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Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

...of power to hesitate, just three years after the meltdown at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi plant. In the United States, the...power U.S. nuclear subs, without the high-grade uranium.Japan's nuclear plants have been closed since the March 11, 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-17/tiny-power-plants-hold-pro
'American Idiot' is story for all ages

...said Alison Morooney, the dance captain who has been with the show since July 2012 and toured with it in South Korea and Japan.American Idiot, which is part of the Broadway in Augusta series, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Bell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-16/american-idiot-story-
Ft. Gordon soldiers honor Bataan memory

...hell ships" that were twice bombed by unknowing American forces as the Japanese attempted to move the Bataan survivors to Japan."I was looking forward to meeting the Bataan veterans," said Spc. Shaul Funt, a linguist and transcriber for the 707th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-14/ft-gordon-soldiers-honor-bata
Bonsai is art, philosophy in form of a tree

...bonsai collections on public display outside Japan ? it all started with a bonsai he purchased...easier. Expert help, once found only in Japan or China, is now more readily available...art spread several hundred years later to Japan. The art of bonsai was introduced to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-10/bonsai-art-philosophy-form-tree
Global economy has turned a corner, finance officials say

...and central bank presidents of the Group of 20 nations, the mix of traditional economic powers such as the United States, Japan and Germany and emerging economies such as Russia, China and India.U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and Federal Reserve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-12/global-economy-has-turned-
Press conference transcript - Hideki Matsuyama

...During the earthquake and tsunami, I wasn't in Japan. However, when I returned to Japan and the Sendai area, I saw the devastation...low amateur was a direct effect of the people of Japan in the Sendai area rooting for me and encouraging...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/transcripts/press-conference-transcript-hideki-
Overtime

...The Czech Republic became the first team to reach the Davis Cup semifinals, clinching an unassailable 3-0 lead over Japan Saturday.In other Davis Cup action, Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka lost a doubles match to Andrey Golubev and Aleksandr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-05/overtime
Japanese star Mao Asada sets record in winning short program at World Figure Skating Championships

SAITAMA, Japan - Mao Asada, of Japan, set a world record on Thursday to finish first in the short program at the World Figure Skating Championships.Skating to Chopin's Nocturne, Asada hit her signature triple axel at the start of her routine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-27/japanese-star-mao-as
Yuzuru Hanyu wins 1st men's figure skating Olympic gold for Japan

...on himself before coming through to win Japan's first gold medal in Olympic men's...the free skate, the gold was headed to Japan.Asked if he thought he would win...combination, costing him precious points.Japan's Daisuke Takahashi, the 2010 bronze medalist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-14/yuzuru-hanyu-wins-1st-me
Matsuyama glad he put off 'pro day'

...college career."Matsuyama had to reluctantly pass on an invitation from Arnold Palmer to play Bay Hill to instead go home to Japan to attend graduation ceremonies at Tohoku Fukushi University.While Ishikawa parlayed his teenage professional success into...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/matsuyama-glad-he-put-pro-day