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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.
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.
Next S.Korean envoy to Japan seeks to improve ties
South Korea's next ambassador to Japan has pledged to improve strained bilateral relations.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
Bill Taibe Opening Kawa Ni In Westport
It's not a Japanese restaurant. It's an American restaurant influenced by Japan.
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.
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.
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.
The Bullet Train That Could Change Everything
In Texas, a new model for high-speed rail is hurtling forward. If successful, it could mark a turning point for the development of public transportation around the country.
Inter Press Service
Does Iceland Gain From Whaling?
The story of what then happens to the whales once they have been taken back to Iceland is part mystery and part an economic balancing act between the country's economic interests and its international image.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Doshisha University's Debt to Hakodate
From Hokkaido, A History of Ethnic Transition and Development on Japan's Northern Island , by Ann B. Irish , pp.
The China Post
Local bands at Japan's Summer Sonic festival
Taiwanese bands, including Mayday, rocked the audience at this year's Summer Sonic music festival on Saturday in the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Osaka.
Answer the call
Clothes make the man, so the adage goes. A Japanese husband-and-wife team hopes it applies to their line of casual wear which has been endorsed by some of reggae's biggest acts.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
' Kyoto - Arashiyama - Hidden temple ' This picture is taken in Arashiyama on the outskirts of Kyoto.