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Fantastic to meet with Ms Osaka, Director of the National Arts Centre Tokyo and discuss Australian and Japanese art collaborations. Wonderful to see the “Fashion in Japan 1945-2020” @NACT_PR #FashionInJapanExhn pic.twitter.com/0SizwIsRG8
— Jan Adams AO PSM ジャン・アダムズ (@AusAmbJPN) August 19, 2021
Delighted to meet Mr Watanabe of JA to receive fresh Fukushima peaches. I tried the peaches when I went to Fukushima to watch Australia play Japan in softball, and they were lovely. I was thrilled to try some from a vending machine – it was a novel experience! pic.twitter.com/ICgDROSBXk
— Jan Adams AO PSM ジャン・アダムズ (@AusAmbJPN) August 13, 2021
Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue across Japan. Keep up to date using reliable sources. Our thoughts are with those affected by flooding or landslides. https://t.co/hTCr90tVDU
— オーストラリア大使館 Australia in Japan (@AustraliaInJPN) August 15, 2021
“Gunya”, a show of #contemporaryart by Indigenous Australian artists, is on now in Yokohama as part of the JAALA International Art Exchange Exhibition. See #art works that highlight the continuing role of native plants in Indigenous Australian societies.https://t.co/XzppVrceJr pic.twitter.com/giVTDitk7K
— オーストラリア大使館 Australia in Japan (@AustraliaInJPN) August 14, 2021
Thousands of young Australians have studied and worked in Japan under the @NewColomboPlan. Japanese companies Mitsui & Co and Mitsubishi Corporation have played an important role in the program, providing invaluable experience for young Australians. Find out more 🎥 pic.twitter.com/yBIeyQ78fB
— オーストラリア大使館 Australia in Japan (@AustraliaInJPN) August 13, 2021
Red seaweed + 🐮/🐑 = 90% less methane emissions!
Australian researchers found that when red seaweed is mixed with stock feed it can reduce cow and sheep methane production. This has fuelled a new industry in #SouthAustralia. Learn more here: https://t.co/OrOrVFfYZd
— オーストラリア大使館 Australia in Japan (@AustraliaInJPN) August 12, 2021
The Melbourne International Film Festival @MIFFofficial has moved online this year for Australia-wide viewing, and features a great range of Japanese cinema. You will be able to enjoy ten Japanese films until August 22!
View the full program: https://t.co/hExODoKNqG
— Consulate-General of Japan, Brisbane (@CGJapanBNE) August 11, 2021
Congratulations to #AJBCC member @Lendlease on this great new project in Tokyo – demonstrating again the depth and breadth of Australia-Japan business partnership! @DFAT_TradeTalk @YamagamiShingo Lendlease to develop A$800m data centre in Greater Tokyo https://t.co/pu7loxLgzG
— AJBCC (@CEO_AJBCC) August 17, 2021
— FoodNavAsia (@FoodNavAsia) August 17, 2021
Japanese petroleum company ENEOS Corporation and independent renewable energy provider @NEOEN_Energy will be exploring the development of a Japan-Australia hydrogen supply chain in South Australia.https://t.co/Ty9cUEBn3u#hydrogen #renewable #supplychain #japan #australia
— Supply Chain Learning (@learningscc) August 14, 2021
Japanese #shipping major Mitsui OSK Lines and Australia’s Origin Energy have signed a memorandum of understanding for a joint study to build a green #ammonia supply chain, the companies said on August 11. #NGWhttps://t.co/563qBNAujB pic.twitter.com/4Flhok2Urj
— Natural Gas Americas (@NatGasAmericas) August 11, 2021
South Padbury Primary School has become the first school in Australia to plant a tiny Japanese-style Miyawaki forest. 🌲@MurdochUni's Dr Grey Coupland partnered with South Padbury Primary School to plant the forest.@steenslaytonatr @sshahn1 @abcperthhttps://t.co/G5WlmXQWW0
— WA Education News (@WA_Edu_News) August 13, 2021
Call for Abstracts: Online Workshop on “Preparing for a post-COVID world: Japanese and Asian Higher Education Mobility to Australia”, Oct 27-28. Abstracts due ASAP.
