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Local news for Kanto, Japan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

52 min ago | Japan Herald

Japan installs selfie stands

A group of people pose for a picture using the newly installed camera platform designed especially for smartphones to help tourists take better selfies and group photos on July 30, 2014 on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan.

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Celine Dion cancels a string of dates in Las Vegas due to health issues

Celine Dion has been forced to cancel a handful of scheduled shows this week at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas due to illness The Canadian international superstar had only just made her return to The Colosseum to begin her summer residency on July 29 when the cancellation announcement was issued.

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8 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

Why cleanliness is a vital human right

STANDING TALL: Tokyo Gate Bridge in Tokyo, Japan. One should never forget that after World War II, the Japanese reconstructed their country within two decades to become the second biggest economy in the world I have spent the past few months in India witnessing the change in government.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, India, Opinion

12 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

Disabled winemakers tend Japanese winery

In our article on Japanese wines we spoke about the Coco Farm & Winery estate, a great example of oenotourism and the integration of disabled workers .

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14 hrs ago | Japan Herald

Tokyo Governor Defends 2020 Olympics Venue Relocation Plans

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

NewsTarget.com

TCM herb Eucommia does more for men and women than relieve backaches

The bark of the Eucommia ulmoides plant, also known as "Du Zhong", has been used for thousands of years by Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners for various medical purposes.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Medicine, Hypertension, Health

The Japan Times

Hato Bus to beef up popular Tokyo ghost story tours

Tokyo sightseeing bus operator Hato Bus Co. said Wednesday it will offer more of its popular bus and boat tours to famous "haunted" places with a professional storyteller.

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Bremerton Patriot

Library gets dose of Japanese culture

Special guest Mary Mariko Ohno, a transplant from Tokyo, Japan, filled a small portion of the library with Japanese music, chants, singing and dances for onlookers.

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The Japan Times

Town picked as candidate for radiation-tainted waste dump, drawing protest

Residents protest in front of their local municipal office on Wednesday against the central government selecting their town, Shioya, in Tochigi Prefecture, as a candidate site for the final disposal of radiation-tainted waste from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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Times of Oman

Japan's factory output drops most since 2011

An employee operates a crane to move a roll of sheet aluminium on the production line at the Akao Aluminum Co.

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Bangkok Post

HD demand to outstrip satellite size

Thailand is bracing for a shortage of capacity on satellite transponders used for digital television, as broadcasters are rapidly expanding digital channels.

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AccuWeather.com

VIDEO: Otters Take Refreshing Plunge Down Water Slide in Japan Heat Wave

Watch in the video below as these lively scamps take trips up and down their water slides at the Ichikawa City's Zoological and Botanical Garden.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, World News, Japan

Anna.aero

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines combined share of Japanese domestic market falls below 75%

Mascots, mascots, everywhere! Japan's new breed of LCCs seem to love a mascot to celebrate a route launch as demonstrated by; Jetstar Japan , Peach Aviation and Vanilla Air .

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CNN

Guess what's in these McNuggets

It may look like tempura, but these Tofu McNuggets are made of fish, soybean and veggies, found only at Japan's McDonald's.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Vegetarian, Soup, World News, Japan, Vegetables

SBWire

Adam Paul Green, Announces International Young-Entrepreneur Search for Graduates from UofU

As the category creator and world leader in healthy chocolate, the true vision of XoA ai is to transform and improve individual lives worldwide through its exclusive and healthy chocolate products.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Big News Network.com

Japan Strong Concern About France-Russia Navy Deal

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, US Military, US Navy, Japan, Francois Hollande, Nicolas Sarkozy, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

CNN

Jill Burlingame Testimony of Joe Nicassio as a speaker

This iReport has been removed because it was flagged by the community and found to be in violation of the iReport Community Guidelines and Terms of Use .

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PE Hub

Frazier Healthcare's PCI agrees to acquire Penn Pharma

July 28, 2014 - Packaging Coordinators, Inc. is pleased to announce it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Penn Pharmaceutical Services Limited .

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MediaPost

The Trade Desk Expands In Asia, Opens Shop In Japan & Korea

The Trade Desk, a demand-side platform , on Monday announced a major expansion in Asia with the opening of two new offices -- one in Tokyo, Japan and one in Seoul, Korea.

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CNN

Navy Logisticians Tour Amazon Japan's World Class Distribution Hub

NAVSUP Fleet Logistic Center Yokosuka Industrial Support logisticians joined together with U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center employees July 15 to view warehouse operations at an Amazon Japan facility in Kanagawa prefecture.

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