Musashino

Musashino

(mo͞osä`shĭno͞o), city (1990 pop. 139,077), Tokyo Metropolis, E central Honshu, Japan, on the Sumida River. It is a suburb of Tokyo with several electrical machinery plants.

Musashino

 

a city in Japan, located on the island of Honshu in Tokyo Prefecture. Population, 137,000 (1970). A satellite city of Tokyo, Musashino is an important transportation junction. Scientific research laboratories for the electronics industry are located in the city.

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A Shinto-style funeral will be held for the empress dowager on Tuesday morning in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward and again in the afternoon at the Musashino Imperial Mausoleum in Hachioji in the western suburbs of Tokyo, where a mausoleum for the empress dowager is to be built.
Strong winds also forced the Joban, Keiyo and Musashino lines of East Japan Railway Co.
In March this year, Musashino Bank, Nishi-Nippon Bank and Credit Agricole S.A.
A ground-breaking ceremony was held Monday at the Musashino Imperial Mausoleum in Hachioji in the western suburbs of Tokyo, where a mausoleum for Empress Dowager Nagako will be built, the Imperial Household Agency said.
(TEPCO) plans to make its high-speed fiber-optic Internet service available to 70% of residents in Tokyo's 23 wards, and the western Tokyo cities of Musashino and Mitaka, by the end of fiscal 2002, TEPCO officials said Tuesday.
Seven boys were injured Thursday when strong winds toppled a ballpark backstop at an elementary school in the western Tokyo suburb of Musashino, police and firefighters said.
The empress dowager will then be entombed at the Musashino Imperial Mausoleum in Hachioji in the western suburbs of Tokyo where her husband is also interred, the sources said.
(TEPCO) will expand its high-speed fiber-optic Internet access service to Tokyo's 23 wards and almost all parts of Musashino and Mitaka cities in the suburbs of Tokyo by the middle of fiscal 2003, two and a half years ahead of schedule, company officials said Wednesday.
The 12 Japanese financiers include Daido Life Insurance Co., Taiyo Mutual Life Insurance Co., Aioi Insurance Co., Nishi-Nippon Bank and Musashino Bank, they said.
The Musashino chapter opened in February this year, the Sendai chapter in March and the Kansai chapter in April.
TTNet plans to expand the service area to all 23 wards and parts of the cities of Musashino and Mitaka in the Tokyo metropolitan area by the end of March 2003, it added.
The private university is located in Musashino, western Tokyo.