Kinki, Japan Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Tokyo still top 'global power city' in Asia, and takes third spot in the rankings worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Tokyo remains the top city in Asia for attracting global talent and in third place worldwide, standing a strong chance of overtaking New York soon to clinch the No. 2 spot, according to the latest Global Power City Index ranking released Thursday.

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  2. Bad Parts in Bullet Trains Reveal Widening Kobe Steel CrisisRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Kobe Steel Ltd.'s fake data scandal penetrated deeper into the most hallowed corners of Japanese industry as iconic bullet trains were found with sub-standard parts supplied by the steelmaker. While they don't pose any safety risks, aluminum components connecting wheels to train cars failed Japanese industry standards, according to Central Japan Railway Co, which operates the high-speed trains between Tokyo and Osaka.

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  3. Suzuki's ball distribution making difference for NeoPhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Yes, he records a flashy assist here and there. He also threads the needle on textbook tosses of all varieties to his teammates.

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  4. City sights and brunch delightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The Lounge South Court on the 20th floor of the Hotel Century Southern Tower in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, offers "South Court Brunch" on weekends and holidays. The featured dish of the brunch is a rice flour waffle sandwich with a fried egg, bacon and fresh tomato.

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  5. Wanton desire proves to be timeless and borderless in Japanese...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The route that has brought Richard Twyman to Tokyo to direct an all-Japanese cast in a play based on an 18th-century French novel has taken many twists and turns. Now, though, it has finally led this rising star of the British drama scene here with his own new version of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," a work in which two estranged lovers weave heartless sex schemes to wreck each other's future.

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  6. It's more than 400 years old, but 'Richard III' is just as relevant todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Romanian theater director Silviu Purcarete has staged several plays in this country before, but now he's working with an all-Japanese cast for the first time as he prepares to present his brand-new "Richard III" at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in Ikebukuro from Oct. 18 to 30, ahead of a three-city tour. In his more than 30-year directing career, this is the Bucharest native's second stab at Shakespeare's tale of murderous dynastic scheming for the throne of England, likely written in 1591.

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  7. Uji City Walking RoutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Japan Visitor Blog

    Uji City is located in the southern part of Kyoto Prefecture and is well know for its rich cultural history and heritage. The city is home to two UNESCO World Heritage sites and is blessed with the rich natural surroundings of the Uji River.

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  8. Bullet Train Parts Failed Quality Tests: Steel Scandal DeepensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Kobe Steel Ltd.'s fake data scandal penetrated deeper into the most hallowed corners of Japanese industry as iconic bullet trains were found with sub-standard parts supplied by the steelmaker. While they don't pose any safety risks, aluminum components connecting wheels to train cars failed Japanese industry standards, according to West Japan Railway Co , which runs services from Osaka to Fukuoka, also found sub-standard parts made by Kobe Steel.

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  9. Kyodo poll finds LDP in solid lead ahead of election as Koike's party lags; new CDP surgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party is heading for a solid victory in the Oct. 22 general election while the party led by Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike is lagging behind, even after grabbing the spotlight upon its launch, a Kyodo News survey showed Wednesday. The LDP and its coalition ally, Komeito, are expected to win over 300 seats in the 465-seat Lower House, the survey suggests.

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  10. This Island Has More Dolls Than People Living In ItRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Tsukimi Ayano steps out of her house in the village of Nagoro on Shikoku Island in southern Japan February 24, 2015. Ayano made her first scarecrow 13 years ago to frighten off birds pecking at seeds in her garden.

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  11. Young and hungry - Japanese teenager surprises WilliamsRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | The Standard

    Venus Williams suffered a shock exit in the second round of the WTA Prudential Hong Kong Open, comprehensively beaten 7-5, 6-2 by teenager Naomi Osaka.Japan's top-ranked player reeled off eight consecutive games at one stage to power into the quarter-finals.It had all seemed to be going to plan for the second-seeded Williams when she broke the 19-year-old Osaka in the fifth game of the opening se... Venus Williams suffered a shock exit in the second round of the WTA Prudential Hong Kong Open, comprehensively beaten 7-5, 6-2 by teenager Naomi Osaka. It had all seemed to be going to plan for the second-seeded Williams when she broke the 19-year-old Osaka in the fifth game of the opening set.

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  12. Tennis: Japanese teen Osaka stuns Venus in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Times of Oman

    Hong Kong: Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka fought back from an early break to stun Venus Williams in straight sets and move through to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open on Wednesday. Osaka, who prevailed 7-5, 6-2 for her best career win by ranking, double-faulted early in the opening set to hand seven-time Grand Slam champion Williams the advantage.

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  13. In Kyoto: the Nishi HonganjiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Sun-Star

    AFTER a quick visit to the Koshoji, which I mistook as the Nishi Honganji since both temples the same moat in the address, I went next door to the right destination. It was Day 5, my last day in Kyoto, and I was trying to add a few more Unesco World Heritage site inscribed temples to my list.

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  14. Tennis: Venus eclipsed by Japan's rising star OsakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    HONG KONG: Venus Williams suffered a shock exit in the second round of the WTA Hong Kong Open on Wednesday , comprehensively beaten 7-5, 6-2 by teenager Naomi Osaka. It all seemed to be going to plan for second seed Williams when she broke the 19-year-old Osaka in the fifth game of the opening set.

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  15. Kobe Steel crisis deepens as more data tampering revealed; shares tumbleRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | Fox News

    Japan's Kobe Steel Ltd plunged deeper into crisis on Wednesday as fresh revelations showed data fabrication at the steelmaker was more widespread than initially thought, heightening a safety scare along the global supply chain. Investors, worried about the financial impact and potential legal fallout, again dumped Kobe Steel stock, wiping about $1.6 billion off its market value in two days.

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  16. UPDATE 3-Kobe Steel crisis deepens as more data tampering revealed; shares tumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Reuters

    Investors, worried about the financial impact and potential legal fallout, again dumped Kobe Steel stock, wiping about $1.6 billion off its market value in two days. Kobe Steel said late on Wednesday it found 70 cases of tampered data on materials used in optical disks and liquid crystal displays at its Kobelco Research Institute Inc, which makes and tests products for the company.

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  17. Japanese Election UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    Three-week yen vol is moving higher, while 10-year US rates are approaching the upper end of the six-month range. Japan's election is three weeks away.

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  18. Bringing the Far East back to BrunswickRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Cleveland.com

    When Brunswick Mayor Ron Falconi recently confirmed a cultural exchange trip to Japan, there were a few hoped-for stops that immediately popped up on his to-do list. "There were some things I thought of right away when asked what I wanted to see - things like a Sumo wrestling match, Mt.

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  19. BWW Review: Ozasia Festival 2017: Scary Beauty at Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival CentreRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Reviewed by Fiona Talbot-Leigh, Sunday 1st October 2017. Keiichiro Shibuya is a Japanese composer and pianist who is known internationally for composing the Vocaloid opera, The End.

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  20. Abe support falls as Koike steals spotlight before electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fell in two polls released Monday, three weeks before a general election where Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike's new Party of Hope threatens to eat into his majority. The premier's approval rate dropped below his disapproval rate in polls by Kyodo News and the Asahi newspaper.

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