Co-organised by #NVJSalumni @sifaremm for @thejsaa. https://t.co/rjQVTbPimc
— New Voices in Japanese Studies (@NVJSjournal) August 16, 2021
❗️The Japan Update 2021 is fast approaching ❗️
The flagship conference of the Australia-Japan Research Centre and the Japan Institute brings together the latest insights on Japan. 🎌
— Australia-Japan Research Centre (@AJRC_ANU) August 19, 2021
Are ‘advanced’ Japanese language programs sustainable? A look at Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, with CHL's @CarolHayesANU commenting as a co-author… https://t.co/UOihYMrZYQ @ANUasiapacific @ANUmedia @Japanfoundation
— ANU CHL (@ANU_CHL) August 19, 2021
‘No Time To Die’ costume designer Suttirat Anne Larlarb discusses the inspiration behind Safin’s (Rami Malek) Japanese Noh mask 🇯🇵 🎭#JamesBond | #JamesBond007 |#BondJamesBond | #Bond25 | #NoTimeToDie | #RamiMalek | #SuttiratAnneLarlarb | #JBAus pic.twitter.com/k7HFyTi0KS
— James Bond Australia (@JamesBondAUS) August 16, 2021
Essentials this week includes an update on Tourism Australia's recent activities in North America, Singapore and Japan as well as a link to the latest industry webinar: https://t.co/quCPDHVxgK. pic.twitter.com/MP3EPt2hG8
— Tourism Australia (@TourismAus) August 18, 2021
— Japan Australia (@Japan_Australia) August 13, 2021
From our Industry Fellow @stefarmbruster comes a story of Japanese pearl diving in the Torres Strait – a little known aspect of the history of #Queensland and #Australia #PacificHubhttps://t.co/kQixzZdHH0 pic.twitter.com/z3xxkiqnLr
— Griffith Asia Inst (@GAIGriffith) August 17, 2021
»The descendants of Japanese pearl divers in the Torres Strait are coming together for Obon, Japan's day of the dead, to remember the contribution of their forebears to an industry that claimed hundreds of lives.« https://t.co/eounBNJmOD
— Centre for Australian Studies (@CAS_Cologne) August 16, 2021
— Voice of Nations (@VoiceOfNations7) August 13, 2021
— Frontline (@frontline_india) August 14, 2021
Australia and India, along with the US and Japan are members of the four-nation Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or the Quad, which has irked China.https://t.co/oAq1nMaSVd
— The Indian Express (@IndianExpress) August 18, 2021
The Chinese government's overreaching — on human rights, economic, and security issues — has helped to transform the Quad from a loose alliance among the US, India, Japan and Australia into a more coordinated effort to confront Chinese excesses: @MrKRudd https://t.co/N7e130vRM7 pic.twitter.com/2v8MbQcKTX
— Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) August 15, 2021
We welcome discussions on the importance of peace & security in the Taiwan Strait by senior officials from the #US🇺🇸, #Australia🇦🇺, #India🇮🇳 & #Japan🇯🇵 during the #Quad meeting. #Taiwan🇹🇼 will keep working with the democracies in building an inclusive, resilient & healthy region. https://t.co/MpCPBiWAwc
— 外交部 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ROC (Taiwan) 🇹🇼 (@MOFA_Taiwan) August 13, 2021
— Taiwan Today (@Taiwan_Today) August 13, 2021
A few key takeouts from my interview with Nobuo Kishi: Australia should take more of a leadership role in south-east Asia and the Pacific, pacifist constitutional debate likely to re-emerge after the election, and Abe, his brother, is fighting fit. https://t.co/aNxXQYBoIU
— Eryk Bagshaw (@ErykBagshaw) August 12, 2021
— Foreign Affairs (@ForeignAffairs) August 17, 2021
"Canada was not invited to participate in the Quad, a partnership involving the U.S., Japan, India and Australia intended as a security response to the growing threat from China in the Indo Pacific region."#cdnpoli https://t.co/oIueWWmz3v
— Brad Zubyk (@Bzubyk) August 19, 2021
Thank you to @Qantas, who, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, continues to deliver iodine-based cancer treatments from Japan and other nuclear medicines from ANSTO to hospitals all over Australia.#scienceweek #COVID19 #healthcare #cancer #nuclearmedicine pic.twitter.com/QLUgJGNOGw
— ANSTO (@ANSTO) August 19, 2021
The 🇯🇵 Government has announced the extension and expansion of the State of Emergency until 12 Sep, covering 13 prefectures including Tokyo & Osaka, covering the duration of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Follow trusted news sources to stay informed of the latest developments. pic.twitter.com/Oo6xeL2hwV
— オーストラリア大使館 Australia in Japan (@AustraliaInJPN) August 19, 2021
"Ishikawa bringing the heat early for Japan."
