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The Japan Times
I heart cherry blossoms, the rise of Japan's petit nationalism
My friend Naoki has a new strategy when it comes to getting dates; these days he says the best bet is to kusuguru a woman's sense of aikokushin .
Trending on the Topix Network
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The China Post
Japan trying to solve shortage of tour buses: local travel agent
The Japanese government is making moves to increase the number of buses available to foreign tour groups amid a shortage that threatens to affect holidaygoers during the peak travel season, a travel industry leader in Taiwan said.
Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways celebrate launch of new code-share agreement
Prepare monthly financial reports and maintain full set of accounts and perform reconciliation of receivables, payables and bank balances and ensure monthly closing by stipulated deadlines.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Star Online
Cycling in Japan: Touring the city of Tokyo while surviving on budget meals
A group of Malaysians take their folding bikes on a tour of a fish market in Tokyo and temples in Kamakura, while surviving on budget meals.
[Editorial] Talks on sex slavery
Korea and Japan have resumed the diplomatic dialogue that had been suspended following Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shrine in December.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Straits Times
Murakami's first collection of short stories in nine years unveiled in Japan
Haruki Murakami's first collection of short stories in nine years hit the shelves in Japan on Friday with some excited fans queuing for the midnight launch.
The Island in South Korea's Ferry Tragedy Wants Chinese Tourists
China's holiday getaway spot is Hainan , a tropical island in the Gulf of Tonkin not far from Vietnam, while Japanese seeking a beach far from Tokyo head to Okinawa.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Summit to do to help boys enjoy their jamboree
Two Scouts have climbed the height of Japan's highest mountain to raise money for a trip of a lifetime to next year's World Scout Jamboree.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Japan working to solve shortage of tour buses: Taiwan travel agent
The shortage of tour buses has plagued popular destinations in , including Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Tateyama Kurobe, said Roget Hsu, secretary-general of the Travel Agent Association of ROC, Taiwan.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Japan Times
This week is for Star Wars fans, train enthusiasts and mothers to be
Getting around Tokyo just got a little bit easier for visitors with the release of Tokyo Metro's new app, the Subway Navigation for Tourists.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Huffington Post
Don't Worry, Green Cars Don't Really Mean More Driving
Here's the good news: According to the wonks at the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute , the average car sold in March was 25.4 mpg, a new record.
The Japan Times
Tokyo underground: taking property development to new depths
With demand for commercial and residential space increasing on the surface in Tokyo, developers are exploring new ways to utilize space underground If you think the urban sprawl of Tokyo looks impressive from above, wait until you factor in the areas below ground.
Japan minister visits controversial war shrine: reports
A Japanese cabinet minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Saturday, in a move likely to cause anger in China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Japan Times
Korean buys on Tsushima rouse rightists' fears
South Korean businesses are increasingly acquiring real estate around the Maritime Self-Defense Force's base on Tsushima Island, arousing speculation that some of the purchases are related to espionage by Seoul.
Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Japan and China
Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, will travel to Japan and China from April 10- 15, 2014.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
News from around the Asia Pacific region, April 10.
Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Asian air traffic grows, Taiwan's first LLC, more Chinese visit Japan and more... Asian air traffic climbs in 2014 Airlines based in the Asia Pacific region carried a total of 41 million international passengers in the first two months of 2014 - 7.4% more than the same ... (more)
Global Voices Online
PHOTOS: Picnicking Under Japan's Cherry Blossoms
Cherry blossom season is here. Viewing the delicate flower is a seasonal excuse in Japan for friends, family and colleagues to get together and enjoy food and beers underneath the full bloom of sakura .
Nikkei Net Interactive
Malls and department stores are what made Central Group Southeast Asia's biggest retail conglomerate, but the Thai juggernaut is steadily adding muscle in supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, hotels and TV shopping.