Hokkaido, Japan Newswire (Page 2)

Hokkaido, Japan Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hokkaido, Japan. (Page 2)

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  1. Decision time looming on Calgary's 2026 Olympic bid, council to vote MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Red Deer Advocate

    Calgary city council will vote Monday whether to continue down the road of bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. He wants to wait and find out if a bid would be a financial boon to the city that also hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics.

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  2. Decision time looming on Calgarya s 2026 Olympic bid, council to vote MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Lethbridge Herald

    Calgary city council will vote Monday whether to continue down the road of bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. He wants to wait and find out if a bid would be a financial boon to the city that also hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics.

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  3. COLUMN: Springtime and ramen in ToyokoroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | Summerland Review

    Every once in a while, a direct translation makes perfect sense to me, and I found some broken branches on the ground which I took home and put in jars. Several of my language teaching colleagues have managed their vacation days so that they can spend these two weeks before the start of the new school year touring the main island.

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  4. Japan's Ramen Takanotsume gears up for grand opening in Vancouver's West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | The Georgia Straight

    Ramen Takanotsume, better known as Ramen Taka, is a Japanese chain from Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island. With four locations in Hokkaido and one in Tokyo's Shinjuku district, the Vancouver spot is their first overseas outpost.

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  5. Applications for Japan Exchange Available Now, $500 Travel Stipends AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Seward City News

    The City of Seward is seeking up to four high school students to participate in a student exchange with Obihiro, Japan. Japanese students come to Seward in late July and then Seward students travel to Obihiro in early August.

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  6. Japanese mask maker seeks to boost popularity of pro wrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | SFGate

    Daisuke Kumagai makes bespoke masks to order, but he also produces various goods such as pouches, badges and tote bags with mask patterns. Daisuke Kumagai makes bespoke masks to order, but he also produces various goods such as pouches, badges and tote bags with mask patterns.

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  7. More companies taking carrot and stick approach to discourage employees from smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | The Japan Times

    Instead letting employees who smoke light up as usual, Japanese companies are getting creative in encouraging them to kick the habit, with some even introducing total bans or extra paid holidays for nonsmokers. Indeed, more companies are not only changing their smoking areas into rest zones where workers can relax, but also refusing to hire smokers outright.

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  8. Japanese baseball community reacts to Shohei Ohtani's first MLB homerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | The Japan Times

    The Japanese baseball community was celebrating on Wednesday after former Pacific League MVP Shohei Ohtani followed up his first pitching win in the majors with a stellar batting effort in his home debut with the Los Angeles Angels. His first pro skipper, Hideki Kuriyama, who six years ago lured Ohtani away from a major league deal by concocting a plan to have him both hit and pitch, said his protege's three-hit effort, which included a three-run homer in his first at-bat, on Tuesday in Anaheim, California, was to be expected.

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  9. 'A lot of strength:' IOC says Canada has incredible assets in Olympic bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Red Deer Advocate

    The executive director of the International Olympic Committee says cities interested in hosting the 2026 Winter Games have an advantage if they have hosted before. "You start from incredible assets and a lot of strength in Canada," said Christophe Dubi in a conference call from Lausanne, Switzerland Tuesday.

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  10. After years of struggle, Olympics see uptick in cities interested in hostingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    Recent years have seen city after city back away from the prospect of hosting the Olympic Games, frightened by the cost of the massive sporting event. "The IOC has turned the page with regard to Olympic candidatures," IOC President Thomas Bach said.

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  11. Fighters slugger Brandon Laird whacks game-winning double in ninth against EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | The Japan Times

    Brandon Laird drove in a go-ahead, two-run double in the ninth inning to help the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters beat the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2-0 and earn their first win of the seasonon Tuesday. Before a crowd of 26,662 at Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi, Eagles reliever Yuki Matsui loaded the bases by allowing three singles before Laird delivered the winning hit between left and center field.

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  12. Fighters manager Hideki Kuriyama 'relieved' by Shohei Ohtani's strong start with AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | The Japan Times

    The day after the Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani won his pitching debut, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters manager Hideki Kuriyama said Monday he was relieved to see the two-way talent start off in style since making his move from the Nippon Professional Baseball team. "I just thought how blessed he is to be able to play on such a huge stage.

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  13. FlightSafety International 777-300ER FFS Enters ServiceRead the original story

    Friday Mar 30 | Aero-News Network

    A new Boeing 777-300ER full flight simulator built by FlightSafety International for use by the Japan Air Self Defense Force to train crews for operation of their new VIP transport aircraft has entered service. The simulator is installed at the Chitose Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan.

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  14. Perfect Carp complete sweep of DragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | The Japan Times

    Kosuke Tanaka's two-run double broke a fifth-inning tie as the Central League champion Hiroshima Carp remained perfect for the season with an 8-3 win over the Chunichi Dragons on Sunday. Before 31,260 at Mazda Stadium, the Carp leadoff man doubled with two outs to break a 2-2 tie that gave right-hander Daichi Osera the lead.

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  15. Lillehammer ruling out bid for 2026 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | ABS-CBN News

    The man who organized the most popular Winter Olympics 24 years ago in the Norwegian ski resort of Lillehammer says it's too soon to return in 2026. "2026 would have been best for us, but I have to acknowledge the timing is not there," Gerhard Heiberg told the Associated Press on Thursday.

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  16. Lillehammer backs out of 2026 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | The Williams Lake Tribune

    The man who organized the most popular Winter Olympics 24 years ago in the Norwegian ski resort of Lillehammer says it's too soon to return in 2026. "2026 would have been best for us, but I have to acknowledge the timing is not there," Gerhard Heiberg told the Associated Press on Thursday.

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  17. The spreading recovery in land pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | The Japan Times

    New government data indicates that the recovery of land prices - which were long depressed after the collapse of the asset-inflated bubble boom in the early 1990s - is finally spreading beyond Japan's big metropolitan areas. Along with the ultra-low interest rate conditions under the Bank of Japan's monetary stimulus programs, steady improvement in the job market under Abenomics policies has been contributing to strong housing demand in convenient locations.

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  18. No Lillehammer return in 2026; bid seems more like for 2030Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Fredericksburg.com

    In this Feb. 27, 1994, file photo, the Olympic flag is carried past athletes bearing flags and the Olympic flame during the Winter Olympic Games closing ceremony, in Lillehammer, Norway. Gerhard Heiberg, the man who organized the most popular Winter Olympics 24 years ago in the Norwegian ski resort of Lillehammer, said it's too soon to return in 2026.

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  19. Shohei Ohtani takes his first step into the unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | Los Angeles Times

    On Christmas Day, about a month before Shohei Ohtani traveled to the United States for the start of spring training with the Angels, the Nippon-Ham Fighters invited their fans to the Sapporo Dome. Ohtani wanted to say farewell.

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  20. Is Shohei Ohtani Being Set Up to Fail Amid Unprecedented Hype, Expectations?Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 28 | BleacherReport

    ... weeks of spring training in the life of a 23-year-old. Every phenom needs time to grow, whether he's from Hokkaido, Japan, or Hackensack, New Jersey. But after the feeding frenzy involving all 30 MLB clubs last winter that ended with the Angels' ...

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