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Ascott Brings Its Premier Brand To Tokyo Through Partnership With MEC

CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited , has brought its premier Ascott The Residence brand to Tokyo through a master lease agreement with Mitsubishi Estate Company , one of Japan's largest real estate developers.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Japan Times

This week is for Star Wars fans, train enthusiasts and mothers to be

Getting around Tokyo just got a little bit easier for visitors with the release of Tokyo Metro's new app, the Subway Navigation for Tourists.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Huffington Post

Don't Worry, Green Cars Don't Really Mean More Driving

Here's the good news: According to the wonks at the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute , the average car sold in March was 25.4 mpg, a new record.

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The Japan Times

Tokyo underground: taking property development to new depths

With demand for commercial and residential space increasing on the surface in Tokyo, developers are exploring new ways to utilize space underground If you think the urban sprawl of Tokyo looks impressive from above, wait until you factor in the areas below ground.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Yahoo!

Japan minister visits controversial war shrine: reports

A Japanese cabinet minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Saturday, in a move likely to cause anger in China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

4 Hoteliers

News from around the Asia Pacific region, April 10.

Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Asian air traffic grows, Taiwan's first LLC, more Chinese visit Japan and more... Asian air traffic climbs in 2014 Airlines based in the Asia Pacific region carried a total of 41 million international passengers in the first two months of 2014 - 7.4% more than the same ... (more)

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Nikkei Net Interactive

Branching out

Malls and department stores are what made Central Group Southeast Asia's biggest retail conglomerate, but the Thai juggernaut is steadily adding muscle in supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, hotels and TV shopping.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Wine Tasting , Vineyards , in France

Tokyo wine bars : Ahiru Store

Shibuya , Tokyo Ahiru Store is a gem of a wine bar serving food and natural wines on the outskirts of Shibuya, it's rather on the Tomigaya side but an easy walk from the famed Shibuya Hachiko crossing.

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The Japan Times

Japan's Hutterites hold on to a dream for community

However, travel about 165 km north of Tokyo and you'll find it, tucked away in the northeast corner of Tochigi Prefecture.

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Digital Game Developer

GMO Registry Announces New Domain .tokyo to Provide Global...

GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, Inc. today announced the opening of new geographic top-level domain , .tokyo, one of the first new domains to represent a truly global city.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Japan, Australia set to ink free trade deal: media reports

Japan and Australia will announce a free trade deal Monday, reports said, in a rare opening of Japan's protected markets, even as talks to ink a huge Asia-Pacific agreement run into trouble.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Chuck Chiang: New YVR-Tokyo flight heralds booming business ties

Passengers walk past an advertisement for the new international terminal at Tokyo's Haneda airport as the airport officially expanded its internation services on March 30, 2014.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Houston Chronicle

US sending 2 warships to Japan to counter NKorea

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera participate in a joint news conference at the Japanese Ministry of Defense headquarters Sunday April 6, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.

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NEWS.com.au

Abbott hits the bike on day one in Japan

A FLAWED ignition switch in Chevrolet Cobalts, Saturn Ions and other small cars allows the key to turn from the "run" position to the "accessory" position.

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The China Post

Fukuyama promotes Taiwan travel at Tokyo concert

Japanese singer-songwriter Masaharu Fukuyama was set to hold a major concert in Tokyo Saturday evening with a very special guest act: an ad promoting travel to Taiwan.

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The Japan Times

Cycling Sayama

Cycling in Tokyo has its pleasures, but immersion in nature usually isn't one of them.

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The Japan Times

Pulmonary pest ravages; Study of racial hygienics urged; Japan mourns ...

The dreadful pulmonary pest has plunged districts of Omikawa and Moriyama-mura, Chiba, into consternation.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Mail

Miranda Kerr prompts mass hysteria as she pays a visit to central Tokyo in vibrant floral print skirt

She generated scenes fitting of a Hollywood starlet as she strolled through the heart of bustling Tokyo on Thursday, but Miranda Kerr's latest appearance was less about film and more about fashion.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Arirang TV

U.S. President Obama to make 2-day state visit to Japan: Kishida

Contrary to earlier reports, U.S. President Barack Obama's upcoming state visit to Japan will be for two days, not three.

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The Japan Times

Luxurious lodging in heart of city; running around central Tokyo; not dead yet; disco lives on

Andaz, Hyatt's upscale, boutique-inspired lifestyle hotel, will make its Japan debut in June, in one of Tokyo's newest and most distinguished business towers, Toranomon Hills.

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