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

9 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Painful love in decaying Hokkaido port town

My interview with Mipo Oh, the director of the turbulent new love drama "Soko Nomi Nite Hikari Kagayaku ," did not begin smoothly.

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16 hrs ago | Anna.aero

Juneyao Airlines becomes carrier #7 on Shanghai-Osaka

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Standard

A yen for Japanese ski resorts

With the yen having weakened significantly over the past 18 months, thanks to "Abenomics" - the economic policies advocated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - Japan has become increasingly attractive to foreign investors placing their bets on its property market.

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ContactMusic.com

Justin Bieber Poses Next To Shrine Honouring Japan's War Criminals

Justin Bieber has apologised after posing next to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine in Tokyo, which celebrates the leaders executed for war crimes among Japan's 2.5 million war dead.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Japan Times

Cafe Ibaraki Yu: Former bathhouse offers a bite of the old days

The city of Ibaraki in the north of Osaka is home to Tadao Ando's Church of the Light, a modernist concrete masterpiece.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, World News, Japan

USA Today

Another cruise line to expand in Japan

Add Compagnie du Ponant to the list of cruise lines offering more sailings in Japan.

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The Japan Times

'Jazz mecca' Osaka to host star-studded global concert

What comes to mind when you think of Osaka? Maybe takoyaki , the Hanshin Tigers, Universal Studios Japan, wacky comedy and down-to-earth, unpretentious people.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Wayne Shorter, Jazz, Thelonious Monk, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBS Local

The Simpsons - 'Marge In Chains'

Homer sees an infomercial for "The Juice Loosener" on television and orders one.

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The Japan Times

Make a splash on a family outing

Wet and wild: Spa World in Osaka is a family-friendly mix of children's water park and hot-spring retreat.

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ITworld

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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Pacific Daily News

Japan's electronic music scene

If you're a big fan of electronic dance music on Guam, no doubt you've bemoaned the fact that the Krewellas and Martin Garrixes of the world never come to our little island.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Good Life: Positive achievements by mid-Hudson Valley residents for April 17

The Chancellor's Award winners are Angelika Juerss, Clinton Corners; Rosia Kittel, Red Hook; Yoshinori Tsuji, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan; Keara Wright, Saugerties; and Joshua Wright, Poughkeepsie.

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Related Topix: New York, Clinton Corners, NY, Red Hook, NY, World News, Japan, Saugerties, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY

Reuters

BOJ keeps upbeat view on regional Japan, sees limited tax hike impact

The Bank of Japan maintained its upbeat view on most of the country's regional economies, adding to reassurances from its governor that the world's third-largest economy can ride out the pain from a sales tax hike without additional stimulus.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Xinhuanet

Japanese lawyer says Abe's Yasukuni Shrine visit violates constitution

Japanese Prime Minister Shizo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shine last December violated Japan's constitutional separation of state and religion and should not be made again, Kazuo Okawa, lawyer of the Okawa Law Firm in Osaka, said Wednesday.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam Airlines flight attendant released in Japan

A file photo shows Nguyen Bich Ngoc, a 25-year-old Vietnam Airlines flight attendant, being arrested March 26 on suspicion of involving in a ring which smuggled stolen goods from Japan to Vietnam Japanese authorities released a Vietnam Airlines flight attendant, who had been arrested in March on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods due to a lack of ... (more)

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International Business Times

Japan's Whale Meat Eating Likened to Kangaroo Meat Eating in Australia

"Japan's whaling is based on scientific reasons, while counterarguments by anti-whaling groups are emotional, saying they are against the hunts because whales are cute or smart," Shunichi Suzuki, a Lower House lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said during an interview.

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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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The Nation

Daikin pushes new refrigerant

Daikin opens its second Solution Plaza Fuha in Osaka in 2012 as an exhibition to feature innovation and technology of daikin.

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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

Group addresses growing old in U.K.

Aging throws up many challenges, but the problems can often be compounded if you choose to spend your final years thousands of miles away from your home country.

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