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  1. Ita s the Year of the Monkey! Chinese festivals proclaimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sunherald.com

    LONDON: A man in a monkey costume climbs the lion statue at Trafalgar Square in London, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The Chinatown Chinese Association welcomed the Chinese New Year of the Monkey in Trafalgar Square with a photo call.

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  2. Ita s the Year of the Monkey! Chinese festivals proclaimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Miami Herald

    LONDON: A man in a monkey costume climbs the lion statue at Trafalgar Square in London, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The Chinatown Chinese Association welcomed the Chinese New Year of the Monkey in Trafalgar Square with a photo call.

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  3. Tourists enjoy traditional, ecological tastes in JapanRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Newkerala.com

    Kanagawa / Yokohama, , Feb.8, : Several hot-spots are located in Japan that treat guests with their traditional way-of-life. Hakone, a town in Kanagawa prefecture, has been one of the best international holiday resorts for centuries.

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  4. Get a feel of Japan's old traditions at its best ryokanRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The Star Online

    Forget about conventional hotels. The next time you're in the Land of the Rising Sun, opt to stay at a ryokan instead.

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  5. Journey to the westRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Nation

    Volcanic gases, urea and hot water bubble like a witch's cauldron at Unzen Jigoku, creating a strong sulphuric odour and sending clouds of steam into the air. Carp swim in the clear waterways of Shimabara city and offer a poplar spot for young students to paint the scenery.

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  6. Hitchhiker's guide to the Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The McGill Daily

    Viruses are hitchhikers from hell - criminal masterminds that enter your body and take complete control of your cell functions. What the media has been calling the new deadly virus in town, the Zika virus, has actually been around since the 1950s, concentrated in a narrow equatorial belt in Africa and Asia.

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  7. Tourists celebrating Lunar New Year holiday with shopping spree in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Japan Times

    With the Lunar New Year holiday underway, tourists from China are thronging Tokyo's Ginza shopping district, loading up on duty-free electronics and luxury brands. "Our budget was 30,000 per person," said a 43-year-old man who came with his relatives in a group of 30. "I bought a randoseru and a digital piano for my daughter."

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  8. Ap Photos: Editor selections from AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    South Koreans watch a TV news program with a file footage about North Korea's rocket launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.

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  9. Ap Photos: Editor selections from AsiaFeb 8, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 photo, rescue workers search a collapsed building from an early morning earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan. A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday.

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  10. The Lexus ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Auto Channel

    February 2016 SPONSORED CONTENT: For Dr. Greg Story, an attraction of living and working in Japan is the country's love of design and mindfulness of the customer experience. As country president of a global company providing human resources training, Story has a keen appreciation for the Japanese work ethic.

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  11. Whisper down the laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Jerusalem Post

    As kids, entertainment meant sitting in a circle, whispering words or phrases into one another's ears and waiting to see what distorted version of the message would make it through the group. Sitting cross-legged in a circle, "pleased to meet you" easily and to much laughter turned into "cheese pizza."

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  12. Storms may brew, but in N. Korea pride over new satelliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Miami Herald

    North Koreans applaud as they watch an electronic screen announcing the launch of a satellite on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the Pyongyang Railway Station in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.

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  13. Behind the scenes at Fujifilm's factory in Sendai, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Digital Photography Review

    After the official launch of the X-Pro2 recently in Tokyo, Fujifilm invited a select group of press to visit its Taiwa assembly plant near Sendai to see the camera being put together. As well as the X-Pro2, we were also able to see the assembly lines for the X-T1, X100T, and several lenses.

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  14. A Japanese Experience-based Event Booking Site for International...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Following the release of Aitabi.jp, an original experience-based event booking site for the Japanese, in September 2014, Invitation Japan Inc. opened Invitation-Japan.com, an experience-based event booking site for international visitors to Japan. In 2014, over 13 million tourists visited Japan.

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  15. Truly Tokyo Online Travel Guide: A straightforward website guiding...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Cool Hunting

    Lonely Planet's Japan, Kyoto and Discover Japan guide author Chris Rowthorn, a longtime Kyoto resident who founded Inside Kyoto , has now tackled the city that plays muse to many all over the world: Tokyo. Truly Tokyo is a new online guide, entirely written by Rowthorn himself, that services first-timers and regular visitors.

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  16. Miyazaki sturgeon farm serves up export-ready caviarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Japan Times

    And not just any caviar. This roe - kilogram upon kilogram of it - is the result of an aquaculture experiment that began with sturgeon imported from the Soviet Union three decades ago.

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  17. Japan seeks caviar supremacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Bangkok Post

    And not just any caviar. This roe -- kilogramme upon kilogramme of it -- is the result of an aquaculture experiment that began with sturgeon imported from the former Soviet Union nearly three decades ago.

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  18. Foxconn's Gou said to plan appeal on Sharp deal tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Japan Times

    Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou plans to travel to Sharp Corp. headquarters in Osaka to meet with management Friday and press his case for a proposed bailout of the Japanese consumer electronics company, according to a person familiar with the matter. Gou asked for the session Thursday after Sharp told investors it planned to keep negotiating for another month with both Foxconn and rival bidder Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the matter is private.

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  19. Foxconn's Gou Said to Plan Appeal on Sharp Deal FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Washington Post

    Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou plans to travel to Sharp Corp. headquarters in Osaka to meet with management Friday and press his case for a proposed bailout of the Japanese consumer electronics company, according to a person familiar with the matter. Gou asked for the session Thursday after Sharp told investors it planned to keep negotiating for another month with both Foxconn and rival bidder Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the matter is private.

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  20. Long wait ends as Hill returns to coach in NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Japan Times

    Former Tokyo Apache head coach Bob Hill is back in the NBA after almost a decade's absence in which he worked several coaching stints around the globe. Hill accepted a job as an assistant with the struggling Phoenix Suns, and was on the bench on Tuesday for their first game with Earl Watson as interim head coach.

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