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A city of northern Honshu, Japan, south-southeast of Aomori. It is a commercial and cultural center.
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TOKYO - Swiss garment and shoe recycling company I:Collect AG said Thursday it will establish a Japanese unit next month in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, after starting collection in March at outlets of the Swedish casual clothing chain H&M in Japan.
Before being transported by buses and taxis to Akita Station and elsewhere, the passengers were confined to the train for some six hours, during which all services on the Akita Shinkansen Line connecting Akita and Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, were suspended.
Speaking to reporters in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Ozawa reiterated his opposition to the legislation and said, "We have to make a decision on what we should do to realize our aims tomorrow at the latest.''
Nakaima, speaking to the press in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, said the aircraft noise from the Kadena base is ''very loud'' and its levels are worsening, so there must be ''realistic'' measures to improve nearby living conditions in any case.
Full service on the Tohoku Shinkansen Line, operated by East Japan Railway Co., or JR East, came 38 years after the government decided on basic plans to extend the bullet train line beyond Morioka, Iwate Prefecture.
MORIOKA, Japan - An exhibition by the Louvre Museum opened Friday at Iwate Museum of Art in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, the first stop of a tour to three prefectures in Japan's northeast hit hardest by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
The occupancy rate for the Tohoku Shinkansen line, bound for Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, marked 120 percent in the afternoon.
The mercury dropped to 5.0 C in Sapporo, 4.3 C in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, 14.9 C in Tokyo and 12.5 C in Osaka, hitting levels usually recorded from mid-October to early November.
''Relations of trust with the government and the ruling bloc have been completely lost,'' Ozawa told a news conference in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, in reference to the passage Friday of the state budget and tax reform bill for fiscal 2008 in the lower house despite opposition from the DPJ and other opposition parties.
Shinkansen bullet trains bound for Tokyo were running at more than 100 percent capacity in their non-reserved sections, with one from Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, to Tokyo marking 200 percent at Sendai Station.
halted operations Friday at its cigarette plant in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, which has a history of more than a century, as part of its streamlining efforts in light of falling domestic demand.
''Many people say the Constitution should not allow the use of the right to collective self-defense ever,'' Takenori Kanzaki, leader of the party backed by lay Buddhist group Soka Gakkai, told reporters in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture.