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South China Morning Post
Evidence of Japan's wartime role in sex slavery is incontrovertible
Danny Friedmann says Japan cannot, in this day and age, absolve its imperial army from responsibility for sex slavery during the second world war, when clear evidence of its guilt exists Korean woman Kim Bock-dong, bottom, who was forced to serve for the Japanese troops as a sex slave during World War II, attends a rally demanding full compensation ... (more)
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Serenity now by Elizabeth Licata
Who knew that this forward-thinking garden center was only 15 minutes or so from my house? Make no mistake, Western New York is relatively wealthy in excellent independent garden centers and seasonally open greenhouses.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Motley Fool
Caesar's Restructures Debt in Hopes For Japan, but Is It Too Late?
Liquidity is important in the casino industry because it offers the ability to make large investment decisions quickly.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
The Japan Times
Kyoto pitches to host maglev line instead of Nara
A maglev line through Kyoto on the way to Osaka would have about twice the economic effect as the currently planned course through Nara, according to an estimate by the city of Kyoto released Wednesday.
News Analysis: Upcoming polls a referendum on Hashimoto's plan for metropolitan Osaka
Osaka City Mayor Toru Hashimoto, who is seeking a new mandate in the snap polls scheduled for March 23, is staking his political future by vigorously promoting his pet project, the Osaka Metropolis Plan.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Phuket Travel: Escaping just got easier
PHUKET: There always comes a time when you need a time-out. An inaudible beckoning call comes out of the ether when the pressure and daily grind of work, home life and the day-to-day routine wear on you and you just have to escape.
Weird Asia News
Public Officials in Osaka Fined for Having Tattoos
In Osaka, the local education authority has fined a 23-year-old school clerk from having tattoos on her body.
TransAsia to double flight services to Osaka in April
Taipei, March 9 TransAsia Airways, one of Taiwan's smaller carriers, announced that it is to double its flight services to the ese city of Osaka in the wake of increasing interest in travel to the city.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Japan Times
Island hop to friendly Okinoerabu
At the end of March, having reached the age of 70 three months ago, I'll retire from my post as a lecturer at Okinawa Christian University - mandatory retirement.
The Japan Times
Farmers not waiting for politicians
When it comes to trade policy, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a choice between the fears of an aging farm lobby and the hopes of suburban families lined up at a 20-meter-long meat counter in a Chiba mall showcasing Australian beef.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
International premiere of 'Kano' in Japan draws warm welcome
Taipei, March 7 The Taiwanese baseball film "Kano" received a standing ovation at the movie's international premiere at the Osaka Asian Film Festival on Friday.
Misao Okawa: Words of wisdom from our planet's oldest inhabitant
Our world's oldest woman Misao Okawa celebrated her 116th birthday Wednesday at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan.
Japanese Man Contorts Face to Make the English Alphabet
Kouki Watanabe isn't your typical Japanese college student. He has a special skill: He can make the English alphabet with his face.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Osaka Tests Tokyo's Dominance With Japan's Tallest Skyscraper
The Abeno Harukas building, center, operated by Kintetsu Corp., stands illuminated at night in Osaka.
Even as Japan baulks at trade concessions, farmers move on
When it comes to trade policy, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a choice between the fears of Japan's ageing farm lobby and the hopes of suburban families lined up here at a nearly 20-metre long meat counter in a mall showcasing Australian beef.
Strategic Command WWII Assault on Democracy v1.03 Patch Deployed
Save games created with earlier versions are not compatible with this patch - finish your in-progress games before applying this patch The third update for Strategic Command WWII Assault on Democracy is now available including lots of game engine, editor and campaign changes.
The Village Voice
Butterfish Set to Open and Offer Affordable Omakase to the Sony Pavilion
A real estate conflict over kosher Pizzeria da Solo forced longtime Sony Pavilion tenant Joseph Allaham to close that spot and Solo Restaurant last year.
World's oldest woman turns 116 in Japan
Feathers, floats, sequins and samba - it's safe to say that this past weekend was a spectacle of carnivals across the globe, from Rio de Janeiro to Cape Town.
The China Post
Osaka to host all-star concert on 3rd annual International Jazz Day
Herbie Hancock reckons he's performed more often in Japan than in his hometown of Chicago during his professional career.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The World's Best Inflight Caterers Honored at Miami Beach Gala
For the second year running Kansai In-Flight Catering Co., Ltd. at Osaka Kansai International Airport received the highest honors, the Platinum Award for Worldwide Excellence.