Kinki, Japan Newswire (Page 7)

Kinki, Japan Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kinki, Japan. (Page 7)

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  1. Bruised by past mistakes, tech firms brace for 'leap second'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | ComputerWorld

    Just before the stroke of midnight Tuesday Coordinated Universal Time , computerized clocks around the world will pause for a moment to squeeze in an extra second. The leap second, as it's called, is needed to keep UTC in line with solar time.

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  2. Two dead after man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A man set himself on fire on a high-speed bullet train in Japan on Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, a fire official said. At least 26 other people were injured, three seriously, mostly from smoke inhalation, Odawara Fire Department official Ikutaro Torii said.

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  3. Two die as man sets himself on fire aboard Japanese bullet trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Los Angeles Times

    Passengers walk on a platform after getting off a high-speed bullet train where a man set himself of fire, at Odawara station in Odawara, west of Tokyo, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Passengers walk on a platform after getting off a high-speed bullet train where a man set himself of fire, at Odawara station in Odawara, west of Tokyo, Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

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  4. Man sets himself alight on Japan bullet train, passenger diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Canadian Content

    Man sets himself alight on Japan bullet train, passenger dies REUTERS First posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 01:32 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 01:41 AM EDT TOKYO- Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train died after one doused himself in oil and set himself ablaze on Tuesday, media reports said. The train, carrying about 1,000 passengers, made an emergency stop on its way from Tokyo to the western city of Osaka after smoke started to fill at least one carriage, fire department officials said.

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  5. Japan's Sharp hit with 'selective default' rating by Standard & PoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | South China Morning Post

    Sharp has been working to move past years of gaping deficits, partly caused by steep losses in its television unit. Photo: Reuters Troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp is in "selective default" ratings agency Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday, the latest blow to the one-time giant as it struggles to repair a tattered balance sheet.

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  6. Man sets self ablaze in Japan bullet train, kills womanRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Times of Oman

    A passenger on a stretcher is carried by ambulance officers as the passenger gets off a Shinkansen bullet train at Odawara station after it made an emergency stop, in Odawara, west of Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo - Reuters Tokyo: A man set himself ablaze on board a moving bullet train in Japan on Tuesday, killing himself and a woman, in an unprecedented incident on a network with an enviable safety record.

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  7. Absence of lactobacilli containing glycolipids with the...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Journal of Biochemistry

    Tel: The Lactobacillus species in the digestive tracts of immune-deficient scid mice was distinct from that in control mice, i.e. Lactobacillus murinus in scid and L. johnsonii in control mice, according to their 16S-rRNA, indicating that a symbiotic relationship between lactobacilli and a host is established under pressure from the immune system. The caecal and colonal contents rich in L. murinus of scid mice were loose with a strong sour smell, resulting in diarrhoea, and those with L. johnsonii in control mice included abundant solid materials.

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  8. Top 5: More Summer Shows To See Around The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Huffington Post

    In the globalized world, it is possible to travel anywhere in the world, and see exemplary contemporary art that can't be viewed anywhere else. Below, we round up five shows in far-flung locations that can't be missed this summer.

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  9. Man sets himself on fire on bullet trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | CNN

    Passengers of a Shinkansen bullet train, which made an emergency stop, receive treatment in Odawara, west of Tokyo, on June 30, 2015. A man aboard a bullet train in Japan is believed to have poured a flammable liquid over himself and set it alight, starting a fire that killed him and another passenger, police said Tuesday.

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  10. Vote by U.S. Congress gives hope to July progress on TPPRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Japan Times

    With the U.S. Congress formally granting President Barack Obama trade promotion authority, proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in Japan are hoping at least the broad outlines of a bilateral deal for agriculture and auto parts may be worked out when negotiations resume in July. But with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government losing popular support over its attempt to ram through controversial security bills and distracted by inter-party squabbling over comments made by Abe allies last week against media outlets that do not toe the government line, any agreement still faces numerous political hurdles.

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  11. Asahi Shimbun's article on ancient Korea-Japan relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | English Dong-A

    Asahi Shimbun's article on ancient Korea-Japan relations . JUNE 22, 2015 07:13. . Japanese daily Asahi Shimbun carried a leading article to introduce the Dong-A Ilbo's series to mark the 50th anniversary of normalization of diplomatic ties between Korea and Japan.

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  12. The country with too many tourists to handleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    FOR years, tourists were scared away from this place. But now it has become super-cheap and easy to get to, and there's been an influx of visitors.

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  13. Delray could have a new 'sister city' in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    Delray Beach could start to look a little more Italian. City leaders are working on a new sister city partnership with Pesaro, Italy.

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  14. Akio Toyoda backs exec Julie Hamp after drug-related arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Autoblog

    Akio Toyoda, president of the Japanese automaker that bears his name, is personally backing Julie Hamp, the American businesswoman who was hired to run Toyota's global PR and reports directly to him, after she was arrested by police in Tokyo for the illegal importation of drugs into Japan. "We are confident ... that once the investigation is complete, it will be revealed there was no intention on Julie's part to violate any law," Toyoda said in a news conference, adding that the automaker was fully cooperating with Japanese authorities.

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  15. TV Tonight: The best things to watch on Sunday, June 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Western morning News

    The now-traditional pre-Wimbledon AEGON Championships are about to reach their thrilling climax with live coverage of the final at the Queen's Club in London. The tournament was won by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov last year, who came through a hard-fought contest against Spain's Feliciano Lopez, in which he lost the opening set 7-6 but prevailed in two further tie-breaks to claim the title.

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  16. Thimbles offer limitless world of geometric patternsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Kaga yubinuki are ring-shaped thimbles featuring geometric patterns created using silk thread. A specialty of Kanazawa, the charming sewing implement has regained popularity because of its intricate design and vivid colors.

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  17. Tabloids revel in South Korea's MERS miseryRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Schadenfreude, a word of German derivation, is defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as "a feeling of enjoyment that comes from seeing or hearing about the troubles of other people." A more succinct definition would be "malicious glee."

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  18. Toyota Exec's Arrest Highlights Japan's Hard Line on NarcoticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Global Voices Online

    Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices! See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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  19. Ishin no To tries to quell bickering over lawmakers' alternative security billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Japan Times

    More than 30 members of Ishin no To gathered in Osaka on Saturday to hash out differences in opinions over three security bills proposed by the party's Diet members. Tensions are high within the party over what the proposed bills should contain.

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  20. Abe and Hashimoto's political dance will have to avoid stepping on any toesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Japan Times

    One month after Osaka voters said no, just barely, to his pet project of fundamentally restructuring the municipal government, Mayor Toru Hashimoto finds himself courted by an increasingly anxious Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who hopes to borrow whatever is left of Hashimoto's influence in the Japan Innovation Party, and get new security bills passed by the end of the summer. As ever, Hashimoto is playing hard-to-get, even as he is quite happy to find himself back in the national media spotlight.

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