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2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

As Gap Between Rich and Poor Widens, Global Safety Net in Danger

Advances in human development risk being erased without a renewed global commitment to eradicating inequality, tackling climate change, and providing basic services, according to the UN's 2014 Human Development Report, Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience , released Thursday in Tokyo, Japan.


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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Devotional songs of Rajanikanta Sen

The last quarter of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century saw the meteoric rise of Bengali writers, poets, lyricist and story tellers.


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10 hrs ago | The Advocate

From Tokyo to Tassie for jazz maestro

LAST week Vince Jones took on six shows in Tokyo, Japan. Last night the jazz legend wowed crowds for the headline concert of Devonport Jazz.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Jazz

12 hrs ago | Kotaku

Crossdressing Ex-Maid Allegedly Torches Building in Attempted Robbery

Last month, security camera footage showed what appeared to be a woman with long hair and a skirt entering a building in Tokyo's Ueno in the middle of the night.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, World News, Japan

13 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

REGiMMUNE to Present Its Method for Long-Term Tolerance in Organ...

The WTC acknowledged the importance of REGiMMUNE's research by designating it as one of the top 100 papers submitted for presentation at this international meeting.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

SciFi Japan

TV Extra: Godzilla in Yokosuka

In this episode of SciFi JAPAN TV: EXTRA, we take a more in-depth look at the special GODZILLA screening in Yokosuka, Japan hosted by Monster Attack Team magazine, as featured in last week's episode of SciFi JAPAN TV.


Related Topix: Japan, World News


LSI Medience Corporation and Kineticos Sign Agreement Related to the...

LSI Medience Corporation today announced that the company has signed an Agreement with Kineticos, a Raleigh-Durham, NC based life sciences consulting company.


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Business Times

'Eliminating misogyny' key to shaking up Japan's workforce: UNDP chief

Japan must work to "eliminate misogyny" if it wants to draw more women into the workforce as part of a wider bid to stimulate the economy, said the head of the United Nations Development Programme [TOKYO] Japan must work to "eliminate misogyny" if it wants to draw more women into the workforce as part of a wider bid to stimulate the economy, said ... (more)


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Fuel Department adds capability with Seabee help

NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka personnel took part in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Jul. 18 officially opening a new fuels terminal management office on board Defense Fuel Support Point Hakozaki on the island of Azuma located within Tokyo Bay.


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Fermanagh Today

The Answer are just one of many bands performing at the festival

Organisers of Northern Ireland's alternative music festival Sunflowerfest, held since 2010 at Tubby's Farm in Hillsborough, have confirmed that Co Down natives The Answer and London electronica group The Orb will headline the fifth annual line-up alongside Mojo Fury, who will perform at the closing night.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Ambient, The Orb, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Japan, World News, Antrim County, Northern Ireland


BioSkin defies urban heat island effect to help keep buildings cool

The urban heat island effect, whereby the high concentration of heat-retaining concrete and bitumen causes metropolitan centers to be significantly warmer than the rural areas surrounding them, is a common problem around the world.


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Wall Street Journal

Boat Service Links Haneda, Yokohama

One is Yokohama-based marina company KMC Corp., which thinks visitors to Tokyo International Airport might want to get a quick start on sightseeing by jumping on a boat to Yokohama from the airport.


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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelers

CHILE: San Jose resident Mike Smithwick's recent trip was an "astronomy vacation."


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Japan Travel, Japan, Asia, Kyoto, Japan Travel

Celine Dion expands 2014 fall Asian tour with first ever show in the Philippines

Celine Dion has expanded her 2014 fall mini-tour of Asia with a new date in Manila.


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Competitor Magazine

Photos: 2014 Badwater 135

After enduring miles of long, steep climbs and a hot, cloudless sky, two new faces stood atop the podium at the end of the 2014 AdventureCORPS Badwater 135.


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Vietnam Airlines third Tokyo Narita route is from Da Nang

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Chinese Food Scandal Spreads To Japan

A food scandal involving Chinese meat supplier Shanghai Husi Food Co. Ltd. has spread to Japan with at least two companies halting sale of products supplied by the firm.

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Toyohashi University of Technology Release: Evolution Of A Novel Organelle In Insects

A Toyohashi Tech researcher in cooperation with researchers at RIKEN, Iwate Medical University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, and the National Institute of Genetics, has revealed that aphids synthesize a protein from a gene laterally acquired from bacteria, and the produced protein is transported to an obligate intracellular bacterial symbiont.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Entomology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Biology


This Website Knows Where Your Cat Lives

Attention all 4.9 million users of the #Catstagram hashtag: You're being watched.


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Japanese Artist Snaps Mind-Bending Go-Pro Photos of Bonsais in Space

Over the past few years, a number of people have sent objects into space via giant helium balloons.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, World News, Japan, Gerlach, NV