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Tokyo, Japan Travel Newswire

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  1. World's coolest department storesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CNN

    Paris's Le Bon Marche is one of the planet's coolest department stores. Welcoming up to 15,000 customers per day, it's said to be the world's first modern department store.


  2. As Japan grays, retailers covet youthful masses in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    These days, Thu Huong no longer shops at the fresh produce market near her home, opting instead to hop in a taxi and head off to Aeon Co.' s 9-month-old mall in Hanoi.


  3. Better to holiday at home than endure a resort during the Japanese summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Japan Times

    Pronunciation-wise, the Japanese a aa 3 4a 1 4a S sounds almost exactly like the Italian rice dish, but let's leave that aside for now. The Japanese resort is a fairly new phenomenon, having made its debut in the 1980s when the nation was flush with cash and the so-called a a a a a 'a 1 4 were chewing up huge swaths of pristine land on the coasts and spitting them out as hotels and amusement parks, or plowing through gorgeous forests and converting them into a a a *a .


  4. Africa: Forthcoming Talks Hinge On Boosting Development PaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 |

    The approaching sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development will help strengthen Africa-Japan ties, Japanese embassy Deputy Chief of Mission in Kenya Mikio Mori has said. Speaking at St Lucy's High School for the visually impaired during the official opening of a Sh7 million dormitory on Friday in Meru, Mr Mori said Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be among the dignitaries attending the summit.


  5. Tokyo hotels invite guests to live in the lap of luxuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Japan Times

    Two domestic hotel operators are shaking up competition in Tokyo's luxury accommodation market by attempting to make their new properties more inviting for inbound visitors. The first such operator, Hoshino Resorts Inc., has opened a luxury ryokan named Hoshinoya Tokyo in the capital's Otemachi business district.


  6. Frontale's Kobayashi notches winning goal in 81st minute against FC TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Japan Times

    Yu Kobayashi scored for a fifth straight game to give Kawasaki Frontale a 1-0 win over FC Tokyo on Saturday and open up a five-point lead at the top of the overall J. League table. Frontale - who narrowly missed out on the first-stage title to Kashima Antlers - looked to be heading toward a goalless draw at Todoroki Stadium until Japan striker Kobayashi headed home from Shintaro Kurumaya's cross in the 81st minute.


  7. Pokemon Go fans hit Japan's streets after itching for home debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Korea Herald

    Office workers and children on summer vacation streamed out onto Tokyo's streets on Friday to play Pokemon Go, after the hit mobile game was released in its home country. Anticipation had been building for weeks in Japan, the country that gave birth to the franchise two decades ago.


  8. Ship of the Year Award for NYK VesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Marine News

    Japan's first LNG-fueled ship, Sakigake, which is a tugboat owned by NYK has been recognized with a Technology Special Award at the 2015 Ship of the Year Awards sponsored by the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers . An awards ceremony was held on July 7 at the Kaiun Club in Tokyo.


  9. Family time in the heart of the city; meeting rooms suited for any...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Japan Times

    The Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel is offering a "Family Stay Plan" for the summer through Sept. 16. The plan includes a one-night stay with breakfast and free parking for one car .


  10. Water sustainability: How do Asia's cities fare?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Asian Correspondent

    HISTORICALLY, bodies of water have been the center around which the world's most influential human civilizations were built, many of which have flourished and transformed into modern cities. But as we move forward in the era of modernization and globalization, it's important to not take for granted our finite natural resources, most especially water.


  11. Creator of 'sento' website bathing in early successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Japan Times

    A website providing information about sento public bathhouses in parts of Japan is proving popular despite the decline in such communal baths, which have been a major part of Japanese culture. Tokyo Sento, launched in 2015, now attracts about 100,000 views a month, mainly from people aged 25-34, according to the site's operator, and gets comments on its social network services - Facebook and Twitter - from people saying visiting a public bath has become something they now want to do.


  12. 11 Restaurants You Wouldn't Expect to Find in DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Eater

    Dubai is well known for its luxury shopping, architecture, and lively nightlife scene, but it also just so happens to be home to several U.S.-born restaurants. Many of which you probably wouldn't expect .


  13. IDG Contributor Network: Lost underground? IoT beacons help subway riders find their wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Network World

    Bluetooth-enabled beacons running on ambient light, along with an augmented reality mobile app, help commuters navigate confusing subway stations Navigating through a subway is like a scavenger hunt: You have to look for clues on where to go next. And GPS, though it works well above ground where satellites provide coordinates to find your bearings, can't help.


  14. Fujitsu Begins Field Trial for AI-Based Train Delay PredictionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | PressReleasePoint

    Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has collaborated with Jorudan Co., Ltd. to add a train delay time prediction function, using AI machine learning technology, to Jorudan's "Norikae Annai," a service that provides public transportation route-planning information. It is also carrying out a field trial of this service in support of public transportation users in their choice of routes across 138 train lines in the Kanto region, starting today until September.


  15. I'm in JapanRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | Me vs The World

    So far, so good! On Monday morning my dad drove me to the airport where I got a plane to the Gold Coast. I swear I sat next to a criminal - looked middle eastern, expensive looking sunglasses, with a brand name bag.


  16. Omiya draws with Urawa in Saitama derbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Japan Times

    Omiya Ardija won their first point in the Saitama derby in more than three years in a sweltering 2-2 draw at Urawa Reds in the J. League on Sunday. Before a bumper crowd of 53,951 at Saitama Stadium, Brazilian Mateus' equalizer midway through the second half handed Omiya its first league point off Urawa since April 2013.


  17. A Billionaire Buddhist Priest and His Disciple Want to Fix Tokyo's Hotel ShortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Skift

    Shinjuku Station in Tokyo. Tokyo's increasing visitor numbers and the upcoming 2020 Olympics are great news for tourism, but the city suffers from a dearth of hotels to meet traveler demand.


  18. Narikura: 'Tonkatsu' that should be on every foodie's radarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Japan Times

    There's nothing gourmet about tonkatsu . Those deep-fried cutlets with their crisp, appetizing exteriors concealing juicy chunks of rich, fatty pork are, for many, the ultimate expression of Japanese comfort food.


  19. Shoppers look at items at the flagship Uniqlo store in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. Photo: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | South China Morning Post

    Mainland China operations post a rise in both revenue and profits, but businesses in Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea suffer losses Fast Retailing, which owns global casual clothing store chain Uniqlo, has slashed its full year profit forecast for the third time this year to project a 59.1 per cent plunge from a year earlier, despite improved third quarter figures being bolstered by new pricing strategies. The Japanese apparel maker on Thursday cut its net profit estimate for the fiscal year 2016 to A 45.0 billion from A 60.0 billion it projected in April, blaming an appreciating Japanese yen for its staggering A 37.0 billion foreign exchange losses.


  20. the cityThe Lowline Just Got a Thumbs-up From City HallBill de Blasio ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | New York Magazine

    Not only is building a mole-man-style park under Delancey Street a daring proposition, but so is the technology of solar arrays behind it that could be adapted to bring natural light deep into office buildings, hospitals, mines, even prisons. If only it didn't seem like such a pipe dream, bureaucratically as well as technologically.