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2 min ago | Sag Harbor Online

Japana s Greatest Monster Breathes Once Again

You can already see the trailer on television for the latest epic version of Godzilla that opens theatrically on May 16. More interesting is that from April 18 to 24 the Film Forum on Houston Street in New York City will be showing Godzilla: The Japanese Original , a sixtieth anniversary restoration, including new subtitles, of Japan's most ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Despite doubts, Japan prepares end to ban on defending allies

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer Takanami, left, sails alongside the USS McCampbell on March 9, 2014, in the Pacific Ocean.

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4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[William Pesek] Japan's backward reform drive

For Abenomics bulls who still hold out hope that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to make good on his pledges to revitalize Japan, the past week must have been at least a little disconcerting.

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8 hrs ago | TechEBlog

3 Strange and Creepy Abandoned Theme Parks in Japan

Photographer Reginald Van de Velde didn't go to Japan for the normal tourist attractions, but rather for the sole purpose of exploring its abandoned theme parks.

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8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Seoul, Tokyo hold sex slavery talks

Seoul and Tokyo on Wednesday began their first director-general-level meeting on the issue of Korean victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery as they struggled to mend their strained ties.

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9 hrs ago | CNN

Artist 'jolts people awake' with zippers and T-shirts

There's a "revealing and surprising" element in zippers, says artist Jun Kitagawa, seen here with his painting at Tokyo's Roppongi Tunnel.

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13 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

High-paying jobs for OFWs available in Japan

MANILA If you are looking for a job not too far away from the Philippines, then Japan may just be the host country for you.

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13 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam Airlines flight attendant released in Japan

A file photo shows Nguyen Bich Ngoc, a 25-year-old Vietnam Airlines flight attendant, being arrested March 26 on suspicion of involving in a ring which smuggled stolen goods from Japan to Vietnam Japanese authorities released a Vietnam Airlines flight attendant, who had been arrested in March on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods due to a lack of ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | International Business Times

Japan's Whale Meat Eating Likened to Kangaroo Meat Eating in Australia

"Japan's whaling is based on scientific reasons, while counterarguments by anti-whaling groups are emotional, saying they are against the hunts because whales are cute or smart," Shunichi Suzuki, a Lower House lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said during an interview.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Examiner.com

One gathering of peaceful faces

The break in U.S.-Japan relations that happened during the World War II era, today, reminds members of San Diego-WISH the work giving all local peoples the message on reaching out to other peoples goes on.

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Canton Observer

Kato named president of Aisin

Aisin Seiki, a leading tier one automotive components manufacturer, has named Yoshiaki 'Yoshi' Kato president of Aisin Technical Center of America , which is currently based in Plymouth Township, but will soon move to Northville Township.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The Robot That's Helping Clean Up The Fukushima Meltdown Looks Like A Giant Refrigerator

Kurion is a technology company with an eye toward handling the safe, permanent disposal of nuclear waste, so it answered the call from Fukushima, Japan, to build the "first-ever external water-cooling system for a nuclear reactor."

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The Weston Daily Voice

New Japanese Clothing Store UNIQLO Opens Its Doors In Stamford Mall

With Japanese taiko drummers booming from a floor below at the Stamford Town Center, shoppers streamed into a new business with Japanese roots.

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Slashdot

Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Bloomberg reports that humans are taking the place of machines in plants across Japan so workers can develop new skills and figure out ways to improve production lines and the car-building process.

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Suria

Only 1 in 7 Japanese scientists are women

Just a seventh of scientists in Japan are female, government figures show -- a record high rate for the country, despite being the lowest rate of any developed nation.

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Business Times

Osaka set to designate site for Japan's first proposed casino

The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot of reclaimed land on Osaka Bay, its governor told Reuters, pipping Tokyo in the race to attract global gaming firms to set up the country's first gambling resort - PHOTO: REUTERS [OSAKA] The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot ... (more)

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Reuters

Osaka set to designate site for Japan's first proposed casino

The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot of reclaimed land on Osaka Bay, its governor told Reuters, pipping Tokyo in the race to attract global gaming firms to set up the country's first gambling resort.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Japan Times

Obama to visit Japan on April 23-25: White House

U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Japan for three days from April 23 on the first leg of a weeklong Asian tour that will also take him to South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, the White House said Monday.

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Circulation

Standardizing Clinical End Points in Aortic Arch Surgery: A Consensus ...

From the Collaborative Research Group, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia ; Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia ; Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston ; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E.

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Oracle

Building Robots with Java Embedded

Join us for the new training on building robots with Java Embedded. This training is free and will be live on hangout or YouTube , Tuesday April 15 at 10:00am Singapore time; 7:30am India Mumbai; 11:00am Tokyo Japan; 2:00am UTC.

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