Jan. 17, 2018

Japan-U.S. Nuclear Pact to Be Extended Automatically

Tokyo, Jan. 16 (Jiji Press)--The Japan-U.S. nuclear cooperation pact, which took effect in 1988, is now expected to be automatically extended beyond its current expiration date of July 16.

Softbank Group to Boost Investment with Mobile Unit IPO

Tokyo, Jan. 16 (Jiji Press)--Softbank Group Corp. <9984> is aiming to boost investment for its future growth by utilizing proceeds from an initial public offering for its mobile phone unit, informed sources said.

HEADLINES

POLITICS
Japanese Opposition DP, Party of Hope Likely to Break Up over Alliance Plan
ECONOMY
Number of Corporate Bankruptcies in Japan Falls to 27-Year Low of 8,405 in 2017
SPORTS
Sumo: Hakuho Defeated on 3rd Day of Tournament; Kisenosato Suffers 2nd Loss
OTHER
Wallaby Captured by Police after Hopping across Sydney Harbor Bridge

smart

(例文) The concept of a smart home is expected to change the way we live.

賢い、格好いいなどのほか、ネットにつながるなど高性能であることを表す形容詞としても使われます。例文は「(家電や住宅設備をネットでつなぐ)『スマートホーム』は私たちの生活を変えそうだ」という意味です。

AFP-JIJI PRESS NEWS JOURNAL