Japan's officers reorganized the Chinese army; her drill sergeants made the mediaeval warriors over into twentieth century soldiers, accustomed to all the modern machinery of war and with a higher average of marksmanship than the soldiers of any Western nation.
She began to chafe under the guidance of Japan, but she did not chafe long.
Passepartout wandered for several hours in the midst of this motley crowd, looking in at the windows of the rich and curious shops, the jewellery establishments glittering with quaint Japanese ornaments, the restaurants decked with streamers and banners, the tea-houses, where the odorous beverage was being drunk with saki, a liquor concocted from the fermentation of rice, and the comfortable smoking-houses, where they were puffing, not opium, which is almost unknown in Japan
, but a very fine, stringy tobacco.
If my partner, who was no way concerned with my young man, made him such an offer, I could not do less than offer him the same; and all the ship's company being willing to go with him, we made over half the ship to him in property, and took a writing from him, obliging him to account for the other, and away he went to Japan. The Japan merchant proved a very punctual, honest man to him: protected him at Japan, and got him a licence to come on shore, which the Europeans in general have not lately obtained.
Having resolved upon this, we agreed that if our Portuguese pilot would go with us, we would bear his charges to Moscow, or to England, if he pleased; nor, indeed, were we to be esteemed over- generous in that either, if we had not rewarded him further, the service he had done us being really worth more than that; for he had not only been a pilot to us at sea, but he had been like a broker for us on shore; and his procuring for us a Japan merchant was some hundreds of pounds in our pockets.
"I want to know how Japan
became assured that America had no intention of going to war with her.
Sanjeev Sinha opened the AI and Fintech Forum with a presentation on India Japan
Partnership Group's activities especially the work on India Japan
Partnership Fund which is focused on bilateral opportunities in India Japan
, US, China, S Korea benefit from stability and strong ties; petty tit-for-tat exchanges are irresponsible; leaders' behavior is under constant scrutiny
The Advisor said Pakistan and Japan
should remain engaged all the time to further consolidate economic ties.
consumer prices increased by 33 percent, while Japan
's consumer price index declined by 0.3 percent.
Still, right now in December 2006, it's all systems-go, and foreign investors and companies are taking a strong second look at Japan
. Bypassed in favor of China for more than a decade, Japan
is suddenly cashed up and ready to take on new technology and new (often foreign) business partners.
Napster's research has shown that subscribers to the unlimited access service purchase more music than consumers who buy songs or albums individually, making the tie-up with Tower Records, one of Japan
's most successful music sellers, a logical choice.
Besides the mainline Japan
Airlines, five other members of the JAL Group will also join oneworld as affiliates - JALways, Japan
Asia Airways, JAL Express, J-Air and Japan
COMPREHENSION: Why is Japan
's government considering changing the constitution to allow a Princess to become Empress?
Since she had not traveled abroad in the past 30 years, transmission must have occurred in Japan
. Two portions of meat from the wild boar (meats 1 and 2) eaten on December 28, 2004, and 1 portion from the other wild boar (meat 3) eaten on January 19, 2005, remained and were frozen.