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A city of central Honshu, Japan, northwest of Tokyo. A silk-manufacturing center, the city is noted for its statue of Kannon, goddess of mercy.
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The detection was made in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, 1,000 km from the North Korean test site, the report added.
The Saitama prefectural government said Friday an industrial waste disposal firm in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, appears to have discharged effluent containing a formaldehyde precursor into a tributary of the Tone River.
temporarily suspended some services on the Hachiko Line linking Hachioji in western Tokyo with the city of Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, as frozen wires failed to transmit electricity to trains at Hachioji Station.
Maryam Amine, 20, of Takasaki, Gunma prefecture (province), had come to Japan with her family on short-term visas in 1990 and 1991 but settled there permanently.
Donations of 100,000 yen were made both in 1996 and 2003 by a pachinko parlor operator in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, to the LDP's Gunma chapter.
MAEBASHI, Japan - The 18-year-old daughter of an Iranian couple slated for deportation enrolled Wednesday in a junior college in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture.
Under a memorandum of understanding signed by the three parties, Sanyo by March 2001 will acquire all the related assets, including Toshiba Battery's main factory producing nickel hydride batteries in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture.
The organization runs 63 monitoring stations around the world, including one in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture in Japan.
Nakasone, 88, said at the dedication of a museum in his honor in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, in May this year that he will donate his cottage due to his advancing age.
The commission operates a network of monitoring facilities at 63 locations in the world, including one in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture.
Presiding Judge Takao Nakayama turned down an appeal from prosecutors against the 2005 Tokyo District Court decision that cleared Kazuki Sato, 45, of the criminal charge of negligence resulting in the death of Akika Hirayanagi, a sixth-grade student from Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, in March 2001.
MAEBASHI, Japan - Two people were found dead and another was taken to hospital after a fire destroyed a house in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, on Tuesday night, the police and firefighters said.