’s Olympics. Tags: equal pay, Gender Discrimination …

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 15 readers -
  • 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- 54 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…

    Due Diligence- 41 readers -
  • 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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