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  1. Columbus forges sister city relationship with Pune, India: Ita s fourth pact with international tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Republic

    Mayor Jim Lienhoop formalized a sister city relationship with Pune, India, during his trip to the country with Jason Hester, president of the Greater Columbus Economic Development Corp. It occurred during a nearly two-week trade mission to Japan and India in October and early November. Columbus also has sister city relationships with Lohne, Germany; Miyoshi, Japan; and Xiangyang, China.

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  2. When it comes to teaching English, a theater troupe answer the CALLRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    Teachers across Japan no doubt understand the struggle to get junior and senior high school students interested in learning English. For elementary school-aged kids, that task takes a lot of creativity.

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  3. A pair of events centered on non-Japanese artists are helping to...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    ... comics to Japanese readers. "For the first four years, I put out a magazine of the same name," Toutlemonde tells The Japan Times. "Now I only publish books, about four to six volumes a year." The 40-year-old, who is based in Tokyo, says he has had ...

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  4. Miyazaki finds solution to IT labor crunch thousands of kilometers awayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Like many of Japan's smaller cities, Miyazaki has been hit by a growing labor crunch, a trend highlighted by the mere 56.8 percent of high school graduates that chose to remain in the prefecture to work - the third worst among the country's 47 prefectures. In the hard-hit information technology sector, the city has been encouraging firms to run businesses there to help energize the area, said Tsugunobu Ogino, president of KJS Co., a Miyazaki-based IT firm that makes e-learning systems.

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  5. Marilyn Monroe's Golden Globe sells for record $250,000 at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Marilyn Monroe's Golden Globe Award sold for a record-breaking $250,000 at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, California, auction officials said late Saturday. The 1961 award statue for World Film Favorite Female from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association made history as the highest selling Golden Globe sold at auction.

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  6. BTS's agency apologizes over band member's A-bomb shirtRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... a statement. The T-shirt portrayed an atomic bombing juxtaposed with the celebration of Korea's 1945 liberation from Japan at the end of the World War II. The United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki before ...

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  7. Ryerson (Ryi) vs. Marubeni Corp/Adr (Maruy) Critical ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc.; and Qatar Petroleum. Marubeni Corporation was founded in 1858 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Receive News & Ratings for Ryerson Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest ...

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  8. I'm no crazy rich Asian, says Instagram star Chryseis TanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... huge shopping centre in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. She also heads some of the group's overseas ventures, including, in Japan, the Four Seasons Hotel and Residences in Kyoto and the soon-to-open Four Seasons in Okinawa. It has been a big year for the ...

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  9. [Update] Devastated community sets up temporary shelters in parking lotsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Golden Gate Xpress

    ... he saw as he rode in the back of the police squad car through Paradise. "It was like the videos you see of Hiroshima,[Japan] after the nuke," he said. "The sky was dark and all you could see was the ash floating through in the air." The people who ...

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  10. Teen figure skater becomes 1st Korean female since Kim Yu-na to win Grand Prix medalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    ... skating for the second straight week in her first senior season. Lim placed sixth at the NHK Trophy in Hiroshima, Japan, the previous week. "I was disappointed with my short program, but I tried to make up for it in free skating," Lim said. "I am ...

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  11. Pola Orbis (PORBF) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to HoldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Political

    According to Zacks, "POLA Orbis Holdings Inc. develops, manufactures and sells cosmetics and related products primarily in Japan and internationally. It offers cosmetics; skincare products; health foods and fashion items.

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  12. 124 Spider Abarth blends pure fun and affordabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... because some of its parts were based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata and were manufactured in Mazda's plant in Hiroshima, Japan. But it quickly grew on me. Nimble, agile and sporty, the stick-shift version of the 124 I drove was willing to go as fast as I ...

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  13. Following pest inspection, Osaka announces closure in Cedar RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KCRG

    Osaka Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar, located at 5001 1st Ave SE, announced on its Facebook page it would be shutting down operations permanently at the end of business hours, Saturday. "Thank your [sic] for the support and love that everyone has been showing us," read the post.

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  14. Highlights! Tenshin Scores Vicious TKO At RISE 129, Scares Mayweather FansRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. was put on notice earlier today at RISE 129 in Tokyo, Japan, as kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa extended his perfect record to 28-0 with a dominant first-round TKO win over Taiki Naito. Remember, Mayweather and Nasukawa are scheduled for an exhibition boxing match this December as part of RIZIN's end-of-year card.

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  15. The dead do have good tales to tellRead the original story

    Yesterday | Times Beacon Record

    ... villa in Fiesole, a beautiful village above Florence, at age 96. Then there was Osamu Shimomura, who died in Nagasaki, Japan, at age 90. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2008 for finding a glowing jellyfish protein that is now a major ...

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  16. Dangers of scary travel obessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    ... places like the so-called Ghost Tower of Bangkok, Bali's Haunted Resort and the deserted Dreamland theme park in Nara, Japan. Some of these sites are unguarded, allowing adventurous travellers easy access to them while others require explorers to ...

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  17. Travel: japan Follow a famed poet on the narrow road to the deep northRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    The view from the window of the tsugaru shamisen, a slow train that travels along the Sea of Japan coast from Aomori to Akita. The colourful, massive paper mache images are a 300-year-old tradition in Aomori.

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  18. Mike Pence challenges China at Asia-Pacific economic summitRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KCEN

    ... President Mike Pence waves before he boards Air Force Two at the Yokota U.S. Air Force Base in Fussa, outside Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. "Know that the United States offers a better option," Pence said. "We don't drown our partners in a ...

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  19. Olympic Steel (Zeus) versus Marubeni Corp/Adr (Maruy) Head-To-Head ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Breeze

    ... Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc.; and Qatar Petroleum. Marubeni Corporation was founded in 1858 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Receive News & Ratings for Olympic Steel Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the ...

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  20. Venezuela stymies Japan's winning streakRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Oita , Nov 16 : A late equaliser scored by midfielder Tomas Rincon secured a 1-1 tie for Venezuela against host Japan in a friendly football match on Friday, which ended the Asian team's winning streak. This draw came after three consecutive home victories for the Samurai Blue in friendlies against Latin American rivals: Costa Rica on September 11, Panama on October 12, and Uruguay on October 16, reports Efe.

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