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11 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Painful love in decaying Hokkaido port town

My interview with Mipo Oh, the director of the turbulent new love drama "Soko Nomi Nite Hikari Kagayaku ," did not begin smoothly.

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15 hrs ago | Denver Post

Toyota outsells all carmakers for third consecutive quarter

Sales at Toyota, including its Hino Motors and Daihatsu Motor units, rose about 6 percent to 2.58 million units in the January-to-March period, the Japanese automaker said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, World News, Japan,

20 hrs ago | Anna.aero

Juneyao Airlines becomes carrier #7 on Shanghai-Osaka

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Peninsula

Sheikha Moza visits CiRA in Kyoto

H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser visiting the Centre for Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research and Application at Kyoto University in Japan with CiRA Director and Nobel Prize winner Dr Shinya Yamanaka.

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Reuters

Obama, Japan's Abe dine at venerable sushi restaurant

ROUGH CUT U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dined together in Tokyo on Wednesday , bumping elbows at the counter of a tiny basement sushi restaurant run by an octogenarian chef.

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The Standard

A yen for Japanese ski resorts

With the yen having weakened significantly over the past 18 months, thanks to "Abenomics" - the economic policies advocated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - Japan has become increasingly attractive to foreign investors placing their bets on its property market.

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ContactMusic.com

Justin Bieber Poses Next To Shrine Honouring Japan's War Criminals

Justin Bieber has apologised after posing next to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine in Tokyo, which celebrates the leaders executed for war crimes among Japan's 2.5 million war dead.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Kyoto Shimbun News

Lacquered "Guinomi" Cups for Japanese Sake

In response to the municipal ordinance "Seishu de Kanpai Jorei," or toast with a cup of Japanese sake act, which took effect last year, "Kyoto Shikki Kogei Kyodo Kumiai," a cooperative association of Japanese lacquerware craftsmen, in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, has focused on producing lacquered "Guinomi," or large sake cups, which were rare before.

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The Kyoto Shimbun News

Heroine of Kyoto's Aoi Festival

The Aoi Festival on May 15 is one of Kyoto's three main festivals, and Risako Ota, a sophomore at Kobe University, has been chosen as its 59th Saio-dai, or heroine.

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Reuters

Japan can withstand tax hike pain -BOJ Deputy Gov Nakaso

The Japanese economy is resilient enough to absorb the effects of the sales tax hike that kicked in this month, Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso said on Wednesday.

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The Japan Times

'Jazz mecca' Osaka to host star-studded global concert

What comes to mind when you think of Osaka? Maybe takoyaki , the Hanshin Tigers, Universal Studios Japan, wacky comedy and down-to-earth, unpretentious people.

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USA Today

Another cruise line to expand in Japan

Add Compagnie du Ponant to the list of cruise lines offering more sailings in Japan.

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The Japan Times

Cafe Ibaraki Yu: Former bathhouse offers a bite of the old days

The city of Ibaraki in the north of Osaka is home to Tadao Ando's Church of the Light, a modernist concrete masterpiece.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sun-Star

Today is Earth Day

THIS title is a gentle reminder for all of us, citizens of the Earth, to do something for her, as the world celebrates her day today.

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The Japan Times

Jewish woman saved by WWII envoy ID'd

More than 70 years after her escape, a Jewish woman who fled persecution by the Nazis in the early 1940s thanks to a visa issued by Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara has been identified.

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India.com

Nintendo Game Boy turns 25: It's time to remember our childhood days

The humble Game Boy, which revolutionized the world of gaming, has officially marked its 25th anniversary.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Kyoto opens tourism office in Dubai

City Tourism & MICE office, said: "It is with great pride and enthusiasm that we are the first Japanese tourism authority to open a permanent promotional office in the City has been working closely with its local tourism and hotel industry to ensure cultural and religious needs are well taken care of, the statement said.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Nintendo's Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Online

Cycling in Japan: Touring the city of Tokyo while surviving on budget meals

A group of Malaysians take their folding bikes on a tour of a fish market in Tokyo and temples in Kamakura, while surviving on budget meals.

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CBS Local

The Simpsons - 'Marge In Chains'

Homer sees an infomercial for "The Juice Loosener" on television and orders one.

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