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9 hrs ago | 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 .

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Japanese-American, Asian-American

Sun Jul 20, 2014

O-R Online

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Representative Mike Kelly, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Keith Rothfus, Travel, Asia Travel

Philly.com

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.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CNN

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Kyoto, Japan Travel

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Xinhuanet

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.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Asian-American, Korean-American, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel

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."

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411mania.com

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.

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Switched

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.

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

Switched

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

English Dong-A

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.

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Iol.co.za

Big walk in Japan

Tokyo - The moon in Japan is not like our moon. There is no man in there, for one thing.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Kyoto, Japan Travel, World News, Japan

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Merinews

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.

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Related Topix: Kyoto, Japan Travel, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Japan, Asia, Nara, Japan Travel

Mon Jul 14, 2014

CNN

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.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Dining, Painting, Arts, Life, Food

Inhabitat

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: India, Asia, World News, Travel, Asia Travel

Stuff.co.nz

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.

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