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Malaysian National News Agency
Odaiba Decks Tokyo Beach Showcases Grand Fireworks Events Provide...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- Odaiba, a 15-minute car ride from Haneda Airport in Tokyo, has become an enormously popular destination among foreign tourists to Japan.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Japan Times
Chores, charges and chin-wags: the chonaikai ties that bind
Most foreign residents in Japan have probably been called upon to perform duties with a neighborhood association - known here as a chA naikai or jichikai .
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Pennsylvania lawmakers take more free, legal trips
U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business-class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. Charlie Dent, left, and his wife to $300-a-night hotel rooms for congressional staff at a luxurious Las Vegas casino resort.
A history hike in Japan
From Kyoto to Tokyo, 11 days on foot on the ancient Nakasendo Way, where shoguns and samurai wore out their shoes.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The inspirational cross-dresser of Tokyo
In Japan, a country where structure, conformity and security are bedrocks, it is often hard for individuals to break free and follow a more idealized path.
The Japan Times
Foreign visitor stays in Japan spiked 27% in 2013
The total number of nights spent by foreign visitors at hotels or other lodgings across the nation rose 27.4 percent to 33.51 million in 2013, the Japan Tourism Agency announced Saturday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
S. Korea, Japan to hold talks on wartime sex slavery next week
South Korea and Japan will hold talks about the militaristic Japan's sexual enslavement of Korean women next week, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Friday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
On Common Ground News
Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce invites you on an excursion to Japan
The world's first bullet train, a man-made island and stunning mountain views are just some of the highlights the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce's Japan trip will offer those looking to explore "the land of the rising sun."
Some WWE Stars Were Allowed to Wrestle More 'Japanese Style Matches' on Recent Tour of Japan
Some WWE Stars Were Allowed to Wrestle More 'Japanese Style Matches' on Recent Tour of Japan Posted by Larry Csonka on 07.17.2014 More details inside... As previously reported , former Executive Vice President of Talent Relations, John Laurinaitis was on the WWE tour of Japan and was in charge of those events.
Thousands Of Containers Fall Off Ships Every Year. What Happens To Them?
There are about 5 to 6 million shipping containers crossing the sea at any time.
This Is What Your Commute Would Look Like On The World's Major Subways
But it could be worse ... and it could also be better. MUCH better. Here's what your daily commute would look, feel and sound like on the impeccable subways of the world.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
U.S. warns Japan against Abe`s possible visit to N. Korea
U.S. warns Japan against Abe`s possible visit to N. Korea . JULY 17, 2014 03:27.
Big walk in Japan
Tokyo - The moon in Japan is not like our moon. There is no man in there, for one thing.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
A memorable visit to Japan's Kyoto and Nara in 1982
A couple of days before we were to leave for Osaka we happened to go on a day-trip to Yokohama.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Saying goodbye to Tokyo's Hotel Okura
The classic Japanese entry to Tokyo's Hotel Okura has welcomed guests since it was built half a century ago.
Ferrari Designer Ken Okuyama Creates Super Luxurious Cruise Train in Japan
Japanese rail company JR East has commissioned Ken Okyama to envision a luxury sleeper train that looks like a boutique hotel on rails.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
This Week Community News
Principal's trip to help launch Japanese courses
Principal Aaron Cook recently returned from a trip to help launch the Japanese foreign language program at Marysville High School Cook was one of 14 U.S. educators chosen to travel with the Japan Foundation.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Indian Express
Figure this: Bullet In
The cost of laying a kilometre of tracks for the network will be eight times the usual Rs 15 crore figure.
Seduced by extraordinary Tokyo
Twenty years ago Tokyo was the epicentre of the future. Otherworldly and alien, you couldn't have dreamed it if you'd tried.
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Kyodo Top12 News
Japan to offer broad support to Brazil's agricultural industry TOKYO - Japanese government plans to provide broad support to Brazil's agricultural industry will be a major focus when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff during a trip to five Latin American nations, sources close to the matter said Saturday.