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Local news for Osaka, Japan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | ITworld

Japan gets first bitcoin ATM, two more on order

Formula One racing and cryptocurrency have nearly nothing in common -- except Suzuka.

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5 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Japan's electronic music scene

If you're a big fan of electronic dance music on Guam, no doubt you've bemoaned the fact that the Krewellas and Martin Garrixes of the world never come to our little island.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Good Life: Positive achievements by mid-Hudson Valley residents for April 17

The Chancellor's Award winners are Angelika Juerss, Clinton Corners; Rosia Kittel, Red Hook; Yoshinori Tsuji, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan; Keara Wright, Saugerties; and Joshua Wright, Poughkeepsie.

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Reuters

BOJ keeps upbeat view on regional Japan, sees limited tax hike impact

The Bank of Japan maintained its upbeat view on most of the country's regional economies, adding to reassurances from its governor that the world's third-largest economy can ride out the pain from a sales tax hike without additional stimulus.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Xinhuanet

Japanese lawyer says Abe's Yasukuni Shrine visit violates constitution

Japanese Prime Minister Shizo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shine last December violated Japan's constitutional separation of state and religion and should not be made again, Kazuo Okawa, lawyer of the Okawa Law Firm in Osaka, said Wednesday.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam Airlines flight attendant released in Japan

A file photo shows Nguyen Bich Ngoc, a 25-year-old Vietnam Airlines flight attendant, being arrested March 26 on suspicion of involving in a ring which smuggled stolen goods from Japan to Vietnam Japanese authorities released a Vietnam Airlines flight attendant, who had been arrested in March on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods due to a lack of ... (more)

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International Business Times

Japan's Whale Meat Eating Likened to Kangaroo Meat Eating in Australia

"Japan's whaling is based on scientific reasons, while counterarguments by anti-whaling groups are emotional, saying they are against the hunts because whales are cute or smart," Shunichi Suzuki, a Lower House lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said during an interview.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CNN

Sakura In Full Bloom

Made my first trip to Japan this year, and made it in time to see the Sakura bloom.

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The Nation

Daikin pushes new refrigerant

Daikin opens its second Solution Plaza Fuha in Osaka in 2012 as an exhibition to feature innovation and technology of daikin.

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Hospitality Net

Ascott Brings Its Premier Brand To Tokyo Through Partnership With MEC

CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited , has brought its premier Ascott The Residence brand to Tokyo through a master lease agreement with Mitsubishi Estate Company , one of Japan's largest real estate developers.

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The Japan Times

Group addresses growing old in U.K.

Aging throws up many challenges, but the problems can often be compounded if you choose to spend your final years thousands of miles away from your home country.

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Suria

Only 1 in 7 Japanese scientists are women

Just a seventh of scientists in Japan are female, government figures show -- a record high rate for the country, despite being the lowest rate of any developed nation.

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Business Times

Osaka set to designate site for Japan's first proposed casino

The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot of reclaimed land on Osaka Bay, its governor told Reuters, pipping Tokyo in the race to attract global gaming firms to set up the country's first gambling resort - PHOTO: REUTERS [OSAKA] The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bloomberg

Osaka City Plans Subway Operator Initial Offering to Chase Tokyo

Osaka , Japan's third-biggest metropolis, plans to sell the city's 81-year-old subway operator in an initial public offering to lure private investment after ceding ground to Tokyo.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

New Vision

Japan PM takes US ambassador on 314-mph diplomatic date

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy smile as they inspect a magnetically levitated train system during their trip to the Yamanashi Experiment Center in Tsuru, central Japan TSURU, - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took US ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy on a test ride of Japan's super-fast magnetic train on ... (more)

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The Japan Times

Loss of after-school program in Osaka will hurt poor kids

In February, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was castigated by local media for keeping public schools open during a snowstorm.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Japan Times

Activists sue over Abe's 'unconstitutional' Yasukuni visit

Ryo Yoshioka and other plaintiffs suing over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to war-linked Yasukuni Shrine last December, face the media at a news conference Friday after filing the suit with the Osaka District Court.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Tamako in Moratorium (Moratorium Tamako): Hong Kong review

Rising Japanese actress Atsuko Maeda conveys the lethargy of a year at home after college in Nobuhiro Yamashita's laid-back domestic drama.

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Gamasutra

BitSummit Bits, Part 2: More games from BitSummit

It's a bit late in coming, but here is part two of BitSummit Bits, in which we show you trailers and screenshots for some games that didn't make it into our other BitSummit coverage.

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Tokyo Art Beat

10 Things in Tokyo: April Round-up

Normally held during the chilly month of March, this year Roppongi Art Night has been put forward in the year to Saturday, April 19th.

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