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23 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino to Welcome Kiwanis International Convention Attendees

His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino will welcome more than 2,000 Kiwanis convention attendees during the opening session of the 99th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Chiba, Japan next Thursday.

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Friday | OpEdNews

Does Tepco own a radioactive marshland in Oze national park it can not sell?

At the early stages of the Fukushima nuclear disaster I wondered if the Oze National park had been contaminated from nuclear fallout.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, US News, Liberal Political News

Friday | Russia Taday

Japanese citizen sues govt. over military expansion attempts

Japanese Ground Self Defense forces' helicopters fly over tanks during the new year exercise in Narashino in Chiba prefecture, suburban Tokyo Tokyo has been handed a lawsuit seeking to block Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's move towards expanding the military.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

NHK World

Tropical storm lands near Tokyo -NHK World English

Tropical storm Neoguri hit Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, after travelling east-northeast along the Pacific coast of central Japan.

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Mail on Sunday

Now THAT'S a power plant! Indoor farm grows 10,000 heads of lettuce ...

Killer who raped ex-girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter before suffocating her to death set to be executed tonight in Florida Scientists crack the emotional code: Brain uses same signal to store what we feel whether we smell, taste or touch Now THAT'S a power plant! Indoor farm grows 10,000 heads of lettuce a DAY using lights that mimic day and night ... (more)

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Kotaku

The Most Amazing Places to Pee and Poop in Japan

Japan is famous for its high tech toilets. But the country also has some truly unique restrooms to go with those fancy toilets.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Forbes.com

The Four Top Tokyo Day Trips

Tokyo likely sits on top of your travel bucket list, but you'd be remiss to limit your Japan travels to the one city.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Since we know Gaga lurks ONTD! A history on Madonna SLAYING Stadiums World wide for 32 years

The list of people that can sell out stadium shows or a stadium tour is a very small list, that list is even smaller when we talk about females that can book a stadium show/tour.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Mazda MX-5 - next-gen roadster to debut in September

On September 4, Mazda will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of its iconic front-engined, rear-wheel drive sports car, the Mazda MX-5 , at the Mazda Roadster Thanks Day in Chiba, Japan.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Two Moderate Quakes Jolt Eastern Japan

Two moderate earthquakes jolted Ibaraki and Chiba prefectures in eastern Japan early Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Suria

China criticises Japan's move to expand...

China's government and media launched a broadside Wednesday against Japan's move to loosen the bonds on its powerful military, casting it as a threat to Asian security.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bloomberg

Abe Confronts War-Allergic Japan Public on Bid to Defend Allies

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to allow Japan to defend its allies are meeting opposition from a war-wary public, concerned that broadening the remit of the military could drag the country into a conflict after almost 70 years of peace.

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Slashdot

Grandmother Buys Old Building In Japan And Finds 55 Classic Arcade Cabinets

An anonymous reader writes A grandmother agreed to purchase an old building in Chiba, which is just outside of Tokyo.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

EurekAlert!

Improved survival with TAS-102 in mets colorectal cancer refractory to standard therapies

The new combination agent TAS-102 is able to improve overall survival compared to placebo in patients whose metastatic colorectal cancer is refractory to standard therapies, researchers said at the ESMO 16th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Japanese town carves up whale in front of school children

An investigator inspects a Baird's Beaked whale caught at Wada Port in Minamiboso, Chiba, Japan.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Japan Times

Kuronuma continues life's symphony in Japan

Having spent half a century of her life living abroad, mostly in Mexico, acclaimed violist Yuriko Kuronuma has returned to her homeland, where she continues to inspire many fans with her music.

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The Japan Times

Harassment rife in local assemblies

The sexist taunting of a female politician during a recent session of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly drew rapid condemnation from some quarters, but little disbelief.

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The Japan Times

Deep-fried veggies are happiness on a stick

Summer evenings are here, and so are the slow hours spent cooling off with a cold beer and crisp fried vegetables at a kushiage restaurant.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

International Business Times

Coldplay Surprises Sydney Fans with Kylie Minogue Duet; Releases 'A ...

Chris Martin of Coldplay performs at the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2014 in Chiba, near Tokyo June 14, 2014.

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The Japan Times

Luna Sea rockers Sugizo and Inoran talk life at 25

"I don't think of this as a reunion. We didn't break up; we just paused our activities and came back to life," says Sugizo, guitarist and violinist of rock group Luna Sea.

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