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Keiko Orrall, Massachusetts state representative, is in Japan this week on the 2014 Japanese American Leadership Delegation program, which brings 10 prominent Japanese Americans to Japan for a week-long trip dedicated to building people-to-people connections with Japanese leaders.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
City of Bellevue
City manager to represent Bellevue in Japan
Brad Miyake, Bellevue's acting city manager, will travel to Japan March 7-15 as part of a delegation of 10 prominent Japanese Americans building "people-to-people" connections with Japanese leaders.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Washington Post
Sanix to Set Up Plant in Southern Japan to Make Solar Inverters
Sanix Inc., a provider of sanitation services, will invest 845 million yen to set up a facility to make inverters for solar power generation systems as installations expand in Japan.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Moody's assigns Aa3 to Fukuoka City's domestic bond
The country's highly centralized system of local government as well as unique history of risk socialization provide clear evidence that this support would be forthcoming.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Japan Times
Visit Japan's ancient past in urban Kyushu
Back in the late 1970s, the city planners of Karatsu, a fishing community on the northern coast of Kyushu, decided to build a new road.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Stolen cellphone results in $9,800 bill
A Fukuoka, Japan, man said after he lost his cellphone during a trip to Europe, he returned home to find a cellphone bill of nearly a million yen .
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Japan Times
Kyushu farmers join forces for Hong Kong fair
Producers of agricultural and fishery goods in the seven prefectures of Kyushu on Wednesday and Thursday are jointly holding their first export promotion event in Hong Kong to promote a regional brand in place of lesser known local names for their wide-ranging commodities.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Continuous Antihypertensive Therapy Throughout the Initial 24 Hours...
From the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine , Division of Stroke Care Unit , and Department of Neurology , National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan; Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, NHO Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan ; Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan ; Department of ... (more)
Nanoparticle-Mediated Delivery of Pitavastatin Inhibits...
From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Cardiovascular Research, Development, and Translational Medicine , Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Genetic Characteristics of Children and Adolescents With Long-QT...
From the Department of Pediatrics, National Hospital Organization Kagoshima Medical Center, Kagoshima, Japan ; Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, School of Bio-medicine, Health Sciences University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia ; Department of Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan ; Department of ... (more)
Sat Feb 15, 2014
The Japan Times
Dazaifu dalliance reveals curious case of a plum-struck deity
It's all thanks to the Spanish ambassador, really. Angeles and I were at the Spanish Consulate in Fukuoka, Kyushu's biggest city, to pick up her new passport.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Role of Endothelial Cell-Derived Angptl2 in Vascular Inflammation...
From the Department of Molecular Genetics , Department of Cardiovascular Medicine , and Department of Cell Pathology , Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan; Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Cell Differentiation, The Sakaguchi Laboratory, School of Medicine , Keio ... (more)
Thu Feb 13, 2014
UnionPay: Introducing the Appeal of Japan's Hospitality Culture,...
UnionPay: Introducing the Appeal of Japan's Hospitality Culture, Responsible for a Surge in Visitors; Foreign Visitors to Japan Surpass 10 Million People )--UnionPay cards have handled over 15 billion yen worth of transactions for tourists visiting Japan as of September of 2013.