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  1. Japan to recommend two sites as UNESCO biosphere reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Japan Times

    The Japanese National Commission for UNESCO on Friday decided to recommend an area covering three mountains in Kyushu and a site in Gunma and Niigata prefectures for designation as biosphere reserves by the U.N. organization. The commission will submit recommendation documents to UNESCO in September.

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  2. If You Find Urban Life Stressful, Study Says You Should Try Bathing In The ForestRead the original story

    Friday Aug 5 | Lifehack.org

    ... scientifically based and researched method that is gaining popularity in therapeutic circles. Yoshifumi Miyazaki, Japan's leading scholar on forest medicine and director of the Center for Environment Health and Field Sciences at Chiba University, ...

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  3. Foreign wives provide insight into temple livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | The Japan Times

    Fresh ideas: American Gretchen Miura lives with her husband, Keno, at Dairyuji, - a temple on the picturesque Oga Peninsula in Akita Prefecture. Miura believes it is important to be a part of the community she lives in.

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  4. Dance group House of La Douche champions LGBT culture and diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Georgia Straight

    Born and raised in Miyazaki, Japan, Ikue Ueno had an extremely conservative upbringing. After immigrating to Canada for dance in 2005, she quickly made her first gay friend.

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  5. To support Kumamoto, Solaseed begins using Kumamon character on planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Kyushu-based Solaseed Air Inc. on Tuesday started bearing the Kumamon mascot on some of its aircraft to boost support for the area affected by a series of earthquakes in April. The first airplane featuring Kumamon, the popular black bear mascot from Kumamoto Prefecture, left Tokyo's Haneda airport for Kumamoto in the morning with 111 people on board.

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  6. Healey poised for bigger role at worldsRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Telegram

    ... was founded in 2004, and Healey got her first introduction to the squad in 2014, at the Women's World Cup in Miyazaki, Japan. As one of the team's youngest players, the right-hander tossed an inning of relief, facing five batters and giving up one ...

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  7. 'Furusato Nozei' donations up 4.3-fold to A 165 billiionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Japan Times

    The total amount of money contributed under the furusato nozei hometown donation system in Japan in fiscal 2015 grew 4.3-fold from the previous year to A 165.3 billion, the internal affair ministry said Tuesday. Under the system, introduced in May 2008, people can make donations to municipalities and prefectures of their choice, which do not necessarily have to be their hometowns.

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  8. Donations to municipalities of choice grow fourfold in fiscal 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Donations to municipalities that qualify as tax-deductable soared over fourfold in fiscal 2015 from a year earlier, the government said Tuesday. The donations in fiscal 2015 totaled A 165.29 billion, compared with A 38.85 billion in fiscal 2014, the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry said.

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  9. First Look: Brush Sushi IzakayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... and not just for the fish. Brush uses free-range chicken from Grassroots Farm. A5 Wagyu beef comes from Miyazaki, Japan. Dishes are delivered to the table as they are ready. Order as you go if you'd like certain dishes to come out before others. ...

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  10. This guy turned an entire Boeing airplane into a house for $220,000, and now he lives in itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... addition to his current home, Campbell is hoping to buy a bigger Boeing 747-400 to convert into his home in Miyazaki, Japan. "I don't mean to offend, but wood is in my view a terrible building material," Campbell wrote on his website . " But retired ...

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  11. Solar Frontiera s Tohoku Plant Begins Commercial ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Freshnews

    ... for customers in all sectors around the world. Solar Frontier's gigawatt-scale production facilities in Miyazaki, Japan, integrate compelling economical and ecological advantages into every module: from lower energy requirements in manufacturing to ...

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  12. Possible Case of Novel Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiosis in Traveler Returning to Japan from IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan A 60-year-old woman experienced fever, headache, rash, and altered vision after returning to Japan from India. Testing detected elevated antibody titers to spotted fever group rickettsia; PCR on blood yielded positive results for the rickettsial outer membrane protein A gene .

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  13. Quakes take extensive toll on cultural assets in KyushuRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Japan Times

    A total of 361 nationally and locally designated cultural properties have been damaged by the deadly earthquakes in Kyushu, local officials said Tuesday, warning that aftershocks could cause further damage. The damaged sites include Kumamoto Castle, a major tourist draw, and a school building built in the late 19th century.

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  14. Manufacturers feeling aftershocks in supply chain 12:01 am Deadly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Business Insurance

    Deadly earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador in recent weeks have resulted in hundreds of deaths, extensive destruction and business disruption, with insured loss estimates nearing $4 billion. In Japan, quakes that struck in mid-April hit the Kumamoto Prefecture on Japan's island of Kyushu particularly hard.

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  15. Hayao Miyazaki's films provide inspiration for You Say Party music videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Japan Times

    You Say Party has a knack for getting pop culture references into its music videos. Past works have given visual nods to both "Twin Peaks" and "Little Red Riding Hood," and the four-piece's latest pays homage to Japanese animator and Studio Ghibli co-founder, Hayao Miyazaki.

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  16. TT-848 -- Adventure Tourism is One Way to Unlock Regional EconomiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Japan Inc.

    One of the biggest reasons I got into the inbound travel business after the 3/11 earthquake was the desire to do something socially meaningful -- especially after having experienced how the "hand of god" can so easily disrupt our lives and plans. It wasn't hard to find something meaningful to target.

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  17. Manufacturers feeling aftershocks in supply chain 12:01 am Deadly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Business Insurance

    Deadly earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador in recent weeks have resulted in hundreds of deaths, extensive destruction and business disruption, with insured loss estimates nearing $4 billion. In Japan, quakes that struck in mid-April hit the Kumamoto Prefecture on Japan's island of Kyushu particularly hard.

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  18. Rain forces suspension of search operations in KyushuRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Heavy rain forced search operations in Kyushu to be suspended Thursday, a week after the first of a series of strong quakes hit the area. Ikuo Kabashima, governor of Kumamoto Prefecture, which was hit most severely by the disaster and counts 48 dead, pledged Thursday to step up efforts to secure public housing, hotels and ships to accommodate evacuees currently taking shelter in schools and elsewhere and to consider constructing temporary housing if necessary.

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  19. AIR Estimates Insured Losses from M7.0 Japan Earthquake at Between...Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates that industry insured losses to properties from the April 16 M7.0 earthquake that struck Kumamoto Prefecture on Japan's Kyushu Island will be between JPY 180 billion and JPY 320 billion . AIR Worldwide is a Verisk Analytics business.

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  20. Academic achievement tests canceled in quake-hit southwest JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Japan Times

    The education ministry conducted academic achievement tests at all elementary and junior high schools across the nation Tuesday except in Kumamoto Prefecture and some other earthquake-affected areas in Kyushu. The ministry decided to cancel the annual tests at elementary and junior high schools in Kumamoto and at seven junior high schools in four municipalities in Miyazaki Prefecture after it was unable to deliver test booklets due to damage from the strong earthquakes that have been rocking the region since last week.

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