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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.
The Asean Economic Community will boost the number of international visitors to member countries, said Matthew Driver, MasterCard president for Southeast Asia.
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.
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.
Mori Art Museum is delighted to present "MAM Project 022: Jacob Kirkegaard" from Saturday, September 20, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015.
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.
As fate would have it, Morhous was visiting Japan during the earthquake and tsunami that decimated Sendai, Japan on March 11, 2011.
The Erie Canal. The transcontinental railroad. The Interstate Highway system. Big, expensive, controversial - and indispensable.
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.
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.
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.
James Packer in the House of Representatives to hear a speech by visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
As one of Japan's representative tourist destinations, the Asakusa district never ceases to attract people looking for a taste of traditional downtown Tokyo.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 06:42 pm
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