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Kan

A unit of weight in Japan equivalent to 3.75 kilograms. An equivalent term is kanme.
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In Abu Dhabi, Katch Kan has been working closely with their distributor Al Mazroui to trial and monitor a prototype retrievable surface junk basket (RSJB) on an offshore rig.
On speculation that TEPCO would seek a full withdrawal from the plant, Kan, using strong words repeatedly, told the company officials, ''The company will definitely go bankrupt if you retreat.
In an interview with Mainichi newspaper, Kan said he feared Japan was facing the possibility of collapse.
3 million yen from Kan, his predecessor Yukio Hatoyama, and the Tokyo chapter of the governing Democratic Party of Japan.
Kan survived the no-confidence motion on Thursday, but bickering quickly resurfaced after his comments suggested that he wanted to leave once he finished his work on handling disaster and the damaged reactors at the disabled Fukushima nuclear plant achieved a stable "cold shutdown", a process expected to take at least until January and probably longer.
22 -- Kan sacks Justice Minister Minoru Yanagida over his comments widely taken as deriding his duty to respond to Diet questioning.
In a tense political standoff, he has signalled he will bow out only after key bills on disaster reconstruction and promoting renewable energy are passed, while the opposition has threatened to block the bills until Kan goes.
I'd like to make efforts by going back to the starting point of deepening a mutually beneficial relationship based on common strategic interests'' between Japan and China, Kan told reporters before leaving his office for the airport.
armed forces, Kan entered the importing business, using his mother's Manhattan kitchen as a stockroom for the various gifts and items he purchased overseas.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan has been persuaded by senior lawmakers of his ruling party to resign around mid-July after securing the parliamentary passage of the second extra budget for fiscal 2011, sources familiar with the matter said Monday.
Tokyo, Japan, Oct 4, 2006 - (JCN) - KAN Research Institute, Eisai's research subsidiary, has begun research operations in its new facilities in the Kobe Medical Industry Development Project site.
PLAINS STATES June 3--Quail Ridge Golf Course, Winfield, Kan.