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Jason McCoy Gallery Presents Closing Reception of Li-Lan: Five Decades with Carter Ratcliff, 4/24

Concluding the Jason McCoy Gallery exhibition Li-lan: Five Decades - an exhibition of key works from the past 50 years by the acclaimed American painter-on Thursday, April 24, 2014, Carter Ratcliff will speak on his collaboration with the artist, creating the first major monograph on Li-lan, entitled The Art of Li-lan: A World Achieved .


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Wilton Daily Voice

New Japense Clothing Store UNIQLO Opens Its Doors In Stamford Mall

STAMFORD, Conn., With Japanese taiko drummers booming from a floor below at the Stamford Town Center, shoppers streamed into a new business with Japanese roots.


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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Stars and Stripes

How one Iraqi boy dodged extremists and came to serve in the US military

Pfc. Mansure, whose identity is being withheld by Stars and Stripes due to safety concerns regarding his family still living in Iraq, salutes the flag in front of the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni headquarters building in February.


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Emirates News Agency

UAE participates in Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Ministerial Meeting in Hiroshima

WAM Hiroshima, Japan, 12th April, 2014 -- A high-level delegation from the United Arab Emirates today participated in the 8th ministerial meeting of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative held in Hiroshima, Japan.


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Fri Apr 11, 2014


Turkey lends its support to nuclear disarmament

Turkey has a principal attitude towards nuclear disarmament, said Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as he attended the two-day meeting of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative in Hiroshima, Japan, Anadolu Agency reported.


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Preview Newcomer Keita Sano's Upcoming 12" for Mister Saturday Night

Hailing from Okayama, Japan, fledgling producer Keita Sano is set to release his techno-imbued People Are Changing EP via Brooklyn's Mister Saturday Night label later this month, and has shared previews of its three rugged tracks ahead of time.


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Sys-Con Media

Mazda Begins Production of All-new Mazda6 and All-new Mazda3 in China

Global production framework for SKYACTIV models continues to grow Hiroshima, Japan, Apr 11, 2014 - - Mazda Motor Corporation announced that a ceremony was held today to commemorate the start of production of the all-new Mazda3 Axela at vehicle production and sales company, Changan Mazda Automobile Co., Ltd. , in Nanjing, China.


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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Japan Times

'Crows Explode'

In Japanese films, high-school classrooms are often portrayed as rowdy environments where kids can talk, tease, flirt and fight, without any visible adult supervision.


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State Department

Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Japan and China

Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, will travel to Japan and China from April 10- 15, 2014.


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Wall Street Journal

BOJ Board Member Echoes Kuroda's Optimism

OKAYAMA, Japan-Two days after Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda sparked a stock-market decline and rise in the yen by rejecting imminent monetary easing, another central bank policy board member signaled Thursday he too had no immediate action in mind.


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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Art Daily

Survey exhibition of Li-lan's major paintings and pastels on paper on view at Jason McCoy Gallery

Jason McCoy Gallery is presenting a cohesive survey of Li-lan's oeuvre, featuring major paintings and pastels on paper from the past five decades.


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Tue Apr 08, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Hiroshima survivor pushes for peace during speech at Morningside

An emotional tale of survival after the atomic bomb destroyed Hiroshima, Japan. Koko Tanimoto Kondo spoke at Morningside College about the effects of the bomb back in 1945.


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South Wales Argus

Vibrant Hiroshima proud of its tragic past

The Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima. The former exhibition hall was one of the few buildings left standing after the atomic bomb detonated HIROSHIMA is a Manchester-sized prosperous and thriving city.


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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Asia News Network

BEIJING: China to lead Asian cruise industry

China will become the Asia-Pacific region's largest cruise market by 2020, the government said.


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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Japan Times

Taking a walk down felony lane

As part of the commemoration of the 140th anniversary of the Metropolitan Police Department, monthly magazine Bungei Shunju polled some 50,000 active-duty policemen on the 100 most significant crimes, incidents and disasters since 1874.


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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Wave


Stanley Giddings passed away peacefully in his home on January 29, 2014, at the age of 92. He was born in Aylmerton, New South Wales, Australia, on November 16, 1921, and lived a full and exciting life, active to the end.


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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge couple celebrates 68 years of marriage

It is not often a couple celebrates 68 years of marriage. Ellis and Sylvia Peak, however, have made it this far and are still going strong.


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The Japan Times

Tax hike to spur retailing industry shakeout

The 3-point rise in the sales tax may turn shoppers frugal, leading to price wars among retailers and accelerating realignment in the industry.


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Tue Apr 01, 2014


Cardiovascular Emergency Hospital Visits and Hourly Changes in Air Pollution [Original Contribution]

From the Department of Human Ecology, Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science , and Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences , Okayama University, Okayama, Japan; and Department of Public Health and Health Policy, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, ... (more)


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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Just Released: "The Chugoku Electric Power Company, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report"

The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360deg view of the company.


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