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Date : November 1, 2016

News Reports by Participants: Chiba Press Tour

post date : 2017.01.06

The FPCJ held a press tour covering the topic of the “industrial revolution of the skies” taking place in Japan, with visits to Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory (ACSL) which is working on practical applications for drones. The tour also visited the Chiba City Fire Department and a pear farm. This press tour was sponsored by Chiba Prefecture, with planning cooperation by the FPCJ.


Eleven journalists participated in the tour, from China, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and the US.


-Click here for further details on the tour

-Click here for the tour report

-Click here for a log of real-time updates from during the tour


 Below are some of the articles and programs produced by the journalists based on this press tour.


China Radio International (China/Radio, Web)

Article November 8, 2016



United Daily News (Taiwan/Newspaper)

Article December 25, 2016

日本無人機 3D地圖帶路進行遠端送貨


SBS (Korea/TV)

Video December 8, 2016

[월드리포트] "소방지원 출동"…일본이 드론에 집중하는 이유


Asia Today (Korea/Newspaper)

Article November 8, 2016

[엄기자의 일본 속으로] 드론 개발 속도내는 일본…“10년 내 사람도 운송할 것” 


The Straits Times (Singapore/Newspaper)

Article November 28, 2016

Japan taps drones for emergency response

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