"It's Australia vs. Ishikawa at the moment, and Ishikawa is winning."
"And incoming.. is.. guess who? The man who seems to be absolutely everywhere at the moment. Ishikawa"
some of my fave ments in this game, esp the 2nd one 💯 pic.twitter.com/mzsxkXuWqq
— sarah. ⚡️ (@taiyukiii) August 17, 2021
A very successful discussion on the virtual mode was organized by KIIPS on QUAD on 7th August 2021, where eminent Scholars from India, USA, Japan, Australia, Canada and Poland were part of the panel. pic.twitter.com/xde7zIgNfk
— Kalinga Institute of Indo-Pacific Studies (@kiipsodisha) August 16, 2021
EU is ahead of China
Canada, Australia, US & Japan have a performance lead over the EU
South Korea is the most innovative
— Pinna Pierre (@pierrepinna) August 11, 2021
With Australia and Japan now cancelled. What two track would you want to replace them? https://t.co/alAOSoxscv
— ChequeredFlagRacing (@ChequeredR) August 18, 2021
Lithium-sulfur battery with shorter charging time, longer lifespan: Japanese scientists have developed a new lithium-sulfur battery by using titanium oxide and titanium nitride to prevent the formation of polysulfides during… https://t.co/wYZKKerJyh #solarenergy #solarpv #solar pic.twitter.com/6I05k3mRob
— pv magazine Australia (@pvmagazineoz) August 12, 2021
Thread thread by @JorisJDR about a Ruddy Turnstone we flagged in South Australia, which has been reported in Japan!
Birds like WUL contribute to our understanding of wader migration and population estimates.
Looking forward to seeing WUL again soon! https://t.co/FmIGfKGNm1
— Victorian Wader Study Group (@vwsg_web) August 19, 2021
#WormWednesday Japanese native Ikeda taenioides, or something quite similar, also occurs in shallow subtidal in Australia, which oddly is the only country from where @inaturalist has observations of it. https://t.co/sUA9w1HatF
— Polychaeta Species (@WPolyDb) August 11, 2021
show of solidarity from 25 countries at the Canadian embassy in Beijing today for Canadian businessman Michael Spavor’s verdict (incl US, UK, Australia, Japan, Lithuania, France etc). Spavor was sentenced to 11 years on espionage charges, a fine of 50,000 yuan and deportation pic.twitter.com/OadTKu9p65
— Sarah Zheng (@_szheng) August 11, 2021
More than a year and a half into the pandemic, Australia is facing its worst COVID-19 crisis yet. https://t.co/eV9DFGxHfm
— The Japan Times (@japantimes) August 15, 2021
Furusato patterns from pilgrimage by Elysha Rei
Mapping a journey of matrilineal heritage in Japan
20Aug -9Sept DownstairsGallery, Scrumptious Reads, Red Hill Qld
Artist Talk & Demo: Sun12 Sept 9am
Kid's Kirigami Workshops:
Sun 22Aug 10am-11.30am&12.30pm-2pm pic.twitter.com/liFxy9VwWn
— Nikkei Australia (@NikkeiAustralia) August 18, 2021
🇯🇵🌟 Hajime Hosogai, Kosuke Ota, and Masashi Motoyama are former Japanese national team players who were once in #JLEAGUE but now play in Thailand, Australia, and Malaysia.
Listen to their experiences abroad in Episode 1 of J.LEAGUE: Playing Asia!https://t.co/0vWfXT4Jo9
— J.LEAGUE Official EN (@J_League_En) August 11, 2021
Today, 76 years ago #WWII came to an end.
