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23 min ago | The Times

Flowery Branch graduate on a mission of faith

The phrase - pronounced 'doe ee-tosh-ee mah-shee-tay' - means "you're welcome" in the language; a common phrase, one Thompson is sure to use during her upcoming 10-month mission trip to the country.

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11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Weird theme bars in Tokyo

Gawk at the Robot Restaurant: Perhaps the world's most hilariously bizarre tourist attraction, the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku features girls clad in spiky bikinis dancing with eight-foot-tall robots, a clown on rollerblades, and a Kung-Fu Panda.

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19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Chamber helps international companies, families grow

It is a rainy afternoon in Tokyo. In a bustling McDonald's restaurant in the Shibuya shopping district a student orders one of Japan's most popular burgers A - the Teriyaki Mac.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Tokyo Art Beat

10 Things in Tokyo: August Round-Up

First on the agenda is the fifth Yokohama Triennale , happening at the Yokohama Museum of Art and Shinko Pier Exhibition Hall until November 3. This year's artist director is photographer Yasumasa Morimura, an artist best-known for his self-portraits modeled off Western masterpieces.

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Mydigitalfc.com

Why cleanliness is a vital human right

STANDING TALL: Tokyo Gate Bridge in Tokyo, Japan. One should never forget that after World War II, the Japanese reconstructed their country within two decades to become the second biggest economy in the world I have spent the past few months in India witnessing the change in government.

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BroadwayWorld.com

The Mori Art Museum to Reopen in Spring 2015 After Renovation Work

On Saturday, April 25, 2015, Mori Art Museum will reopen after a period of temporary closure for renovation work .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Japan Times

Chinese employee at Tokyo deptartment store says hospitality is key

Impressed by the Japanese spirit of hospitality, Qian Xiaolei decided to move to Japan from China and now helps non-Japanese customers with their shopping at a Tokyo department store.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Japan Herald

Japan labour demand strengthens positive sign for spending

Pedestrians walk at a scramble crossing at Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo in this Feb 28, 2014 file photograph.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Skift

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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