Hokkaido, Japan Newswire

Hokkaido, Japan Newswire

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  1. MRJ arrives in Moses Lake for flight testsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Flight Global

    In between, the Pratt & Whitney PW1200G-powered aircraft made stops at Sapporo's New Chitose airport, Yelizovo airport in Russia and Ted Stevens Anchorage International airport in Alaska. Mitsubishi tells FlightGlobal that the total flight time amounted to 13h 08min.

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  2. What future will Aberdeen have when the oil runs out?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Scotsman.com

    ... to provoke such a response? If I start the story, you'll soon twig. Yubari is an administrative district in Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island. Up until 1990, it was the de facto coal mining capital of the country. People came from all over to ...

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  3. Department store closures mark end of an eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    On a recent weekday morning, the Sogo department store in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture, is unusually crowded with shoppers flocking to a closing down sale before it shuts its doors for good on Friday. Many stop to take pictures of a sign at the entrance displaying the number of days remaining for the 43-year-old department store that opened in front of JR Kashiwa Station in October 1973 as "a castle-like department store in a greenery town."

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  4. Pill for cancer may be cure for baldness, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    A pill taken twice a day has been shown to restore hair growth for men and women within just four months. The 'quite astonishing' results from a drug used to treat bone marrow cancer will bring hope to millions whose hair is thinning.

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  5. Polarization in regional land pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Japan Times

    Land price data released last week highlights the growing divide in parts of Japan outside the top three metropolitan areas around Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka - between the four major regional cities of Sapporo, Sendai, Hiroshima and Fukuoka on one hand, and the rest of the regional economies on the other. Steep increases in commercial land prices in some areas meanwhile need to be closely monitored as to whether they reflect real demand or have been inflated by speculative investments fueled by the Bank of Japan's negative interest rate policy, which would not be sustainable and could result in wild ups and downs in prices that would severely disrupt the economy.

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  6. MRJ test aircraft finally enroute to Moses LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Flight Global

    The first flight-test Mitsubishi Aircraft MRJ90 regional jet is enroute to Moses Lake to continue its flight testing in the US. Mitsubishi tells FlightGlobal that FTA-1 took off from Nagoya at 13:28 local time on 26 September, landing around 1.5 hours later at Sapporo Shin Chitose airport.

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  7. Moderate quakes rattle Japan; no injuries or damage reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | Newsday

    ... Agency said the first quake had a magnitude of 5.5 and occurred just off the southern coast of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost main island, at 2:13 p.m. It said that the quake had a depth of 20 kilometers (12 miles), and that there was no danger of a ...

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  8. Fighters beat Buffaloes to close in on PL titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | The Japan Times

    The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters moved within one win of capturing the Pacific League pennant after a 4-3 win over the Orix Buffaloes in the Pacific League on Monday night. The win was coupled with a defeat for the second-placed Fukuoka Softbank Hawks, who lost 3-2 in 10 innings to the Chiba Lotte Marines in Chiba, meaning the Fighters can clinch the title on Tuesday if they beat the Seibu Lions.

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  9. Quakes jolt Hokkaido and OkinawaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 26 | The Standard

    A pair of moderate earthquakes rattled northern and southern Japan, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and there was no danger of a tsunami. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the first quake had a magnitude of 5.5 and occurred just off the southern coast of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost main island, at 2:13 p.m. It said that the quake had a depth of 20 kilome... A pair of moderate earthquakes rattled northern and southern Japan, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and there was no danger of a tsunami.

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  10. StumbleuponRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cyprus News Stay in touch with all the latest news from Cyprus with regular updates on the main stories from the newsroom of The Cyprus Weekly newspaper A pair of moderate earthquakes rattled northern and southern Japan on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and there was no danger of a tsunami. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the first quake had a magnitude of 5.5 and occurred just off the southern coast of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost main island, at 2:13 p.m. It said that the quake had a depth of 20 kilometers , and that there was no danger of a tsunami.

