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1 hr ago | Bloomberg

Tokyo Bourse Moves Toward Longer Hours With Night Session Eyed

Tokyo 's stock exchange moved a step closer to lengthening the developed world's shortest trading day after an advisory panel said the bourse should consider a separate evening session.

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5 hrs ago | ITworld

Look who's innovating: Japan continues to blaze trails but with a lower profile

Even though Japan is still the third-largest economy in the world you don't hear about it anymore, but that doesn't mean it stopped innovating If you were of age in the 1980s, then you remember the handwringing over Japan Inc. That was the term used to describe the close-knit connections between the Japanese government and businesses back then that ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | CNN

Hanagasa Junko Parade, Gion Matsuri, 2014 in Kyoto.

The Hanagasa JunkA Parade took place today on the 24th of July, 2014. It was the first time for this "Flower Umbrella" parade to take part in the Gion Matsuri.

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13 hrs ago | Circulation

Incidence and Outcome of Surgical Procedures After Coronary Artery...

From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Hypertension , and Cardiovascular and Gastoroenterological Surgery, Advanced Therapeutics Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disorders , Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan; Department of Cardiovascular Medicine , and Department of Cardiovascular ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Mitani brings new life to a love-suicide

If there's one thing I never expected to see in a bunraku play, it was a disco ball.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bloomberg

Internet Millionaire's Airline Bet Turns Sour on A380s

Internet entrepreneur Shinichi Nishikubo turned around the unprofitable Japanese budget carrier Skymark Airlines Inc. after taking a stake in 2003 and becoming its president the following year.

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The Lebanon Daily News

3-month sentence for Japan-Hawaii flight assault

A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Man to be sentenced for assault on Hawaii flight

A Japanese man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a flight attendant while flying to Hawaii for his honeymoon is expected to be sentenced.

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Switched

Stunning Auction Highlights The New Faces Of Middle Eastern Art

Ahead of Sotheby's landmark auction in Doha, Qatar this October, the auction house is exhibiting highlights at its New Bond Street galleries in London.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Japanese photographer captures Vietnam's mood about island dispute

Murayama Yasufumi introduces a photo at his exhibition in HCMC. The photo shows a fisherman sailing his boat to the sea off the Paracels on June 30 as he always had despite a risk of being attacked by Chinese ships.

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South China Morning Post

Lessons from Kyoto on preserving Hong Kong's architectural heritage

As Hong Kong seeks input on how to protect its heritage, the Japanese city's strict building codes and preservationist mindset may be a model Walking through the streets of Kyoto today, you can still get a taste of the Japanese capital of Heian-kyo built 1,220 years ago.

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The Japan Times

Blues singer inspired by ancient tomb mounds

She has visited more than 1,000 ancient tomb mounds across Japan over the past seven years - a dedication expressed in the line of one of her songs, "I was so desperate to see you."

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Hypebeast.com

Inside Leica's Kyoto Store

Iconic camera maker Leica hit the web a few weeks ago to offer a glimpse into the conceptual design behind its Kyoto flagship store located on Hanamikoji street in the Gion district.

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The Japan Times

Paternity blues: Social hurdles still high for Japanese men seeking hands-on fatherhood

An increasing number of Japanese fathers are taking a more active role in raising their children, but some also feel beaten down by a society that doesn't support their efforts.

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The Courier

Calligraphy teaching group from Japan visits Ballarat High School

BALLARAT High School was one of four schools chosen to visit by a Japanese calligraphy teaching group in its whistle stop tour of Australia.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

New York Post

Whata s a nice Jewish boy doing in an East Village sushi restaurant?

Late on a recent Friday night, David Bouhadana is cutting loose, making his way through a line of full sake glasses in front of him, sipping a beer and dancing and rapping along with French Montana's "Ain't Worried About Nothin'."

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The Japan Times

Self-defense less collective at local level

After the Shiga gubernatorial election earlier this month, in which Taizo Mikazuki, the hand-picked successor to former Gov. Yukiko Kada, defeated the ruling coalition's candidate, certain media agencies and pundits suggested that collective self-defense had no impact on the race.

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The Japan Times

Osaka bets big on TOEFL to boost English levels

Teach to the test: Students at an Osaka high school take a TOEFL iBT practice exam.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Neatorama

Deer Fill the Street in a Japanese Town

About 1,000 deer live in the roughly 1,200 acres that constitute Nara Park in Nara, Japan.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Grub Street

Extremely Rare Japanese Dessert Coming to Kajitsu for Four Days Only

As we've already mentioned, this is the height of cold-noodle season , and connoisseurs might want to stick around town this steamy weekend to experience perhaps the rarest variety: kuzukiri, the chilled noodle dessert made from kudzu and water and served with black sugar syrup.

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