Hokkaido, Japan Newswire (Page 10)

Hokkaido, Japan Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hokkaido, Japan. (Page 10)

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  1. Wonderful photos of rescued seal hugging its plushy seal playthingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Boing Boing

    How adorable is this rescued earless seal hugging and playing with a seal plushy at the Okhotsk Tokkari Center in Monbetsu, Hokkaido, Japan! "Tokkari" is the Ainu word for "azarashi" , and as the center's name would imply, this facility specializes in sheltering and conservation of earless seals. Visitors can observe the natural ecology of these graceful seals, and even take part in close-up interactive activities.

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  2. Why a cat's tongue is covered with tiny claws that feel like sandpaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Boing Boing

    ... this rescued earless seal hugging and playing with a seal plushy at the Okhotsk Tokkari Center in Monbetsu, Hokkaido, Japan! "Tokkari" is the Ainu word for "azarashi" (earless seal), and as the center's name would imply, this facility specializes in ...

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  3. A Rescued Earless Seal Gives a Plush Miniature Version of Himself a Great Big HugRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Laughing Squid

    An absolutely adorable earless seal at Okhotsk Tokkari Center in Monbetsu, Hokkaido Japan gleefully hugged and played with a gifted plush miniature version of himself . This seal being hand-reared after being rescued due to injury.

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  4. Irving Resources Expands Land Position in Hokkaido, Japan - Provides Strategic OverviewRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | Market Wire

    Irving Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Irving Resources Japan GK, has expanded its land position on the island of Hokkaido, Japan. Irving recently filed applications for 12 new mineral prospecting licenses totaling 33.41 sq km at its Utanobori Au-Ag project in northern Hokkaido.

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  5. Confident Otani to continue walking two-way pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Despite the hype surrounding his bad right ankle and missing out on this month's World Baseball Classic, Shohei Otani rates his offseason a success and remains adamant about his dual pursuits of hitting and pitching. "Because of the perception of my not being fully fit, some might say my offseason overall was not good, but I don't believe that," Otani told Kyodo News in a February interview at the Sapporo-based Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters's spring training site in Nago, Okinawa.

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  6. Global Plug Valves Market: Yuandong Valve, Zhengquan Valve, Yuanda Valve, Weir, WalworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | SBWire

    Global Market Study Evaluate on Plug Valves Industry by Type, Manufacturers, Application, Type, and Regions, Forecast up to 2022 Plug valve is a quarter-turn on-off valve. The plug itself is often shaped like an upside-down ice cream cone or a cylinder.

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  7. A moguls ToppaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Thursday Magnet

    All photos: courtesy of the Mogul skiing Academy . His parents Matt and Katrina have been life-long competitors and Perisher's mogul course is named "Toppa's dream" after his uncle Peter.

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  8. PH Ice Hockey Team ranks 3rd in Asian Winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    The PH Ice Hockey Team bagged the bronze medal in its debut at the recently concluded Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. Ramon F. Villavicencio, whose Flying V is sponsoring the team, believes the sport should be given due priority to develop and eventually blossom.

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  9. Cooper Woods topping mogul tablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Bombala Times

    His parents Matt and Katrina have been life-long competitors and Perisher's mogul course is named "Toppa's dream" after his uncle Peter. So it's no surprise then at 16 Cooper has just represented Australia in the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan as part of a 30-strong Aussie contingent hand-picked by the Australian Olympic Committee.

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  10. Who can break China's ice hockey deadlock?Read the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    The Chinese women's ice hockey team finishes second at the Asian Winter Games which end on Feb. 26, 2017. SAPPORO, Japan , Feb. 26 -- Whitewashed by South Korea 10-0 on Sunday, the Chinese men's ice hockey team ended its Asian Winter Games campaign with three straight losses, having scored none and allowed a total of 32 goals.

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  11. This seal delightedly hugging a toy version of itself is your new wallpaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Mashable

    This seal at Mombetsu Land , an attraction in Japan's Hokkaido prefecture, was handed a soft toy seal by zoo staff. It was clearly love at first sight for the seal, who even let its furry new companion go for a ride on its back.

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  12. Speed Skater Lee Seung-hoon Wins 4th Gold at Asian GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Chosun Ilbo

    Lee Seung-hoon raises his hands on the podium after winning the men's mass-start race at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Obihiro, Japan on Thursday. /Yonhap Speed skater Lee Seung-hoon won the men's mass-start race on Thursday to claim his fourth gold medal at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Obihiro, Japan.

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  13. AOC eyes more Asian Games participationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The AOC said it views Asia as the strongest testing ground for its athletes and their possible involvement will be discussed at the next meeting of the Olympic Council of Asia in September. Some, for starters, have reservations over how Australia's inclusion would alter the identity of an event the continent has built up over more than six decades.

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  14. Google just sued Uber - and it all stemmed from an email failRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Google-parent Alphabet has filed a suit against Uber, after a botched email exchange revealed "striking resemblance" between the companies' self-driving auto designs. According to a lawsuit filed today in federal court in California, Waymo accuses Anthony Levandowski, an engineer who left Google to found Otto and now serves as a top ranking Uber executive, stole 14,000 highly confidential documents from Google before departing to start his own company.

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  15. Games invitationRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | Fiji Times

    FIJIAN athletes now have another opportunity to compete at international competitions, thanks to the invitation of the Asian Games organisers. The invitation was extended by Olympic Council of Asia president, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah on Tuesday to Oceania National Olympic Committee , which Fiji, through FASANOC is an affiliate of.

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  16. South Korea's Choi leads short program at Asian Winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | USA Today

    South Korea's Choi leads short program at Asian Winter Games Choi Da-bin won the women's short program in figure skating at the Asian Winter Games on Thursday Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2lyBmak SAPPORO, Japan - Choi Da-bin won the women's short program in figure skating at the Asian Winter Games on Thursday. The South Korean, fifth at last week's Four Continents, opened with a triple lutz-triple toeloop combination and added a triple flip and double axel for 61.30 points.

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  17. Hokkaido's latest freight train derailment disrupts commuter service between Sapporo, HakodateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Another freight train derailment in Hokkaido early Thursday disrupted commuter runs between Sapporo and Hakodate, Japan Freight Railway Co. said.

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  18. China leads figure skating short dance at AsiadRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese ice dance duo Wang Shiyue/Liu Xinyu led the short dance at the eighth Asian Winter Games here on Thursday. The figure skating competition kicked off with ice dance.

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  19. Russian convicted in '97 gun possession case ready to be cleared in retrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Japan Times

    A Russian man facing retrial in a 1997 handgun possession case should be acquitted, prosecutors said Thursday, putting him on course to clear his name 18 years after his sentence was finalized. Former seaman Andrei Novosyolov, 47, was arrested in November 1997 in a sting operation at Otaru port in Hokkaido.

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  20. For naturalized Dalton, the puck stops in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Daily Herald

    In this Feb. 22, 2017 photo, South Korea's goalkeeper Matt Dalton watches teammates' play in their ice hockey men's top division match against Kazakhstan at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, northern Japan. Growing up in rural southern Ontario, Dalton never figured that his career path in professional hockey would take him to South Korea.

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