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  1. Japan eyes opening 3 casinos by 2020Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nikkei Net Interactive

    Foreigners visiting Japan for the next Tokyo Olympics may be able to try their hand at a different sort of game: casino gambling.


  2. SoundForge, Inc: Effects Pedal Audio Preview Site 'Pedalforge.com' to Launch on August 1stRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Business Wire

    SoundForge, Inc , known for developing services based on the concept of merging IT with music equipment, announces the launch of Pedalforge.com , an audio preview site for music equipment.


  3. Japan rejects UN watchdog's call on 'comfort women'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Japan on Friday rejected a call by a UN watchdog to accept full blame for pressing Asian women into wartime sexual slavery in military brothels, saying it was not obligated to do so.


  4. South Korea leader Park meets Tokyo governor amid diplomatic riftRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    South Korean President Park Geun Hye held a rare meeting with a Japanese politician Friday as she received visiting Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.


  5. S Korea's president meets Tokyo governor in Seoul amid diplomatic riftRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    South Korea's President Park Guen-hye met Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe at the Blue House in Seoul on Friday and Park lost wasted no time in raising the issue of wartime comfort women Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe shakes hands with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Friday.


  6. Exploring Japan's Toei Kyoto Studio ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CNN

    A fearsome group of Super Sentai in the Toei Kyoto Studio Park Anime Museum. The U.S. TV series "Power Rangers" was based on Japan's "Super Sentai" show.


  7. UN watchdog urges Japan to accept blame...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Suria

    The United Nations has called on Japan to accept full blame for pressing women from Korea and other Asian nations into sexual slavery during World War II.


  8. Lunch with Lydia: Italian architect Piero Lissoni transforming Miami...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    Piero Lissoni, the Italian architect charged with reimagining the clunky carcass of the old Miami Heart Institute into luxury condos worthy of the moneyed set, has just landed from Milan to check on the project's progress.


  9. Think tank urges Shinzo Abe to stay away from Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is led by a Shinto priest as he visits Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo in this December 26, 2013 photo.


  10. NK Teacher Tours Japan, Tastes Culture, Meets Atomic Bomb Survivor, Sees FukushimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Sandra Makielski, a seventh grade social studies teacher at Davisville Middle School, might be feeling some jet lag but it was worth it.


  11. PA Legislators Accept Free Vacations with Ethics Committee ApprovalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Keystonepolitics.com

    Over the weekend, the AP released a report detailing privately funded trips which were taken by members of the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation on the dime of special interests groups.


  12. UN agency presses Japan for apology and compensation for WWII sex slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    Former South Korean sex slaves to the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War and their supporters protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on April 15, 1998.


  13. Boat Service Links Haneda, YokohamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    One is Yokohama-based marina company KMC Corp., which thinks visitors to Tokyo International Airport might want to get a quick start on sightseeing by jumping on a boat to Yokohama from the airport.


  14. Urawa sets successive shutout record with win at TokushimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Former Asian club champions Urawa Reds tightened their grip on top spot in the first division on Wednesday with a 2-0 win away to rock-bottom Tokushima Vortis, setting a J. League record in the process with a seventh consecutive clean sheet.


  15. Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    CHILE: San Jose resident Mike Smithwick's recent trip was an "astronomy vacation."


  16. Odaiba Decks Tokyo Beach Showcases Grand Fireworks Events Provide...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- Odaiba, a 15-minute car ride from Haneda Airport in Tokyo, has become an enormously popular destination among foreign tourists to Japan.


  17. BANGKOK: Weekend wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Nation

    The Okura Prestige Bangkok is offering a magical combination of deluxe accommodation and dinner as the perfect start to the weekend.


  18. A Walk Around Kyushu Day 38 Sogi no Taki to Kyomachi OnsenRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Japan Visitor Blog

    A Walk Around Kyushu Day 38 Sogi no Taki to Kyomachi Onsen Friday November 22nd, 2013 I awoke in a dense fog.


  19. Chores, charges and chin-wags: the chonaikai ties that bindRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Japan Times

    Most foreign residents in Japan have probably been called upon to perform duties with a neighborhood association - known here as a chA naikai or jichikai .


  20. Pennsylvania lawmakers take more free, legal tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | O-R Online

    U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business-class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. Charlie Dent, left, and his wife to $300-a-night hotel rooms for congressional staff at a luxurious Las Vegas casino resort.