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8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo

People walk a street at Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Hotels: Which Country's Are Cleanest?

Tokyo's hotel rooms may not overlook any white sandy beaches or have gorgeous frescoes dating back to the Italian Renaissance, but tourists say there's one key factor that's driving their popularity .

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14 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Japan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish

Pedestrians wait to cross a street at Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Jaunted

Tokyo: Why the Tokyo Skytree is Totally Worth the $20 Ticket

Listen in, because we have the scoop on Tokyo's newest tourist attraction. Tokyo Skytree may already be two years old but, in the grand scheme of things for Tokyo, it's still the hottest attraction for both locals and tourists to enjoy a birds-eye view of the planet's largest capital.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Art Daily

Hiroshi Sugimoto's first solo exhibition at Tripoli Gallery opens in Southampton

Tripoli Gallery presents an exhibition of photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes will be on view at 30a Jobs Lane from August 27 through October 21. This marks Sugimoto's first solo exhibition at Tripoli Gallery.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Seoul: Trains, Fast Cell Service, Palaces and Food

South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: ABE Initiative Helps Develop Industries

The Embassy of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, will today send off the 55 Kenyan youth who are going to study and work in Japan under the African Business Education Initiative for Youth, that is, the ABE Initiative.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Asia News Network

TOKYO: Japan expands tax-free list to encourage tourist spending

Come October, Japan is giving foreign tourists a new - and tax-free - incentive to visit.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Art Daily

Chinese group appeals to Japan's emperor over artefact taken from China over a century ago

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko bow before the altar during an annual memorial service for war victims in Tokyo on August 15, 2014 as the country marks the 69th anniversary of its surrender in World War II.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Jaunted

Tokyo: Top 10 Tips for a First-Time Visit to Tokyo

Tokyo consistently tops the lists of "must-visit" metropoli for tourism, and the first-time visit is one you're not likely to forget.

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Asia News Network

More Malaysians holidaying in Japan

More locals are choosing Japan for international holidays, with Malaysian tourist arrivals to the Land of The Rising Son hitting a record high for the first half of the year.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

SciFi Japan

TV #24: Tokyo Toy Shopping /c 24e a ae ac e2 a a a a

PLEASE NOTE: All articles are the property of the authors and/or SciFi Japan. Reprint or reproduction of any material in part or in whole, including the copying or posting of articles on any internet or computer site, without the authors' consent is strictly forbidden.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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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