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Japan Likely to Adopt a Tourist-First Model for Its Casinos

Japanese citizens, like Singaporeans, may have to pay to get in while foreigners can enter for free when casinos open their doors for business in Japan, according to reports in a leading business daily.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Japan Times

Tokyo rejects U.N. call to take blame for 'comfort women'

South Koreans gather in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Wednesday to protest Tokyo's position on the sexual slavery in engaged in before and during World War II during a meeting of top diplomats from the two countries.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

South China Morning Post

S Korea's president meets Tokyo governor in Seoul amid diplomatic rift

South Korea's President Park Guen-hye met Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe at the Blue House in Seoul on Friday and Park lost wasted no time in raising the issue of wartime comfort women Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe shakes hands with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Friday.

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South China Morning Post

Think tank urges Shinzo Abe to stay away from Yasukuni Shrine

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is led by a Shinto priest as he visits Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo in this December 26, 2013 photo.

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The Globe and Mail

UN agency presses Japan for apology and compensation for WWII sex slavery

Former South Korean sex slaves to the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War and their supporters protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on April 15, 1998.

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Wall Street Journal

Boat Service Links Haneda, Yokohama

One is Yokohama-based marina company KMC Corp., which thinks visitors to Tokyo International Airport might want to get a quick start on sightseeing by jumping on a boat to Yokohama from the airport.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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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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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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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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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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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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BBC News

Japan enters the 'dumbwalking' era

Japan has been a late adopter when it comes to smartphones, but it's catching up quickly - already more than half the population owns one.

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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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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Japan Times

Summers here - yukata, sales and back-to-school satchels

Mintdesigns is a staple brand of the Japanese fashion scene, with its hot-ticket Tokyo Fashion Week shows featuring acclaimed artisan textiles patterned with whimsical, pop motifs.

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The Nation

AEC will boost visitors to region

The Asean Economic Community will boost the number of international visitors to member countries, said Matthew Driver, MasterCard president for Southeast Asia.

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