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The Japan Times
Island hop to friendly Okinoerabu
At the end of March, having reached the age of 70 three months ago, I'll retire from my post as a lecturer at Okinawa Christian University - mandatory retirement.
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5 hrs ago
The Japan Times
Farmers not waiting for politicians
When it comes to trade policy, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a choice between the fears of an aging farm lobby and the hopes of suburban families lined up at a 20-meter-long meat counter in a Chiba mall showcasing Australian beef.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Union Pay - The Season Has Arrived! Introducing Notable Sites and...
The total amount used on UnionPay cards by tourists visiting Japan broke above 15.0 billion yen in September 2013.
International premiere of 'Kano' in Japan draws warm welcome
Taipei, March 7 The Taiwanese baseball film "Kano" received a standing ovation at the movie's international premiere at the Osaka Asian Film Festival on Friday.
Misao Okawa: Words of wisdom from our planet's oldest inhabitant
Our world's oldest woman Misao Okawa celebrated her 116th birthday Wednesday at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan.
Japanese Man Contorts Face to Make the English Alphabet
Kouki Watanabe isn't your typical Japanese college student. He has a special skill: He can make the English alphabet with his face.
Japan Society Exhibits Highlights from Brooklyn Museum, Now thru 6/8
This spring the Gallery at Japan Society draws from the Brooklyn Museum's collection of Japanese art to present Points of Departure: Treasures of Japan from the Brooklyn Museum , a survey diverging from the conventional narrative of Japanese art by highlighting the polyglot nature of the Japanese achievement.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Obama, Japan's Abe agree Russia moves in Ukraine threaten world peace
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the situation in Ukraine and agreed that Russia's intervention there threatened world peace, the White House said on Thursday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Osaka Tests Tokyo's Dominance With Japan's Tallest Skyscraper
The Abeno Harukas building, center, operated by Kintetsu Corp., stands illuminated at night in Osaka.
Even as Japan baulks at trade concessions, farmers move on
When it comes to trade policy, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a choice between the fears of Japan's ageing farm lobby and the hopes of suburban families lined up here at a nearly 20-metre long meat counter in a mall showcasing Australian beef.
Strategic Command WWII Assault on Democracy v1.03 Patch Deployed
Save games created with earlier versions are not compatible with this patch - finish your in-progress games before applying this patch The third update for Strategic Command WWII Assault on Democracy is now available including lots of game engine, editor and campaign changes.
The Village Voice
Butterfish Set to Open and Offer Affordable Omakase to the Sony Pavilion
A real estate conflict over kosher Pizzeria da Solo forced longtime Sony Pavilion tenant Joseph Allaham to close that spot and Solo Restaurant last year.
Three Years After Her Death, Daughter Sends Parents a Touching Letter
March 11, 2011 was truly a tragic day in Japan. Lives were changed and lives were ended.
16 Classic Photos From March 1953
A space-suit for interplanetary travel being displayed at the Factory Equipment Exhibition, Protective Clothing section, at the New Agricultural Hall, London.
World's oldest woman turns 116 in Japan
The world's oldest woman was celebrating her 116th birthday on Wednesday in a Japanese nursing home with a cake and candles.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Richard Jones' Stuff
spear.nist_sre12 added to PyPI
This package contains scripts that show how to use Idiap speaker recognition tool to reproduce Idiap results for NIST SRE 2012.
The World's Best Inflight Caterers Honored at Miami Beach Gala
For the second year running Kansai In-Flight Catering Co., Ltd. at Osaka Kansai International Airport received the highest honors, the Platinum Award for Worldwide Excellence.
Ippodo: Kyoto-based and three centuries old, the store brings premium ...
Kyoto-based and three centuries old, the store brings premium green tea to NYC Just a few blocks from the hustle and bustle of Grand Central Station lies the serene Ippodo , hidden inside the ground level of Michelin-starred restaurant Kajitsu , which specializes in all-vegetarian Japanese Shojin cuisine.
The Georgia Straight
Best places for high-quality, mid-priced sushi in Vancouver
While the fish often gets all the attention, other ingredients such as high-quality rice can make the difference between average and excellent sushi; some restaurants even make their own vinegar.
Maiden Noir x Buddy 2014 Spring/Summer Chukka
Tetsu Iizuka's independent Osaka-based sneaker label Buddy has crafted an exclusive chukka alongside Maiden Noir for the Seattle label's Spring/Summer 2014 "Cosmic Explorer" collection .