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TSMC To Build Chip Factory In Japan

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) is a multinational semiconductor manufacturing and design company that is used by Apple, Qualcomm, Huawei, Intel, AMD, and Nvidia for a series of chips. The company was founded in 1987, with its headquarters in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. It is regarded as one of the largest semiconductor companies in…

Japan: Touch Down on the Moon

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is an agency of the Government of Japan in charge of research, and technology advancements that include the launch of exploratory space missions into the orbit. The company was formed through the merger of 3 independent organizations in the year 2003. It is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. According to…

Japan: Aircraft Collision kills 5

A coastguard plane that was scheduled to deliver relief materials to the earthquake affected region of Japan was involved in an unfortunate accident that claimed the lives of 5 passengers onboard the aircraft. The accident occurred at Haneda Airport, commonly referred to as Tokyo International Airport. This is one of the two International Airports that…

Devastating Earthquake in Japan

Ishikawa Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of Honshu island. With a population of 1,140,573 residents as of 2019, it is bordered by Toyama Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture, and Fukui Prefecture. The region experienced an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 and a depth of 10 kilometers at 4:10 p.m. local…

Nippon Steel: $14.1 Billion US Steel Deal

Nippon Steel Corporation is Japan’s largest steelmaker, founded in 1950 and headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo. The company has four business segments, including steelmaking, engineering, chemicals, and system solutions. It is the largest producer of crude steel in Japan and the third largest in the world. According to reports, Nippon Steel has agreed to acquire US…

Japan: Plane Crash in Yakushima Island

Yakushima is an Island in Kagoshima, Japan with a population of about 11,600 residents as of 2022. The Island can only be accessed using a hydro ferry, slow car ferry, or by air. Electricity in the area is generated mostly using hydro power and it has become a test site for Honda’s hydrogen fuel cell…

Japan: Spacecraft Launch to the Moon

Japan has joined the list of countries that have launched a spacecraft to the moon. This successful launch is reportedly after multiple foiled attempts in the past due to infrastructural capabilities and bad weather. The spacecraft will attempt to land on the moon in February 2024, after supposedly reaching the Moon’s orbit in 4 months…

China Bans Seafood from Japan

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant commissioned by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) in 1971, and located in Fukushima, Japan. The plant consisted of 6 boiling water reactors (used for generating electrical power) that cumulatively generated about 4.7 Gigawatts, ranking the Fukushima Daiichi as one of the largest nuclear power stations…

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