Fuchu

Fuchu

(fo͞o`cho͞o). 1 City (1990 pop. 45,739), Hiroshima prefecture, W Honshu, Japan, on the Ashida River. It is an agricultural and livestock center. 2 City (1990 pop. 209,396), Tokyo metropolis, E central Honshu, Japan. A residential suburb of Tokyo, it has heavy industry and manufactures computers. It is the headquarters of Japan's Air Self-Defense Force, and it is the site of the Tokyo Race Course. It was the ancient capital of Musashi prov. and is noted for the Okumitama (Shinto) Shrine.
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Last year's Dewhurst Stakes winner pleased trainer Fulke Johnson Houghton when coming home fifth behind Siberian Hawk in the Listed GMT Capital Stakes over a mile at Fuchu.
The eight factories are in Sendai, Nagoya, Hashimoto in Wakayama Prefecture, Hiroshima, Fuchu in Hiroshima Prefecture, Matsuyama in Ehime Prefecture, Naha in Okinawa Prefecture and Ueda in Nagano Prefecture.
Subject to the closure, the automaker's first since May 1999, are its flagship factory near its headquarters in the town of Fuchu, Hiroshima Prefecture, the Miyoshi factory in Hiroshima and the plant in the city of Hofu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the officials said.
The dealership in the Tokyo suburb of Fuchu features stylish interiors, a nursing room and a spacious area where children can play and is aimed at making the shopping experience more welcoming to women and first-time buyers.
All the parts manufacturers are based close to Mazda's head office in Fuchu, Hiroshima Prefecture.
Toshiaki Hikiji, 44, is charged with the murder of Hiroshi Hamada, 39, and the attempted murder of 11 other male employees of Mazda he hit with his car at the company's adjoining auto plants in the city of Hiroshima and the town of Fuchu on the morning of June 22, 2010, two months after he retired as a seasonal worker.
Located at Fuchu town, the Mazda Hospital aims to "make a social contribution by offering the latest and the best medical services, with kindness and compassion.
associate professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Tokyo, 183-8509, Japan; e-mail: <koda@cc.
Gregan spent the last three season's at Suntory Sungoliath in Fuchu, Tokyo, giving him a particular interest in the rise of Japan, who will host the tournament in 2019.
It said the plan will see the Air Self-Defense Force Command in Fuchu,
That includes public transport to the track, located in the Fuchu district of the Japanese capital about 35km west of the Shinjuku business district - or the equivalent of about pounds 2 return for no more than half an hour on the Keio Line to the dedicated racecourse station Fuchukeiba.