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37 min ago | Shmula

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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INCROYABLE - Relais France 4x400m Femme - Championnats d'Europe 2014 - INCREDIBLE F...

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

3 hrs ago | 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,

14 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News,

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.


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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

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.


Related Topix: Texas, California High-Speed Rail, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Japan, Houston, TX

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.


Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Iceland, Japan,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Far Outliers

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.


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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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, World News, Japan, Shine, Embrace

Jamaica Observer

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.


Related Topix: Reggae, Sizzla, Bounty Killer, Ninjaman, Yellowman, Japan, World News

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Hidden temple

' Kyoto - Arashiyama - Hidden temple ' This picture is taken in Arashiyama on the outskirts of Kyoto.


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

SciFi Japan

Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Partners with Japan Sankei

Space Battleship Yamato and Japan Sankei Tourist Association are collaborating on a series of 40th anniversary events.


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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Independent

Haruki Murakami profile: An everyman for our times

He's a cult novelist whose austere, enigmatic writings sell by the million and have made him a global superstar Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.


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Why Yokai Watch Shoplifting Made the Evening News in Japan

Right now, Yokai Watch is incredibly popular in Japan. The 3DS games, the kiddy arcade games, the toys , and the anime are all smash hits.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Japan, World News