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  1. 4 must-see places in Japan in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Free Williamsburg

    In 2017 Japan was named #2 in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel. This means there is no better time to visit Japan than right now.

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  2. Six hard-learned lessons from cycling 1,200km from Tokyo to SapporoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | South China Morning Post

    Typhoons, truck drivers and, most of all, tiredness all threatened to derail the efforts of three adventurers on their seven-day bike across Japan, but they lived to tell the tale. Here is their advice for others considering similar journeys I can see it, no more than three metres away: a furry, rusty brown face with a white chin and throat, topped with oval eyes.

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  3. The most DISGUSTING Japanese delicacies revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Mail on Sunday

    The most DISGUSTING Japanese delicacies revealed, from rotting carp and still-wriggling squid to tea made from silk worm FAECES But there are some Japanese delicacies that are a lot less palatable than raw fish wrapped in seaweed and rice. To research his new book, The Meaning of Rice, food writer Michael Booth and his family spent a year travelling - and eating - the length of Japan .

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  4. Woman's freak fall led to 8-day hospital stay in Japan, 'lessons...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Elburn resident Sandra Robinson got to know the nurses who worked at the hospital in Hakodate, Japan, while waiting for her flight back to the Fox Valley. Elburn resident Sandra Robinson got to know the nurses who worked at the hospital in Hakodate, Japan, while waiting for her flight back to the Fox Valley.

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  5. Hokkaido's Hakodate is heaven for gourmands of all stripesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Facing the Tsugaru Strait from its position on the southern shores of Hokkaido's Oshima Peninsula, the city grew from a small Ainu fishing village to become, in 1854, Japan's first port open to foreign trade after the Sakoku Edict restricted such commerce in 1635. The center of town sits on a narrow isthmus between the mainland and Mount Hakodate, which towers over the city and surrounding waters below.

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  6. Fishermen insuring against war, attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Japanese Coast Guard boat and vessel sail alongside Japanese activists' fishing boat, not in photo, warning the activists away from a group of disputed islands called Diaoyu by China and Senkaku by Japan, early Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. TOKYO>> In response to North Korea's missile launches and the issue of the Senkaku Islands, a growing number of fishermen are taking out special insurance contracts that cover such damage as loss of life among crew members if they are involved in armed conflicts and attacks.

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  7. Japan Deploys Missile Interceptors to Fend Off North Korean AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    Patriot Advanced Capability-3 anti-missile defense interceptor unit launched during THAAD testing on Oct. 24 2012 by US Missile Defense Agency Japan has deployed a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 anti-missile defense interceptor unit at the Hakodate base on the southern end of the northern island of Hokkaido. The government called last week's move "a precaution" after the second of two North Korean ballistic missiles flew over the island a week ago, both in less than a month.

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  8. North Korea strike Imminent? Japan readies forces to Strike Back at Kim Jong-unRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Daily Star

    Kim Jong-un has fired two weapons over the island nation's northern-most region in a month to the fury of Tokyo and Washington. There are now fears he could do the same thing again in response to new plans for sanctions and a fiery speech by US President Donald Trump at the UN .

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  9. Japan moves defence system closer to flight path of North Korea missilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Sunday Herald

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  10. The Media Watching This Russian Military Exercise Got a Show They Will Never ForgetRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | RedState

    ... 6, 1976, Soviet Air Force Lieutenant Viktor Belenko took off from his base in Siberia and landed at Hakodate, Japan. He brought his shiny new MiG-25 with him . Before, the idea that the Soviets potentially had a super maneuverable and ridiculously ...

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  11. Japan Deploys Missile Interceptor Near NKorea Flight PathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | News Max

    Japan on Tuesday moved a mobile missile-defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptor unit was deployed at the Hakodate base on southern Hokkaido "as a precaution" as part of government preparations for a possible emergency.

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  12. Japan deploys missile interceptorRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | UAport

    Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptor missile system at the Hakodate base, Japan, on Sept. 19, 2017.

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  13. Spain expels North Korean ambassador over missile and nuke programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | USA Today

    Spain expels North Korean ambassador over missile and nuke program North Korea will be among the top issues discussed at the U.N. General Assembly. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2yaVoMR North Korean Ambassador to Spain, Kim Hyok Chol, talks during an interview with the media in Madrid, Spain, April 21, 2017.

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  14. Japan to deploy PAC-3 interceptors in HakodateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The Defense Ministry plans to deploy Patriot Advanced Capability-3, or PAC-3, interceptors in Hakodate, Hokkaido, after two North Korean ballistic missiles flew over the northernmost prefecture recently, officials said Monday. Work to deploy surface-to-air PAC-3 batteries will start at the Ground Self-Defense Force's Hakodate camp as early as Tuesday after the ministry ends briefings for local municipalities, the sources said.

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  15. Explore Beautiful HokkaidoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | IZ Reloaded

    Explore beautiful Hokkaido, the second largest and the northernmost of Japan's four main islands. With many volcanoes, mountains, lakes and national parks, Hokkaido is a favourite tourist destination for many outdoor lovers and adventurers.

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  16. Squid shortage likely to persist for 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In Japan, squid is used in popular home dishes such as sashimi and is also sold in a form that is dried overnight. TOKYO>> Poor catches of surume-ika, or Japanese common squid, are likely to continue this year.

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  17. Little-known ferry tragedy recalled 72 years after warRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The Tarumizu Maru No. 6, run by the now-defunct Tarumizu Kisen Co., sails in this undated photo.

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  18. The International Fight Against Illegal Fishing on the High Seas of the North Pacific Ocean ContinuesRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    OTTAWA, Aug. 10, 2017 : Costing the world economy as much as USD 23 billion a year, illegal fishing on the high seas is a serious threat to the world's marine resources. That is why Canada is proud to announce that we have again contributed to important multinational fisheries enforcement activities in the North Pacific Ocean to protect high seas fish stocks from irresponsible and criminal fishing activity.

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  19. Hokkaido police seek information on missing Chinese womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Wei Qiujie, a 26-year-old elementary school teacher from Fujian Province, arrived at Hakodate airport on July 18 and was due to fly home a week later. Wei, who was traveling alone, checked into a guesthouse in Sapporo on July 20 and had paid for her stay in advance.

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  20. JR East looks to debut new shinkansen test model capable of running at 360 kph in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Japan Times

    East Japan Railway Co. said Tuesday that it will introduce in spring 2019 a 10-car test train, dubbed ALFA-X, with the aim of developing a next-generation shinkansen model.

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