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23 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Sheikha Moza visits CiRA in Kyoto

H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser visiting the Centre for Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research and Application at Kyoto University in Japan with CiRA Director and Nobel Prize winner Dr Shinya Yamanaka.

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Wednesday | The Kyoto Shimbun News

Heroine of Kyoto's Aoi Festival

The Aoi Festival on May 15 is one of Kyoto's three main festivals, and Risako Ota, a sophomore at Kobe University, has been chosen as its 59th Saio-dai, or heroine.

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Wednesday | The Kyoto Shimbun News

Lacquered "Guinomi" Cups for Japanese Sake

In response to the municipal ordinance "Seishu de Kanpai Jorei," or toast with a cup of Japanese sake act, which took effect last year, "Kyoto Shikki Kogei Kyodo Kumiai," a cooperative association of Japanese lacquerware craftsmen, in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, has focused on producing lacquered "Guinomi," or large sake cups, which were rare before.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reuters

Japan can withstand tax hike pain -BOJ Deputy Gov Nakaso

The Japanese economy is resilient enough to absorb the effects of the sales tax hike that kicked in this month, Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso said on Wednesday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

India.com

Nintendo Game Boy turns 25: It's time to remember our childhood days

The humble Game Boy, which revolutionized the world of gaming, has officially marked its 25th anniversary.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Kyoto opens tourism office in Dubai

City Tourism & MICE office, said: "It is with great pride and enthusiasm that we are the first Japanese tourism authority to open a permanent promotional office in the City has been working closely with its local tourism and hotel industry to ensure cultural and religious needs are well taken care of, the statement said.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Nintendo's Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Burton Mail

Burton helps make Japanese beer

A JAPANESE distillery has revealed that it has turned its hand to beer making and is taking tips from the home of brewing.

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CIO

Japan Gets First Bitcoin ATM, Two More on Order

Formula One racing and cryptocurrency have nearly nothing in common -- except Suzuka.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CNN

Sakura In Full Bloom

Made my first trip to Japan this year, and made it in time to see the Sakura bloom.

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Northwestern University

Northwestern Student Named Luce Scholar

Andrew Peters, a Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine first-year student, has been named a 2014 Luce Scholar to live and work in Asia.

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Hospitality Net

Ascott Brings Its Premier Brand To Tokyo Through Partnership With MEC

CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited , has brought its premier Ascott The Residence brand to Tokyo through a master lease agreement with Mitsubishi Estate Company , one of Japan's largest real estate developers.

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The Japan Times

Springtime for bamboo

Few plants are as useful as bamboo. A member of the grass family, it is fast growing and very prolific given the right growing conditions, which makes it eco-friendly too.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Nucleic Acids Research

MLL fusion proteins link transcriptional coactivators to previously active CpG-rich promoters

However, the molecular mechanism of gene activation is unclear. Here we show that only two functional modules are necessary and sufficient for target recognition: those that bind to non-methylated CpGs and di-/tri-methylated histone H3 lysine 36 .

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Automotive News

Cost quandary hits Japan's advanced factories

Auto suppliers here have some of the world's most automated factories. But because they also serve as global mother plants for low-tech operations overseas, they sometimes have to dumb down lines, making output more costly and labor intense.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Financial Times

A yen for Zen

On a late May afternoon, more than 40 years ago, I sat and looked at one of the world's most famous gardens and failed to empty my mind of any thought except, "Is this a con trick?".

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TreeHugger

Photo: Pink blossoms in Kyoto

The cherry trees are blooming in all their delicate glory in Kyoto, Japan. The " Philosopher's Path " in the northern part of the city's Higashiyama district is a particularly popular place to see the pale pink flowers.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Japan Times

Geki -Cine marks 10 years of screen-stage marriage

You wouldn't know it to look at our poker faces, but deep down every Japanese is a drama queen.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Cool Hunting

The Art Lover's Guide to Japanese Museums: The first English language ...

Across 176 full-color pages, author and historian Sophie Richard delivers comprehensive insight on over 50 art museums and galleries throughout Japan, in her first book " The Art Lover's Guide to Japanese Museums ."

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The Kyoto Shimbun News

DisAnime Shop Opens in Nakagyo Ward

Kyoto Anime Manga Network Shop, or an antenna shop for Kyoto-related anime and comic goods opened on March 29, in Kawaramachi Nishi-iru, Takoyakushi-dori, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, as a part of the prefectural and city governments' project to revitalize the content industry.

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