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Kyoto, Japan Newswire

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  1. Roasted-on-the-spot coffee from Kyoto is going globalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The five-story pagoda of Hokanji Temple has crowned the skyline of eastern Kyoto for more than a millennium - give or take the few times when it burned down and was reconstructed. Just down the lane from the current incarnation sits a rather newer landmark, % Arabica, which has become one of the most buzzed-about coffee shops in the city since its opening in 2014.

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  2. Open-top Double-deckers for Kyoto TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    Keihan Bus Co. Ltd., Minami Ward, Kyoto has adopted open-top buses, or roofless double-deckers and will operate them in Kyoto City jointly with Myojo Bus Co., Yamashina Ward, from October 1. This is a regular tour bus service in which passengers can enjoy the fine views and historical attractions of Kyoto from the upper seats in an open atmosphere.

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  3. Kintetsu Railway Introduces Station NumberingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    On August 20, Kintetsu Corporation adopted a system of "Station Numbering" to represent stations using letters of the alphabet and numbers, in response to the rapidly increasing number of foreign tourists. Notations will be added to signs in the stations, etc.

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  4. Artcurial, in collaboration with Spink, announces first European Comic Strips auction in AsiaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Georges Remi aka Herge, Le Lotus Bleu, 1936. Estimate: 1 000 000-1 500 000 / 8 600 000 - 13 000 000 H$K.

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  5. Magnificent painting by Ike Taiga leads Bonhams Japanese Art Sale in New YorkRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Art Daily

    An important handscroll with an unbroken line of provenance since it was first commissioned in 1775 leads Bonhams Japanese Art sale in New York on 15 September. Painted by the artist Ike Taiga , Kochukenkon - The Universe in a Jar was created at the request of the noble Yoshimitsu family.

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  6. Spots in Time: Gord TurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    I'm not a religious person. My friends are very clear about that. They do, however, lead me through magnificent churches when we travel abroadeverything from St. Paul's Cathedral in London to Notre Dame in Paris.

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  7. Thai hospital owner proposes joint investment plan to Tokio MarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Nation

    TOKIO Marine Life Insurance has been approached by a Thai hospital owner to invest jointly in the nursing-home business for high-end elderly people in Thailand. "We have to propose this issue to Tokio Marine Holdings for consideration, but nursing homes for ageing people in Thailand have a good chance to be seen in the next five years because Thailand will become an ageing society soon," said Somphot Keitkraival, deputy chief executive officer of Tokio Marine .

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  8. 'The Entire Okada Collection of Rimpa: Hakone Joins the Rimpa 400 Year Celebration'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Japan Times

    Hakone, which is known for its landscapes of lakes, mountains and hot springs will join in the celebration of the 400th anniversary of Rimpa, one of the major schools of Japanese painting that excelled at depicting landscapes and nature. The Rimpa style is believed to have started in Kyoto during the 17th century with the works of 16th- and 17th-century artists Koetsu Honami and Sotatsu Tawaraya, and was consolidated around 50 years later by brothers Korin and Kenzan Ogata.

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  9. Cutbacks in university arts and humanities will only harm Japan's advancementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | South China Morning Post

    Kevin Rafferty says Japan's push to get universities to focus on 'efficiency' shows ignorance about the vital link between science and the arts, and can only undermine education itself Japan's education minister sent a notice to the presidents of the country's 86 national universities in June, telling them to abolish their undergraduate and graduate schools devoted to the humanities and social sciences or shift their curriculums to fields with greater utilitarian value. There was a clear "or else" behind the demand - or else you won't get money.

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  10. How a Set of Rediscovered 19th-Century Japanese Doors Leads to Frank Lloyd WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Hyperallergic

    The Japanese Phoenix Pavilion, known as the Ho-o-den, from the 1983 World's Columbian Exposition Last week, a trio of late-19th-century Japanese sliding door paintings, originally believed to be missing or destroyed, finally emerged after years spent hidden in a Chicago Park District storage facility. Decorated with long-tailed phoenixes and painted by artist Hashimoto GahA , the golden doors first appeared at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, which was an important six-month-long international event that attracted 27 million visitors from 46 countries.

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  11. Eight Ways to See Mount FujiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Switched

    Japan's highest mountain, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mt Fuji, has been a source of inspiration for artists and pilgrims throughout the ages. You're likely familiar with the nearly symmetrical, often snow-capped cone of Fuji-san -- as the mountain is known locally -- through images of Japanese classical artworks, most famously in the print series by Hokusai, Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji .

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  12. Behave, foreigners! Kyoto issues etiquette guides for touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | CNN

    To encourage good manners in their city, Kyoto officials have issued an etiquette guide for foreign visitors highlighting various "a ki ma hen" for visitors. Each improper behavior is rated with unhappy emoticons.

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  13. On Native GroundFEAR not, Class of '09. Knowledge is Still PowerRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | American Reporter

    Stopping into the Misawa bookstore for a fun book to read as I prepared to travel for another 10 days, I spotted T.C. Boyle's newest book, The Women. T.C. is the father of my son's best friend.

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  14. Japan's Coolest Looking Capsule HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Kotaku

    If you are visiting Japan, stay in a capsule hotel. At least for a night. It's part of the experience.

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  15. Behave, foreigners! Kyoto's manner guides for touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | CNN

    To encourage good manners in their city, Kyoto officials have issued an etiquette guide for foreign visitors highlighting various "a ki ma hen" for visitors. Each improper behavior is rated with unhappy emoticons.

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  16. [Herald Interview] Introducing the world, one dish at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Korea Herald

    Taking a seat in his cooking studio in Sangsu-dong, Seoul producer Lee Wook-jung was doing little to dispel his globetrotting image. "I just got back from a week in Kyoto," he said.

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  17. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | American Reporter

    Stopping into the Misawa bookstore for a fun book to read as I prepared to travel for another 10 days, I spotted T.C. Boyle's newest book, The Women. T.C. is the father of my son's best friend.

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  18. Eph/ephrin reverse signalling induces axonal retraction through RhoA/ROCK pathwayRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Journal of Biochemistry

    Tel: Eph/ephrin signalling plays essential roles in various tissue developments, such as axon guidance, angiogenesis and tissue separation. Interaction between Ephs and ephrins upon cell-cell contact results in forward and reverse signalling.

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  19. Interview: Dylan Cuthbert on BitSummit's evolutionRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Gamasutra

    Dylan Cuthbert is probably best known for his work on Starfox . However, he's also the president of Q-Games, which is where James Mielke was working at when he came up with the idea for BitSummit.

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  20. The mysterious neuroscience of holy buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CNN

    Setre Chapel, Japan. This dramatic chapel, designed by Ryyuich Ashizawa, accepts all faiths and is free from iconography.

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