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

6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, World News, Japan, Sake

10 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Recipes, World News, Japan

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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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Leukemia, Health, Biology, Science

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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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Japan, World News

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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The Kyoto Shimbun News

Interested in Miyako Odori Goods?

"Gion Kobu Kabukai," or the preservation society for Gion Kobu Dance, is selling commemorative goods exclusively at Gion Kobu Kaburenjo Theater in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, from April 1st to 30, when the dance performance "Miyako Odori," takes place.

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The Japan Times

Edo-Tokyo Museum maps out the history of Japan's capital

The transformation of Edo from a mosquito-infested fishing village to seat of power and cultural center has endlessly fascinated lovers of history.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

The Magic of Matcha

Lauren Danson, owner of Mizuba Tea Company, has been a tea fanatic for as long as she can remember.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Japan Times

Kyoto re-elects Yamada to top post

Incumbent Kyoto Gov. Keiji Yamada, 60, easily won re-election Sunday night, defeating rival Nozomu Ozaki, 59, by over a quarter of a million votes in a lackluster race.

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Kotaku

Have You Ever Seen a College Entrance Ceremony Like This?

Glowsticks. Confetti. A pop music group. This looks more like a party than an entrance ceremony.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Art Daily

Kyotographie International Photography Festival returns from the 19th of April until the 11th of May

The annual Kyotographie International Photography Festival will open again in Kyoto this month.

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The Japan Times

Read up on ways that can help us learn English

Public libraries are important community resources across Japan, but while English is taught from fifth grade, those hoping to find a ready stash of English-language reading material may be disappointed.

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