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3 hrs ago | Hospitality Net
YTL Hotels has announced the launch of the KASARA brand, a collection of unique and luxurious hotels, resorts and residences in exotic locations in Asia and beyond, including Hokkaido, Japan; Koh Samui, Thailand and Pulau Tiga in Borneo.
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Over the past few years, a number of people have sent objects into space via giant helium balloons.
9 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau
Chum salmon fisherman Fumiiro Sugawara says, in Japan, Alaska is known for its king salmon.
10 hrs ago | WTVC
A one-time youth pastor from Shelbyville has been sentenced to three years and four months in federal prison for possessing child pornography.
14 hrs ago | The Peninsula
TOKYO: State-run Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp issued a tender on Tuesday to buy about 630,000 barrels of Middle Eastern light crude for the government's Strategic Petroleum Reserves.
Officials said at a joint House committee briefing that roughly 75,000 people in Hawaii don't have health insurance, down from well over 100,000 last year.
Just as the world is still buzzing from last month's debut of the new Diagon Alley park Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Japan is celebrating their own piece of the pie.
Iconic Southern California retail brand Fred Segal announced that it will open its first international lifestyle center in Tokyo, Japan in Spring 2015.
When astronauts looked out the window of the International Space Station in early July, they noticed a swirling mass of clouds over the Atlantic Ocean, which turned out to be the beginning of a tropical storm and, later, Hurricane Arthur.
Long-revered and much-climbed, Japan's Mount Fuji looks like it's ready to blow it's top after more than 300 years of dormancy.
AN energetic assistance Scout leader is hoping to cycle 700 miles on an exercise bike over the next seven weeks to raise money for a trip of a lifetime.
Japanese Supreme Court rules that a Chinese permanent resident is not entitled to payouts even though she has paid taxes all her life Activists, analysts and foreign residents of Japan have reacted with dismay to a decision by the Supreme Court that foreigners with permanent residency are not entitled to welfare benefits.
The Central Asian country lifts some visa requirements but still needs to smooth some rough edges to attract tourists.
A new temporary security fence is pictured Monday, April 1, 2013, at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge.
Last Thursday, July 17th, I braced the summer heat, got up early and was hoping for a good spot to witness the Saki-Matsuri.
Yellow Peril was a color metaphor for race that originated in the late 19th century with Chinese immigrants as laborers to various Western countries, especially North America.
TOKYO: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Monday morning, the US Geological Survey said.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 02:29 pm
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