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20 min ago | Korea Herald

TVXQ confirms Japanese concert tour in 2015

The duo will tour five Japanese cities -- Tokyo, Sapporo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka -- for 12 performances, with the first to be held on Feb. 7 next year in Yahoo Oku Dome, Fukuoka.

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3 hrs ago | Suria

Fujifilm vs Ebola: Japan giants turn...

When Japan announced it was ready to supply a new drug to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, one unusual detail emerged -- it would be made by Fujifilm.

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3 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Fujifilm vs Ebola Japan giants turn hands to medicine

When Japan announced it was ready to supply a new drug to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, one unusual detail emerged -- it would be made by Fujifilm.

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3 hrs ago | SFGate

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Asia Travel, Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Argentina, World News, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University,

Sat Aug 30, 2014

NHK World

Search continues 10 days after Hiroshima mudslides

The search continues for people missing in last week's devastating landslides in western Japan.

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The Japan Times

The Makioka Sisters

Junichiro Tanizaki may be best known for novels featuring protagonists with odd obsessions, but his masterpiece, family epic "The Makioka Sisters," has been hailed by many as Japan's greatest modern novel.

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NEWS.com.au

Time to grow up, end the smear and fear

THERE were traffic delays along Greenhill Rd this morning, as hundreds of consumers made the most of a station's offer of petrol for under $1 a litre.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Art project in soon-to-be-demolished building in Tokyo

AUGUST 30: An artist works to complete a piece in an office building on August 30, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Outlook

India, Japan Sign MoU to Turn Varanasi into a 'Smart City'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan today began on a significant note with a pact being signed under which his constituency Varanasi will be developed as a 'smart city', with cooperation and experience of Kyoto, the Japanese 'smart city' which is a confluence of heritage and modernity.

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Express India

India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into 'smart city'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe on his arrival at State Guest House in Kyoto.

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Channelnewsasia.com

India's Modi arrives in Japan for visit

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Japan Saturday on a five-day official visit as their governments seek to boost security ties and counter an increasingly assertive China.

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Examiner.com

Why does intermingling fail between a man and a woman?

AUGUST 23: A couple prepares their pet dogs for batch in the sea at Takeno Beach on August 23, 2014 in Toyooka, Japan.

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Rediff.com

Modi's Japan visit: Restructuring a civilisational agenda

The prime minister's outreach to Japan is a recognition of the civilisational potential that the two nations hold and can wield in evolving an era of 'Asianism' in global politics, says Anirban Ganguly.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

CNN

Will floating bikes take off?

Who doesn't want floating furniture, flying cars, and real-life jet packs? Discover the incredible advances being made in levitation technology -- including Vinyl touch: a blend of old-school and high tech in the experimental record player.

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Vancouver Sun

Fearing toilet paper panic, Japan advises nation to stockpile

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.

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West Hawaii Today

Japanese public seen as biggest obstacle to Fukushima restart

Japan is facing the toughest test yet in its effort to restore nuclear energy more than three years after the Fukushima disaster: scrutiny from a skeptical population.

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Daily Kos

Holy Tourism! Batman Is On Vacation In Japan

Gotham, apparently, is safe at the moment. I know this because Batman is in Japan.

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Star-Telegram.com

India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visit

Japan and India both have much to gain from a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than a dozen Indian steel, energy and IT tycoons that begins Saturday in the ancient capital of Kyoto.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visit

In this Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, then-Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, fourth from right, Japanese Ambassador to India Takeshi Yagi, fourth from left, and other participants raise their hands as they pose for photos during the inauguration of the 6th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar, India.

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Evening Sun

India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visit

Japan and India both have much to gain from a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than a dozen Indian steel, energy and IT tycoons that begins Saturday in the ancient capital of Kyoto.

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