Kyoto, Japan Newswire (Page 4)

Kyoto, Japan Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Japan Restarts Reactor in Step on Slow Road to Nuclear PowerRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | The Washington Post

    Kyushu Electric plans to restart a second reactor in the middle of October. Next year another 11 may begin operation, according to Polina Diyachkina, an analyst who has covered Japan's power utilities for three years at Macquarie Group Ltd. More nuclear plants generating electricity for factories, offices and homes will reduce Japan's import bill for fossil fuels, which contributed to four years of trade deficits that hit a record 12.8 trillion yen last year.

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  2. Australia to aim for 26 per cent carbon pollition cut by 2030Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: The Federal Government has now set a target for Australia to cut carbon emissions by at least 26 per cent by the year 2030. The Government has been under pressure from other world leaders to name the target it will take to the United Nations climate change conference in Paris in November.

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  3. Nuclear summer--atomic bombs from the skies 70 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Examiner.com

    The events of 70 years ago this week started with a letter from atomic scientist Albert Einstein to President Franklin D. Roosevelt on 2 August 1939 said in part, "a that it may become possible to set up a nuclear chain reaction in a large mass of uranium, by which vast amounts of power and large quantities of new radium like elements would be generateda .This new phenomenon would also lead to the construction of bombsa single bomb of this type, carried by boat and exploded in a port, might very well destroy the whole port together with some of the surrounding territory.

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  4. A legacy of WWII, Korean residents test nation's ability to accommodate non-JapaneseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Japan Times

    This is the second report in a five-part series looking at the impact of World War II still being felt in Japanese society. Underneath the train tracks of JR Tsuruhashi Station, it's easy to wonder if you're still in Japan.

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  5. The city saved from the atomic bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | BBC News

    Just weeks before the US dropped the most powerful weapon mankind has ever known, Nagasaki was not even on a list of target cities for the atomic bomb. The list was created by a committee of American military generals, army officers and scientists.

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  6. Still waters run deep in Shizuoka's ancient town of MishimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | The Japan Times

    It was no coincidence that my custard tart, known locally as a Fujisancho cake, had been fashioned in the form of Japan's most sacred mountain. The confectionery, resembling a Japanese version of a Mont Blanc but tasting a lot better, was closer to a rich egg flan.

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  7. SPREAD To Construct World's First Fully Automated, Large-Scale Vegetable FactoryRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Agri Marketing

    ... our franchise business domestically and internationally. About SPREAD Name: SPREAD Co., Ltd. Head Office: Kyoto, JAPAN President& CEO: Shinji Inada Capital: 87,400,000 JPY For more information, please visit: h ...

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  8. Hiroshima: Where time stands stillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    In a little stand-up around the corner from the bomb site, I got maudlin in the one-row-of-barstools-wide Sakaimachi Baru on Honkawa Bridge. The wisteria was out and the cherry blossom just over.

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  9. Metal Titans From the US and Japan Agree to an Epic Giant Robot BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | 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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  10. When Shinzo Abe had Article 9 reinterpreted, he cut a referendum of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    When Shinzo Abe had Article 9 reinterpreted, he cut a referendum of the Japanese voters out of the equation. Photo: AFP Hiroshima in August is almost hot enough to fry an egg on the pavement, and the air is stifling.

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  11. Of kimono and cultural appropriationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Fifteen years ago I visited Nishijin, Kyoto's famed kimono manufacturing quarter with my then host family. I had just finished reading Yasunari Kawabata's "The Old City," a novel steeped in Kyoto's kimono culture; its main character Chieko is the adopted daughter of a kimono merchant.

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  12. The true cost of the Hiroshima bomb: John Hersey's definitive accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Independent

    Seventy years ago, a nuclear bomb killed 100,000 people and razed two-thirds of their city. Here is an extract from John Hersey's shocking field-report.

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  13. Kyoto cold-brew coffee is good to the last drop, if youa re patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The device at Chinatown Coffee Co. looks like the jury-rigged still that Hawkeye and Trapper built to make moonshine in their tent on "M*A*S*H."

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  14. It Takes a Village to Launch the GALAK-ZRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Playstation.Blog

    Suit up! You can finally climb aboard the GALAK-Z as it launches today! If we've been lucky enough to have you following us, you already know that GALAK-Z is an homage to our anime dreams. Piloting your prototypical craft is equally fun to fly as it is to transform into a mech and slash your way through an onslaught of wiley enemies.

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  15. News of the Weird by Chuck ShepherdRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Jewish World Review

    The Japanese, especially, report a decline of intimacy -- convenient for a Kyoto research institute's announcement in June that it had developed a huggable, human-sized, featureless pillow , with skin-like texture, to serve as an embraceable intimacy substitute. For people with actual lovers, the "Hugvie" has a mouth slot for a cellphone to enable running sweet talk with a remote "companion."

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  16. Debate on anti-discrimination bill begins in DietRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Japan Times

    The Diet started deliberations Tuesday on a bill that would ban racial discrimination, including harassment and hate speech, and oblige the government to draw up anti-discrimination programs that report every year to lawmakers. The bill, submitted to the Upper House by opposition lawmakers, was crafted to cope with a recent rise in discrimination against non-Japanese, in particular ethnic Koreans.

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  17. Dissemination of Chest Compression-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ...Read the original story

    Aug 3, 2015 | Circulation

    From Kyoto University Health Service, Japan ; Division of Environmental Medicine and Population Sciences, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Japan ; and Department of Public Health, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan . Correspondence to Taku Iwami, MD, PhD, Kyoto University Health Service, Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan.

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  18. Summer is the Season for Fireworks in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 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. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | 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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  20. Motenashi Kuroki: Chilling with summer specials at one of Akihabara's best ramen shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Any season is ramen season. But when the heat builds and energy levels start to sag, is it really worth trekking across town and waiting in line for noodles that will only make you sweat even more? In the case of Motenashi Kuroki, most definitely yes.

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