Friday Dec 6
The Japan Times
Another court balks at voiding July poll
The Sapporo High Court ruled Friday that the disparity in the weight of votes in July's Upper House election was "in a state of unconstitutionality" but dismissed a demand that the result in the Hokkaido race be nullified.
Friday Dec 6
Kyodo news summary -8-
TOKYO , Dec. 6 -- _ ---------- Another court finds vote gap in state of unconstitutionality SAPPORO - The Sapporo High Court ruled Friday the disparity in the weight of votes in July's House of Councillors election was "in a state of unconstitutionality," but dismissed the plaintiffs' demand that the electoral result in the Hokkaido constituency be ... (more)
Factors Associated With Onset-to-Door Time in Patients With Transient ...
From the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan ; Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan ; Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine and Neurology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan ; Department ... (more)
Wall Street Journal
Japan's Big Ski Adventure
Niseko, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, is Asia's top ski resort, the vacation retreat of the Japanese prime minister, among legions of serious skiers.
The Golden Owl Dishes Burmese Street Food in La Puente
We're spoiled by the scope of Asian food in Los Angeles, having the luxury to choose between a Gujarati vegetarian feast or Punjabi-style tandoori dishes, ramen hailing from Hokkaido or Sapporo.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
168 serves up gloriously eclectic Asian Fusion
The Food: Local favorite Chef Hisashi Yoshiara resurfaces at this sprawling culinary compound on the western edge of Old Pasadena, with a moderately priced Pan-Asian menu that can be eaten both inside and out on an oversized interior patio; what was a longtime Italian has a new life offering dishes from Japan, China, Korea and Thailand, with ... (more)