Friday Mar 7
Asia News Network
When cold and hot meet
Keeping warm: An open-air bath at Hokuten no Oka Lake Abashiri Tsuruga Resort, with scenic beauty of nature during winter, in Abashiri, Hokkaido.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Thailand Looks To Hokkaido To Boost Tourism
Hokkaido, Japan's second largest island, has invited Thai business operators and journalists to study its successful measures in restoring the local tourism sector, Thai News Agency reported.
Global next-gen wireless networking market: 8% CAGR between 2012-2016
One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased adoption of HSPA technology.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ice, Ice Maybe. a Futurenetic Fashion Tribe Podcast
Winter's coooming , we were warned. The Polar Vortex blew in from the north. There are $5 billionreasons to dislike the frigid cold.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Why Young People In Japan Will Work For Companies That Don't Exist -- Yet
That's because, according to two researchers from Hitotsubashi University and Nihon University here in Japan, Japanese companies created after 1996 contributed a net positive of 1.2 million new jobs.
"The Pinkie" wins Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival
PanARMENIAN.Net - Lisa Takeba's "The Pinkie" was awarded the Grand Prix at the 24th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival, in Yubari, Hokkaido, Variety said.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Syracuse named to list of world's snowiest major cities -- but not No. 1
Syracuse tied for fifth with Quebec City. Each has an annual snowfall of 124 inches, according to AccuWeather.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Frequent glycan structure mining of influenza virus data revealed a...
In this work, we used a data mining technique to analyze the glycan array data of influenza viruses to find novel glycan structures other than SA that may be involved in viral infection.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Continuous Antihypertensive Therapy Throughout the Initial 24 Hours...
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Sun Feb 23, 2014
Stillwater native creates snow sculpture in Japan
Home-schooled on a farm near Stillwater, Andrew Handley wanted to see the world.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The boats which are lying down at dawn
This photograph is taken in Kushiro located in East Hokkaido in Hokkaido in summer of four years ago.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Japan Times
No way to run a railway
The Hokkaido police last week launched an investigation against Hokkaido Railway Co.
Cathay Pacific Flight to Hong Kong Hits Turbulence, Nine Injured
Just one day after a United Airlines flight hit turbulence that left five people injured, a Cathay Pacific flight en route to Hong Kong suffered a similar complication, with nine people injured.
Japan's Transformers Hotel Room Is More Than Meets the Eye
You heard me. Japan has a Transformers themed hotel room. It's outfitted with toys and Transformers bed linen.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Japan Times
Hokkaido utility eyes raising its rates again
Amid rising fuel costs for thermal power generation due to the prolonged suspension of its Tomari nuclear plant, Hokkaido Electric Power Co.
Japan direct selling market: Value sales declined -3% during 2012
Japan Consumers Cooperative Union continued to lead the Japan direct selling market in 2012.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Japanese experts in Taiwan to help red-crowned cranes mate, breed
Taipei, Feb. 17 Two Japanese experts are in Taiwan to help a pair of endangered red-crowned cranes -- Big and Kika -- mate because they are now sexually mature, the Taipei Zoo said Monday.
The Japan Times
Hokkaido town opens ice hotel, with wet bar
Tobetsu, a little known Hokkaido town aiming for revitalization, has opened Japan's first hotel made of ice, with three guest rooms, a bar and a variety of attractions.
Snowstorm leaves 19 dead, causes transport chaos in Japan
A severe snowstorm sweeping across Japan has killed 19 people and left more than 1,600 injured, media and officials said Monday, as the extreme weather sparked widespread transport chaos.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Severe weather expected in northern Japan
Weather officials in Japan are warning that snowstorms will hit northern parts of the country.