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  11. Deserted Yubari tries creating new population nucleus in test case for JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | The Japan Times

    A former coal-mining town in Hokkaido is taking unprecedented measures to combat its biggest challenge: a devastating shrinking of its population. Its success could decide the future for hundreds of other local governments waging the same battle for survival.

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  12. Southern Japan jolted by 5.7 magnitude earthquakeRead the original story

    Monday Sep 26 | Newkerala.com

    ... relatively strong temblor hit the north. A magnitude 5.5 quake occurred just off the southern coast of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost main island at 2:13 p.m. (0513 GMT). There was no fear of tsunami from this one either. There were no reports of ...

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  13. Powerful quake rattles Japan's southern island of OkinawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | Valley Morning Star

    ... depth of 40 kilometers below the sea surface. A magnitude 5.5 quake occurred just off the southern coast of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost main island at 2:13 p.m. (0513 GMT). There was no fear of tsunami from this one either. There were no reports ...

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  14. Powerful quake rattles Japan's southRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | The Mercury

    Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake occurred at 1520 AEST on Monday off the coast of Okinawa, at the depth of 40km below the sea surface. A magnitude 5.5 quake occurred just off the southern coast of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost main island at 1513 AEST.

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  15. Scope to upgrade Singapore-Japan air services agreement: Josephine TeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Senior Minister of State for Transport Josephine Teo , with Scoot and Tigerair CEO Lee Lik Hsin and JETRO Executive Vice President Yuri Sato, at the launch of Scoot's inaugural flights from Singapore to Sapporo. TOKYO, Japan: There is scope to upgrade the air services agreement between Singapore and Japan, including expanding opportunities for airlines in Singapore to use Japanese airports as a transit point for outbound flights, said Senior Minister of State for Transport Josephine Teo on Monday . 8 comments

  16. Scoot's first Singapore-Hokkaido flight to take off on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft operated by long-haul budget carrier Scoot, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, is parked on the apron at the Changi international airport terminal in Singapore on May 28, 2015 AFP/Roslan Rahman TOKYO: Singapore low-cost carrier Scoot's inaugural flight to Sapporo, Hokkaido will take off on Saturday , it said in a media conference on Monday. In a speech at the launch, Senior Minister of State for the Prime Minister's Office, Foreign Affairs and Transport Josephine Teo said the popularity of Hokkaido could be seen from how nearly one in six of the 300,000 Singapore tourists that visited Japan last year went to the Japanese destination.

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  17. Bankrupt Mining Town Downsizes to Avoid Becoming a GhostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | The Washington Post

    A sleepy, former coal-mining town in northern Japan is taking unprecedented measures to combat its biggest challenge: a devastating shrinking of its population. Its success could decide the future for hundreds of other local governments waging the same battle for survival.

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  18. DJ Fatboy Slim has split from Zoe BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    The 53-year-old DJ - whose real name is Norman Cook - and the 45-year-old presenter insist they are still "great friends" but their "exciting adventures together" are now over, 17 years after they tied the knot. The couple - who have kids Woody, 16, and Nelly, six, together - said in a statement: "With great sadness we are announcing that we have separated.

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  19. Tourists travelling for Japanese whiskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    Japanese whisky is growing in popularity overseas, with exports drastically increasing in recent years. Thanks to the international recognition being earned by domestic whisky brands such as The Nikka Whisky Distilling Co.'

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  20. Fighters take PL pennant magic number down to threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | The Japan Times

    The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters' magic number is down to three after they beat the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2-1 in 11 innings and the second-place Fukuoka Softbank Hawks lost 7-5 to the Seibu Lions on Sunday. The Fighters won their record 84th game of the season with their eighth walk-off victory of the year at Sapporo Dome, thanks to Rakuten reliever Hiroyuki Fukuyama's two-out wild pitch that scored Shohei Otani from third.

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