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Typhoon Force Hosts Japanese Visitors

Japanese Air Self Defence Force officers has visited 3 Squadron at RAF Coningsby in what is the second visit between the two squadrons following the RAF officers visit to Japan last year.


Related Topix: Japan, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Blood Pressure Variability on Antihypertensive Therapy in Acute...

From the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine , Division of Stroke Care Unit , and Department of Neurology , National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Japan ; Department of Neurosurgery and Stroke Center, Nakamura ... (more)


Related Topix: Japan, World News,

The Otago Daily Times

Sister-city trip costs come under fire

A Dunedin City Council delegation's $18,000 trip to Otaru and Edinburgh has turned into a political football amid barbs about ''junkets'' and questions over the cost.


Related Topix: Japan, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Visiting Japanese fishermen photograph salmon returning to the hatchery.

A group of Japanese fishermen is touring the Northwest United States to get an education in fisheries.


Related Topix: Juneau, AK, World News, Japan

Serge the Concierge

'City and Nature' Ryuichi Sakamoto Guest Director of Sapporo International Art Fest, July 19-Sept 28

Under banner of 'City and Nature' Sapporo International Art Festival 2014 covers broad range of topics.


Related Topix: Japan, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Mayoral Delegation to Two Sister Cities

A Dunedin mayoral delegation will visit two of Dunedin's sister cities, Edinburgh, Scotland and Otaru, Japan, in late July and early August.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Japan, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, United Kingdom Travel,

Digital Pro Sound

Percussionist Jacob Nissly of the San Francisco Symphony Joins the Yamaha Artist Family

Yamaha Artist Services Indianapolis announced that Jacob Nissly, principal percussionist of the San Francisco Symphony, has joined the Yamaha Percussion Artist family.


Related Topix: Symphony, Electronic, San Francisco Symphony, Classical, Northwestern University, The Juilliard School, Japan, World News, Rochester, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Blue Ridge Visits Otaru to Strengthen Enduring Partnership

U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge arrived in Otaru, July 18, to build upon a strong partnership that continues to provide security, stability, peace and prosperity to the Pacific region.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, US Military, US Marine Corps,

KTOO-TV Juneau

Japanese fishermen visit Alaska for ideas on sustainability

Chum salmon fisherman Fumiiro Sugawara says, in Japan, Alaska is known for its king salmon.


Related Topix: Alaska, Juneau, AK, World News, Japan

Hospitality Net

YTL Hotels debuts the Kasara brand

YTL Hotels has announced the launch of the KASARA brand, a collection of unique and luxurious hotels, resorts and residences in exotic locations in Asia and beyond, including Hokkaido, Japan; Koh Samui, Thailand and Pulau Tiga in Borneo.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Australia,

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off Japan's northeast coast: USGS

The agency said the quake struck at 02:32am in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 60 kilometres north east of Japan's Hokkaido island, close to the disputed Russian administered Kuril Islands.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Japan, World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Etymologia: Borrelia miyamotoi

A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic spirochete bacteria, Borrelia was named after French biologist AmA©dA©e Borrel.


Related Topix: World News, Japan

The Japan Times

Saga targeted as new Osprey host

The Defense Ministry is considering deploying MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor transport aircraft to a civilian airport in Saga Prefecture, according to sources.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, US Military, US Marine Corps,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Japan Times

Ryuichi Sakamoto delves into cities and nature at Sapporo International Art Festival

Sapporo is generally known for three things: snow, ramen and beer. These things, and festivals such as the Snow Festival or City Jazz, are what draw more than 14 million tourists to the city every year.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Beer, Drink,

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Hokkaido Said to Mull $980 Million Sale of Airport Rights

Hokkaido, the northern Japanese prefecture known for its ski resorts, is considering a sale of rights to operate the nation's fourth-busiest state-run airport, said people with knowledge of the matter.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia,

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Seoul Dining

Twenty-two years ago, while living in Sapporo, Japan, I nearly made it to Seoul.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Japan, Blog News, North Korea,

English Dong-A

Japan`s Self-Defense Forces anniversary celebration in Seoul

Japan`s Self-Defense Forces anniversary celebration in Seoul . JULY 11, 2014 03:53.


Related Topix: Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea, World News, Asia, Japan

Ag Professional

Farmer's lost iPhone takes wild international journey

According to the Associated Press, Keven Whitney lost his iPhone last October when it slipped out of his shirt pocket as he was unloading grain in Chickasha, Okla.


Related Topix: iPhone, Chickasha, OK, World News, Japan

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Town Talk

Man loses cellphone, but gets it back ... eight months later from Japan

Oklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney thought his iPhone was lost for good when it fell into a grain elevator last year.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Convent, LA, World News, Japan

Tue Jul 08, 2014

International Business Times

5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Japan; No Tsunami Warning Issued

Children stand among merchandise from an earthquake-damaged store in San Pedro, in the San Marcos region in northwest Guatemala, July 8, 2014.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan, Tsunami,