Osaka, Japan Newswire

Osaka, Japan Newswire

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  1. Matsushita: Polishing the tradition of fine sobaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    After living in France for nearly a decade, Toru Matsushita returned to his hometown of Osaka and took up where he left off in the French capital. Before long he was settled back into preparing and serving soba.

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  2. Beer Belly: Minoh's Tenma branch has solid suds, tapasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The first time I had a Minoh beer was on a stool years ago at a makeshift bar out the front of its brewery in the affluent suburb of Osaka that gave the beer its name. Since then, the award-winning brewery has been transformed into a brew house and pub, and they have added a second pub in Tenma, central Osaka, which also happens to be one of this city's liveliest eating and drinking districts.

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  3. The Bullet Train project is economically unviable and will not lead to a transfer of technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Is the Bullet Train a white elephant or will it leap-frog India into a new era of advanced technology? If you consider the question rationally, there is only one possible answer. Japan introduced its high-speed Shinkansen line between Tokyo and Osaka as long ago as 1964.

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  4. Agreement signed for Manila sister group of AKB48Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Members of the Japanese all-girl pop group AKB48 take part in a promotional event at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka on June 2, 2016. MANILA: Japanese-owned firm Hallo Hallo Entertainment Inc signed the partnership agreement on Friday with one of the Philippines' major television networks, ABS-CBN Corp, to bring to the Southeast Asian country its own version of the popular Japanese all-girl idol group AKB48.

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  5. How graffiti and lanes are luring Japanese to Hong Kong's CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    The Hong Kong Tourism Board is placing the more gritty delights of Central at the heart of its campaign at this year's Tourism Expo Japan, which opened at the Big Sight exhibition centre in Tokyo on Friday. The design of this year's booth - one of the largest in the entire show - emphasised the dynamism of the city, with images of fireworks over the harbour, shopping and dining, the street art and narrow lanes of Central.

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  6. Forgotten strands of DNA initiate the development of immune cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Schematic diagram showing how a subset of immune cells, named DN2a T cells, mature into DN2b T cells. The maturation of this step is among the earliest in immune cell development and is controlled by the forgotten DNA strands that allow the genome to change its architecture to induce the 'Big Bang' of T cell development.

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  7. Nara falls to Garcia as Japanese bow out of Pan Pacific OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    The Japanese contingency disappeared from the Pan Pacific Open on Thursday after Kurumi Nara lost 6-1, 6-3 to Caroline Garcia of France in the second round. Nara, the only Japanese to clear the first hurdle after Naomi Osaka and Risa Ozaki went out, failed to keep up with world No.

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  8. Dangen Entertainment hopes to help overseas developers find their way in Japan's gaming worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    The group that would soon be known as Dangen Entertainment sat around Ben Judd's house this past April, making plans and bouncing ideas off each other over pizza and drinks. Judd had an idea to start an independent game-publishing company in Japan and had reached out to five others in the industry.

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  9. Japanese firms boost measures to promote employee health, enhancing their image in the processRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | The Japan Times

    Some companies are ramping up efforts to maintain and improve the health of their employees, such as sending them to remote health resorts where they can learn beneficial exercise techniques and other strategies to improve their daily lives. In late July, 16 employees of Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Himawari Life Insurance Inc. in their 20s to 40s with differing lifestyle habits and exercise experience attended a walking program in the city of Kaminoyama, Yamagata Prefecture.

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  10. Shonen Knife pay tribute to hard rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Japanese bubblegum pop trio Shonen Knife ditch their punk voice for a dose of `70s classic rock on their 20th studio album, Adventure . Formed 35 years ago by Naoko Yamano, 55, the Osaka powerhouse tune into metal riffs this time around in a tribute to the kings who ruled the genre, including Motorhead, Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Thin Lizzy.

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  11. Kerber gains revenge on Osaka at Pan Pacific OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Iol.co.za

    Former world number one Angelique Kerber thrashed Japan's Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 at the Pan Pacific Open women's tennis tournament on Monday to avenge a humiliating loss at the US Open. Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic suffered an epic Tokyo meltdown, meanwhile, as she was pulverised by China's Wang Qiang, who inflicted the dreaded "double bagel" on the eighth seed to win 6-0, 6-0 and reach the second round.

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  12. Tennis-Wang stuns Mladenovic, Kerber gets Osaka revengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Star Online

    China's Wang Qiang inflicted a 'double bagel' on eighth seed Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday. Wang needed 48 minutes to seal the 6-0 6-0 win over the world number 15, who also suffered first round defeats at the U.S. Open and in Connecticut, Cincinnati and the Canadian Open.

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  13. Kerber Conquers, Mladenovic Collapses In TokyoRead the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | Tennis Now

    Angelique Kerber swept 2016 finalist Naomi Osaka, 6-3, 6-4, in a strong Tokyo opener. Photo credit: Toray Pan Pacific Open Facebook Angelique Kerber gained a measure of retribution, while Kristina Mladenovic continued a free fall in Tokyo.

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  14. Kerber ousts local favorite Osaka at Pan-Pacific OpenRead the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | Washington Times

    Seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany beat local favorite Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Pan-Pacific Open. The victory was additionally sweet for Kerber, who was looking for revenge after the Japanese teenager knocked her out of the U.S. Open in straight sets.

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  15. Sport24.co.za | Kerber exorcises NY demons in TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | News24

    Former world No 1 Angelique Kerber thrashed Japan's Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 at the Pan Pacific Open women's tennis tournament on Monday to avenge a humiliating loss at the US Open. Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic suffered an epic Tokyo meltdown, meanwhile, as she was pulverised by China's Wang Qiang, who inflicted the dreaded "double bagel" on the eighth seed to win 6-0, 6-0 and reach the second round.

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  16. Kerber denies Osaka another upset at Pan Pacific OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Japan Times

    Angelique Kerber made sure there would not be another slipup against Naomi Osaka on Monday as the former U.S. Open champion eliminated the local favorite in straight sets in the first round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open. Kerber, who was beaten in the first round by the 19-year-old Osaka as defending U.S. Open champion last month, returned the favor to the new face of Japanese women's tennis, winning 6-3, 6-4 at Ariake Coliseum.

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  17. Sport24.co.za | Sugita win keeps Japan in world groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | News24

    Yuichi Sugita thrashed Thiago Monteiro on Monday as Japan preserved their Davis Cup world group status by wrapping up a comfortable playoff victory over Brazil in Osaka. Celebrating his 29th birthday, world number 42 Sugita thrashed Monteiro 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 to give the home side an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five tie after Brazil had given themselves a lifeline by winning the doubles.

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  18. Sumo helps with heavy lifting in languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Japan Times

    Consider today's column my personal testimony that the sport of sumo can be a very useful aid for learning the Japanese language. I suppose most of us first encounter sumo on NHK TV's daily broadcasts of the six annual aeoe a ae>e a of the competitors and their win-loss record.

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  19. Japan's free ambulance services stretched by aging population, nonemergency overuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | The Japan Times

    Demand for ambulances, which respond to calls made to the emergency hotline, 119, has grown rapidly along with the population's pace of aging. As ambulances have been mobilized with greater frequency, emergency services are taking increasingly longer on average to arrive at the scene.

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  20. From Tokyo to Ahmedabad: World of bullet trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | The Times of India

    PM Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday launched India's first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. The train will run at a maximum speed of 350 kmph, and is expected to cover 508 km in less than three hours.

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