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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.


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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.


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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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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.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel

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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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State Department

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.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Hiroshima, Japan Travel, Asia Travel, China

Wed Apr 09, 2014

4 Hoteliers

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)


Related Topix: Life, Chinese New Year, Holidays, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Commercial Aircraft, Asia Travel, Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel

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 .


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Nikkei Net Interactive

Branching out

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.


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Cool Hunting

The Art Lover's Guide to Japanese Museums: The first English language ...

Across 176 full-color pages, author and historian Sophie Richard delivers comprehensive insight on over 50 art museums and galleries throughout Japan, in her first book " The Art Lover's Guide to Japanese Museums ."


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Tue Apr 08, 2014

South Mississippi World War II veterans forge bonds of peace

Byron Dennis, Bettylu Dennis, Paul Hoffer and Ernest Pain returned to Gulfport on Tuesday evening after spending nearly a week in Japan on a friendship tour aimed at connecting the two countries and promoting peace.


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Ukraine races to spend carbon cash after Japan sets deadline

Ukraine, battling political crisis, is having to find ways to finish spending $800 million it earned through Kyoto Protocol emissions rights sales, after Japanese officials warned Kiev it had a year before Tokyo would demand its money back.


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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Serious Eats

Killer Katsu Curry and Japanese Comfort Food at Cutting Board in Seattle

HambA gu . Omu-rice . Napolitan spaghetti. These are examples of yoshoku : dishes developed in Japan that integrate Western influences.


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Wine Tasting , Vineyards , in France

Tokyo wine bars : Ahiru Store

Shibuya , Tokyo Ahiru Store is a gem of a wine bar serving food and natural wines on the outskirts of Shibuya, it's rather on the Tomigaya side but an easy walk from the famed Shibuya Hachiko crossing.


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Digital Game Developer

GMO Registry Announces New Domain .tokyo to Provide Global...

GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, Inc. today announced the opening of new geographic top-level domain , .tokyo, one of the first new domains to represent a truly global city.


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Japan, Australia set to ink free trade deal: media reports

Japan and Australia will announce a free trade deal Monday, reports said, in a rare opening of Japan's protected markets, even as talks to ink a huge Asia-Pacific agreement run into trouble.


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The Japan Times

Japan's Hutterites hold on to a dream for community

However, travel about 165 km north of Tokyo and you'll find it, tucked away in the northeast corner of Tochigi Prefecture.


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