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Japan Newswire

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  1. Toyota, pressed to innovate, cuts marketing outlays to fuel randdRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... to billing for services it did not perform. Toyota's cost-cutting effort takes aim at wholesale outsourcing, known in Japan as "marunage," according to two of the sources. It can encompass items such as media buys, promotional events, and consumer ...


  2. Space 'dumpling' looms into view as spacecraft prepares for asteroid rendezvousRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fox News

    The "dumpling-shaped" asteroid Ryugu is looming into view of Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft as it prepares to rendezvous with the space rock. Launched on Dec. 3, 2014, Hayabusa 2's goal is to retrieve samples from Ryugu.


  3. Japan's Kumano Kodo: Stunning ancient sites and unspoiled natureRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... en route to one of three Grand Shrines. Kumano Nachi Taisha is arguably the most scenic Grand Shrine, surrounded by Japan's largest waterfall and three-story pagoda. Several flights of cobblestone stairs and flags lead the way up to Kumano Hongu ...


  4. Silicon Valley-style coding boot camp seeks to reset Japan IncRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    A student at Code Chrysalis, a software-coding boot camp, is reflected in a laptop in a basement room in Tokyo, Japan. Reuters file A student at Code Chrysalis, a software-coding boot camp, is reflected in a laptop in a basement room in Tokyo, Japan.


  5. COLUMN: Is our flying habit costing us the Earth?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | York Press

    For many people summer means holidays. And for York, holidays or to be more accurate, visitors keep the place ticking over.


  6. Canada Senate approves recreational use of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    Leaves of marijuana plants to extract the hemp fiber that is often used in traditional Japanese clothes and accessories, are seen at Japan's largest legal marijuana farm in Kanuma, Tochigi prefecture, Japan July 5, 2016. Picture taken July 5, 2016.


  7. Sunshine List 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Penticton Herald

    ... collected $64,208 with expenses of $5,720. His claims included 2,828 for a trip to Penticton's sister city of Ikeda, Japan; $1,777 to attend the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention; and $780 for the Southern Interior Local Government Association ...


  8. Rain sends people back to shelters in quake-hit OsakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Investigators check the collapsed wall that killing a schoolgirl at an elementary school in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture on Tuesday. OSAKA: The number of people taking refuge at shelters in earthquake-hit western Japan's Osaka prefecture grew by 1,000 on Wednesday as rain that started in the early hours sparked fears about landslides, leading some residents to return to the facilities.


  9. Nikkei rises in volatile trade helped by China stock gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Japan's Nikkei share average rose in volatile trade on Wednesday, helped by late short-covering following an earlier selloff and a broader recovery in regional sentiment as Chinese shares recovered from a rout in the previous session. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at a mobile phone in front of an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 23, 2018.


  10. Japan fans win the 2018 FIFA World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    JAPAN showed once again why they have the best fans at the World Cup after they stayed behind to clean up the stadium following their win against Colombia. The Asian nation earned their first World Cup victory on European soil after edging out their South American opponents to win 2-1 in their Group H opener, The Sun reports .


  11. Gas, drinking water remain suspended after Osaka quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... damaged. In Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo prefectures, 413 evacuation centers were opened and received 838 evacuees. Japan Railway's conventional trains and Shinkansen lines as well as private railroad lines resumed their regular operations from the ...


  12. Japan's historic World Cup win over Colombia lifts mood after quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Tokyo: Japan basked in the glow of its World Cup soccer team's historic win over Colombia , a victory that has lifted the nation's mood after an earthquake struck its second-biggest metropolis Osaka. Fans watching Tuesday night's match at pubs and outdoor bars in the downtown Tokyo area of Shibuya celebrated when Japan clinched a 2-1 victory, exchanging high-fives with strangers on the street and flooding into Shibuya's famous "scramble crossing," prompting scores of police to come out to ensure order.


  13. Investment Analysts' Updated EPS Estimates for June, 20th (BATS,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... It also offers system architecture, crystal products, surveying instruments. Hoya Corporation is based in Tokyo, Japan. " was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, "HOME ...


  14. People pile into shelters in quake-hit Osaka Prefecture as rains stir landslide fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    ... Hashimoto said. New pipelines could be laid to bring Russian gas through North Korea to the South and even on to Japan following the diplomatic thaw with Pyongyang, Seoul's leader suggested Wednesday. President... The nation's ruling parties agreed ...


  15. Silicon Valley-Style Coding Boot Camp Seeks to Reset Japan Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    Barely six months after inaugurating a tiny software-coding boot camp in a basement in Tokyo, Silicon Valley transplant Kani Munidasa stood before some of Japan's top business leaders in February with a warning: software was threatening their future. A Sri Lankan native with a Japanese mother and wife, Munidasa was speaking at the invitation of Nobuyuki Idei, a former chief executive of Sony.


  16. Kumamoto company turns to brown rice paste in bid to revive Japan's abandoned farmlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    ... strives to become a restaurant known for gluten-free dishes. Gluten-free diets have been slowly gaining awareness in Japan, after former World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic, who used to be sponsored by Uniqlo, revealed in his 2013 book that ...


  17. Kansai University to accept refugee student under United Nations programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Kansai University will begin accepting applications from refugees through a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees program and plans to admit one student for the 2019 academic year starting in April. The Refugee Higher Education Program, which was launched in 2007 at Kwansei Gakuin University, has since expanded to seven other private universities in Japan.


  18. Hong Kong buyers' interest in Japanese property cools on Osaka quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Property agents, estimating transaction volumes in June to drop by a quarter, say it will take one to two weeks for interest to pick up again A strong earthquake in Osaka this week has not only rattled Japan's second-largest city, but also shaken Hong Kong buyers' growing interest in Japanese property in the short term, according to real estate agents. "One of our clients was paying a visit there, making the final decision among several properties, but came across the earthquake and decided to hold off," said Michael Cheung, branch manager of Trusty Japan Realty, which specialises in selling Japanese property in Hong Kong.


  19. Light Beams Guide Growth of Cells and Entire TissuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medgadget

    ... France. This includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions. Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd., the largest trade show organiser in Japan, announced that MEDIX - 9th Medical Device Development Expo, World's leading ...


  20. .com | Japan to check concrete walls after Osaka quake deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Japan's government ordered an emergency inspection of cinder-block walls at schools nationwide on Tuesday, a day after an earthquake in Osaka killed four people, two of whom were crushed by falling walls. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck Osaka during Monday's morning rush hour injured more than 370 people in the region, according to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency.