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Kyoto, Japan Newswire

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  1. Tokyo's Imperial Palace grounds are peaceful oasis amid concrete jungleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Adjacent to modern high-rises in the Otemachi business district, just a 10-minute walk from JR Tokyo Station, visitors can step into nature, peace and beauty in the grounds of the historic Imperial Palace. The area is a fine place to stretch out on the grass and enjoy a picnic or simply breathe in the autumn air.


  2. UNIQLO to open store in historic Faneuil Hall on October 9 and announces local partnershipsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Sampan

    "The UNIQLO store at Faneuil Hall holds a special place in the UNIQLO family as Boston is a sister city to Kyoto in Japan," said Larry Meyer CEO, UNIQLO USA. "The store will blend rich traditions from both Boston and Kyoto alike, appealing specifically to college students, baseball fans and foodies through its design and decor."


  3. French prime minister praises aid but holds fire on Japan's refugee recordRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Visiting French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has welcomed Japan's plan to provide $1.5 billion in emergency assistance to refugees in the Middle East and Africa, but declined to comment on whether Japan should do more to accept refugees from those areas. "This kind of support is really important.


  4. Nintendo dropped from list of top 100 brands for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    A visitor walks past a Super Mario logo at a Nintendo Co. stand at the EGX 2015 video game conference in Birmingham, England, in September.


  5. UNESCO panel meets to examine Memory of the World nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    A UNESCO panel has opened a meeting in the United Arab Emirates to examine about 90 nominations for the Memory of the World program for documentary heritage, including two controversial entries by China. Among the materials to be screened by the UNESCO International Advisory Committee are two Japanese nominations - Buddhist temple archives and post-World War II internment and repatriation records.


  6. Adam Platt on the Best New Breakfasts in New York Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Grub Street

    Our critic woke up extra early to sniff out the best new morning meals, which, thanks to a variety of factors - food-conscious hotels, breakfast-loving chefs, the mini SoCal-style-restaurant boomlet - are as deliciously eclectic as anything you'll find at lunch or dinner. British The Clocktower 's Full English Breakfast ; $18 Purists will quibble about the toast not being fried and the absence of the requisite mess of baked beans, but if you're looking for a quick morning fix of two sunny-side-up eggs, sausage, a roasted tomato, mushrooms, and a knob of ye olde blood pudding, chef Jason Atherton's elegantly composed dish will do just fine.


  7. Sri Lanka, Japan discuss upgrading bilateral relations during PM's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Colombo Page

    Oct 04, Kyoto: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe, who is on an official visit to Japan, discussed upgrading bilateral relations with his Japanese counterpart Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Kyoto today. Prime Minister Wickramasinghe's meeting with Japanese PM took place on the sidelines of the annual Science and Technology in Society forum in Kyoto on Sunday.


  8. Russia Must Not Hit 'Wrong Targets' in Syria: French PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Outlook

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls urged Russia today to direct air strikes at Islamic State jihadists alone in Syria, as the West raises concerns Moscow will target moderate rebel groups opposed to Syria's president. Speaking to journalists on a visit to Japan, Valls said Russia should not "get the wrong targets", echoing the words of French President Francois Hollande to Russian President Vladimir Putin at a Paris summit on Friday.


  9. Intl. science and technology forum opens in KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NHK World

    Renowned scientists and government officials from around the world have gathered in Kyoto, western Japan, to discuss technological progress and the challenges they are facing. An annual international conference on Science and Technology began on Sunday with the participation of 1,000 people from around 100 countries and territories.


  10. France urges Moscow to avoid 'wrong targets' in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of Israel

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, left speaks to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe while attending the opening session of the Science and Technology in Society forum in Kyoto on October 4, 2015. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls urged Russia on Sunday to direct air strikes at Islamic State jihadists alone in Syria, as the West raises concerns Moscow will target moderate rebel groups opposed to Syria's president.


  11. Sri Lankan Prime Minister arrives in Japan on an official visitRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 | Colombo Page

    Oct 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe who left the island on an official visit to Japan has arrived at Kansai International Airport in Osaka Prefecture of Japan, the state TV reported. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe is scheduled to deliver a special lecture at the inaugural ceremony of Japan Science and Technology Association's annual sessions in Kyoto tomorrow.


  12. Wickremesinghe leaves for Japan on a five-day visitRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 |

    Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe left the country early this morning for a five-day official visit to Japan at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. Prime Minister Wickramasinghe is being accompanied by his wife and an eight-member delegation that includes Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, and Science Technology and Research Minister Susil Premajayantha.


  13. Amphicoach GS-1 To Start Operations in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | WebWire

    Amphibious vehicle manufacturers Ultimate Technology announced that their latest model GS-1 is to start operating in Japanese waters this year after meeting Japanese standards. Production of the first vehicle's that will be used for Search and Rescue, giving relief to victims of the severe flooding in Terengganu, Malaysia as well as a tourist vehicle to boost tourism in Terengganu State are almost complete.


  14. Mihara, Shiraiwa impress in Junior Grand Prix eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | The Japan Times

    Ice Time is playing catch up as the Junior Grand Prix season is well underway with five of the seven events completed. The good news is that the results have been very encouraging for the Japan junior women so far.


  15. Moscow Club brings back some indie greats on 'Outfit of the Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | The Japan Times

    A ride on the subway drastically changed Tokyo band Moscow Club's fate. After the quartet used crowdfunding site Indiegogo to finance its first full-length album, the members felt it was a good point to end a project that had transformed from a hobby into something taxing.


  16. Kyoto's Weekenders Coffee keeps customers on their toesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | The Japan Times

    To get a sense of how much the Japanese coffee scene has evolved over the past decade, pay a visit to Weekenders Coffee. This specialty coffee shop in northeast Kyoto - which marks its 10th anniversary next month - ranks among the city's most essential destinations for discerning caffeine junkies.


  17. Japan Smart Cities Project Wraps Up With Impressive ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Triple Pundit

    The experimental program, which began in 2010, took place in four cities: Yokohama, Toyota City, Keihanna Science City , and the city of Kitakyushu. Among the concepts that were incorporated in the project were the integration of electric vehicles with renewable power sources on and off the grid and sophisticated home and building energy management systems.


  18. Exclusive! Why Meghna Gulzar made TalvarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 |

    ... side?' Meghna Gulzar asks Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/ ashomon, one of the ruined ancient castle gates of Kyoto, Japan, is the setting against which the accounts of a murder are exchanged between two bystanders. The witnesses are subsequently ...


  19. Sri Lanka Prime Minister to leave for Japan on a four-day visitRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 1 | Colombo Page

    Oct 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will pay a four-day official visit to Japan from 4th-7th October on a on an invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe will have high level bilateral talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and several other members of the Japanese Cabinet.


  20. Mighty VW was undone by Japanese firm Horiba's portable emissions-gauging systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The Japan Times

    Members of media film an Audi AG A3 35 TDI emissions certification vehicle, produced by Volkswagen AG, waiting to be tested inside the Transportation Pollution Research Center laboratory, operated by National Institute of Environmental Research in Incheon, South Korea, on Thursday. Volkswagen has become the subject of numerous government investigations and lawsuits since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Sept.