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12 hrs ago | The Economist

Sleep tight

NINE HOURS, a Japanese hotelier that provides ultra-economical, pod-style accommodation, has opened a new location at Narita Airport in Tokyo.


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16 hrs ago | The Independent

Ryokan revolution: Once resting places for travelling samurai,...

It's a familiar experience: the baggage carousel, the jetlag-induced microsleeps in the back of the taxi and the realisation that you haven't got any local currency to tip the bellboy.


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

17 hrs ago | Asia News Network

More Malaysians holidaying in Japan

More locals are choosing Japan for international holidays, with Malaysian tourist arrivals to the Land of The Rising Son hitting a record high for the first half of the year.


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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Nation

Saha in joint venture to open more Japanese restaurants here and abroad

Saha Group, one of Thailand's biggest manufacturers and traders of consumer products, yesterday signed a joint-venture contract with Nippon Tei, a Thai-owned Japanese restaurant chain in Thailand, and Sato Restaurant Systems, a Japan-based restaurant operator, on the opening and expansion of Japanese restaurants in Thailand and neighbouring ... (more)


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Crossfaith, Phoenix & More Hit Japan's Summer Sonic

Summer Sonic, the biggest music festival in Japan devoted to international repertoire, was held Aug. 16 and 17 simultaneously in Tokyo and Osaka.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin

SciFi Japan

X-Plus Giant Monster Figure Lineup for September 2014

The Japanese toy company X-Plus Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with information and high-res photos of their giant monster figures scheduled for release in late September 2014.


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Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Heat Radiation Structure of...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Conventionally, a technique relating to a multi-layer substrate, which has excellent heat radiation property of a semiconductor element and has a low manufacturing cost, is disclosed in, for example, JP-A-2004-158545.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Inventions, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Ritz-Carlton gives Kyoto its first super-luxury hotel

Opened in March, Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto is the brand's fourth Japan property. All of the property's 134 rooms and suites face the Kamogawa River.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Travel

NHK World

Next S.Korean envoy to Japan seeks to improve ties

South Korea's next ambassador to Japan has pledged to improve strained bilateral relations.


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Toyoda Changed to Toyota: Why the Name Change?

Toyoda Changed to Toyota: Why the Name Change? is a great article that explains why the auto maker changed its name.


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The Japan Times

Gala time for kabuki icon Sakata Tojuro IV

The eighth annual instalment of NHK Enterprises' Gei-no-Shinzui summer kabuki gala, to be staged August 22 at the National Theatre in Tokyo, will star Living National Treasure Sakata Tojuro IV, one of those rare actors as famed for his portrayals of men as for his prowess as an onnagata .


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Theater, Arts,

111-year-old recognised as world's oldest man

A Japanese man born nearly a year before the Wright brothers carried out their first flight has been recognised as the world's oldest male at the age of 111.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

China fines Japanese firms over pricing

A Mercedes-Benz showroom in Beijing. China's anti-monopoly regulator has found the German car maker guilty of charging excessive prices for parts.


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The Japan Times

Old and new mingle sweetly at Summer Sonic

After Queen finished "Another One Bites The Dust" - 10 minutes before 8 p.m. on the Sunday of this year's Summer Sonic in Chiba - hundreds of fans darted for the exits of QVC Marine Field Stadium.


Related Topix: Queen, Pop/Rock, Japan, World News, Hip-Hop, Bon Jovi, The Pharcyde


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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Denver Westword

First Look: Tokio Stakes a Ramen Claim in the Prospect Neighborhood

After almost twenty years on Old South Gaylord, Miki Hashimoto closed Japon last fall...but while he was leaving Washington Park, he promised that he was not leaving Denver's restaurant scene altogether.


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Bill Taibe Opening Kawa Ni In Westport

It's not a Japanese restaurant. It's an American restaurant influenced by Japan.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Japan, World News, Japanese Cuisine

Business Opportunities Weblog

Today in Entrepreneurial History: August 20

On 22 March 1925, one and a half years after the Great Kanto earthquake, Radio Japan produced the first radio broadcast in the country, transmitting from Atago Hill just north of the Tokugawa Tombs in Shiba Park.


Related Topix: Classical, Beethoven, World News, Japan

Thanh Nein News

East Asian cultures hit Hanoi in August

Korea's Talchum dance performance is among the highlights of the week of South Korean cultural activities, which is being held from August 17 - 23 in Hanoi.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Vietnam,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

South China Morning Post

Japanese firms encourage workers to sleep on the job

In Japan, inemuri - or "sleeping while present" - is considered the preserve of employees exhausted by their commitment to work, rather than a sign of indolence.


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