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1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

Bangkok gets cheaper for expats

Bangkok has become a markedly cheaper place for expatriates to live in the past year, according to Mercer LLC's annual list of the world's most-expensive cities.

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3 hrs ago | Kotaku

The Most Amazing Places to Pee and Poop in Japan

Japan is famous for its high tech toilets. But the country also has some truly unique restrooms to go with those fancy toilets.

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7 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

Neoguri Poses Dangers to Japan Despite Weakening

Tropical Storm Neoguri quickly weakened as it made landfall on Thursday over Japan, but it still poses dangers to the nation with heavy rain and possible mudslides.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Typhoon Neoguri sweeps through Japan leaving three people dead...

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Reuters

Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Typhoon Neoguri Could Hit Southwest Japan On Thursday

The season's eighth typhoon Neoguri may hit Kyushu area in southwest Japan on Thursday and bring heavy rain over a wide area in the country, Xinhua news agency reports.

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Forbes.com

The Four Top Tokyo Day Trips

Tokyo likely sits on top of your travel bucket list, but you'd be remiss to limit your Japan travels to the one city.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Typhoon swerves toward central Japanese islands after dumping rain on Okinawa, injuring 30

It's forecast to hit Kyushu island tomorrow and could travel across the main island of Honshu, which includes the major cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Japan protests China paper's map of atomic clouds

Japan protested Wednesday to China over a newspaper's depiction of exploding mushroom clouds in a map of Japan, calling it offensive.

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National Public Radio

Japan Protests China Paper's Map Of Atomic Clouds

Japan protested Wednesday to China over a newspaper's depiction of exploding mushroom clouds in a map of Japan, calling it offensive.

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Asbury Park Press

Japan protests China paper's map of atomic cloudsJapan protests China ...

Japan protested Wednesday to China over a newspaper's depiction of exploding mushroom clouds in a map of Japan, calling it offensive.

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Asia Times

COMMENT Is new China the old Japan?

COMMENT Is new China the old Japan? By Curtis S Chin NEW YORK - As the sixth meeting of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue takes place July 9-10 in Beijing, with US Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew representing the United States, and State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Vice Premier Wang Yang representing China, ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Japan Factories Prepare as Neoguri Threatens Kyushu With Floods

Typhoon Neoguri is threatening to bring flooding and landslides to Japan's southernmost main island of Kyushu, a region that's a manufacturing center for Nissan Motor Co.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

International Business Times

5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Japan; No Tsunami Warning Issued

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International Business Times

Typhoon Neoguri: 2 Dead, Forces Flights Cancellation, Cuts Electricity and Water Supplies

Typhoon Neoguri, weakened from an original super typhoon category, has killed at least two people, forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights and has cut the supply of electricity and water to the people of Japan.

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Examiner.com

Oklahoma farmer loses iPhone, found in Japan 9 months later

When Kevin Whitney lost his iPhone last October, he probably thought that he'd never see it again.

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Hedonistica

5-Foot Japanese Giant Salamander Goes For A Stroll

This is a shot of the Japanese Giant Salamander that was spotted going for a stroll on the bank of the Kamogawa River in Kyoto.

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The Nation

Rebuilding behind the Great Forest Wall of Japan

The Nation's Thasong Asvasena looks into Japan's post-tsunami situation three years after the 2011 tragedy, focusing on recovery projects and disaster-prevention efforts, in the first of a three-part article When it comes to preparedness for earthquakes and their aftermath, few countries are doing it better than Japan.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Photos: Ducklings lend hand to Japanese farmers

JULY 08: Two week old ducks swim in the newly planted rice field to eat insects and weeds at Ushio rice field on July 8, 2014 in Ichikawa, Japan.

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CNN

Ferrari designer creates luxury train

Japan Rail East has called on Ferrari designer Ken Okuyama to create a 34-passenger luxury train.

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