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  1. 10 new trends in fashion retailRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mobile Marketer

    Since my March 17 article about key trends in luxury retail, we have seen multiple innovations in the world of luxury retail and previously nascent trends now taking shape. In this fast-moving and rapidly changing fashion retail market, it is important for brands and retailers to keep their fingers on the pulse to stay fully relevant.


  2. MHS students reflect on Yamaga | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cooma-Monaro Express

    COOMA'S sister city relationship with Yamaga in Japan involves reciprocal visits to each others town and country, with 2015 being the year a delegation from Cooma travelled to Japan. The Cooma group comprised 13 students from Monaro High School , their principal Adrian Bell and parent Mandy Sturgeon as well as members of the Cooma Lions Club and Cooma-Monaro Shire Councillor Angela Ingram.


  3. Japan sets itself target to woo 20 million tourists annuallyRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... its 100th anniversary. To mark the occasion, Japan Night festival was held on September 24. It was part of "Japan Travel Week", one of the world's largest international tourist events. In this year, Aomori Prefecture became one of the "Premium ...


  4. Hilton Tokyo Odaiba Hotel Opens in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

    The property is Hilton Worldwide's 12th hotel in Japan, and the sixth in the Kanto region alongside Hilton Tokyo, Conrad Tokyo, Hilton Odawara Resort & Spa, Hilton Tokyo Bay and Hilton Narita. Hilton Worldwide and Hilton Hotels & Resorts last week announced the opening of Hilton Tokyo Odaiba.


  5. Trip to Japan boosts local relationshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | This Week Community News

    Local officials who attended the Japan-Midwest U.S. Association Conference last month in Tokyo are optimistic that their meetings with foreign business leaders could foster economic development opportunities in Union County. Government leaders from across the Midwest traveled overseas Sept.


  6. French prime minister praises aid but holds fire on Japan's refugee recordRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Visiting French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has welcomed Japan's plan to provide $1.5 billion in emergency assistance to refugees in the Middle East and Africa, but declined to comment on whether Japan should do more to accept refugees from those areas. "This kind of support is really important.


  7. Survey ranks Hakodate as Japan's top tourist site for second year in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Hokkaido's Hakodate stands out as the nation's most attractive tourist destination for the second year in a row, according to a recent survey by a private think tank. The ranking of cities and as tourist spots by Brand Research Institute, a Tokyo-based think tank, found that municipalities in Hokkaido grabbed top positions, with Hakodate ranking first, followed by Sapporo in second.


  8. Tokyo's version of Anaheim's Disneyland Resort is exotic, but in many ways familiarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | The Orange County Register

    Getting there: Several major carriers fly nonstop from LAX to Tokyo. Fares range up to $1,100 round trip, though prices vary.


  9. Kabuki to Takarazuka: the queer history of Tokyo's...Read the original story

    Aug 14, 2015 | Xtra!

    With Japan's long, well-established tradition of genderbending for entertainment, taking in an act at Kabuki-za is an essential Tokyo experience. Japan is one of the world's most rewarding travel destinations , but its attitude towards homosexuality is something akin to Jekyll and Hyde.


  10. Disneyland Hotels started in California, now around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | The Wave

    The Disneyland Hotel in the early 1960s. This is part of what is now the Adventure Tower.


  11. Reds, Tosu settle for 1-1 drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | The Japan Times

    Urawa Reds moved a step closer to the J. League overall points title despite squandering a lead in a 1-1 draw with Sagan Tosu on Saturday. Urawa began the day two points ahead of Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the overall table - the winner of which goes directly to the J. League championship decider - and looked on course for another three points when Shinzo Koroki opened the scoring in the 23rd minute.


  12. Japanese artist Tatsuo Miyajima marks U.S. debut of 'HOTO' art installation in Las VegasRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | Art Daily

    Tatsuo Miyajima, one of Japan's most influential artists over the past two decades, debuted his work 'HOTO' in the United States for the first time this week for an indefinite engagement at The Shops at Crystals in Las Vegas. The piece previously has been on display only in Japan and China.


  13. Hilton Worldwide Opens 12th hotel in Japan with Opening of Hilton Tokyo OdaibaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | Business Wire

    Hilton Worldwide expands presence in Japan with opening of Hilton Tokyo Odaiba, offering excellent access to key business and commercial districts. )-- Hilton Worldwide and Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Tokyo Odaiba.


  14. [Weekender] Presidential interpreters: Insiders behind the curtainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Korea Herald

    Working beside society's elite, they fly hundreds of thousands of miles every year on charter planes. They speak about pressing brainteasers with the top actors on the world stage.


  15. Analysts' Upgrades for October, 1stRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "PANASONIC CORPORATION is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. The company's shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and New York stock exchanges.


  16. Widespread areas drenched as powerful low pressure system blows throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The Japan Times

    A powerful rainstorm equal to a typhoon hit a wide range of areas along the archipelago overnight, prompting the weather agency to warn against accidents and transportation disruptions Friday. Strong gusts and heavy rain from the low pressure system are expected to continue until early Friday afternoon, the Meteorological Agency said.


  17. Vast wetlands, wide open spaces: Explore Japan's most laid-back islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The Globe and Mail

    The Japanese enthusiasm for Hokkaido can hardly be overstated. Every day, some 80 planes carry passengers between Tokyo and this northernmost Japanese island, famous for its mountains and wetlands, bears and foxes.


  18. High-end Tokyo stores cash in on China's weeklong holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The Japan Times

    High-end stores in Tokyo are vying for Chinese visitors at the outset of a weeklong vacation marking China's national day. Matsuya Ginza, a prominent department store and an emblem of Tokyo's Ginza shopping district, on Wednesday opened its first-ever section targeting foreign shoppers.


  19. Four Seasons Hotel Seoul OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Hotel News Resource

    Four Seasons Hotel Seoul opens in a prime location in the Central Business District of Seoul, where major financial institutions, government offices, shopping venues, and historic sites are located. Constantly surprising, always captivating, Seoul is a city of contrasts, where deep tradition lives in harmony with innovative technology and leading-edge fashion, imaginative pop culture and fiery food, trendsetting style and a playful attitude.


  20. Robot Taxi plans to have Fujisawa residents test driverless car for supermarket ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The Japan Times

    Robot Taxi Inc. said Thursday it will invite local residents to try out an experimental self-driving taxi on public roads early next year. The project will take place in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, which is designated a National Strategic Special Zone.