March 04, 2015

Microsoft Cofounder Says WWII Battleship Musashi Found

Manila, March 3 (Jiji Press)--Microsoft Corp. cofounder Paul Allen said on Twitter Tuesday the Imperial Japanese Navy's World War II battleship Musashi has been found at the bottom of the Sibuyan Sea off the central Philippines.

Japan Defense Chief Wants Landfill from Summer for U.S. Base Transfer

Tokyo, March 3 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani said Tuesday that the government intends to begin landfill work in Okinawa Prefecture in the summer for the planned relocation of the U.S. Marine Corps' Futenma air base within the prefecture.

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Tokyo Olympics Organizing Committee to Dispatch Official to IOC HQ in Lausanne
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Japan Wins Order from Laos for Coin for 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

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(例文) The minister is suspected of having received political donations from a company majority-owned by foreign nationals.

「過半数所有」を意味する形容詞で、subsidiary(子会社)の前などにつけて使われます。wholly-owned subsidiaryは完全子会社。例文は「その大臣は外国人が50%以上出資する会社から政治献金を受けた疑いがもたれている」と訳せます。

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