7 hrs ago
Muroran: The slowly dying Hokkaido town
Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island, is justifiably famous for its beautiful scenery; the region's mountains, lakes and rolling hills making it a huge draw for tourists, both in the relatively cool summer, and the powder snow blessed winter.
22 hrs ago
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Blood Pressure Variability on Antihypertensive Therapy in Acute...
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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.
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
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.