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Kyoto: Inside a Tatami Suite at the Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

In space-constricted Japan , the size of a room isn't typically looked at by square meter or square foot, but by the number of Tatami mats that fit inside.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Japan Herald

Japanese Police Concealed Over 81000 Crimes to Improve Statistics

Osaka police failed to report more than 81,000 crimes over a period of five years through 2012 to improve the Japanese prefecture's crime rate figures, The Asahi Shimbun reported Thursday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Japanese women world's longest-lived for 2nd straight year

Japanese men's life expectancy rose above 80 for the first time in 2013, but was still several years below that of their female counterparts, whose lifespan was the world's longest, figures released on Thursday showed.

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ABC News

Panasonic, Tesla to Build Big US Battery Plant

American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs.

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Sydney Morning Herald

'Speed dating' as Crown lobbies for Japan casino

James Packer's chief lieutenant in his push to enter Japan, Todd Nisbet, has met with Osaka governor Ichiro Matsui, who said the prefecture was committed to developing Asia's top integrated casino resort.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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