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18 min ago | The China Post

India, Japan to boost ties amid China tensions

Conservative soulmates Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe will hold formal talks in Tokyo Monday to cement a blossoming relationship between India and Japan, on a visit that began with a bear hug and a tour of Kyoto.

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4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Thai AirAsia X launches Japan flights

Thai AirAsia X launched flight services between Bangkok and Japan on Monday amid an increase of Thai tourists coming to the country.

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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Weather History: September 1: Record temps, fire, tropics, storms & flooding

Professor Cleveland Abbe of the Cincinnati Astronomical Society realized the value of plotting telegraph weather reports to forewarn about killer storm on the Great Lakes.

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11 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Japan Finds 19 More Dengue Fever Cases, Public Broadcaster Says

Japan reported more patients with dengue fever after last week finding the country's first domestic cases of the mosquito-borne disease since the 1940s.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Republic

Japanese children from sister city spent week of summer taking in Indiana, Columbus culture

Sixteen middle school students from Miyoshi, Japan, immersed themselves in their sister city's culture for a week, experiencing the best of summer in Columbus and Indiana.

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Japan Visitor Blog

Japan's World Heritage Sites John Dougill

Japan's World Heritage Sites John Dougill Tuttle, 2014 Full-colour hardback, 192 pp ISBN 978-4-8053-1285-8 Most coffee-table photo books of Japanese scenes are destined to sit around as dust-collecting decorations rather than be consulted as bona fide reference works.

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The Miami Herald

Fujita edges Liang in playoff to win in Japan

South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia helps Lloyd Louis, 9, cast his bait at the Rickenbacker Causeway during a recent outing with the Mahogany Youth Corporation.

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Reuters

Japanese and Indian PMs tour Buddhist temple in Kyoto

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tour an ancient Buddhist temple in Kyoto.

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Rediff.com

Shinzo Abe praises Indo-Japan historical ties ahead of summit talks

Lauding Japan's deep historical ties with India, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday said he was looking forward to a summit meeting with his counterpart Narendra Modi in Tokyo on Monday after the two leaders spent time together in ancient Kyoto city visiting Buddhist temples .

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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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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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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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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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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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