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

1 hr ago | RF Globalnet

New Test Reveals Purity Of Graphene

Graphene may be tough, but those who handle it had better be tender. The environment surrounding the atom-thick carbon material can influence its electronic performance, according to researchers at Rice and Osaka universities who have come up with a simple way to spot contaminants.

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5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Sayuri Yoshinaga's film wins prize at Montreal festival

The movie "Fushigi Na Misaki No Monogatari" starring veteran actress Sayuri Yoshinaga has won the Special Grand Prix at the Montreal World Film Festival.

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Nippon in New York: J-COLLABO Fall Fest, craft beer, the Joy of Sake, Akiko Yano

As the summer winds fade to fall colors, the weeks ahead are shaping up with these exciting events, ready to be enjoyed after Labor Day.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, Akiko, Jazz, World News, Japan, Sake, Drink

13 hrs ago | Kotaku

Heavy Metal Baby Is Totally Throwin' Up the Horns

"Where did you memorize that..." tweeted out new father Nao Hazuki, including a photo of his newborn daughter throwing the horns .

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bloomberg

Asian Futures Mixed With Euro Holding Losses as Oil Drops

Asian index futures were mixed while the euro held near a one-year low versus the dollar with Japan to update on its monetary base today and Australia to kick off a week of central-bank reporting.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, World News, Japan, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, China

Bangkok Post

Thai AirAsia X launches Japan flights

Thai AirAsia X launched flight services between Bangkok and Japan on Monday amid an increase of Thai tourists coming to the country.

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Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Peninsula

Indian PM tours ancient Japanese city

KYOTO, Japan: India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto on Sunday, the second day of a visit intended to strengthen security and economic relations and counter a increasingly assertive China.

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Hindustan Times

Fujifilm vs Ebola Japan giants turn hands to medicine

When Japan announced it was ready to supply a new drug to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, one unusual detail emerged -- it would be made by Fujifilm.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Science / Technology, Robots,

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Japan Times

The Makioka Sisters

Junichiro Tanizaki may be best known for novels featuring protagonists with odd obsessions, but his masterpiece, family epic "The Makioka Sisters," has been hailed by many as Japan's greatest modern novel.

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Hindustan Times

PM Modi arrives in Japan for fiveday visit Shinzo Abe walks the distance to bond with him

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's unprecedented gesture in travelling to Kyoto to meet Narendra Modi is being viewed here as a clear signalling of the importance of the relationship.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Temple University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BioMed Central

Genetic dissection of susceptibility genes for diabetes and related...

Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Kinki University School of Medicine, 377-2 Ohno-higashi, Osaka-sayama 589-8511, Osaka, Japan BackgroundA susceptibility locus, Nidd2n, for type 2 diabetes has been mapped to mouse chromosome 14 and confirmed using the consomic strain of the Nagoya-Shibata-Yasuda mouse, an animal model of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, World News, Japan, Fasting, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Kyodo Industry Brief

Otsuka Pharmaceutical to buy largest Brazilian health food maker TOKYO - Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Japan Times

Jazz artist Emi Meyer teams up with guitarist Seiichi Nagai for a warm, poppy album

Jazz artist Emi Meyer had plenty to be happy about in 2008. She had just self-released her debut album "Curious Creature," she was performing shows around Kyoto and major labels in Tokyo were attempting to woo her.

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Gamasutra

There's a patent battle brewing between Capcom and Koei Tecmo

Osaka-based Capcom has filed a lawsuit against Koei Tecmo Games in Osaka District Court seeking roughly 980 million Japanese yen for patent infringement, according to a report from the Japanese news outlet Sankei interpreted by Siliconera .

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Related Topix: Koei Tecmo Games, Omega Force, Video Games, Dynasty Warriors, World News, Japan

The Japan Times

EO: Top Kansai chef presents French cuisine with a twist

What makes a good restaurant? It's a pretty basic question, and one that I imagine is on most people's minds, even if you aren't actively aware of it.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, French Cuisine, World News, Japan, Asia

Bangkok Post

Japan airports' Wi-Fi allows mail snooping

Such risks can be prevented by encrypting Wi-Fi connections, but the three airports refrain from doing so in favour of user convenience, as password entry would be required for encrypted Internet connections.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

South China Morning Post

Xi Jinping 'emissary' Li Xiaolin planning Japan visit to improve relations, say sources

President Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe have had no official talks since the Japanese prime minister came to power, but both sides have recently made moves towards mending fences.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Asia News Network

TOKYO: Japan expands tax-free list to encourage tourist spending

Come October, Japan is giving foreign tourists a new - and tax-free - incentive to visit.

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Examiner.com

Movie Review: 'Gamera vs. Jiger'

It would be easy to dismiss Gamera vs. Jiger , as this film brings with it all the formulaic characteristics of the Gamera franchise, including the annoying kids.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Japan, World News

Bangkok Post

Myanma Airways to launch Osaka flight

This will be the first scheduled flight, though technically operated as a charter service, to Cambodia from Osaka's Kansai International Airport, according to the airport operator.

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