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  1. There is free Wi-Fi at the top of Japan's highest mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Digital Trends

    The July 10 launch of Mount Fuji's free service coincides with the beginning of the mountain's climbing season and is expected to be warmly welcomed particularly by foreign visitors who are often surprised at the lack of free Wi-Fi hotspots in Japan. It's been made possible thanks to the efforts of one of the country's leading wireless carriers, NTT Docomo, which has partnered with several prefectural governments that administer walking trails up the 3776-meter-high mountain.

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  2. Japan attracting foreigners, manufacturers to boost its tourism sectorRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    In a recently held 'Visit Japan Asia Travel Mart 2015', an expo organised by the Japan National Tourism Organisation, many Japanese private and public sector representatives interacted with the travel agencies from Asia. Shuichi Kameyama, Executive Director, Inbound Promotion Department, Japan National Tourism Organisation, said, "The most popular places in Japan are Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Mt.

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  3. Ebisu or Yebisu: Either way, it's the beer that beckons in Tokyo neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    With the long rainy season almost over, real summer is just around the corner. And after a hot sunny day, it's time for a cold beer.

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  4. Ichigo Group aims to list its hotel J-REIT in early 2016Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | SNL Financial

    Presentation made by CDL Hospitality Trusts on December 1 regarding its Acquisition of Hotel MyStays Asakusabashi & Hotel MyStays Kamata Tokyo, Japan. "Typically, it takes about half a year for a REIT like this to go public from the time preparations begin.

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  5. The Big Picture reader photo competition: now part of CliqueRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    Traveller 's fourth The Big Picture competition for amateur photographers in association with Fairfax Media's Clique Photographers Association kicks off on July 4, 2015. Take a look at our last winner and other top entries in the gallery above.

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  6. D-backs execs to make goodwill visit to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    The D-backs' front office will continue to pile up the frequent flier miles as a contingent of executives will travel to Japan as part of a one-week goodwill trip from Aug. 14-20. Team president/CEO Derrick Hall, chief baseball officer Tony LaRussa and special assistants Randy Johnson and Luis Gonzalez will visit with the Nippon Professional Baseball Commissioner's Office, MLB Japan, several NPB teams' front offices and the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and will make a public appearance at the Major League Baseball Road Show.

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  7. It was renewed Jeff's Travel Guide KyotoRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PR Log

    Whether you're coming to Kyoto Japan on vacation, on business, or as a student, I recommend checking out our video clips before you arrive. You can travel around Kyoto with me, and that's a trip! PRLog - July 6, 2015 - KYOTO, Japan -- Experience You can also have the hands-on experience of making wagashi in Kyoto,Japanese confectionary, or turn into a Samurai or Ninja.

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  8. New additions to UNESCO's list of World Heritage sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    The United States has succeeded in its bid to "Remember the Alamo," after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site Sunday. The Alamo was one of five Spanish Roman Catholic sites, known as the San Antonio Missions, to receive the coveted label likely to boost tourism.

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  9. World heritage status for The Alamo, Japan industrial sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The Alamo was one of five Spanish Roman Catholic sites, known as the San Antonio Missions, to receive the coveted label likely to boost tourism. UNESCO's World Heritage Committee approved the Missions' status along with more than a dozen others from around the globe, including the Gunkanjima industrial site off Japan that South Korea had long objected to.

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  10. Alamo now a UN heritage siteRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fox News

    The Alamo, site of the Battle of the Alamo in the Texan War of Independence from Mexico, is one of the most visited historical sites in Texas. The United States has succeeded in its bid to "Remember the Alamo," after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site Sunday.

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  11. Rudy Maxa's WorldRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Building on five successful seasons of travel shows featuring Europe and the Pacific Rim, award-winning travel journalist Rudy Maxa broadens his horizons - and those of his audience - with the launch of RUDY MAXA'S WORLD. In this new 13-part series, Rudy offers his sophisticated take on a destination's history, culture, architecture, politics and cuisine, while also turning a journalistic eye to the people and lifestyles of Russia, Estonia, Turkey, India, Argentina, Japan and Thailand.

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  12. UNESCO's New World Heritage Sites Span Texas to Japan and BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Skift

    The United States has succeeded in its bid to "Remember the Alamo," after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site Sunday. The Alamo was one of five Spanish Roman Catholic sites, known as the San Antonio Missions, to receive the coveted label likely to boost tourism.

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  13. Amazing places you've never considered visitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    "I WAS standing in front of a guy at the airport, and when I turned away I heard screams." Passengers were stunned when a traveller tried to carry this on board.

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  14. UNESCO decides to add Meiji industrial sites to World Heritage listRead the original story

    Sunday | The Japan Times

    At Sunday's UNESCO committee meeting, Japanese representative Kuni Sato acknowledged Koreans "were brought against their will and were forced to work under severe conditions" at some of the Japanese industrial sites. Sato said a large number of people from the Korean Peninsula were forced to work at some of the facilities against their will during the 1940s.

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  15. Chinese investors are pushing Japanese property prices through the roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Big News Network.com

    TOKYO, Japan - Large numbers of Chinese investors are buying property in Japan and pushing real estate prices beyond the reach of many ordinary Japanese buyers, Bloomberg reports, citing local estate agents. The trend mirrors those seen in Sydney, Vancouver and the United States as wealthy Chinese industrialists and the newly emergent middle class seek to invest their money in real estate markets perceived as more stable than their own.

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  16. Incredible places you've never heard ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Northern Territory News

    Take, for instance, the fortress island Gunkanjima, near Nagasaki. It's just been awarded world heritage status after Japan and South Korea resolved a spat over whether to acknowledge the site's history of wartime forced labour.

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  17. UNESCO remembers The AlamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star-Telegram.com

    In this March 6, 2013, file photo, John Potter, a member of the San Antonio Living History Association, patrols the Alamo in San Antonio, during a pre-dawn memorial ceremony to remember the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and those who fell on both sides. The San Antonio Missions in Texas have been awarded world heritage status by the U.N.'s cultural body.

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  18. Gay activists in Asia upbeat about impact of US court rulingRead the original story

    Sunday | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Gay rights activists in Asia, where no country allows same-sex couples to legally marry, are upbeat about prospects for a change following the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing such marriages in every state of the nation. South Koreans' attitudes toward sexual minorities have been shaped by a patriarchal culture that emphasizes traditional values and the experience of military dictatorships that condemned homosexuality.

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  19. Officials laud Alamo's selection as world heritage siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chicago Tribune

    The San Antonio Missions in Texas have been awarded world heritage status by the U.N.'s cultural body.UNESCO's World Heritage Committee approved the listing Sunday, July 5, 2015, of the five Spanish Roman Catholic sites built in the 18th century in and around what is now the city of San Antonio. The San Antonio Missions in Texas have been awarded world heritage status by the U.N.'s cultural body.UNESCO's World Heritage Committee approved the listing Sunday, July 5, 2015, of the five Spanish Roman Catholic sites built in the 18th century in and around what is now the city of San Antonio.

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  20. Mayor Lai Headed for Osaka to Promote the Two Prides of TainanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | AndhraNews

    Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te and Director-General of the Tainan City Government Tourism Bureau, Ms. Wang Shi-si, headed for Osaka, Japan on June 29th and 30th to host a press conference on the launch of the Tainan-Kansai regular direct flight service and a conference promoting Taiwan's tourism.

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