April 21, 2014

(Update) Mitsui O.S.K. Ship Seized in China

Beijing, April 20 (Jiji Press)--Shanghai's maritime court has seized a ship owned by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. <9104> in connection with a wartime contract dispute involving the Japanese shipping company, according to an announcement by the court.

China's Navy Chief Declines to Meet Japanese Counterpart

Beijing, April 20 (Jiji Press)--Adm. Wu Shengli, commander of China's People's Liberation Army Navy, has no plans to meet with Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of staff of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force, during a series of events in Qingdao this week, a PLA Navy spokesman said Sunday.

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POLITICS
Support for Abe Cabinet Rises Back above 50% for 1st Time in 2 Months: Jiji Poll
ECONOMY
Japan to Continue Research Whaling in Northwestern Pacific by Reducing Catches
SPORTS
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OTHER
Narita Airport Users during "Golden Week" Seen Decreasing 7.3% per Day Yr/Yr

pie in the sky

(例文) Your proposal sounds like a pie in the sky because it requires a huge amount of money. It's utterly out of the question.

非現実的なものの例えで、日本語で絵に描いた餅に当たる表現。例文は「君の計画は巨額の資金が必要で、現実的とは思えない。全く話にならない」という意味になります。

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