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Yesterday | International Business Times

'Batman vs. Superman' - Stormtrooper Arrested Next To Batmobile

A 41-year-old man going by the name of Chibatman adjusts his mask before going on the road on his "Chibatpod" in Chiba, east of Tokyo, August 31, 2014. The man, who dresses up as the comic book superhero Batman, came up with his moniker after adding a prefix of the first three letters of the city name, of which he roams on his three-wheeled motorcycle.

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Related Topix: Stormtrooper, World News, Japan,

Sunday | CBC News

Controversial natural gas review changes came after B.C., oil lobby met

A liquefied natural gas tanker arrives at Sodegaura city in Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo. The B.C. government reversed course on regulations changes that were made three months after a meeting with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

Sunday | The Japan Times

All-Japanese families take a chance on international schools

Legal gray zone: Makuhari International School in Chiba Prefecture is one of only a handful of such institutions in Japan that are accredited by the education ministry. Japanese parents who put their children in international schools without education ministry accreditation may technically be breaking the law, although the government turns a blind eye.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Family, Kids, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel

Sat Sep 13, 2014

PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: j-Project Corp. (3063) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

It operates restaurants in Nagoya, Tokyo, Yokohama, Chiba, Sendai, Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto. The company also provides bridal services.

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Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News,

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Bangkok Post

Japan key to helping Myanmar farmers

When the experts watched fertiliser manufacturing process during a visit on Aug 25 to a plant in Chiba Prefecture of Katakura Chikkarin Co as part of a study mission to Japan, they voiced hope that Japan will build plants in Myanmar and provide farmers with effective fertiliser. Along with richer fertiliser, the introduction of advanced rice milling, storage and post-harvest technology, as well as the expansion of irrigation systems are key to boosting competitiveness in Myanmar's farm sector in its quest to become a major rice-exporting country like neighboring Thailand and Vietnam, they said.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Agriculture, Science

ICIS Chemical Business Americas

ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies: Asia

Asian chemical companies managed to hold their positions in the ICIS global top 10, with a few exceptions, despite facing a difficult year. With sales of $72.2bn, Sinopec, China's state-owned refining and petrochemicals major, held on to the #2 position on the global list.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Stars and Stripes

New Sony, Microsoft offerings will draw gamers to Tokyo

The Tokyo Game show, one of the biggest events on every gamer's calendar, is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people to Chiba's Makuhari Messe convention hall next week. In its 24th year, the show promises more action and surprises than ever on Sept.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Tokyo Art Beat

10 Things in Tokyo: September Round-Up

The inaugural Hillside Terrace Photo Fair is happening this weekend in Daikanyama until Sunday 7th. The fair includes talk events from some pretty big names in Japanese photography, such as Miyako Ishiuchi, Eiko Hosoe, Issei Suda, Daido Moriyama, as well as younger artists such as Takashi Arai, Daisuke Yokota and Ken Kitano.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Photography, Arts, Japan, World News

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Laughing Squid

Chibatman, A Real Life Batman Whose Mission Is to Bring Smiles to the People of Chiba, Japan

Chibatman is a real-life version of Batman who rides throughout the city of Chiba as the "Dark Knight" on a custom three-wheeled Chibatpod and brings happiness, not fear, to his fellow Japanese citizens.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Japanese 'Batman' Gets Ready to Ride

A 41-year-old man who goes by the pseudonym of "Chibatman" puts on makeup as he dresses up before hitting the road in his three-wheeler in Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Japanese 'Batman' Gets Ready to Ride

A 41-year-old man who goes by the pseudonym of "Chibatman" puts on makeup as he dresses up before hitting the road in his three-wheeler in Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo.

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The Japan Times

Chiba cities prepare to take back, dispose of their radioactive waste

Three cities in Chiba Prefecture contaminated with radioactive materials have agreed to dispose of the toxic waste on their own if the central government fails to find a final disposal site, municipal officials said Monday.

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The Japan Times

Three Chiba cities will store radioactive waste if state fails to build final disposal site, NHK says

Three cities in Chiba Prefecture that were heavily contaminated with radioactive materials as a result of the March 2011 nuclear meltdowns at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Nuclear Energy

ABC News

This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the Globe

Israeli artist Yaron Bob makes one of his metal sculptures, using parts of rockets that fired from Gaza and landed in Israel during the military conflict between Israel and Hamas, at his workshop in the village of Yated, Israel, Aug. 31, 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

SFGate

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Asia Travel, Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Argentina, World News, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Japan,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Kos

Holy Tourism! Batman Is On Vacation In Japan

Gotham, apparently, is safe at the moment. I know this because Batman is in Japan.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

International Business Times

Chris Martin Fancies Jennifer Lawrence For Being...

Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are believed to only have dated for a few times, but a report claims things are already getting serious between the two lovebirds.

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Related Topix: The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence, Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock, World News, Japan,

Autoblog

Batman caught astride Batcycle in Japan

Holy makeshift Batcycle, Batman . This rider in Japan deserves a round of applause and pat on the back for his dedication to an idea.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Autos

OhNoTheyDidnt

Meet 'Chibatman,' Japan's Real-Life Dark Knight

Unfortunately for those who prefer to confuse fantasy with reality, Gotham City is a fictional place, home to a superhero who wears black on the outside, because that is what he feels on the inside.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Gotham, WI

Wall Street Journal

Photos of the Day: August 28

Palestinian children look out from their family's house, which witnesses said was badly damaged during the recent Israeli offensive, in the east of Gaza City.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Marie, Japan, China, Asia

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