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Kyoto, Japan Newswire

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  1. Ichigo Group aims to list its hotel J-REIT in early 2016Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | SNL Financial

    Presentation made by CDL Hospitality Trusts on December 1 regarding its Acquisition of Hotel MyStays Asakusabashi & Hotel MyStays Kamata Tokyo, Japan. "Typically, it takes about half a year for a REIT like this to go public from the time preparations begin.


  2. The monster design legend behind Godzilla and the Google doodle: Eiji TsubarayaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Age

    He was born 114 years ago in Fukushima, Japan and worked as a director of special effects for film and TV. Godzilla first appeared in 1954 in a country rebuilding barely eight years after two atomic bombs were dropped, described as a "violent, prehistoric sea monster awakened and empowered by nuclear radiation".


  3. It was renewed Jeff's Travel Guide KyotoRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PR Log

    Whether you're coming to Kyoto Japan on vacation, on business, or as a student, I recommend checking out our video clips before you arrive. You can travel around Kyoto with me, and that's a trip! PRLog - July 6, 2015 - KYOTO, Japan -- Experience You can also have the hands-on experience of making wagashi in Kyoto,Japanese confectionary, or turn into a Samurai or Ninja.


  4. [Universiade] Judoka stays true to his rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Born to second-generation Japanese-Korean parents in Kyoto, judoka An Chang-rim now competes for South Korea, proudly wearing the national flag on his left chest and patriotism on his sleeve. Representing the country of his grandparents, the 21-year-old was the winner of the men's under-73kg event at the Summer Universiade in Gwangju on Monday.


  5. Adding smartphone-based cognitive-behavior therapy to...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Trials Journal

    Adding smartphone-based cognitive-behavior therapy to pharmacotherapy for major depression : study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Translational Medical Center, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4-1-1 Ogawa-Higashi, Kodaira 187-8551, Tokyo, Japan National Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Research, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4-1-1 Ogawa-Higashi, Kodaira 187-8551, Tokyo, Japan Department of Neuropsychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4-1-1 Ogawa-Higashi, Kodaira 187-8551, Tokyo, Japan Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive-Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8601, Japan Department of Field Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 46 Shimoadachi-cho, ... (more)


  6. The story of the SNES PlayStation: When Nintendo and Sony nearly hooked upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TrustedReviews

    Last week offered up a truly incredible retro gaming find - the SNES PlayStation. This astonishing piece of video gaming history might sound like some kind of inane practical joke, but it's the real deal - and had things gone a little differently over 20 years ago, we could have been talking about it today in the same reverent tones as the actual 32-bit PlayStation itself.


  7. Japan tourism boom a welcome boost to economy, but awkward for country unused to foreign waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    From the slopes of Mount Fuji to the temple streets of Kyoto, tourists are cramming Japan's prime sightseeing spots, puzzling their way through Tokyo subways, and splashing out cash on cosmetics, sushi and high-tech toilet seats. The cheap yen, easier visas and other initiatives are luring foreign travellers eager to stretch their budgets and see some UNESCO World Heritage sites, bringing in welcome cash as well as myriad complications.


  8. "FORTUNA Tokyo", "DRESSCAMP", "Takaoka Lacquer Ware" and "OTO" Will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    "FORTUNA Tokyo", "DRESSCAMP", "Takaoka Lacquer Ware" and "OTO" Will Take Part in Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2015 FORTUNA Tokyo, men's luxury brand, announced that it will introduce Japanese fashion and craft brands for new customers in Hong Kong and China by building "The Cool Japan Consortium" with Japanese fashion and craft brands named "DRESSCAMP", "Takaoka Lacquer Ware" and "OTO". Their activities are partially subsidized by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan under the government's policy for promoting Japanese traditional crafts to overseas markets called "Cool Japan Initiatives".


  9. Kyoto residents rally around Nepal quake victims in charity driveRead the original story

    Sunday | The Japan Times

    When earthquakes struck Nepal in April and May, killing more than 8,700 people, relief poured in from around the world. That included aid from a group of friends in Kyoto, for whom the people of Nepal were not far off strangers but friends, and almost family members, who they'd been assisting for many years, especially children.


  10. Japanese cat-collecting game has Internet purringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The goal? To feed cute stray cats in your virtual backyard. Up to 45 of them, if you're lucky.


  11. Nothing is too bright for Ikuchijima IslandRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 4 | The Japan Times

    Islands can quickly lose their charm when they become attached to land masses. This, mercifully, has not happened to Ikuchijima Island in Japan's Geiyo archipelago, a cluster of islets in the Seto Inland Sea that, despite its two connecting bridges, feels defiantly detached.


  12. Worth Reading: Trying To Develop A Brand-New Drinking GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Kotaku

    Most of us at Kotaku are taking tomorrow off, so I've decided to run Worth Reading, our weekly roundup of the best games writing around, a day early. Enjoy! This is not a new interview with Shigeru Miyamoto, so you won't learn anything about the NX or read any tidbits about the next Legend of Zelda .


  13. Beyond Gas Works Park: The Life and Legacy of Richard HaagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Dirt

    If landscape architect Richard Haag had stopped with Gas Works Park and Bloedel Reserve in Seattle, Washington, "these two projects alone would have assured his place in American landscape architectural history," Marc Treib asserts in the forward to the new book, The Landscape Architecture of Richard Haag: From Modern Space to Urban Ecological Design , by ThaA sa Way , ASLA, a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Washington. Yet these two projects are but a fragment of the works that have earned him fame in the realm of urban ecological design.


  14. Japanese population posts largest annual decline on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Japan Times

    Japan's population excluding resident foreigners totaled 126,163,576 as of Jan. 1, down 271,058 from a year earlier, the biggest decline since the current population survey started in 1968, the government said Wednesday. That was the sixth straight annual decline, with the data showing the drop is accelerating as the number of women of childbearing age shrinks.


  15. Public schooling is a two-way streetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Japan Times

    Earlier this year, a reader wrote to The Japan Times in response to an education feature on schooling options for the children of non-Japanese parents. The reader wanted to know more, but the earlier feature was unfortunately curtailed by space.


  16. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 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.


  17. Discovered notebooks show how close Japan got to acquiring nuclear bomb in second world warRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | South China Morning Post

    Notebooks found in university show how close Japan got to acquiring nuclear bomb in 1940s before US struck Hiroshima and Nagasaki Previously unseen documents have been discovered in a university library in Japan that will shed new light on just how close Japanese scientists were to developing a nuclear weapon during the second world war. As the nation prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki this year, three notebooks, containing hand-written calculations by a scientist working on equipment to produce enriched uranium for a weapon, have been found at Kyoto University.


  18. 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.


  19. Evidence of Japan creating A-bomb revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Pravda

    Documents verifying Japan developing its own atomic bomb during WWII have been found in Kyoto University. 80-year-old Professor Akira Masaike has found the notebooks relating to the autumn of 1944.


  20. Recalling a Japanese house guestRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Today's story begins several decades ago and ends with last month's adventure in a foreign port. Let us begin with the past.