Oct. 19, 2017

Huge Cave Found under Surface of Moon

Tokyo, Oct. 18 (Jiji Press)--An international research team, including the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, said Wednesday that it has found a 50-kilometer-long cave under the surface of the moon through a study of observation data from JAXA's Kaguya (Selene) lunar orbiter launched in 2007.

Taizo Nishimuro, Ex-Head of Japan Post, Toshiba, Dies at 81

Tokyo, Oct. 18 (Jiji Press)--Former Japan Post Holdings Co. <6178> President Taizo Nishimuro, who also served as head of Toshiba Corp. <6502> and the Tokyo Stock Exchange, has died, it was learned Wednesday. He was 81.

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