Kinki, Japan Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Everybody Say Yeah! Kinky Boots Celebrates 2,000 Performances on BroadwayRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots celebrated 2,000 performances on Broadway at Saturday's matinee performance, January 20, 2018. Led by Scissor Sisters front-man Jake Shears as Charlie Price and J. Harrison Ghee as Lola, the matinee audience took part in a full-theater photograph to commemorate the show's milestone performance.

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  2. Japanese Justice Ministry devises dementia test for elderly inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | The Japan Times

    The Justice Ministry plans to conduct a simple dementia test from fiscal 2018 for new convicts aged 60 or over, informed sources said. With the proportion of elderly prisoners on the increase, the ministry aims to give inmates with dementia medical treatment through early detection of symptoms to help prevent recidivism.

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  3. Constitutional revision, labor reform, casinos on agenda as Japan's legislature opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | The Japan Times

    After months of turmoil over a snap election, opposition realignment and stalled legislative progress, this year's regular Diet session was scheduled to kick off Monday. The five-month-long process will see the nation's lawmakers discuss a slew of important bills in detail for the first time since the end of last year's ordinary session in June.

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  4. Fukui weighs new wave of reactors to protect status as Japan's 'nuclear capital'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | The Japan Times

    With 13 commercial nuclear reactors - more than any other prefecture - Fukui has long been Japan's nuclear power capital. Prior to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and triple core meltdown at the Fukushima No.

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  5. Weekly revue: 2018 week #3Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 20 | Chipple.net

    Food: - Pudding at Matsuki, Nakano - Corn taco rice at Moris, Shibuya - Mutton salsa burger at W.P. Gold Burger, Shibuya Music event: My first show of the year was Eye Roller from New York! They played at Moon Step in Nakano. Eye Roller is a band with a rock'n'roll sound, with singer Erik who MC'd their first Japan show in Japanese with an Osaka accent.

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  6. Review: Antiporno (2018) 'a trib...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 20 | The Victoria Advocate

    Review: ANTIPORNO Ami Tomite, Mariko Tstusui, Fujiko, Sayaka Kotani, Tomo Uchino, Hirari Ikeda, Ami, Saki, Yuya Takayama, Mana Yoshimuta, Ami Fukuda. Directed by Sion Sono For those not familiar with the Japanese genre known as Roman Porno, think of Cinemax after dark or "SkinAMax" as it's known to most night owls in search of softcore porn on cable TV.

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  7. Thai AirAsia resumes service to SapporoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | The Nation

    Thai AirAsia X recently announced its new promotion on daily direct flights from Bangkok to Sapporo, kicking off on April 10 at a promotional fare starting at only Bt3,999 per trip . You can book anytime from now until January 28 for travel between April 10 and October 27. Premium Flat Bed Class seats are also available at only Bt12,900 per trip.

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  8. In winter, the humble daikon is the ultimate utility vegetableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | The Japan Times

    The prices for fresh vegetables are much higher than normal for the second year in a row, due to the cold weather and the typhoon back in fall. Even the humble daikon, the big white radish that's a staple of the winter months, is a lot more expensive.

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  9. Residents and ex-pats in Kansai mark Trump inauguration anniversary with protest marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | The Japan Times

    One year after the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, nearly 70 Kansai residents, mostly Americans and Japanese, staged a protest march Saturday against a leader whose policies, statements and treatment of women and minorities has been internationally condemned as racist and sexist. The march and candlelight vigil took place in Osaka on Saturday afternoon.

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  10. Osaka ends local challenge with Barty beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | Reuters

    A smiling Naomi Osaka overpowered Ashleigh Barty 6-4 6-2 to reach the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time and end the host nation's involvement in the women's draw at the Australian Open on Saturday. Barty's quantum leap from the outside the top 200 to number 17 in the world rankings over the last year had awakened hopes in Australia that the former cricketer might be a contender to end their 40-year wait for a women's champion.

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  11. Cruise ship boom generating new tour services in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | The Japan Times

    Japanese ports have been bustling with foreign cruise ships and passengers amid robust demand that has prompted the development of new tour services combining ocean voyages with rail or air travel. In 2016, 1.99 million tourists arrived by cruise ship, up 78.5 percent from the previous year.

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  12. Sport24.co.za | Osaka ousts Aussie hope Barty at OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | News24

    Unseeded Naomi Osaka downed local Australian Open hope Ashleigh Barty with a comprehensive 6-4, 6-2 win Saturday to reach the last 16 of a Grand Slam for the first time. The powerful Japanese 20-year-old took the first set against the 18th seed in 38 minutes before racing to a 4-0 lead in the second on the back of an impressive serve.

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  13. Journalism tied to those in power must be checkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | The Japan Times

    At a recent Kyoto symposium, the issue of sontaku journalism was cited as a major problem affecting public trust in the media. Raising the issue were Isoko Mochizuki, a Tokyo Shimbun reporter, and Sanae Fujita, of the University of Essex School of Law/Human Rights Center.

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  14. How to get off the grid in Japan's booming tourism industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | SFGate

    Machiyo Yamashita, a female sea-diver known as ama, gathers wakame seaweed onto the shore in Shima, Mie Prefecture, Japan, on March 9, 2014. Kurashiki is also the town credited with birthing sake.

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  15. 2 teenagers in Japan charged for pouring shampoo into onsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SHINGU, Japan: Two teenage boys in Japan have been charged for pouring shampoo into an onsen, causing it to overflow. Police said the boys poured shampoo and body soap provided by the bathhouse into the water, causing foam and lather to overwhelm the bath area.

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  16. Cygames reveals more Project Re: LinkRead the original story

    Friday Jan 19 | Gamasutra

    Project Re: Link is an Action RPG that is being developed in collaboration with the action-game experts at PlatinumGames, the renowned Osaka-based indie developer. It is based on the much-loved Cygames title Granblue Fantasy , and will bring the amazing artwork of the smartphone title to brilliant life on PlayStation4.

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  17. Japan to nominate ancient tombs in Osaka for World Heritage listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | The Japan Times

    The government on Friday decided to nominate ancient tumulus clusters in Osaka Prefecture as a UNESCO World Heritage site candidate for 2019. The government will submit a letter of recommendation to UNESCO by Feb. 1, with an eye on the Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun, one of the largest ancient tombs in Japan, being registered in the spring of 2019.

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  18. Singaporean arrested in Japan with S$2m worth of drugs in suitcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Channelnewsasia.com

    OSAKA: A Singaporean man has been arrested at the Kansai International Airport in Osaka with nearly 3kg of stimulant drugs in his suitcase, Japanese newspaper Sankei Shimbun reported on Wednesday . The report identified the man as Bahktier Awal, 37, who works as a cleaner.

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  19. AUTOMOTIVE: Another insight on PSFK for MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | PSFK

    The 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit hosted a shorter than usual docket of manufacturer reveals-just half a day instead of nearly two full days like in years past. This resulted in a smaller selection of concept vehicles, which tend to generate the most buzz around auto shows.

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  20. Japan's crime rate hits record low as number of thefts plummetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | The Japan Times

    The number of recorded crimes in Japan continued to fall in 2017, hitting a record low of 915,111 on the back of a sharp drop in thefts, preliminary police data showed Thursday. The overall number of cases has consistently declined in Japan after hitting a peak of 2.85 million in 2002, with the government stepping up efforts to tackle crime by boosting police numbers and widening the use of security cameras.

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