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  1. Japan's Abe finds himself on sidelines amid outreach with...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... North Korea's propaganda machine goes easy on the United States this year. But it has stepped up its vilification of Japan, sparing no opportunity to remind its citizens of how Korea suffered under Japanese colonial rule in the decades before World ...


  2. Top 10 food cities in Asia beyond Singapore, Bangkok and Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    We all know Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong are great food cities, but here are 10 other Asian destinations to satisfy the tastebuds. It's hard to beat Taiwan for street food, especially in night markets such as Jao Ho Street or Shilin Market, which offer endless choices of bargain-priced braised-beef noodles, grilled fish, dumplings, seafood and omelettes amid an agreeably raucous atmosphere.


  3. Japan space rovers lowered to asteroid to collect dataRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    This computer graphic image provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency shows two drum-shaped and solar-powered Minerva-II-1 rovers on an asteroid. Japanese unmanned spacecraft Hayabusa2 released two small Minerva-II-1 rovers on the asteroid Ryugu on Friday, Sept.


  4. WTA roundup: Pliskova snaps Osaka streak for titleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Fourth-seeded Karolina Pliskova handed U.S. Open champ Naomi Osaka a 6-4, 6-4 defeat to claim the title at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. Tennis - Pan Pacific Open Women's Singles Final match - Arena Tachikawa Tachihi, Tokyo, Japan - September 23, 2018.


  5. Japan's oldest winemaker readies for European grape onslaught - Sun, 23 Sep 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... year, Kirin Holdings Co.'s wine-making unit is betting on Japanese grapes to weather the onslaught. Mercian Corp., Japan's biggest and oldest winemaker, is nearly doubling its vineyards on expectations that its niche grapes - grown in a small area ...


  6. Tennis: Osaka withdraws from Wuhan Open citing viral illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Naomi Osaka of Japan returns a ball to Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic, Sep 23, 2018. WUHAN: United States Open champion Naomi Osaka withdrew from the Wuhan Open in China on Sunday , hours after losing to former world number one Karolina Pliskova in the final of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.


  7. Juri Hara dodges bullets as Swallows keep Central League pennant race aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Juri Hara repeatedly pitched out of trouble to work five innings as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows beat the Chunichi Dragons 2-0 on Sunday to guarantee the Central League pennant race would go on at least another day. The first-place Hiroshima Carp, who started the day with a magic number of two to clinch their third-straight championship, needed to win and have the Swallows lose to wrap up the title over the weekend.


  8. Journeys In JapanRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    The lifestyle series JOURNEYS IN JAPAN, provides an eye-opening look at the many unique places to visit in Japan. English-speaking visitors travel the length of the country, exploring the culture, meeting the local people, visiting historic sites and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks.


  9. Old Dominion shocks No. 13 Virginia Tech behind backup QBRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    This was supposed to be a relatively easy road trip for Virginia Tech. Cross the state, connect with some its fans and maybe a few recruits there, and pick up a routine victory against Old Dominion.


  10. Pliskova pummels tearful Osaka to win Tokyo crownRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Yahoo Sports

    ... dumped it into the net. Osaka, the runner-up in Tokyo two years ago, climbed to seventh in the rankings after becoming Japan's first grand slam singles champion but she looked lost for ideas against Pliskova. The 20-year-old buried her head in a ...


  11. NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 September 2018 - Service Module ISS ReboostRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | Space Ref

    ... on with critical space research and orbital lab maintenance. Inclement weather at the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan led managers at JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) to postpone the launch of its HTV-7 resupply ship by one day. The HTV-7 ...


  12. Pliskova proves too strong for 'tired' OsakaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Karolina Pliskova, of Czech Republic kisses her champion trophy during the award ceremony of the Pan Pacific Open women's tennis tournament. Former world number one Karolina Pliskova utilised her big serve to full effect to ease to a 6-4 6-4 victory over home favourite and US Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo on Sunday.


  13. Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift in Guam waters with no boat, paddle and suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... rocked him," Fajar said. Aldi Novel Adilang (right), 19, poses with an Indonesian consular official upon landing in Japan after being stranded for 49 days in Guam waters. PHOTO: KJRI OSAKA. The captain immediately contacted Guam's coast guard. ...


  14. Communities mark comfort women memorial anniversary in San FranciscoRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    With dancing, speeches and film screening, hundreds of people from different communities gathered Saturday in San Francisco to commemorate the first anniversary of the launch of a comfort women memorial in the city. The memorial, called "Column of strength," consists of four statues -- a grandmother looking up at three Asian girls standing on a pedestal holding hands together.


  15. Barty faces a wall of greats in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Mercury

    ASH Barty has a minefield draw this week at a WTA tournament in China with two Wimbledon champions and the reigning world No.1 to defeat if she is to defend ranking points. Ashleigh Barty of Australia poses for fans after her victory in her Singles first round match against CoCo Vandaweghe of the United States on day two of the Toray Pan Pacific Open at Arena Tachikawa Tachihi on September 18, 2018 in Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan.


  16. Contrasting FRONTEORead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    ... and changed its name to FRONTEO, Inc. in July 2016. FRONTEO, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Yext, Inc. provides a knowledge engine platform that lets businesses manage their digital knowledge in the cloud in North ...


  17. Head to Head Analysis: Leaf GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... and changed its name to FRONTEO, Inc. in July 2016. FRONTEO, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Receive News & Ratings for Leaf Group Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest ...


  18. Three zoos in Tohoku to swap female elephants in bid to fire up breeding interestRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... Omoriyama Zoo in Akita Prefecture and Morioka Zoological Park in Iwate Prefecture. The number of African elephants in Japan has dropped sharply partly because imports are severely restricted under the Washington Convention, formally called the ...


  19. Keep up efforts to recover depleted bluefin tuna stockRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Japan's bid to expand the catch quotas for Pacific bluefin tuna by 15 percent - in light of the moderate recovery in its depleted stock following the catch limits introduced in 2015 - was turned down at a recent meeting of the Northern Committee of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission in Fukuoka due to opposition from two of its members. While Japan's call for raising the quotas was made in response to complaints from domestic fishermen that their livelihood is threatened by the catch limits, the lack of consensus at the regional conference indicates that an increase was still premature given that the bluefin tuna stock remains far below its peak in the 1960s.


  20. Japanese supply ship Kounotori heads to International Space Station after delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... meet the United Nations' 2030 sustainable development goal for gender equality and empowering all women and girls, Japan needs more female politicians, especially at the local level.... When Kansai airport in Osaka Prefecture was shut down earlier ...