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3 Japanese freshmen killed in California crash

Eight incoming freshman college students from Japan were riding in a small car that ran off a California freeway and hit a power pole, leaving three of them dead and five of them injured, officials said.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

Japan : Mitsubishi Electric Ready to Deliver Himawari-8 to Tanegashima

Himawari-8, the successor to the Multi-functional Transport Satellite-2 satellite, is equipped with a new payload for a highly upgraded meteorological observation mission.


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Business Times

Beyond borders and gender

Former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Sadako Ogata has long belied the cultural template for women in Japan, with an outstanding career record, both internationally and in her home country.


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Camaro Z/28 and Mitsubishi Starion meet in this nostalgic vision of '87 Japan

The '80s is just far enough away now that it no longer seems like an era defined by Reagonomics and neon clothing.


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Times of Oman

Fresh landslide fears halt Japan rescue efforts

Japan's Self-Defense Force members and fire fighters search for survivors in the rubble in a mud-ridden residential area following a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan, on Friday.


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The Compass

Grenfell welcomes Japanese students

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland welcomed 19 female students from Sugiyama Jogakuen University in Nagoya, Japan for a three-week summer Language and Culture program, 2014.


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The Independent

Japan's ryokan revolution

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Asia News Network

More Malaysians holidaying in Japan

More locals are choosing Japan for international holidays, with Malaysian tourist arrivals to the Land of The Rising Son hitting a record high for the first half of the year.


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The Nation

Saha in joint venture to open more Japanese restaurants here and abroad

Saha Group, one of Thailand's biggest manufacturers and traders of consumer products, yesterday signed a joint-venture contract with Nippon Tei, a Thai-owned Japanese restaurant chain in Thailand, and Sato Restaurant Systems, a Japan-based restaurant operator, on the opening and expansion of Japanese restaurants in Thailand and neighbouring ... (more)


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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Watch Japanese Artists Paint Dragons With A Single Brushstroke

At Studio Kousyuuya in Nikko, Japan, there are men known as sumie painters who can paint the body of a dragon in a single brush stroke.


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Crossfaith, Phoenix & More Hit Japan's Summer Sonic

Summer Sonic, the biggest music festival in Japan devoted to international repertoire, was held Aug. 16 and 17 simultaneously in Tokyo and Osaka.


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Incredible Dragon Body Painted in a Single Brush Stroke

For four generations, artists at the Kousyuuya studio in Nikko, Japan have developed and mastered an amazing creative process.


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Albany Times Union

39 dead, dozens missing after Japan landslides

Members of Ground Self-Defense Force, firefighters and police officers continue the search for missing people among the debris of houses destroyed by a landslide caused by torrential rain on August 21, 2014 in Hiroshima, Japan.


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Weirton Daily Times

Kenneth Berdine

BERDINE, Kenneth L., 89 of Paris, PA, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH, surrounded by his loving family.


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Times of Oman

Rescuers comb through devastation of Japan landslide

Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers and police officers search for survivors at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan, August 21, 2014.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Japan reportedly to expand support for US military

Japan Air Self Defense Force air crew members direct and watch as pilots extend the wings on a E-2C Hawkeye at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in this Feb. 5, 2009, file photo.


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NHK World

Next S.Korean envoy to Japan seeks to improve ties

South Korea's next ambassador to Japan has pledged to improve strained bilateral relations.


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Chico Enterprise-Record

Landslide in Hiroshima kills 36

Public broadcaster NHK showed rescue workers suspended by ropes from police helicopters pulling victims from the rubble.


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Pattaya Mail

Thais detained in Japan auto incident reject Foreign Ministry help

Three Thai nationals detained in Japan in connection with a car accident that that left a Japanese student dead has rejected assistance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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Hotel Online

April 2015 Opening Set for the 970-room Hotel Gracery Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan

Leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko Inc. announced it is now accepting reservations for a new Hotel Gracery, opening in April 2015 in Kabukicho, Tokyo's entertainment and nightlife hub, located in the Shinjuku area.


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