Kyoto, Japan Newswire (Page 4)

Kyoto, Japan Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kyoto, Japan. (Page 4)

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  1. Shizuoka zoo names baby giraffe after rugby star Ayumu GoromaruRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | The Japan Times

    The Hamamatsu Zoological Gardens announced Sunday that it had named the giraffe, born in September, "Goromaru," taking the family name of the fullback who played a prominent role in the Japanese team's recent performance in Rugby World Cup 2015, in which it scored three victories. Visitors to the zoo voted to choose the name from among four candidates.


  2. Lonely Planet's Japan: the 10 highlights of a world apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 |

    Japan is a world apart - a wonderful little planet floating off the coast of China. It is a kind of cultural Galapagos, a place where a unique civilisation has been allowed to grow and unfold on its own, unmolested by invading powers.


  3. Melbourne Cup: 2015 field, form guide and sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | ABC News

    Snow Sky is among the best-credentialed overseas raiders in recent years, coming to Australia as a winner of five races including the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot. But his success has earned him the topweight of 58kg, a weight carried to victory only once in the past 40 years - and that was Makybe Diva when she won her third Cup in 2005.


  4. Can the internationals win the Melbourne Cup again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | ABC News

    With the field finally set after the addition of Lexus Stakes winner Excess Knowledge and Lloyd Williams' The United States - a replacement for withdrawn stable-mate Amralah - we know that there will be a record-equalling 11 internationals in the race. The existing record was set in 2011, the year the Mikael Delzangles-trained Dunaden won the Cup, when horses from England, Ireland and France provided nearly half the field.


  5. A new predatory leech from Vietnam (Hirudinida : Arhynchobdellida :...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 30 | CSIRO Publishing

    A new predatory leech from Vietnam : its phylogenetic position with comments on the classification of the family Takafumi Nakano A B D and Son Truong Nguyen C A Department of Science Education, Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739-8524, Japan. B Department of Zoology, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan.


  6. Looking EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 31 | Contra Costa Times

    Carp Banners in Kyoto , an oil on canvas by Louis Dumoulin, is featured in Looking East. Bruce Manuel Asian Art Museum Asian Art Museum Yes Yes In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry led of fleet of American warships into Tokyo harbor, effectively opening Japan to Western trade after two centuries of isolation.


  7. When West meets East at Asian Art Museum, good things happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | SFGate

    Carp banners in Kyoto, 1888, by Louis Dumoulin . Oil on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fanny P. Mason Fund in memory of Alice Thevin, 1986.582.


  8. Omron Automation and Safety: Safety light curtainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 29 | Packaging World

    Omron Automation and Safety introduces the F3SG-RE global safety light curtain designed for machine guarding solutions that do not require blanking or muting capabilities. The F3SG-RE series provides simple on/off detection for straightforward applications and complements the fully programmable, multi-segment cascading F3SG-RA series of safety light curtains.


  9. Incidence of Stroke or Systemic Embolism in Paroxysmal Versus...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 29 | Circulation

    From the Department of Cardiology and Divison of Translational Research , National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, Kyoto, Japan; Department of Arrhythmia, Ijinkai Takeda General Hospital, Kyoto, Japan ; Tsuji Clinic, Kyoto, Japan ; University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom ; and Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark . Correspondence to Masaharu Akao, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, 1-1, Mukaihata-cho, Fukakusa, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8555, Japan.


  10. Lonely Planet names best luxe experiences for budget travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 29 | Daily Mail

    It can be as simple as booking a reasonably-priced hotel room with a stunning view of a skyline or discovering delicious cheap eats at Michelin star restaurants. To help tourists find the best bang for their buck, Lonely Planet has scoured the world for the top luxe experiences for budget travellers and named the top 10 activities in its Best of Travel 2016 guide.


  11. Tawaraya Sotatsu's art inspired many - once it was saved from oblivionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 29 | The Washington Post

    The creator behind that "Great Wave" poster in your college dorm - Hokusai, the early 19th-century painter and printmaker - wasn't the only Japanese artist to depict towering waves on the sea, and he certainly wasn't the first. A new exhibit at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, "Sotatsu: Making Waves," celebrates the work of Tawaraya Sotatsu, who lived about 200 years before Hokusai and painted his fair share of waves.


  12. Abdullah Ibrahim talks jazz: themes, history and spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | The Chronicle

    ... created works with Japanese philosophical influences. Ibrahim recently performed jazz in the Kamigamo Shrine in Kyoto, Japan, a place that embodies his zen philosophy and belief in the concept of "budo." The inherent nature of budo is not "martial ...


  13. 17 trips that can change your lifeRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 |

    Other trips are great firsts, like leaving the country for the first time, crossing the ocean or hiking up a mountain. Here are some travel experiences that can give a new perspective on life, a fresh appreciation for the planet or just a chance to join in a giant celebration that lifts the spirits.


  14. Woman looking at herself in store window (1969). Photo: Richard Kalvar/MagnumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    I come from Brooklyn. Not only did I not have any training in photography, I had no interest in it.


  15. Japanese monk goes nine days without food, water or sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Japan Times

    A Buddhist monk on Wednesday finished a grueling nine-day ritual without eating, drinking, or sleeping as he chanted sutras 100,000 times. The 41-year-old Kogen Kamahori's endurance test made him a living form of the Buddha according to his temple's beliefs.


  16. My HorizonsA Moment with Hugo ChavezRead the original story

    Oct 21, 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.


  17. Watch the Official Trailer for 'Matcha: An Ippodo Story'Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | Eater

    Matcha, the finely milled green tea powder that is a staple in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies, is turning into a big deal in the U.S. right now . With that in mind, filmmaker Michael McAteer is closing in on the premiere of his documentary Matcha: An Ippodo Story , which "traced the origins of matcha nearly 300 years to one of the originators: Ippodo Tea in Kyoto."


  18. Nagoya To Nara By BusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Japan Visitor Blog

    The journey takes about 90 minutes: 36 minutes on a Hikari Shinkansen from Nagoya Station to Kyoto and then 44 minutes on a JR Nara Line rapid service train. Ordinarily the journey would cost 6,560 yen one way.


  19. Slideshow: The Week in Photos for 10/19/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Blood Horse

    Under a patient and heady ride by red-hot Florent Geroux, 17-1 shot Sarah Sis wore down the pacesetting 3-2 favorite Bar of Gold for a one-length victory in the Lexus Raven Run at Keeneland Racecourse. Annual Report was in tight at the break and trailed the field early on, but the 2-year-old colt rallied with a big late run to win the $200,000 Futurity Stakes at Belmont Park.


  20. Abe eroding Japan's soft powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Soft power is increasingly important in international relations. It can enhance a country's influence and indirectly its economic and political power.