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8 hrs ago | Hotel Online

April 2015 Opening Set for the 970-room Hotel Gracery Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan

Leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko Inc. announced it is now accepting reservations for a new Hotel Gracery, opening in April 2015 in Kabukicho, Tokyo's entertainment and nightlife hub, located in the Shinjuku area.

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9 hrs ago | China Daily

Hostile books fill shelves in Japan

Books and publications carrying disparaging content about South Korea and China have been growing in popularity in Japan to the point that some bookstores even have a dedicated corner for such xenophobic material.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Jaunted

Tokyo: Traveling to Tokyo? Try the Donuts.

From crullers and jam-filled, to cake and long johns, there's little doubt that Japan has a bit of a crush on donuts .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Seattle Times

As Japan marks WWII surrender, prime minister avoids controversial shrine

Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan's militarist past.

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Los Angeles Times

As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine

White doves are released during a ceremony at Tokyo's Yasukuni shrine to honor Japan's war dead as the nation marks the 69th anniversary of its surrender in World War II.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Japanese cabinet ministers visit shrine to war dead on anniversary of World War Two defeat

Japanese cabinet ministers paid their respects on Friday at a Tokyo shrine to war dead seen as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, a move likely to anger Asian neighbors and put at risk attempts to improve regional ties.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Chinese group appeals to Japan's emperor over artefact

The China Federation of Demanding Compensation from Japan has sent a letter to Japan's Emperor Akihito and the Japanese government, demanding that a 1,300 year-old stele taken from China over a century ago be returned.

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The Japan Times

As olive branch to China, Abe expected to skip Yasukuni visit on surrender anniversary

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to refrain from visiting war-related Yasukuni Shrine on Friday, the 69th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II, informed sources said.

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Switched

A Seoulful Trip - Seoul, New Years 2013

When you land at Seoul Incheon Airport you quickly think one of a couple thoughts.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Switched

RIP Ale, The World's Alleged Oldest Eel

The world's oldest eel is dead, at least according to Tomas Kjellman, a Swedish man who claims the 155-year-old creature lived in a well at his home in Brantevik until its recent death.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Jaunted

Toronto: All Jet, No Lag: Inside Premium Economy and Economy on Air...

Or, rather, the class between Economy and Business has been a popular addition to aircraft for many years now, every since Virgin Atlantic introduced it way, way back in 1992 , but some airlines have held off and, in turn, benefitted from the wait by introducing Premium Economy classes with all the latest bells and whistles.

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Wall Street Journal

In Japan, Uber Isn't a Taxi Service-It's a Travel Agent

Uber Technologies Inc.'s name equals disruption in most parts of the world, but in Tokyo, the mobile car-hailing service provider is taking a more conciliatory approach.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Japan Times

Contest seeks your best shot of Tokyo; Hard Rock brings global burgers; art and pleasing the palate

With the 2020 Olympic Games, a recovering economy and the celebration of Japanese food culture, there are many reasons Tokyo remains one of the most significant cities on Earth.

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Switched

Mind-Bending Video Shows Liquid Boiling, Freezing At Same Time

This YouTube video features a flask of cyclohexane that's been put under a vacuum.

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Korea Herald

Japan faces pressure over sex slavery

Japan is coming under increasing pressure to atone for its wartime sexual enslavement of Korean and other Asian women.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Seoul becomes 3rd favorite travel destination for Taiwanese: survey

The ese metropolises of Tokyo and Osaka came in first and second, with Seoul coming in right behind, the survey showed.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

TechCrunch

Merchant Loyalty Platform Startup Spoqa Raises $3.9M To Expand In Japan

Spoqa , the Seoul-based mobile loyalty platform that won the special prize of the jury at TechCrunch Disrupt Tokyo 2011, has raised $3.9 million in funding led by Daesung Private Equity group and Bokwang Investments to fuel its expansion in Korea and Japan.

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The China Post

First lady talks with students to enhance cultural ties in Japan

Republic of China's first lady Chow Mei-ching spent time with students at the Yokohama Overseas Chinese School in Japan Tuesday during a trip to push for closer cultural ties between Taiwan and Japan.

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Korea Herald

Korea slams Japan's renewed claim to Dokdo

South Korea denounced Japan's repeated claim to Seoul's easternmost islets of Dokdo on Tuesday, calling it an "unjustifiable" move that would not help improve already chilled bilateral relations.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Lady Gaga has 'special bond' with dog

Lady Gaga believes she and her dog are able to communicate with each other by just looking into each other's eyes.

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