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Tokyo Game Show Attendance Surges

The chance to play the new PlayStation 3 and Wii consoles drew over 190,000 people to the Tokyo Game Show, the event organizers said Monday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Bird flu alert in Japan: Officials order road blocks and cull of...

Bird flu alert in Japan: Officials order road blocks and cull of 160,000 chickens after deadly H5 virus confirmed on farm Japan is on bird-flu alert after two confirmed cases at a farm in the country's south where more than 1,000 chickens have died.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Agriculture, Science

Sun Apr 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

112,000 chickens destroyed after bird flu outbreak

Japanese officials ordered the slaughter of about 112,000 chickens at two poultry farms after confirming the nation's first case of bird flu for three years.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Nikkei Net Interactive

40% of Japanese households to be headed by seniors by 2035

The share of the nation's households headed by people aged 65 or older is expected to break 40% by 2035, according to official data released Friday, highlighting a trend forcing both the public and private sectors to reassess strategies.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, World News, Japan

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Serious Eats

Killer Katsu Curry and Japanese Comfort Food at Cutting Board in Seattle

HambA gu . Omu-rice . Napolitan spaghetti. These are examples of yoshoku : dishes developed in Japan that integrate Western influences.

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Circulation

Impact of S-Adenosylmethionine Decarboxylase 1 on Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling [Vascular Medicine]

From the Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System, Universities of Giessen and Marburg Lung Center, Member of the German Lung Center, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Giessen, Germany ; Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL ; Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Chiba, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, World News, Germany, Cardiology, Northwestern University, Japan,

The New Zealand Herald

Japanese working women face tax blow

The number of women employed in Japan grew by 470,000 last year to 27 million - the biggest increase since 1991, according to the internal affairs ministry.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Japan Times

Pulmonary pest ravages; Study of racial hygienics urged; Japan mourns ...

The dreadful pulmonary pest has plunged districts of Omikawa and Moriyama-mura, Chiba, into consternation.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

California Guitar Trio to Play Mesa Arts Center, 4/19

With a repertoire that ranges from re-workings of classical music to "Bohemian Rhapsody," the progressive acoustic group California Guitar Trio will perform a diverse program at Mesa Arts Center in the Piper Repertory Theater Saturday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. The Trio's 22-year career has produced 14 albums and nearly 1500 live shows.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Progressive-Rock, Classical, Theater, Arts, Japan, World News

The Japan Times

Abe may reduce tax benefits for women

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reflation campaign last year helped draw the most women to work since 1991.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Bangkok Post

Tokyo Disney visitors reach record high

The Tokyo Disney Resort amusement park complex near Tokyo marked a record-high 31.3 million visitors in fiscal 2013 due to events commemorating its 30th anniversary and a better Japanese economy, the operator said.

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The Japan Times

Rights can protect against fake cops

Buisness as usual: A police officer takes a passport from a passenger at Narita International Airport, Chiba Prefecture, during a security check in August 2013.

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Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Meta...

Noninvasive quantification of metabotropic glutamate receptor type 1...

Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 34, 606–612; doi:10.1038/jcbfm.2013.243; published online 8 January 2014 Correspondence: Dr T Yamasaki, Molecular Probe Program, Molecular Imaging Center, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4-9-1, Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Purple Row

Rockies, MLB welcome Hello Kitty into the fold

In a long awaited move for MLB's ever-so-critical 11-to-17-year-old female demographic, the Sanrio company, most well known for their timeless "Hello Kitty" mascot, has partnered with MLB to make sure that there isn't a niche of overexposed, tired pop culture that can't have your team's MLB logo slapped onto it.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Bloomberg

Japan Manufacturing Sentiment at Highest Level Since 2007

Sentiment among large Japanese manufacturers rose to the highest level since 2007, a gain that may be short-lived as today's sales-tax increase weighs on consumption and confidence.

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The Hartford Courant

Japan mega banks must help regional peers lend abroad: new banking head

Japan's biggest banks must do more to involve smaller peers when seeking partners to finance overseas projects, to support a regional banking sector facing an uncertain future without a wider pool of borrowers, Japan's new banking head said.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Top UN court orders Japan to end Antarctic whale hunt

The United Nations' top court on Monday ordered Japan to end its annual Antarctic whale hunt, saying in a landmark ruling that the programme was a commercial activity disguised as science.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Japan Times

Airports eager to cater to Muslims' needs

A group of Malaysian tourists enjoy Japanese food prepared in accordance with Islamic laws at Rusutsu Resort Hotel, Hokkaido, in December 2012.

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Related Topix: Life, Japanese Cuisine, Food, World News, Japan, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel,

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Japan Times

Haneda expansion a travel game-changer

To counter cutthroat competition from hub airports elsewhere in Asia, Haneda airport will expand its international flight capacity Sunday when it takes the wraps off a more spacious terminal.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Japan Times

Amnesty International slams Japan's 'secrecy' on death penalty

Human rights group Amnesty International criticized Japan on Thursday for its continued used of the death penalty and the "secrecy" surrounding the execution process.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Activism, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations, World News, Japan, Democratic Party (Japan)

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