Hokkaido, Japan Newswire (Page 6)

Hokkaido, Japan Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. New Members Needed for Japan Exchange AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Seward City News

    Each year since 1973 the Seward International Friendship Association has assisted the City of Seward to coordinate a summer exchange program for high school students with our sister city of Obihiro, Japan. Now SIFA is in need of new members and people willing to take on leadership roles in the organization.

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  2. Oswego hockey legend receives national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Pete Sears won five Section 3 hockey titles as head coach of Oswego High School. PHOTO BY DAVID LASSMAN 3/28/97 Pete Sears has stepped down as Oswego H.S. hockey coach after 18 years.

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  3. This Is What It's Like to Snowboard the Deepest Powder in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Hypebeast.com

    There are different ways to approach snowboarding - you can be the type who likes to take on rails at the park, spend hours at the halfpipe, get big air off jumps, or just flat out ride on deep snow. In this video by Outside , snowboarders Forrest Shearer, Karl Martin, Griffin Siebert, Alex Yoder, and Nick Russell travelled to Hokkaido, Japan to enjoy some of the country's best powder.

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  4. Blizzard pounds northern JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Mercury

    A blizzard is battering wide areas of northern Japan, with weather authorities warning of avalanches, heavy snow, high waves and transport disruption. The winter storm has piled up 30 to 60 centimetres of snow on the northern island of Hokkaido and on the coast of the Sea of Japan in the last 24 hours, the Meteorological Agency said.

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  5. BIOTRONIK Release: Company First Launches Reduced-Sized Edora Pacemakers In JapanRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | BioSpace

    ... the Japanese patient population," commented Dr. Akihiko Yotsukura, Hokko Memorial Hospital Caress Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. "The devices also come equipped with the MRI AutoDetect feature. Thus these devices are not only ideal for elderly patients ...

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  6. Fighters acquire lefty EscobarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters have acquired lefty Edwin Escobar on a one-year deal, the Pacific League ballclub said Wednesday. The 24-year-old Venezuelan, who played for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, pitching in 25 games including two starts, has signed for an estimated 90 million plus incentives.

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  7. Shoalhaven snow sculptors to tackle world's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | South Coast Register

    READY TO GO: The Shoalhaven based the Australian Snow Sculpture Team Paul Sheehan, Clayton Campion, Scott Sheehan and Rob Duff are heading to Japan to compete at the Sapporo Snow Festival. READY TO GO: The Shoalhaven based the Australian Snow Sculpture Team Paul Sheehan, Clayton Campion, Scott Sheehan and Rob Duff are heading to Japan to compete at the Sapporo Snow Festival.

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  8. Olympian Martinez heads PH to AsiadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Olympian Michael Martinez spearheads the Philippine team that will compete in the 2017 Asian Winter Games slated Feb. 19 to 26 in Sapporo, Japan. The 20-year-old Martinez became the first Winter Olympian from the Southeast Asian region when he took part in the figure skating competition of the 2014 Sochi Games.

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  9. Nuclear plant construction at center of town's first mayoral race in 16 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Official campaigning began Tuesday for the first mayoral election in 16 years in the town of Oma, Aomori Prefecture, with four candidates battling it out over whether an under-construction nuclear plant is good for the community. Voters will cast ballots Sunday for the first time since January 2001.

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  10. Rise in old jailbirds turns Japan prisons into - retirement villages'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | The Star Online

    The serial criminal, now serving a jail term of 2 years, had reportedly told the judge "It's a bad thing to do to the victim. I give up, it's hopeless."

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  11. Singapore firms crossing the borders for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Nation

    ... in a different way by starting Singapore's first direct flight to Jaipur, India, as well as heading to Hokkaido, Japan making it the city's second direct connection to Southeast Asia in September. Precision engineering firm PBA Group expanded into ...

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  12. ARTS & CULTURE: Another insight on PSFK for MembersRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | PSFK

    Toshihiko Shibuya is taking the natural beauty of freshly-fallen snow and turning it into an incredible hub of art sculptures They don't call snow-topped landscapes a "winter wonderland" for nothing. Japanese artist Toshihiko Shibuya wanted to elevate the beauty of freshly-fallen snow through an artistic innovation that uses snow as a blank canvas.

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  13. Westporter nominated for open water swimming awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Westport News

    ... Catalina Channel from mainland to Catalina Island, CA (12 hours, 37 minutes); Tsugaru Strait from Honshu to Hokkaido, Japan) and Circumnavigating the Anacapa Island in Santa Barbara Channel. Molokai, Tsugaru and Catalina swims are part of the Ocean ...

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  14. Vietnam To Participate In Asian Winter GamesRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Vietnam will take part in the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo and Obihiro, Japan in February, Vietnam news agency reported. It will be the first time that Vietnamese athletes will compete in the games, which is one of two biggest sporting events in the continent.

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  15. Nikka Whisky Distillery, Hokkaido: A serene hub for spirits production on Japan's northernmost islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Cool Hunting

    One of the most well-known Japanese whisky brands, Nikka 's origins date back to 1934 when Masataka Taketsuru built the Yoichi Distillery on the island of Hokkaido. Taketsuru had returned from an extended stay in Scotland, during which time he studied the craft of whisky-making while apprenticing at local distilleries-all while working toward a chemistry degree at the University of Glasgow.

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  16. Japan's air traffic control system to undergo major upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The nation's air traffic control system will undergo a major upgrade starting in March, with touchscreens replacing the current paper system. Government officials said Tuesday the new system will help airlines draw up more efficient flight plans as major airports plan to increase arrivals and departures and build more runways ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

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  17. New year brings new hopes for some in Japanese baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched his final game of 2016 in the maroon and yellow of the Gigantes de Carolina in the Puerto Rican winter league. Matsuzaka threw seven innings in that Dec. 29 start, giving up three hits and allowing his only run in the seventh inning.

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  18. Top 10 Monday Mallets of 2016Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2017 | Transworld

    ... Mallet, Justin Vanderpoelen went and showed us that anything is possible. While riding bottomless pow around Hokkaido, Japan, Justin finds a log jam to send it off. Coming in with not enough speed, he falls off early, bounces around a little, and ...

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  19. Where to go in 2017: Best destinations around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | The Times-Tribune

    This March 4, 2016 photo shows a skier at the Rusutsu resort in Hokkaido, Japan. Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island, is home to a number of ski resorts known for deep snow.

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  20. Hamilton lifts Golden Kings with winning layup against LevangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | The Japan Times

    The Ryukyu Golden Kings closed out the year with a dramatic down-to-the-wire triumph over the Levanga Hokkaido on Saturday. Big man Lamont Hamilton converted a layup with 1 second remaining, giving the Golden Kings a 76-74 New Year's Eve win and a series sweep in Sapporo.

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