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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Japan Times

Kyushu farmers on alert after bird flu resurfaces

Poultry farmers in Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures are on high alert following an outbreak of avian flu at two farms in the neighboring town of Taragi, Kumamoto Prefecture, over the weekend that forced the prefecture to cull 112,000 birds.

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Japan Visitor Blog

Yatsushiro Grand Hotel

Yatsushiro is the terminus of the privately owned Hisatsu Orange Railway Line which runs down the coast to Satsumasendai, the JR Hisatsu Line which runs up the Kumagawa River to Hitoyoshi, the JR Kagoshima Line which runs up to Kumamoto and beyond, and Shin Yatsushiro Station on the Kyushu Shinkansen Line .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Bird flu alert in Japan: Officials order road blocks and cull of...

Bird flu alert in Japan: Officials order road blocks and cull of 160,000 chickens after deadly H5 virus confirmed on farm Japan is on bird-flu alert after two confirmed cases at a farm in the country's south where more than 1,000 chickens have died.

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The Standard

Poultry products banned from Kumamoto, Japan

Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety on Monday announced that it had banned the import of poultry and poultry products, including poultry eggs, from Kumamoto Prefecture of Japan with immediate effect.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bloomberg

Japan Restricts Chicken Shipments After Bird Flu Outbreak

Japan has restricted shipments of almost 400,000 chickens in Kumamoto prefecture after the nation's first outbreak of bird flu in three years, according to the Agriculture Ministry .

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South China Morning Post

112,000 chickens destroyed after bird flu outbreak

Japanese officials ordered the slaughter of about 112,000 chickens at two poultry farms after confirming the nation's first case of bird flu for three years.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Japan Times

Hitoyoshi: Kyushu's 'little Kyoto'

There are 24 tunnels on the expressway between Kumamoto and Hitoyoshi, 23 more than my claustrophobic mother is comfortable with.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

HDC Signs Agreement With Kumamoto City Of Japan At World Halal Conference 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 -- Halal Industry Development Corporation today signed a memorandum of agreement with Kumamoto City of Japan and A-Commerce to develop halal industries in both countries.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Japan Visitor Blog

Miura-ya

As well as hot springs the city is known for boat trips on the Kumagawa, one of the three fastest rivers in Japan, and is also the destination of the Hitoyoshi SL, one of the few remaining steam trains operating in Japan.

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