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Tochigi, Japan Newswire

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  1. Love of cars drives Aston's Andy PalmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Automotive News

    ... he says. Then when he joined the Sunday morning marketability assessments at Nissan's proving ground in Tochigi, Japan, he was much more aggressive: "I did the normal assessment of noise, lane change and all that, but I also did my own inspection, ...


  2. Mercury tops 35 degrees in Gunma Prefecture city, almost 31 in central TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | The Japan Times

    The reading in the city was marked shortly past 3 p.m., according to the Meteorological Agency. It is the first time this year that the temperature has reached 35 degrees or higher at any place in the country.


  3. Japan honors Purdue President Daniels with prestigious Order of the Rising SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Tribune-Star

    The Government of Japan on Thursday will celebrate the conferral of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star, upon Purdue President Mitch Daniels during a ceremony at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C. The award, among Japan's highest honors, is given "in recognition of his significant contributions to the strengthening of economic relations and mutual understanding between Japan and the United States." Daniels will receive the award from Ambassador of Japan Kenichiro Sasae and Mrs. Sasae.


  4. Modern Japanese singles seeking spouses face myriad of challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Japan Times

    A recent government survey showed that nearly one in four men and one in seven women will never marry. A growing number of people are struggling with finding stable employment that ensures a livable wage and, unlike decades ago, marriage now is one of many options available to people during the course of their lives rather than a socially expected norm.


  5. Levi Clarke Attacks Nikko CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Super Street

    The globe is lousy with talented hot shoes, like Aussie drifter Levi Clarke, one of the pilots we met during our most recent retreat to Japan. Back home, he pilots an LS-powered Nissan Silvia S15 and competes in the Australian Drifting GP.


  6. 2017 King of Nations Round 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Super Street

    It was the King of Nations drift series that plucked us from our cubicles and tossed us onto a 13-plus hour flight to Japan. That was followed by a two-hour drive north of Tokyo, past Saitama and Gunma, and eventually into the Tochigi prefecture.


  7. B. League announces launch of preseason Early Cup regional tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | The Japan Times

    The B. League is currently in its inaugural season and is putting basketball in Japan in the spotlight like never before. The league announced Sunday that it and the Japan Basketball Association will launch a new preseason single-elimination series of tournaments ahead of the 2017-18 campaign.


  8. Aspirin myth BUSTED as new science reveals it does nothing to prevent heart attack riskRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 |

    ... risks in older patients. As part of research, health experts at the University of Shin-Oyama City Hospital in Tochigi, Japan assessed more than 14,000 elderly patients with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes. The study revealed that ...


  9. Mom of Tochigi avalanche victim relives son's final dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Akiko Takase drove her son, Atsuki, to school so he could take part in a mountaineering lesson on March 25. She told to him to have a nice day and take care. She was planning to make him a delicious beef stew or perhaps a hearty vegetable soup when he came back.


  10. JTB set to launch 11-seat luxury tour bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Travel agency JTB Corp. is putting an 11-seat luxury tour bus into service this month that it says will offer comfort similar to first-class plane cabins. The company says the luxury ride, specially modified from a 45-seat bus, features leather-covered seats that recline deeper than conventional seats and have viewing screens for TV and DVDs.


  11. Up to six school children feared dead after avalanche in Japanese ski resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 |

    ... The high school students were caught in an avalanche early this morning at the Nasu Onsen ski resort in Tochigi, Japan. The six students are feared dead as they were found with no vital signs and three others are missing, according to Japan's Kyodo ...


  12. Glitch strands luxury sleeper train during test run in NikkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Japan Times

    A luxury, all-suite sleeper train was stranded on the tracks Monday in Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, due to engine trouble, JR East said. Train Suit Shiki-Shima, a 10-car luxury train including a diner, a lounge and a cypress bathtub, had been on a test run Monday when a "breakdown" sign showed up on the operator's monitor, forcing the driver to halt the train at around 2 p.m. The train had originated at Tokyo's Ueno Station.


  13. New school named for Japanese family who was interned, lost a son to warRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 |

    ... proud of their country, except for that part." Karen's grandfather, Yoshinosuke Sato, was born in 1880 in Tochigi, Japan and came to the United States in 1906. He operated a hotel in Seattle, according to his obituary, before purchasing land along ...


  14. Honda Innovation Delivers 10 Speeds, No Clutch PedalRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Car and Driver

    ... 10 forward gears in the available space. The new automatic was designed and developed by Honda R&D in Tochigi, Japan, and is being manufactured for the Odyssey by Honda in Tallapoosa, Georgia. Using planetary gearsets also reduces friction, noted ...


  15. Celebrating 7 years with fine fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Japan Times

    From March 7 to April 2, the ANA InterContinental Tokyo hotel is inviting guests to celebrate the seven year anniversary of its 36th-floor Pierre Gagnaire restaurant with menu items created for the occasion. Guests will be able to choose from such delicacies as sea urchin and squid flavored with anchovy, buckwheat pancakes, endive cream and watercress salad ; French veal roasted with oregano and flat grilled langoustine ; and small abalone roasted with sake and black Sarawak pepper .


  16. Japan Yesterday and Today: A Tourism PromoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | MetaFilter

    I think it's intended to get more tourists to visit the region just to the northeast of Tokyo, which includes Fukushima, but also the lesser-known prefecture of Ibaraki . The only thing I know about Tochigi is Nikko.


  17. What should I know about going to the MotoGP race at Motegi, Japan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Ask MetaFilter

    My father has decided he wants to attend the MotoGP round at the Twin Ring Motegi track in Japan. The event is Oct 12-15 or so, and he's going to bring me along.


  18. Car Modify Wonder SoukoukaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Super Street

    Spend any amount of time traveling in Japan and if the weather is good, you're bound to run into a track event or what the locals call "soukoukai." After the long three-day Tokyo Auto Salon show, it's customary for Super Street to head two hours north of Tokyo to the rather small Nikko Circuit in the Tochigi prefecture for the Super Live drift event.


  19. When pollen attacks! Experts reveal new approaches to combating hay feverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The perennial release of cedar pollen, which hits much of the archipelago between February and May each year, triggers an allergic reaction in about 1 in 4 of Japan's population of 123 million people. Fits of sneezing abound as noses either clog or run freely, and eyes become so itchy there's a temptation to scratch them from their sockets.


  20. This is the future of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Leaves of marijuana plants to extract the hemp fiber that is often used in traditional Japanese clothes and accessories, are seen at Japan's largest legal marijuana farm in Kanuma, Tochigi prefecture, Japan July 5, 2016. Picture taken July 5, 2016.