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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. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Ministry tests smartphone app to navigate underground stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Japan Times

    The land ministry on Thursday started testing a smartphone app that provides detailed navigation services in underground areas around Tokyo Station. Any Android smartphone user can download the free app, named Japan Smart Navi, during a pilot study, which runs through March 6. The app will be in Japanese only.

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  15. My HorizonsA Moment with Hugo ChavezRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | 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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  16. These war-time sex slaves feel a Sorrya is not enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Star Online

    Two women who were forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese military during the second world war have rejected the recent agreement between Japan and South Korea on the "comfort women" issue, saying it had made them "look like fools". Lee Ok-sun, 88, and Kang Il-chul, 87, said during a visit to Tokyo last week that they had not been consulted, and called on the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, to offer a face-to-face apology and provide official compensation.

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    Wednesday Feb 3 | South China Morning Post

    What is the proper role of an apology for such massive crimes against humanity? What can apologies do and what should they not be meant to do for survivors and victims? READ MORE: 'Comfort women' deal - compensation and apology from Shinzo Abe as rivals South Korea and Japan reach landmark deal on wartime sex slaves The Japanese apology, which some have seen as part of a geopolitical deal struck between Japan and South Korea, has led to protests among the 46 surviving South Korean victims as well as victims in other countries occupied by Japan during the war.

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  18. Japan's savers won't play ball as BOJ turns negativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | West Australian

    The Bank of Japan hopes that cutting interest rates below zero will boost spending and investment, but fear, inertia and years of paltry returns mean the nation's army of savers is unlikely to march to the central bank's tune. After the BOJ made its move on Friday to charge banks for holding their reserves from Feb. 16, some retail banks are already cutting their deposit rates, and the rest are expected to follow suit.

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  19. Soviet Fish Eggs Inspire Japanese Bid for World Power in CaviarRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Washington Post

    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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  20. Animation shows Japan coerced women into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Korea Herald

    Professor Seo Kyoung-duk said Tuesday that he distributed an animated advertisement on Facebook that criticized Japanese leader Shinzo Abe for his recent remarks denying forceful nature of the country's sexual slavery of Korean women during World War II. "Abe has restarted a distortion of history.

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