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5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Beijing Residents Soon to Share Jiro's Dreams of...

In a few weeks, Chinese sushi lovers will be able to get a look and taste of the kind of artistry that made Japanese sushi master Jiro Ono famous worldwide, right in their own country.

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9 hrs ago | The Nation

AEC will boost visitors to region

The Asean Economic Community will boost the number of international visitors to member countries, said Matthew Driver, MasterCard president for Southeast Asia.

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14 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Summers here - yukata, sales and back-to-school satchels

Mintdesigns is a staple brand of the Japanese fashion scene, with its hot-ticket Tokyo Fashion Week shows featuring acclaimed artisan textiles patterned with whimsical, pop motifs.

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18 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Kyodo news summary -7-

Sharp to dissolve solar power JV with Italy's Enel OSAKA - Struggling electronics maker Sharp Corp. said Friday it will dissolve a solar power generation joint venture with major Italian utility Enel S.p.A. amid an economic slowdown in Europe and a fall in the region's feed-in tariff purchase prices for renewable energy.

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22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

The Mori Art Museum Presents Mam Project 022: Jacob Kirkegaard, 9/20-1/4

Mori Art Museum is delighted to present "MAM Project 022: Jacob Kirkegaard" from Saturday, September 20, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015.

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Yesterday | Korea Herald

Japanese Embassy voices regret over hotel's abrupt cancellation

The Japanese Embassy in Seoul expressed its regret on Friday over a South Korean hotel's refusal to host a key Japanese anniversary event.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Standard

Storm brews over cruise liner's unplanned stop

Passengers on the luxury cruise liner Costa Victoria, which had to berth in Hong Kong, have complained that cruise organizers already knew that Typhoon Neoguri was heading for their destination, Japan, before sailing.

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The Coast News

Brush with Art: Del Mar sculptor gains inner peace

As fate would have it, Morhous was visiting Japan during the earthquake and tsunami that decimated Sendai, Japan on March 11, 2011.

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CFR.org

Japan's New Politics and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Japan's new politics challenge some basic assumptions about U.S.-Japan alliance management.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Atlantic

The California High-Speed Rail Debate-Kicking Things Off

The Erie Canal. The transcontinental railroad. The Interstate Highway system. Big, expensive, controversial - and indispensable.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Typhoon nears central Japan after slamming Okinawa

A strong typhoon swerved toward Japan's heavily populated central islands on Wednesday after it slammed through Okinawa, dumping heavy rain, knocking out power and injuring at least 30 people.

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NewsOK.com

Typhoon nears central Japan after slamming Okinawa

A strong typhoon swerved toward Japan's heavily populated central islands on Wednesday after it slammed through Okinawa, dumping heavy rain, knocking out power and injuring at least 30 people.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Jerusalem Post

An unfolding of beauty

Edo, which was what the city of Tokyo was called prior to 1868, is a place in time possessed with almost mythical connotations for lovers and adherents of Japanese art.

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Silicon Alley Insider

A $90 Billion 'Floating Train' Project In Japan May Be A Huge Waste - Here's Why

A proposed $90 billion "floating train" that would connect Tokyo to Osaka in less than half of the current travel time is expected to be approved later this year , but the market for such a ride is dwindling.

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Silicon Alley Insider

How To Get A Seat At The Legendary 'Jiro Dreams Of Sushi' Restaurant

Sukiyabashi Jiro is not only one of the best sushi restaurants in the world, it's also one of the hardest to get into.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Why Packer's on the PM's tail

James Packer in the House of Representatives to hear a speech by visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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The Japan Times

Asakusa paints traditional Tokyo in a popular light

As one of Japan's representative tourist destinations, the Asakusa district never ceases to attract people looking for a taste of traditional downtown Tokyo.

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Earth & Sky

Japan braces for Super Typhoon Neoguri

Super Typhoon Neoguri is now said to be the strongest typhoon ever to strike the country of Japan during the month of July.

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Korea Herald

Seoul offers discount coupons for tourists to four Asian cities

Seoul Metropolitan Government is offering special discount coupons from this week for Korean nationals who plan on visiting four Asian cities - Tokyo, Delhi, Jakarta and Taipei.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum to Host 'Children's...

Wide-ranging Programs for Learning Enjoyably about our World, From the Deep Sea to Outer Space Tokyo, July 7, 2014 - - From July 19 through August 31 the Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum will host a "Children's Summer Science Festival."

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