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  1. Seoul cycle: Gregorius ready for long WBC flightsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Gregorius is part of the Netherlands team that opens against South Korea in Seoul on March 7 and could advance to the second round in Tokyo, which starts March 12. "A lot of electrolytes," Gregorius said with a smile Monday. "Got to drink a lot of fluids - you know it's a long flight but you don't want any jet lag.


  2. Japan's ANA in US$271m buyout of low cost carrier PeachRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ANA Holdings, Japan's largest airline, said it will increase its stake in low-fare carrier Peach Aviation to 67 per cent from 38.7 per cent. ANA will spend 30.4 billion yen on the investment, which essentially will make the budget carrier its own subsidiary and help the flagship carrier gain more market share in the budget travel segment.


  3. Nintendo is suing a Mario Kart-themed go-karting service in TokyoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The press release confirms Marika, the infringing go-kart company, has signed an agreement with Nintendo regarding the matter, but the Japanese console-maker is still seeking damages and compensation. Previously, Kotaku profiled Akiba Kart, a service renting out karts to those who want to explore the city's geek district by go-kart.


  4. Nintendo is going after Tokyo's Mario-inspired go-kart tourist attractionRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Nintendo's determination to protect its intellectual properties means Super Mario fans heading to Tokyo for some go-kart fun may be disappointed. Nintendo is already well known to robustly protect its intellectual properties, so the operator of Tokyo's Mario-inspired go-kart attraction perhaps shouldn't be too surprised to find itself in the Japanese company's legal crosshairs.


  5. Rare Japanese woodblock prints on display in PolandRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Shugo Asano, a Japanese specialist in the field of ukiyo-e painting and woodblock prints, watches one of the exhibits before the opening of a large-scale exhibition of Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints from Jerzy Leskowicz's collection at the National Museum in Warsaw on February 23, 2017. Polish-French art enthusiast Jerzy Leskowicz is obsessed with first-edition Japanese woodblock prints, and Katsushika Hokusai's iconic 19th-century "The Great Wave Off Kanagawa" is only one of many in his collection.


  6. Japan emperor's Vietnam visit a sign of improved tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    When Nguyen Thi Xuan said goodbye to her Japanese husband in 1954, she thought he was going off for a year or two on another long assignment. She never imagined it would be more than half a century before she'd see him again.


  7. Why Is Yasuharu Konishi's Drama BGM Often Used in Variety Shows?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JeanSnow.net

    The title of this post is literally the name of the new compilation that brings together highlights from Yasuharu Konishi's drama soundtrack work over the past decade - the joke is that it often ends up being used as background music in variety shows as well. I quite like the Debusen soundtrack he did last year , and so I imagine this is something I'd quite like too.


  8. New Kenoudo Expressway segment in Ibaraki links six thoroughfaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    A 28.5-km section of the Kenoudo Expressway in Ibaraki Prefecture opened Sunday, allowing it to link six major expressways stretching from the Tokyo metropolitan area to other regions. Nearby residents hope the opening of the section between the Sakai-Koga Interchange and the Tsukuba-Chuo Interchange will revitalize tourism in the region by improving access from Narita airport in neighboring Chiba.


  9. Railing against uniformityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    In Transit is likened to a metallic fishnet which has caught the flotsam and jetsam of discarded consumer products. If laid end-to-end, the steel tubes in artist Yona Lee's latest installation In Transit would measure 1.4km.


  10. Japan to decide on envoy - s return after 'comfort women - statue relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Japan will decide when its top envoy will return to Seoul after seeing whether a statue symbolizing the victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery will be relocated in Busan. The move followed the delivery of an official letter from South Korea's foreign ministry to municipalities asking for the relocation, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said Sunday.


  11. Northern ExposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Manila Bulletin

    Japan's mountainous Tohoku region, which literally means northernmost region, is perhaps among the most remote in Honshu, the country's main island. But it could very well be also one of the most scenic and culturally rich regions in Japan, which boasts of such must-go-to attractions as Lake Tazawa, Jodogahama coastline, Satetsu River cruise, Chuson-ji Buddhist temple, and Tono Furusato village.


  12. Legend Nagashima rekindles memories of an unforgettable life in baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Japan Times

    It was good seeing former Yomiuri Giants third baseman and manager Shigeo Nagashima visiting the team's spring training camp in Miyazaki earlier this month. He just turned 81 this past week and is visibly handicapped by a stroke suffered in 2004 that limits movement on the right side of his body and has affected his speech.


  13. Twilight Express Mizukaze', a 10-coach luxury express train by West Japan Railway Co. Photo: KyodoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South China Morning Post

    West Japan Railway Co. on Thursday unveiled its 10-coach luxury "Twilight Express Mizukaze" train which has proven immensely popular even months before the start of its services through western Japan in June.


  14. Nintendo says heck no to unlicensed Mario Kart rental outfit - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNET News.com

    Alleging infringement of intellectual property, the gaming giant is suing a company that lets you drive a go-kart on the streets of Tokyo in Super Mario outfits. Always wanted to race around the streets of Tokyo dressed up as your Super Mario character on a go-kart? Well you soon won't be able to do that, if Nintendo has its way in court.


  15. 4 Spring Travel Takeaways For APAC Travel - By Ashley ProceviatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Travel Industry Wire

    The newest edition of Sojern's Global Travel Insights Report is live, with up-to-date insights for travel marketers looking to reach travelers in Asia-Pacific. This spring season brings several local and regional holidays, which impact how travelers are searching and booking their travel.


  16. The Forgotten Final Resting Place of William BordenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Christianity Today

    Tucked away in the northwest corner of the American cemetery in Cairo lies the neglected grave of William Borden, one of the most celebrated missionaries of the 20th century Student Volunteer Movement. Heir to a family fortune, the Yale graduate instead devoted his life to Christ, pledged in service to the Muslims of China.


  17. Designer with unique vision of fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Korea Herald

    Removing her dark, oversized sunglasses she had kept on for the photo shoot that just ended, Im Seon-oc remarks that she doesn't want to be rude by wearing sunglasses during the interview. Clad head to toe in a black top and pants, her petite figure exudes a strong presence.


  18. Trump factor has Japanese students rethinking study in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Japan Times

    While Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears to have succeeded in building cozy ties - at least for now - with U.S. President Donald Trump, the president's controversial executive orders and remarks have made some Japanese students aspiring to study in the U.S. think twice about their choice of destination. During his recent summit with Trump in Washington and golf outing in Florida, Abe reaffirmed the importance of the Japan-U.S. bilateral security alliance and avoided direct criticism from Trump over Japan's trade and currency policies.


  19. Japan PM's wife cuts ties with school at centre of political scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife has cut ties with an elementary school whose operator is under fire for buying state-owned land at a rock-bottom price in a furore rapidly developing into a political headache for Abe. Akie Abe, wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, walks past an installation from a Japanese artist while visiting the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, January 14, 2017.


  20. AOC eyes more Asian Games participationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The AOC said it views Asia as the strongest testing ground for its athletes and their possible involvement will be discussed at the next meeting of the Olympic Council of Asia in September. Some, for starters, have reservations over how Australia's inclusion would alter the identity of an event the continent has built up over more than six decades.