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  1. Andhra plans separate cell for Japanese investorsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    On the second day of his visit to Japan, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu told the investors that his government is considering a "Japan-plus cell" on the lines of one set up by the central government. Addressing a meeting at the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Naidu said the cell in his office will be a single-desk clearance for faster approval.

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  2. HapMuC: somatic mutation calling using heterozygous germ line variants near candidate mutationsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Bioinformatics

    More specifically, this requires accurate detection of somatic point mutations with low allele frequencies in impure and heterogeneous cancer samples. Although haplotype phasing information derived by using heterozygous germ line variants near candidate mutations would improve accuracy, no somatic mutation caller that uses such information is currently available.

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  3. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Stopping into the Misawa bookstore for a fun book to read as I prepared to travel for another 10 days, I spotted T.C. Boyle's newest book, The Women. T.C. is the father of my son's best friend.

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  4. Search Website for Kyoto Restaurants' IngredientsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    A nonprofit organization has launched a website through which people can search for restaurants which provide ingredients description in Kyoto City in consideration of foreign visitors who limit various foods due to their religious beliefs. After selecting ingredients that they don't eat, areas they wish to visit, and the cooking style, the suitable restaurants are listed.

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  5. Maple Leaf Illumination from Fantastic StageRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    Prior to the autumn special evening admission, an illumination test was carried out on the evening of November 13 at Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto. Maple leaves that have begun to turn emerged in the lights, dramatizing the autumnal night in the old capital.

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  6. Transplant success: Boy under 10 gets heart of girl under 6Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Osaka University Hospital said Monday it successfully transplanted the heart from a girl aged under 6 who was declared brain dead the previous day to a boy aged under 10. The girl's liver and other organs were harvested for transplantation following family consent, with her lungs' transplant marking the first one between children aged under 15 following a brain-dead declaration, according to the Japan Organ Transplant Network. The recipient boy who has been suffering from left ventricular noncompaction is expected to be able to leave the hospital in three to six months if he does well after the operation, the hospital said.

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  7. Food to look out for at the Rakuten Japan Gourmet Festival at Jurong Point Shopping CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Straits Times

    The 10-day Rakuten Japan Gourmet Festival, which runs from 25 November 2014 until 4 December 2014 will be held at Jurong Point Shopping Centre's newly revamped Japanese food street, Shokutsu Ten. -- ST FILE PHOTO The 10-day Rakuten Japan Gourmet Festival, which runs until Dec 4, will be held at the Jurong Point Shopping Centre's newly revamped Japanese food street Shokutsu Ten.

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  8. Chinese tourists step up for Abe as Japanese tighten beltsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    When Jingyan Hou made her first trip to Japan in 1997, the office worker from Beijing spent 200,000 during a weeklong stay on accommodations, meals, transport and souvenirs. On her second visit this year, she spent that much on just one Louis Vuitton handbag in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. 2 comments

  9. Commentary: Photo display illuminates Japan's beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    Breathtaking images of beautiful sites in Japan are now on display at The College of Wooster's Andrews Library, 1140 Beall Ave., in an exhibition titled, "Japanese Temples, Shrines, and Gardens: Reflections from the Hales Group Japan Trip, May 2014." The photos, taken by Julia Chance Gustafson, research and outreach librarian at Wooster, are from a trip to Japan this past May by the Hales Group, which included 10 other members of the faculty.

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  10. How Japan's recession can impact IndiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe after visiting the Toji Temple in Kyoto. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo apan has slid into recession.

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  11. 'The Traveler's Eye' at Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery envisions journeys through AsiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    By transforming individual trips and anonymous places into iconic journeys and destinations, images depicting travel reveal and transform ideas about beauty, culture and tradition. Featuring more than 100 works created over five centuries, A'The TravelerA's Eye: Scenes of Asia,A' at the SmithsonianA's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery , looks beneath the surfaces of representations of travels across Asia, from expeditions for trade and research to pilgrimages and pleasure jaunts.

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  12. Kepco weights new lease of life for geriatric reactorsRead the original story

    Sunday | The Japan Times

    Shiga Gov. Taizo Mikazuki visits Kansai Electric Power Co.' s Takahama nuclear plant in the neighboring prefecture of Fukui on Oct. 23. Local leaders in Kyoto and Shiga prefectures whose towns and villages lie within a 30-km radius of the Fukui reactors want more of a say in their future.

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  13. Asian travel for 500 years explored in prints, photos, postcards at SmithsonianRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    Some of the most stunning, fascinating images are of Japan's famed 300-mile Tokaido road connecting the two largest cities at the time, Edo and Kyoto. The views "became an immediate sensation," says the Sackler.

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  14. Travel in Asia over 500 years is explored in Smithsonian exhibit, opened todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Examiner.com

    Some of the most stunning, fascinating images were of Japan's famed 300-mile Tokaido road connecting the two largest cities at the time, Edo and Kyoto. The views "became an immediate sensation," says the Sackler.

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  15. Serial husband killer allegedly inherited A 1 billion from victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Japan Times

    A four-times-married suspected serial killer whose latest husband died from cyanide poisoning was already on the prowl for a new "unattached elderly man with assets" when police arrested her, police sources said Friday. Chisako Kakehi, 67, who was arrested this week on suspicion of murdering her 75-year-old spouse, inherited about A 1 billion from the estates of her deceased husbands and lovers, investigators said.

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  16. Treasures worth standing in line forRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Japan Times

    There is a fundamental problem with the Tokyo National Museum , which I come up against time and time again. In a nutshell, the venue is too big for its exhibits and too small for its audience.

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  17. Kajitsu, Manhattan's Only Restaurant Dedicated to the Meat-Free Fare Beloved by Buddhist MonksRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Eater

    Welcome to Eating Japanese , a series in which Eater Editorial Producer Kat Odell explores the city's collection of unsung Japanese restaurants and bars. Kajitsu, a serene, Michelin-starred Japanese establishment on East 39th Street, has quietly been serving one of Manhattan's most ambitious meatless menus for the last five and a half years.

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  18. Japanese 'black widow' questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CNN

    A 67-year-old woman who reportedly received millions in life insurance money from at least five of her previous partners has been arrested on suspicion of poisoning her last husband with cyanide -- the latest high-profile case in Japan involving so-called "black widows." Chisako Kakehi, who benefited to the tune of 800 million yen over the past 20 years, according to Japanese media, denies any wrongdoing.

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  19. Japanese 'Black Widow' received $8.47 mn from dead partnersRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Newkerala.com

    A 67-year-old Japanese woman is suspected of having poisoned her husband and possibly six other partners, from whom she inherited around $8.47 million, investigation sources said Friday. Chisako Kakehi, dubbed the "Black Widow of Kyoto", received in addition to the inheritance from her last spouse, who died in December 2013, the assets of three other husbands after their deaths.

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  20. Chinese tourists step up for Abe as Japanese shoppers falterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Thanh Nein News

    A tour guide holds a flag while leading a group of Chinese tourists wearing rental kimonos at the Kiyomizu-dera temple in Kyoto, Japan. When Jingyan Hou made her first trip to Japan in 1997, the office worker from Beijing spent 200,000 yen during a week-long stay on accommodation, meals, transport and souvenirs.

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