Funabashi

Funabashi

(fo͞onä`bäshē), city (1990 pop. 533,270), Chiba prefecture, E central Honshu, Japan, on Tokyo Bay. An industrial and residential suburb of Tokyo, it is known for its iron, steel, and petrochemical plants, as well as for providing agricultural products for the Tokyo market.

Funabashi

 

a city and port in Japan, on the island of Honshu, in Chiba Prefecture; located near Tokyo, on the coast of Tokyo Bay. Population, 408,600 (1974). Funabashi’s industries include the manufacture of wood products, aluminum goods, and machine tools. Funabashi has a wholesale fish market that supplies Tokyo.

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Yoichi Funabashi is chairman of the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation, a think tank in Tokyo.
After witnessing a field test of S-EIV at its Nishi Funabashi electrical substation, Tokyo Metro ordered one for Myoden Station, where it has saved up to 576 kWh per day on weekdays and up to 661kWh per day on holidays in commercial operations.
PREMIER: Chertanovo Acad 1 Vendee 3; Newcastle Utd 2 Funabashi HS 0; RCD Espanyol 1 OC Blues 0; Co Armagh 3 Bohemians 0; CSKA Moscow 3 Otago 0; Brentford 3 Lusaka Acad 2; Partick Thistle 3 Craig Bellamy Foundation 1; Co Londonderry 0 Cherry Orchard 2; Co Fermanagh 0 Co Tyrone 0; Co Down 2 Co Antrim 3; Benfica 0 Club America de Mexico 1; Manchester Utd 11 Gold Coast Acad 0.
Yoichi Funabashi, chairman, Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation and report co-author, said: "Three years after March 11, 2011, this crisis has not ended, because of the unsolved issue of the contaminated water and the fact that there has been little change in the human side of the equation: the whole system of Japan's governance and leadership on nuclear matters.
Besides, digital media titan Arianna Huffington and the billionaire investor Nicolas Berggruen, the elite group of editorial staff will comprise of Juan Luis Cebrian, founding editor of El Pais, Dileep Padgaonkar, consulting editor of the Times of India, Yoichi Funabashi, former editor-in-chief of Asahi Shimbun, and Pierre Omidyar, founder and chairman of eBay.
Yoichi Funabashi, President, Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation/ Former Editor-in-Chief, Asahi Shimbun
Tokyo, Dec 13, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - FUNABASHI MORINO CITY, an eco-friendly town development project undertaken by Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Nomura Real Estate Development Co.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the PAC-3 units were deployed to the Defense Ministry's headquarters in Ichigaya in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward, as well as the Ground Self-Defense Force's Camp Asaka in Tokyo's Nerima Ward and Camp Narashino in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, reports the Japan Times.
One, published in February 2012, was the product of the Independent Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident, hereafter referred to as the Funabashi Commission.
For me, who for 25 years held a microphone for three hours every morning in Funabashi appealing to the passersby, I feel that I came back to my roots in spirit.
Unless we change a system that excludes differences, safety culture will unlikely be nurtured," said Yoichi Funabashi, who was involved in establishing a private-sector panel that investigated the Fukushima nuclear crisis.