15 August is Victory in the Pacific Day and commemorates Japan's surrender to Allied Forces on 14 August 1945.
Some 10,000 of our personnel lost their lives during #WWII, and today we remember them.
Lest we forget.
— Royal Australian Air Force (@AusAirForce) August 14, 2021
An insightful piece by my former thesis superviser @JainPurnendra. Will Suga meet this challenge? Will Japan return to a 'Karaoke Democracy'? Kono Taro would be an interesting alternative to Suga, given his familiarity with Australia. https://t.co/ttMphoBNzI, via @LowyInstitute
— Andrew Hunter (@AndrewHunter__) August 18, 2021
On Wednesday, New Zealand PPI, Japanese machinery orders, Japanese merchandise trade, Australian wage prices, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand policy announcement, UK CPI, UK PPI, Eurozone HICP and Canadian CPI reports are scheduled. pic.twitter.com/X4S0UOQzcN
— Econoday, Inc. (@Econoday) August 17, 2021
The Australian Dollar faces actionable trade setups versus the US Dollar, British Pound, and Japanese Yen. Get your weekly AUD technical forecast from @FxWestwater here: https://t.co/UTmiEca5Bo pic.twitter.com/WF0dNFgkKZ
— DailyFX (@DailyFX) August 15, 2021
— Eryk Bagshaw (@ErykBagshaw) August 14, 2021
— Dan James (@dan3james) August 15, 2021
Australian, American, and Japanese waygu pic.twitter.com/l09NwNjABP
— Meal Team Six (@macnoroni) August 14, 2021
Ban Ki-Moon: US, UK, EU & Japan climate targets are 2-3 times deeper than Australia's.
The Coalition: 🙉 https://t.co/pnAZzJpUSq
— GetUp! (@GetUp) August 18, 2021
#TS21 involved participating forces from Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. #AusNavy military police were involved in manning checkpoints near Bowen, Queensland, during the bilateral training activity. 👮♂️🤝🚢 pic.twitter.com/egQVxNIcGo
— Royal Australian Navy (@Australian_Navy) August 16, 2021
Joint Statement by the Embassies and High Commissions of Australia, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, Accredited to the Republic of Zambia: pic.twitter.com/RPlZisyjTE
— Bronte Moules (@AusEmbZim) August 11, 2021
https://t.co/710Gc7OHJL My reflection on the Olympics as a mushroom cloud. Nagai Tokusaburo wrote to us last year: "People prefer fun festivals. In the midst of that, it is a shame that the opportunity to draw the whole world’s eyes to the Nagasaki atomic bombing was lost"
— Gwyn McClelland (@gwynjapan) August 12, 2021
#OTD in 1943 USS Bowfin (SS-287) set off for her first war along the Australian coast to Darwin.
On Sept. 25th USS Bowfin, USS Billfish and USS Bonefish attacked a Japanese convoy, effectively sinking tanker Kirishima Maru north of French Indochina. pic.twitter.com/7f2JIB2TuT
— Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum (@PACFLTSubMuseum) August 16, 2021
'Activists commemorate 30th anniversary of first “comfort women” testimony'. 84 groups from Korea, Australia, Germany and other countries, "under the slogan "I am Kim Hak-sun," urged the Japanese government to issue an official apology". @HankyorehNews https://t.co/XajJQeUh7U
— Sino-NK (@Sino_NK) August 14, 2021
Victory in the Pacific. Sunday 15th of August 2021 is the 76th anniversary of the end of the war with Japan, VP Day. Take time to reflect on the service, sacrifice and loss by our women and men. Consider visiting a local war memorial to pay respects. We Will Remember Them. pic.twitter.com/KOSfGzIfB9
— RSL South Australia & Northern Territory (@RSL_SA) August 13, 2021
When thinking about Australian security, there is a tendency to look to the north. Yet during the Second World War Australia's leaders were fearful that Japan would bypass the north and directly attack Australia's industrial core, my latest article in History Australia @NSC_ANU pic.twitter.com/WMh1swpsCv
— Alexander Mitchell Lee (@alexmitchelllee) August 18, 2021