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  1. Why Nara Park is so much better than all Japan's animal cafesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  2. Starbucks to open first tatami-style cafe in KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Curbed

    After setting up shop in roughly 1,100 locations across Japan, Starbucks is trying something new. And old.

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  3. Champion Brex to face SeaHorses on opening day of B. League seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Brex guard Yusuke Endo and SeaHorses guard Makoto Hiejima pose for photos at a Tokyo news conference on Monday. Their teams will face each other on the opening weekend of the B. League 2017-18 season.

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  4. JAXA, Riken, Jamstec, NIMS defy Science Council by applying for defense fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Four top scientific institutions have applied for money under the Defense Ministry's fiscal 2017 security technology research promotion financing program, a survey revealed Sunday. The survey, conducted by Jiji Press, covered 13 universities and research institutes whose research plans were adopted in the past for inclusion in the program, which was launched in fiscal 2015 to help develop new defense equipment.

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  5. Tokyo stocks edge higher as trading incentives still lackingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The benchmark Nikkei 225 average gained 20.68 points, or 0.10 percent, to close at 20,153.35. On Friday, the key market gauge rose 22.16 points.

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  6. Toyoda Gosei Enhances Production Capacity for Plastic Fuel Filler PipesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. will enhance production capacity for plastic fuel filler pipes in Japan and the USA to meet growing demand for lightweight parts that contribute to better environmental performance of automobiles. Toyoda Gosei will invest about 2 billion yen to expand production facilities in its Heiwacho Plant and at one of its US manufacturing subsidiaries, TG Kentucky, LL.

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  7. Osaka sets sights on 2025 World Expo, but formidable challenges remainRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Earlier this month, Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui led a delegation of local politicians and business leaders to Paris, where they formally announced at a general assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions that the prefecture was bidding to host the 2025 World Expo. Speaking to the assembled delegates, who will decide the winner in November 2018 after conducting site visits over the next year or so, Matsui introduced the Osaka bid, but did not delve into specifics.

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  8. World War II practice bayonettes discovered, evoking memories of...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Four wooden rifles that had been used for bayonet practice during World War II as part of military training in schools have been discovered recently in Konan, Aichi Prefecture. One of the mock rifles bore the stamp of the old Tsushima Junior High School in the prefecture, and experts say the items are a rare historical find which shows the practice bayonet was a part of the wartime training programs for young students.

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  9. Athletics - Japan prodigy Sani Brown eyes big scalps in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Japanese teenager Abdul Hakim Sani Brown is eyeing bigger scalps at the world championships in London after completing an impressive sprint double of national titles over the weekend. In pouring rain, the 18-year-old upset members of Japan's Olympic silver medal-winning 4x100 metres relay team to win the 100m in a personal best 10.05 seconds in Osaka on Saturday.

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  10. Athletics: Japan prodigy Sani Brown eyes big scalps in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Reuters

    Jul 19, 2015, Cali, Columbia; Abdul Hakim Sani Brown celebrates after winning the 200m in a championship record 20.34 during the 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships at Estadio Olimpico Pascual Guerrero. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Japanese teenager Abdul Hakim Sani Brown is eyeing bigger scalps at the world championships in London after completing an impressive sprint double of national titles over the weekend.

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  11. Tokyo Metropolitan Government helping to attract foreign tourists to less well traveled areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Japan Times

    In a bid to help revitalize local economies, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is collaborating with disaster-hit regions to prompt more foreign tourists to visit such areas after visiting Tokyo. The government has introduced tourist routes linking Tokyo and 17 prefectures, including six prefectures in the Tohoku region that were hit by the devastating March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami.

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  12. Taking a look back at Kobe's opening to the West nearly 150 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Japan Times

    On Jan. 1, 1868, foreign merchants, who had spent the preceding days on ships offshore waiting for the official opening of the Port of Kobe, finally received permission to land on the beach of what had been a sleepy village well known locally for its thriving sake and fishing industries. "The scene they gazed upon from the ships was very different from that which meets the eye of a visitor arriving in the harbor of Kobe today.

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  13. Wakayama seeks to lift itself out of obscurity with fruit, gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Japan Times

    In the Kansai region, known mostly for the cities of Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Kobe, Wakayama Prefecture rarely tops the destination list of most tourists. It's little known overseas and it's name doesn't have the cachet that universally conjures up an iconic Japanese food like, say, Kobe beef.

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  14. Camry has opposition lickedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    But the new model, whose Hybrid variant I've just tested in Oregon, is definitely tutti-frutti - the transformation is the result of someone high-up at Toyota playing hokey pokey with the brand's trusty bean flavouring. The new Camrys will arrive from Japan in November, following the closure of Toyota's Australian production facilities.

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  15. Davis cracks sub-23sec with peach of a runRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Jamaica Observer

    Kevona Davis produced another gem as she clocked a sparkling personal best 22.97 seconds to win the Under-18 girls' 200m final on yesterday's second and final day of the Puma/JAAA National Junior Championships at the National Stadium. Kevin Nedrick improved on his own National Junior Record winning the Under-20 boys' shot put with 20.94m, while Christopher Taylor made a cameo appearance in the Under-20 200m, easing to an easy win in 20.75 seconds.

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  16. Latest Pullman hotel rising in TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Nation

    Set to open in autumn of 2018, the Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is being developed as part of the MSB Tamachi mixedused complex. The "contemporary design" hotel will have 143 rooms, linking the international style of Pullman with the delicate touch of Japanese art and culture.

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  17. Kyoto issues etiquette guides for touristsRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 24 | CNN

    Kyoto residents have had enough. A surge in tourism in recent years has brought with it an outbreak of dirty toilets and misbehaving travelers.

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  18. Watch what you do and say: Broader ramifications of the new conspiracy law cause concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Japan Times

    Observers question how the legislation will affect Japanese people as a whole, who it is to be applied to and under what circumstances "Big Brother in the form of an increasingly powerful government and in an increasingly powerful private sector will pile the records high with reasons why privacy should give way to national security, to law and order and the like." - U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Douglas, 1970 The recent passage of a bill criminalizing the planning and preparation of at least 277 different crimes was so contentious in both Japan and abroad that there were questions about what to call it.

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  19. Getting in the groove with 'suribachi' and 'surikogi,' the Japanese mortar and pestleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Japan Times

    A home kitchen in Japan is typically filled with all kinds of electronic gadgets. Yet there are some food preparation tools that are so useful that they have remained the same, and in steady use, for hundreds of years.

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  20. Kinki Daigaku Suisan Kenkyujo: Take the farm-grown bluefin tuna taste testRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Japan Times

    Some fish swim in universities. Or university-run fish farms, to be exact, and upon graduation they end up as sashimi served over a bed of crushed ice.

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