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Casio shows heavy mettle

Casio is set to rewrite its own history as it goes upmarket with the thousand-dollar MT-G (metal-twisted G-Shock) timepiece. By Dylan Tan
Jan 31, 2014 6:00 AM

It's surprising the G in Casio's iconic G-Shock doesn't stand for Guantanamo because a visit to its birthplace at Hamura R&D Centre, just outside metropolitan Tokyo, reveals a series of stress tests it undergoes to earn it itself the tag as the world's toughest watch.

In one room, a