Fukuoka, Japan Newswire

Fukuoka, Japan Newswire

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  1. Living dolls: Stunning works of Fukuoka's ningyo craftsmenRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CNN

    Craftsmen from many regions of Japan are noted for their hand-made dolls, but Hakata dolls -- known locally as "ningyo" -- are perhaps the most famous. With production based in and around Fukuoka, a coastal city on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, these pint-sized pieces of art have a long and evolutionary history.

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  2. Ian McCall Joins Rizin GP, Faces Manel Kape; Ishiwatari-Petshi, Otsuka-Taha On for Dec. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sherdog

    ... Horiguchi , still awaits his official round-of-eight opponent. At Rizin's "Aki no Jin" this past Sunday in Fukuoka, Japan, unbeaten Brazilian Gabriel Leite de Oliveira destroyed Japanese MMA icon Tatsuya Kawajiri with a second-round knee in what was ...

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  3. Japan Ground Self-Defense Force set to begin massive island-defense drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stars and Stripes

    Japanese soldiers are gearing up for massive, monthlong defense drills that will include 14,000 personnel, 3,800 vehicles and 60 aircraft. The goal of the exercise - scheduled to run from Oct. 23 to Nov. 22 - is to improve the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's capabilities of responding to an island invasion, a statement from the service said.

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  4. Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix results: Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Frank...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | MMAFighting.com

    One of the most anticipated matchups at Saturday's Rizin event in Fukuoka, Japan, was a grappling exhibition between Pride legend Kazushi Sakuraba and former UFC champion Frank Shamrock , but the submission-only match had no winner. Sakuraba attempted a couple of ankle picks, while Shamrock, who replaced an injured Dan Henderson , worked on the clinch the entire match, but neither veteran was able to get close to taking his opponent to the ground.

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  5. Rena, Oliveira Dominate at 108; Kawajiri Flattened in BW Debut at Rizin GP in FukuokaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Sherdog

    It's hard to handicap Rizin Fighting Federation 's women's atomweight tournament after the promotion's Sunday card at Marine Messe in Fukuoka, Japan, on account of two particularly outstanding quarterfinal performances. In the main event of Rizin's "Aki No Jin," Shoot Boxing star turned hot MMA prospect Rena Kubota moved to 5-0, ripping former King of the Cage champion Andy Nguyen with a savage liver shot at 3:23 of the opening round.

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  6. LGBT groups, educators call for diversity in school uniformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | The Japan Times

    LGBT groups along with educators have highlighted the need to allow sexual minority students in middle schools and high schools to freely choose uniforms they feel most comfortable wearing. Nearly all schools in Japan require students to wear uniforms that are strictly dictated by binary notions of gender - black jackets with militaristic stand-up collars or blazers with pants and neckties for boys and sailor suits, pleated skirts and ribbons for girls.

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  7. Hiromi Jan EngleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | The Daily Republic

    ... passed away from natural causes. She was a gentle, loving and giving person who touched many lives. Native to Fukuoka, Japan, Jan moved to California around 1960 and became an American citizen in 1974. After graduating from cosmetology school in ...

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  8. Japanese voters want a plan to handle a declining populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | The Economist

    THE city of Fukuoka, the biggest on the island of Kyushu, is buzzing. Hip young things at Fukuoka Growth Next, a city-run corporate incubator, bash away on their laptops.

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  9. The Novel Taste of Old FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | The New York Times

    ... culture since he opened Baroo in 2015, putting a little piece into each dish. At Chizuka, a pickle shop in Fukuoka, Japan, the starter for nukadoko, a fermented mash of roasted rice bran mixed with salt and water, has survived for 300 years. Boudin ...

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  10. Frank Shamrock: 'I've Waited 18 Years to Get My Hands on Sakuraba'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | MMA Weekly

    A deal couldn't be worked out for mixed martial arts legends Frank Shamrock and Kazushi Sakuraba to fight while they were in their primes, but it's finally going to happen. On Oct. 15, Shamrock and Sakuraba will finally meet in competition at RIZIN Fighting Federation's event in Fukuoka, Japan.

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  11. Association Between Onset-to-Door Time and Clinical Outcomes After...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Circulation

    ... patients (aged, 69.9A 12.2 years; 63.9% men) with ischemic stroke who were prospectively registered in Fukuoka, Japan, between July 2007 and December 2014. Onset-to-door time was categorized as T 0-1, a 1 and a 2 ...

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  12. New study highlights hidden figure of sun-watchersRead the original story

    Monday Oct 2 | PressReleasePoint

    ... with the research." In the new study, Knipp worked with Huixin Liu, a space scientist at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan, and Hisashi Hayakawa, a historical research fellow at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in Tokyo to research ...

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  13. New study highlights 'hidden figure' of sun-watchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | EurekAlert!

    ... with the research." In the new study, Knipp worked with Huixin Liu, a space scientist at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan, and Hisashi Hayakawa, a historical research fellow at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in Tokyo to research ...

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  14. Ulterior Gallery opens first U.S. solo exhibition by mixed-media artist Gaku TsutajaRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 1 | Art Daily

    ... In the same year, she was granted a Research Fellowship at the Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyusyu (CCA), Fukuoka, Japan, and spent two years there as a resident artist. Tsutaja is currently a MFA candidate at SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY. ...

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  15. Frank Shamrock Replaces Dan Henderson Against Kazushi Sakuraba in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | MMA Weekly

    UFC Hall of Fame members Dan Henderson and Kazushi Sakuraba were slated to participate in a special rules grappling bout on Oct. 15 for RIZIN Fighting Federation. A neck injury has forced Henderson out of the event, but former UFC light heavyweight champion Frank Shamrock will now face the Japanese legend Fukuoka, Japan.

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  16. Akizuki: Romantic scenes meet 'Star Wars' lore in picturesque samurai townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | The Japan Times

    The sakura trees that line the main boulevard in Akizuki are far from blooming. That moment is still half a year away, when the trees along the avenue flower to become one of Fukuoka Prefecture's best spots for cherry blossoms.

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  17. IMS Building FukuokaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Japan Visitor Blog

    The IMS building is known for its spectacular, modernist architecture. The interior is separated into various "zones" including shopping, eating and art in its 14 floors above ground and two below.

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  18. 'Wicky Akiyo' Returns, Faces K-1 Max Star Andy Souwer on Oct. 15 Rizin Grand Prix CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Sherdog

    If the bracket action of two tournaments doesn't get you excited, Rizin Fighting Federation is still trying to keep you happy. The Japanese promotion has announced an additional bout for its Oct. 15 bill at Marine Messe Fukuoka in Fukuoka, Japan: in a 154-pound contest, former K-1 Max and Shoot Boxing star Andy Souwer will have his fifth MMA rules bout, taking on returning cult favorite "Wicky" Akiyo Nishiura .

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  19. Keeping land prices steady across JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Japan Times

    The latest land price data from the government appears to confirm that asset deflation, in which prices of land continued falling over a protracted period, has come to an end, at least in urban centers. But the situation outside the three big metropolitan areas surrounding Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya remains mixed, though generally improving.

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  20. The Best of Kyushu ShochuRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    Back again this year to take us ever deeper into its pleasures and mysteries are some of the best known shochu makers and fabled names like Beniotome Shuzou , Ookuchi Shuzo , Kirishima Shuzou , Takahashi Shuzou , and more. Special guest will be renowned NY chef Marc Matsumoto, who will be on stage this evening with MC Christopher Pellegrini author of the Shochu Handbook.

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