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Amagasaki

(ä`mägäsä`kē), city (1990 pop. 498,999), Hyogo prefecture, S Honshu, Japan, a port on Osaka Bay. An important industrial center, with iron and steel factories, chemical plants, and textile mills, it lies on the banks of the Yodo River. It has excellent railroads and canals. Amagasaki has a 16th-century castle.
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The total investment for the new Amagasaki facility, which covers new offices and laboratories located on a 600 square meter site, is several million euros.
KOBE - Prosecutors sought four-year prison terms Monday for two women suspected of involvement in the killing of their 66-year-old mother, whose corpse was found in a drum in 2011, in a serial murder case in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture.
KOBE, Japan - Police on Sunday served fresh arrest warrants on seven people over a series of alleged murders in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture.
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When the scientists added a compound that neutralizes EPO, the cell growth in the lab dishes slowed, says study coauthor Hitoshi Takagi, an ophthalmologist at Amagasaki Hospital.
Floodlights were trained on one of the worst-damaged cars as rescuers tried to free four people still alive in the wreckage more than 11 hours after the crash, said the Amagasaki fire department.
Investigators focused on whether excessive speed or the actions of the inexperienced, 23-year-old driver caused the crash in an urban area near Amagasaki, about 250 miles west of Tokyo.
Rescuers work to save people trapped in the derailed train car that smashed against an apartment building after a derailment at Amagasaki, near Osaka
April 25, 2005: Commuter train derails in Amagasaki, western Japan, killing at least 56 and injuring more than 417 others.
Survivors in Amagasaki, Western Japan, said the train overshot a station and gained speed.
Investigators are not certain whether excessive speed or the actions of the inexperienced driver caused the crash near Amagasaki, about 250 miles west of Tokyo.
Performance view, Shiraga's studio, Amagasaki, Japan.