Fukuchiyama

Fukuchiyama

(fo͞oko͞ochē`yämä), city (1990 pop. 66,506), Kyoto prefecture, W central Honshu, Japan, on the Yura River. Now an important railway junction and an agricultural market, it was a major castle town during the Edo era.
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So staff at Fukuchiyama Zoo near Kyoto, Japan, then gave them their own enclosure.
Contract Awarded For Modification Work To Improve Core Equipment At The Fukuchiyama Environmental Park, A Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Incineration Plant In Fukuchiyama City
The blasts were believed to have been caused when one of the organizers of the event in Fukuchiyama in Kyoto prefecture poured fuel into a generator without turning it off, according to DPA.
Dr Takeshi Nishimura's team from the Primate Research Institute at Kyoto University, Japan, studied the singing of a white-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar) at Fukuchiyama City Zoo, in northern Kyoto.
The accident occurred when a speeding train derailed and crashed into an apartment building beside a curved section of track on JR West's Fukuchiyama Line on April 25, 2005.
KYOTO - Visitors have been flocking to see a baby boar named Uribo running with baby monkey Miwa tightly hanging on to its back rodeo-style at a zoo in Fukuchiyama, Kyoto Prefecture.
The company proposed the plan to its labor unions last December, but the negotiations were interrupted by the April 25 derailment disaster on JR West's Fukuchiyama Line in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, which killed 107 people including the driver.
Since 1999, the Japanese Red Cross has been using the AMPLINAT MPX system to screen over 5 million donations a year at its three NAT screening centers in Tokyo, Chitose, and Fukuchiyama.
The three, all 25, were identified as Toshitaka Uegaki from Toyooka and his friends -- Masafumi Iji from the same city and Hayato Hashimoto from Fukuchiyama, Kyoto Prefecture, according to the police.
A speeding train derailed and crashed into an apartment building beside a curved section of track on JR West's Fukuchiyama Line on April 25, 2005, and Yamazaki, 66, was accused of professional negligence resulting in deaths and injuries as he was in charge of safety measures when the company placed sharply curving rails at the accident site in 1996.
Some labor union members said the retraining tended to be punitive and exerted undue psychological pressures that could have been behind the April accident on JR West's Fukuchiyama Line in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, that killed 106 passengers and the driver, who also underwent such a regimen.