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  1. A Ryokan for relaxation in HakoneRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A ryokan is a type of traditional Japanese inn that originated in the Edo period , when these places served travelers along Japan's highways. Staying at a Japanese ryokan is a uniquely Japanese experience that should not be missed by any traveler, and the Gora Kadan two hours southwest of Tokyo within Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park is no exception.

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  2. Will Abe face up to Japan's past?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Nation

    As the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II draws closer, international pressure is mounting on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over his stance on the country's wartime wrongdoings. This rightful pressure should be kept up until he comes to his senses and does what he ought to do.

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  3. Tributes to WWII POWs paid during service at Yokohama cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Group Capt. John Harwood , defense and armed services attache at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo, and Capt.

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  4. Snoopy museum to open in Tokyo in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    The world's second museum dedicated to Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang will open in Tokyo's Roppongi shopping and entertainment district in March 2016 for two and a half years only, Sony Creative Products Inc, the iconic comic strip's exclusive agent in Japan, said. The Snoopy Museum Tokyo, to be built in a redevelopment area near the Roppongi Hills commercial complex, will exhibit original drawings and early works by Charles M. Schulz , the writer and illustrator of Peanuts, among other items, which will be renewed every six months until its closure in September 2018.

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  5. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    Stopping into the Misawa bookstore for a fun book to read as I prepared to travel for another 10 days, I spotted T.C. Boyle's newest book, The Women. T.C. is the father of my son's best friend.

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  6. SEOUL: Abe's realityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    As the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II draws closer, international pressure is mounting on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over his stance on the country's wartime wrongdoings. This rightful pressure should be kept up until he comes to his senses and does what he ought to do.

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  7. World's largest fish market to get a new address in 2016Read the original story

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Tokyo: Tokyo's Tsukiji market, the world's largest fish market and one of the greatest tourist attractions in the Japanese capital, will move to a new address in November next year. The market, which opened in 1935 in the central neighbourhood of Ginza, will briefly close on November 2 next year, to reopen five days later at its new location in Toyosu, an artificial island in Tokyo Bay.

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  8. One of the world's biggest cities has figured how to virtually eliminate traffic deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Silicon Alley Insider

    When most people think about Tokyo, they probably imagine glitzy neon lights and zero personal space. What they shouldn't imagine, however, are traffic fatalities.

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  9. [Editorial] Abe's realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Korea Herald

    As the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II draws closer, international pressure is mounting on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over his stance on the country's wartime wrongdoings. This rightful pressure should be kept up until he comes to his senses and does what he ought to do.

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  10. Chinese tourists flock to Japan amid weak yenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Shoppers cross a street in the Ginza shopping district in central Tokyo on Jun 26, 2015. Chinese shoppers are coming en masse to Japan to take advantage of the weak yen, and that should translate into a bit of a bottomline boost. 1 comment

  11. Mie Prefecture: Peace and Joy Is a Private Onsen at AmanemuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | HotelChatter

    It was peace and water earlier this month, when Aman Resorts announced Amanera , steps away from the Caribbean ocean on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic. Today, it is peace and joy , with the news that the group will open a second hotel in Japan early next year: Amanemu .

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  12. Japan's tourism boom drives real-estate developers to convert offices into hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    The surge in tourists visiting Japan is stretching the ability of hotels to accommodate them in a sector constrained by high costs, forcing developers to think out of the box for means to quickly increase lodging options without breaking the bank. Japan is on target this year to beat the record 13.4 million visitors in 2014, thanks to a weak yen and easier visa requirements for some Asian countries.

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  13. Dick Bass, Texas oilman who was first to scale 'seven summits,' dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Seattle Times

    Dick Bass, a poetry-spouting Texas oilman who was the first climber to scale the highest peak on each of the seven continents and for a time was the oldest to top Mount Everest, has died. He was 85. Bass died Sunday at his home in Dallas.

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  14. Tokyo's famous fish market to move to new address in 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Nerve News

    Tokyo, July 30 Tokyo's Tsukiji market, the world's largest fish market and one of the greatest tourist attractions in the Japanese capital, will move to a new address in November next year. Japan Today reported on its website on Thursday that the market, which opened in 1935 in the central neighbourhood of Ginza, will briefly close on November 2 next year, to reopen five days later at its new location in Toyosu, an artificial island in Tokyo Bay, according to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

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  15. Tokyo Developers Converting Offices to Hotels to Keep Up With TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Skift

    A television screen showing Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seen inside a "business-class cabin" at First Cabin hotel, which was converted from an old office building, in Tokyo. People stand at the front desk near a bar at First Cabin hotel, which was converted from an old office building, in Tokyo.

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  16. Shin Dong-joo refutes claim of father's problem in making judgementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Korea Herald

    Shin Dong-joo, the first son of Lotte founder Shin Kyuk-ho, unveiled a document signed by his father that the 93-year-old tycoon ordered the firing of his brother Dong-bin and six other board of directors at Lotte Holdings. Dong-joo revealed the document during his interview with the public broadcaster KBS on Thursday after arriving in Seoul a day before to compete with his younger brother Dong-bin for the succession of the retail giant.

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  17. Creative, informative events for kids; sipping Champagne to beat the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Japan Times

    The Tokyo Prince Hotel will host a children's stay event on Aug. 16, offering exciting programs for children to experience on Aug. 16 and 17. Three programs are available each day with creative programs being offered on Aug. 16, while on Aug. 17 children can choose from social or international exchange programs. Guests can choose from three rooms: a standard twin for two , a deluxe twin or a double for two , or a deluxe twin for three for A 22,000.

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  18. UPDATE 2-Lotte founder's mental capacity in dispute as succession battle heats upRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Reuters

    A bitter succession battle at South Korean-Japanese conglomerate Lotte Group escalated on Thursday with the founder's sons sparring over their father's mental capacity and who is most likely to gain control of a key holding company. This week, the younger son of 92-year-old founder Shin Kyuk-ho gained the upper hand in controlling Japan-based Lotte Holdings, sacking his father as co-CEO after he flew in with the eldest son to dismiss the board.

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  19. This 'Strange' Japanese Hotel Is Staffed by RobotsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Design News

    While we here in the US still struggle to come to terms with robots increasingly interacting with humans, the Japanese have been ahead in their acceptance of robots as part of everyday life. Japan already has restaurants that feature robotic wait staff, has produced plays with robot actors , and used eerily human robotic guides at a Tokyo museum.

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  20. Ashland rolls out welcome mat as Japanese arrive for Pacific Rim BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    As dozens of Japanese football players shuffled up the steps behind Ashland High School's Mountain Avenue Gym, cutting through a sea of smiling faces in search of their host families, Grizzly head coach Charlie Hall likened the whole scene to an offering of sorts, and Ashland as both the giver and receiver. “This is my third home Pacific Rim Bowl since I've been the head coach,” he said, “and it's always an awesome feeling because you just see the smiles on the players' and coaches' faces.

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