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1 hr ago | Daily Times

Flooding, havoc in Japan as Typhoon Neoguri batters mainland

TOKYO: Typhoon Neoguri slammed into the Japanese mainland Thursday bringing widespread flooding, ripping trees from their roots and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as tens of thousands were urged to seek shelter.

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9 hrs ago | The Star Online

Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Bangkok gets cheaper for expats

Bangkok has become a markedly cheaper place for expatriates to live in the past year, according to Mercer LLC's annual list of the world's most-expensive cities.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Typhoon swerves toward central Japanese islands after dumping rain on Okinawa, injuring 30

It's forecast to hit Kyushu island tomorrow and could travel across the main island of Honshu, which includes the major cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Nation

Flower for Vassa

The annual Tak Bat Dok Mai, or Flower Offering festival, returns to Wat Phra Phutthabat in Saraburi tomorrow to mark the beginning of the three-month-long rains retreat.

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ABS-CBN News

Pinoys in Japan urged to prepare for 'Neoguri'

The Department of Foreign Affairs said that the Philippine embassy in Tokyo and the Consulate General in Osaka have reported that Neoguri has just begun to be felt in Japan.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Reuters

Hope for Abe's 'virtuous cycle' as Japan Inc spends on technology

Japanese manufacturers, flush with cash but loath to spend it at home since the global financial crisis, are finally shedding their deflationary mindset and splashing out on the new plant and equipment crucial to sustaining a nascent economic recovery.

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Suria

Super typhoon Neoguri threatens Japan

Super typhoon Neoguri was barrelling toward Japan's Okinawa islands Monday, packing violent winds and torrential rains as officials warned residents to stay indoors, while the biggest US Air Force base in the Pacific evacuated some of its aircraft.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Movie Review: 'Gamera vs. Barugon'

Known in the United States as War of the Monsters and later as Gamera vs. Barugon , Giant Monster Duel: Gamera vs. Barugon was originally released in Japan in 1966.

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Bangkok Post

Japan tour prices to rise over safety

Japan package tour prices are expected to rise by 20% on average next month due to higher costs for operators after the Japanese government imposed stricter safety standards for tour buses.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Star Online

Seeking justice: Felicidad Delos Reyes, 85, a former comfort woman,...

Seeking justice: Felicidad Delos Reyes, 85, a former comfort woman, joining a protest outside the Japanese embassy in Manila.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Eater

Ownership Shuffles: After 11 years, Hideki Makiyama, the...

After 11 years, Hideki Makiyama , the party-hearty chef-owner of Outer Richmond Japanese spot Oyaji , has decided to pack it in.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Rice Lake Online

Students help out in tsunami zone

Two years of intense planning and countless hours of preparation culminated in a trip of a lifetime to help others.

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Kotaku

Japanese Politician Freaks Out, Spawns Internet Memes

Yesterday, Japanese politician Ryutaro Nonomura, a member of the Hyogo Prefectural Assembly that represents areas like Kobe, held a press conference after being accused of allegedly abusing government funds.

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The Weston Daily Voice

Redding Girl Wins Scholarship For Two-Week Trip To Japan

Redding resident Gwyneth Nicoloro, a student at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk, has won a scholarship for a two-week trip to Japan with the Japan Foundation.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Reuters

Japan opens bidding for Sendai Airport rights in privatisation drive

Japan has opened the bidding for rights to operate facilities at Sendai Airport, the nation's 10th busiest, the first step of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to increase private investment in public infrastructure as he tackles bloated government debt.

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Korea Herald

Japan ends pacifist security policy

Japan approved its right to fight in overseas wars on Tuesday, overturning its strictly defensive postwar security policy and defying public protests and international concerns over its unabated revisionist push.

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ABS-CBN News

More Pinoy tourists flock to Japan

More Filipino tourists flocked to Japan in April, in time to see the "sakura" or cherry blossoms in full bloom.

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Korea Herald

[Robert J. Fouser] Lifestyle migration to Jejudo

Koreans like to jump on trends, many of which are fed by upbeat media coverage. One such trend is leaving the rat race in Seoul for a quieter life elsewhere.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Reuters

Japan land prices in three largest cities rise in 2013 -govt survey

Land prices in Japan's three largest metropolitan areas rose in 2013, spurred by property investments, while prices in smaller cities kept declining, highlighting a widening divide between the biggest urban centres and more remote areas, a government survey showed.

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