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

21 min ago | Autoblog

Official: Tommykaira ZZ ready for a customizable EV closeup

Tesla Roadster ? What Tesla Roadster? Japanese automaker GLM and Japan racing-car maker Tommykaira are putting the finishing touches on one very cool electric roadster.

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3 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

Kyoto team develops new cathode material for high-energy-density rechargeable magnesium batteries

Charge-discharge profiles of ion-exchanged MgFeSiO4. Three-electrode cells using Mg metal counter electrode and silver reference electrode were used.

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10 hrs ago | Reuters

Japan to open bids for Kansai, Osaka airports operating rights in Oct.

Japan will in October invite bids for the operating rights for a major international airport, an official said on Friday, in a deal expected to be among the biggest in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to draw private funds into public infrastructure.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

NK Teacher Tours Japan, Tastes Culture, Meets Atomic Bomb Survivor, Sees Fukushima

Sandra Makielski, a seventh grade social studies teacher at Davisville Middle School, might be feeling some jet lag but it was worth it.

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The Kyoto Shimbun News

100-yen Breakfast Becoming Widespread

A movement to start"100-yen breakfast" to encourage students to have breakfast is spreading at universities in Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures.

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The Kyoto Shimbun News

Float Procession in the "Saki-matsuri" of Gion Festival

The float procession of the "Saki-matsuri," or former festival, of the Gion Festival, one of Japan's three major festivals, paraded through Nakagyo and Shimogyo Wards, Kyoto, on July 17. As the procession was divided into two days this year due to the revival of the "Ato-matsuri," or latter festival, after a 49-year interval, 23 of the total 33 ... (more)

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The Kyoto Shimbun News

Chigo Performs "Shimenawa-giri" Splendidly

In the midsummer sunlight, spectators' eyes filled with keen interest focused on the hands of the "Chigo," or sacred child.

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Keystonepolitics.com

PA Legislators Accept Free Vacations with Ethics Committee Approval

Over the weekend, the AP released a report detailing privately funded trips which were taken by members of the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation on the dime of special interests groups.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Lotte Opens Duty Free Shop in Guam Airport

Lotte Duty Free Shop opened a store in Guam International Airport on Wednesday after acquiring the exclusive license there, a first for a Korean firm.

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PetsLady.com

'Monster' Terrifies People In Kyoto, Japan

Japan is a nation that has had more than its share of monsters -- well, in the movies anyway.

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Anna.aero

Spring Airlines increases presence at Osaka Kansai with three routes

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Kotaku

Oh Hey, It's Inflatable Pikachu Vagina

Ages ago, a particular Pikachu bouncy house was noticed in Japan. The entrance looked like, for lack of a better word, a Pikachu vagina.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Jaunted

Osaka: Japan Just Opened a Wizarding World of Harry Potter of Their Very Own

Just as the world is still buzzing from last month's debut of the new Diagon Alley park Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Japan is celebrating their own piece of the pie.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

12 (5) all-girl metal bands from Japan

Japan is not exactly known for being terribly progressive when it comes to women.

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Examiner.com

Mitsuharu Tsumuru, Nikkei Chef of Maido, Lima, Peru

Mitsuharu Tsumura is a very accomplished, innovative Peruvian chef who has undergone a rigorous training in his skills in Japan prior to opening his Nikkei restaurant Maido in his hometown of Lima , Peru .

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Related Topix: World News, Peru, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI, Japan, Life, Food, Recipes

Sun Jul 20, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

12 (5) all-girl metal bands from Japan

Japan is not exactly known for being terribly progressive when it comes to women.

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CNN

Gion Matsuri in Kyoto 2014: Saki-Matsuri (a

Last Thursday, July 17th, I braced the summer heat, got up early and was hoping for a good spot to witness the Saki-Matsuri.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Japan Times

Politician Nonomura weeps and the world laughs

"Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone. For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, but has trouble enough of its own."

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Xinhuanet

Direct flight links Wuhan, Osaka

A direct air route has opened between Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province and western Japanese commercial city of Osaka.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Globe and Mail

If you're looking for a seafood-induced bliss-state, head to Yasu

Amid the rush of new sushi restaurants into the city these past few years, there's always been a conspicuous absence.

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

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