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1 hr ago | Xinhuanet
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy on Tuesday made first visit since she took office to Nagasaki, a city hit by a U.S. atomic bomb on Aug. 9, 1945, local media reported.
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3 hrs ago | WWBN-FM Burton
Get ready, Alter Bridge are ready to rock the United States! The band has just announced initial dates for its spring U.S. tour.
4 hrs ago | The Japan Times
Sharing the same surname, ethnicity and drive, Tokyo and Kyoto students by coincidence each start volunteer groups - with the same name In 2011, with a renewed sense of community solidarity in the air following the March 11 tsunami in Tohoku, the character for the word kizuna was selected as Japan's kanji of the year.
8 hrs ago | The Japan Times
Tattoos in Japan have long moved on from the kind often romanticized by the West - that imagery of flamboyant yakuza that so many seem reluctant to relinquish.
13 hrs ago | Archinect School Blog
The tour continues. For the past 3 days, we've been exploring the city by subway, and on foot, stopping briefly in front of each building on the itinerary, to chat a bit about the design, the architects, and the historical context.
15 hrs ago | The Japan Times
According to the government and automakers, this will mean lower carbon dioxide emissions, less congestion in the cities, greater mobility for the elderly and a renewed enthusiasm for cars among young people.
Cultural ties between the CNMI and Japan continue to flourish despite a decline in Japanese tourist arrivals that was precipitated by the departure of Japan Airlines in 2005.
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Unable to get to that must-see tourist site but can't bear for your teddy to miss out? Then Japan has just the thing for you -- a travel agency that takes stuffed toys on package tours and even provides the holiday snaps to prove it.
While Gov. Deval Patrick welcomed new direct flights from Boston to Beijing, an airport official said Shanghai, Hong Kong and Brazil might also lie on the horizon of destinations.
Myanmar Airways International plans to expand its international flight schedule and begin weekly flights to South Korea and Japan early next year, a company representative said on Thursday.
And since the number of reefs has been cut in half in the last 30 years thanks to climate change, pollution, and predatory species, coral reefs are procreating like there's no tomorrow.
In candid, face-to-face talks, Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping traded arguments Wednesday over China's contentious new air defense zone, with no consensus about how to defuse an issue that's raising anxieties across Asia and beyond.
During the early part of the Edo Period, when Japan was ruled by Tokugawa shoguns from 1603-1867, Osaka - the main city in the Kansai region of western Honshu - thrived as the country's cultural and economic center.