Tokyo, Japan Travel Newswire

Tokyo, Japan Travel Newswire

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  1. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | 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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  2. Easy travels to japan with H.I.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    H.I.S. Travel Co., Ltd., a Japanese tour agency with locations in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, has set up promotions for tourism to Japan for 2015, giving Cambodians an easier pathway to experience the Japanese culture. By crafting a tour that falls on the biggest Cambodian holidays, the promotions aim to increase the number of Cambodian tourists visiting Japan.

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  3. Pixie Curtis jets to Tokyo for luxury trip with mother Roxy JacenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Harajuku girl! Pixie Curtis jets to Tokyo for luxury trip with mother Roxy Jacenko as the pair shop up a storm at high-end designer stores including Chanel and Hermes She has only just turned four, but Pixie Curtis is already getting her passport stamped at a rate to make most adults envious. And it seems the tot is not ready to give up her VIP lifestyle just yet, this time making a quick trip to Japan with her mother and PR guru, Roxy Jacenko.

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

    Friday Aug 14 | 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.

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  5. S. Korean students urge Abe to apologize for sexual slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Two South Korean college students, who crossed the U.S. by bicycle to promote awareness of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, held a rally in front of Japan's Embassy in Washington Wednesday to demand Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe apologize and compensate victims. The two students, Shim Yong-seok and Baek Deok-yeol, both 22, arrived in Washington earlier this week after traveling all the way by bicycle from Los Angeles since June 27. The 4,800-kilometer journey was aimed at calling for Japan to resolve the sexual slavery issue.

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  6. Start Ticking Off Your Bucket List With a Visit to Kyoto in 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday | Pressat

    According to research by the University of Southampton*, travel-related activities account for the number one bucket list spot for almost 50% of the 2,076 respondents. Thanks to the competitive rate of the Japanese Yen against the British Pound, there has never been a better time to visit Japan so Kyoto Convention and Visitors Bureau is encouraging all travellers to start ticking off their bucket list in 2016 with a trip to the beautiful city.

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  7. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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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  8. Tokyo's Best Looking Hotel Has an Appointment With a Wrecking BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Skift

    It would be easy to blame the Olympics , but it's mainly the fault of people who can't think creatively within minor restraints in order to create something better. Tokyo's iconic nod to Japanese Modernism, the Hotel Okura, will bid farewell to its last guests next week and face the wrecking ball, despite petitions from around the world to save it.

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  9. Last Call: Tokyo's Iconic Okura Hotel Meets the Wrecking BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Tokyo's iconic nod to Japanese Modernism, the Hotel Okura , will bid farewell to its last guests next week and face the wrecking ball, despite petitions from around the world to save it.

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  10. Here comes depot robotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    A double-arm prototype robot moves a box during a media preview hosted by Hitachi Transport System Ltd at a warehouse in Noda City, Chiba prefecture, Japan yesterday.a < Tokyo: In a warehouse in Noda city, east of Tokyo, a robot with wheels zips around to pick up boxes of goods and carries them to a shipping container. It's Hitachi Ltd's vision for the future.

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  11. Asian stocks seesaw as Shanghai extends routRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Asian shares were mixed after a see-saw session on Tuesday, with Tokyo and Hong Kong diving as Shanghai extended its worst rout in almost 20 years. HONG KONG: Asian markets were mixed after a seesaw session on Tuesday , with Tokyo diving and Shanghai extending its worst rout in almost 20 years, while other regional markets bounced into positive territory.

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  12. Driverless Robot From Hitachi May Replace Workers in WarehousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Bloomberg

    A double-arm prototype robot moves a box during a media preview hosted by Hitachi Transport System Ltd. at a warehouse in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Photographer: Akio Kon/Bloomberg In a warehouse in Noda city, east of Tokyo, a robot with wheels zips around to pick up boxes of goods and carries them to a shipping container.

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  13. BEIJING: Abe shows he has no desire to mend fencesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Asia News Network

    It is finally confirmed: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is not attending the commemoration activities to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Beijing on September 3. Nor will he visit China around that sensitive date. This does not sound good to those who regard Abe's presence as symbolic of much-needed reconciliation in East Asia.

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  14. Starwood Hotels introduces new premier tier Sheraton GrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc introduced Sheraton Grand, a new premier tier that recognises exceptional Sheraton hotels and resorts for their enticing destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and guest experiences. Starwood revealed the first ten Sheraton Grand properties, which span from Bangalore to Beijing, Dubai to Edinburgh, Miyazaki to Seoul, Taipei to Bangkok, and Tokyo to Rio de Janeiro.

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  15. S. Korean dies nine days after self-immolation Japan protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The China Post

    An elderly South Korean man died from his injuries Friday, nine days after setting himself on fire to protest Japan's forced recruitment of sex slaves for military brothels during World War II. Choi set himself alight during a rally by some 1,000 protestors outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul on Aug. 12, ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule over the Korean peninsula.

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  16. S. Korean dies nine days after self-immolation anti-Japan protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Yahoo!

    An elderly South Korean man died from his injuries Friday, nine days after setting himself on fire to protest Japan's forced recruitment of sex slaves for military brothels during World War II. Choi set himself alight during a rally by some 1,000 protestors outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul on August 12, ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule over the Korean peninsula.

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  17. South Korean man dies after self-immolation at anti-Tokyo protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | UPI

    A South Korean man who set himself on fire during a public protest outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul has died after suffering third-degree burns over his body. Choi Hyeon-yeol, an 81-year-old activist with a group that petitioned the Japanese government on behalf of South Korea's "comfort women," passed away at 6 a.m. local time on Friday, Yonhap reported.

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  18. Korean Cosmetics Concept Store in Shinjuku, Skin Garden Offers Up to 50% Discount for 'Obon Yasumi'Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Business Wire

    Skin Garden, a K-cosmetics shop located in Shinjuku, is on sale. It offers discount for its PB brand 'Skin Garden' as well as a wide range of Korean brand cosmetic products to care for sun-damaged skin until August 31 2015.

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  19. 5 of the most stylish cities in the world - and where to shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Mashable

    If you have a keen interest in fashion and travel, then this list is for you. Just wandering around these cities will inspire your creativity and personal style, and if we're completely honest, will probably inspire you to spend a lot of dough .

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  20. D-backs contingent takes in all Tokyo has to offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Arizona Diamondbacks

    More than a quarter-century ago, a 27-year-old Randy Johnson stood atop the mound at the nascent Tokyo Dome to finish off a combined no-hitter for a team of traveling MLB All-Stars. On Wednesday night, the recently inducted Hall of Famer climbed back up on that same mound to deliver a ceremonial first pitch to his catcher, Luis Gonzalez, capping a whirlwind week-long visit that saw the D-backs plant their flag on the other side of the world.

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