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3 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Is Japan a 'normal' country simply trying to stick out?

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is often quoted as saying that he wants Japan to become a "normal" country again.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

English Dong-A

Obama's Asian tour

Obama's Asian tour . APRIL 19, 2014 02:59. . U.S. President Barack Obama will take a tour to Japan, South Korea and Malaysia next week.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, North Korea,


Hawaiian Shochu Co.: Sweet Potato Shochu Made in Haleiwa, Hawaii

"It was just like a kung fu movie!" says Ken Hirata, on how he learned to make shochu.


Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Haleiwa, HI, Japan, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Warren Dean Kramer, 69

Warren was born on March 17, 1945 to John and Joan Kramer in Aplington, IA. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1963 and enjoyed visiting exotic locations around the world.


Related Topix: Aplington, IA, World News, Japan


Asians Hate Miami

About three decades ago, a good friend of mine was sent by his company in Los Angeles to their Miami office for a couple of years.


Related Topix: Weather, World News, Japan, San Marino, CA

The Kagoshima Bank, Ltd. (8390) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Study Released

The bank provides a range of banking and financial services. It was formerly known as Satsuma.


Related Topix: Japan, World News

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.


Related Topix: Bird Flu, Health, World News, Japan, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Influenza

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 .


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia,

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.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Agriculture, Science

The Japan Times

In test of post-Fukushima policy, town rallies for restart of reactors

On the main road leading from the Sendai nuclear plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, a construction crew is laying down asphalt to widen the evacuation route in the event of a future disaster.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, World News, Japan, Asia

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.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Bird Flu, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014


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 .


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Agriculture, Science

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.


Related Topix: Bird Flu, Health, World News, Japan, Agriculture, Science,

The Louisville Cardinal

Asian studies hosts 4th annual Lang Seminar

Four academics - three professors and one researcher from the United States Congressional Research Service - formed the panel for the 4th annual Lang Seminar, an initiative by U of L's Asian studies department to promote discussion on topics related to modern Asia.


Related Topix: Japan, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, University of Delaware

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.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Travel

Thu Apr 10, 2014


TV Network Steals Cosplay Footage, Makes Other Stupid Mistakes

Using cosplay images without crediting the photographer is not cool. It's a lot worse, though, when a European news channel steals some cosplay footage, edits it then falls into the ol' "all Asians look the same" trap.


Related Topix: Japan, World News

The Japan Times

Miyazaki mangoes fetch A 300,000

A brand-name pair of mangoes from Miyazaki Prefecture fetched A 300,000 Thursday at the local central wholesale market, setting a record high for the season's first auction.


Related Topix: World News, Japan

Columbia Spectator

Minority Report

Since arriving at Columbia, being "Asian" has meant something different to me than what it meant growing up in Karachi and London.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Pakistan, Asian-American, Immigration Reform

Wed Apr 09, 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.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Malaysia,


My Interview with Financial Guru Jim Rogers in Singapore

About 50 of us currently on the FreedomFest Asian cruise heard famed financial guru Jim Rogers speak on his living in Singapore and your latest investment advice.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Opinion