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19 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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Related Topix: Japan, World News

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, World News, Japan,

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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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Economist

Sleep tight

NINE HOURS, a Japanese hotelier that provides ultra-economical, pod-style accommodation, has opened a new location at Narita Airport in Tokyo.

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Asia News Network

More Malaysians holidaying in Japan

More locals are choosing Japan for international holidays, with Malaysian tourist arrivals to the Land of The Rising Son hitting a record high for the first half of the year.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Billboard

Crossfaith, Phoenix & More Hit Japan's Summer Sonic

Summer Sonic, the biggest music festival in Japan devoted to international repertoire, was held Aug. 16 and 17 simultaneously in Tokyo and Osaka.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin

The Nation

Saha in joint venture to open more Japanese restaurants here and abroad

Saha Group, one of Thailand's biggest manufacturers and traders of consumer products, yesterday signed a joint-venture contract with Nippon Tei, a Thai-owned Japanese restaurant chain in Thailand, and Sato Restaurant Systems, a Japan-based restaurant operator, on the opening and expansion of Japanese restaurants in Thailand and neighbouring ... (more)

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SciFi Japan

X-Plus Giant Monster Figure Lineup for September 2014

The Japanese toy company X-Plus Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with information and high-res photos of their giant monster figures scheduled for release in late September 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Japan Times

Gala time for kabuki icon Sakata Tojuro IV

The eighth annual instalment of NHK Enterprises' Gei-no-Shinzui summer kabuki gala, to be staged August 22 at the National Theatre in Tokyo, will star Living National Treasure Sakata Tojuro IV, one of those rare actors as famed for his portrayals of men as for his prowess as an onnagata .

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