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  1. Activist Fund Oasis Eyes Kyocera, Canon After Nintendo WinRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Oasis owns about 1 percent of Kyocera's voting rights, according to a letter to the fund's investors obtained by Bloomberg. It's urging the Kyoto-based manufacturer to return cash to shareholders by selling its stake in Japan Airlines Co.


  2. Activist Investor Oasis Eyes Kyocera, Canon After Nintendo WinRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Oasis Management, the Hong Kong-based activist fund that called for the changes unveiled last month by Nintendo Co., is turning its attention to Kyocera Corp. and Canon Inc. Oasis owns about 1 percent of Kyocera's voting rights, according to a letter to the fund's investors obtained by Bloomberg. It's urging the Kyoto-based manufacturer to return cash to shareholders by selling its stake in Japan Airlines Co.


  3. Tourist Map in Three LanguagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    Students at Doshisha University have made tourist maps introducing sightseeing spots and stores around Horikawa Shopping Street in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto, in English, Chinese and Korean to publicize its attractions to foreign tourists. They have also included recommended restaurants, variety stores and others in the maps with the aim of revitalizing the local economy.


  4. First Lady Michelle Obama Enjoys Spring in KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States who was on a visit to Japan, visited Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Higashiyama Ward and Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Fushimi Ward, both in Kyoto City, and experienced traditional Japanese performing arts on March 20, the last day of her visit. She was welcomed by Seihan Mori, chief priest of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and Kyoto Governor Keiji Yamada at the temple.


  5. Okinawa Festival: Shift in Focus for Seventh EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hollywood Reporter

    The seventh edition was notable for what it didn't have in comparison to previous years than what it did feature. Fewer films, fewer stars were the most noticeable elements and yet the festival's shift towards becoming a more popular, local and general entertainment festival as well as the location still lent it charm.


  6. Okinawa Festival: Yoshimoto CEO Hiroshi Osaki Talks Second City, CAA CollaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hollywood Reporter

    The seventh edition of the Okinawa International Movie Festival came to a close on Sunday and what was palpable was a big shift in focus. Backed by the giant Japanese entertainment group Yoshimoto Kyogo, OIMF has reinvented itself as a community orientated festival with entertainment generally, rather than movies specifically, its big attraction.


  7. Raku pottery from Japan on exhibit at LACMARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Pasadena Star-News

    Vase with elephant shaped handles by Seinyu , 20th century, on exhibit in “Raku: The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl,” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Photo by Takashi Hatakeyama.


  8. The joys of spring: a different view of Japan's cherry blossomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | South China Morning Post

    If you want to catch the upcoming cherry blossom season in Japan, but don't fancy the festival-sized crowds in urban centres, try a more sedate alternative in Chugoku, writes Steve John Powell HANAMI IS INVARIABLY translated as "flower viewing", but that is quite inadequate to convey the true spirit of cherry blossom time in Japan. There is no word in English for "getting gently inebriated under a tree and sharing scrumptious food with friends while contemplating the transient beauty of the blossom".


  9. Bellagio Celebrates Japanese Culture with Vibrant Spring Conservatory ...Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 |

    Bellagio welcomes spring with a dynamic celebration of Japanese culture through two stunning exhibits showcasing the passion for nature and art in the Land of the Rising Sun. Bellagio's Conservatory & Botanical Gardens invites guests on a peaceful journey through the island nation's rich culture with its first Japanese-inspired display.


  10. Russia to join China-led Asian bank, as Beijing opens door to Taiwan membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | South China Morning Post

    Beijing opens door to Taiwanese involvement in US$100-billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, as string of countries say they will apply Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov expressed Moscow's intent to join the AIIB when he addressed the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan. Photo: Xinhua Russia, Australia and Holland yesterday said they would apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, while Beijing also appeared to open the door to Taiwanese membership, days before Tuesday's deadline for founding members.


  11. Postwar education at a vexing crossroadsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Japan Times

    In July 1995, a special edition of Aera magazine reflected on 50 years of postwar evolution. Education was among the topics covered.


  12. Rajasthan CM to visit Japan April 6-10Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Nerve News

    With an aim to attract investment in the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will travel to Japan April 6-10, an official statement said on Friday. The chief minister during her visit will meet senior business and political leaders and invite them to invest in Rajasthan, the statement said.


  13. In Pictures: The First Lady's Trip to Japan and CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The White House

    Eigen Onishi thanks the First Lady for her visit to Kiyomizu-dera Buddhist temple. As part of the "Let Girls Learn" initiative to open the doors of education for girls around the world, First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to Tokyo, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; and Siem Reap, Cambodia from March 18 to March 22, 2015.


  14. Congressman: Japan 'breathtakingly unresponsive' on US child abductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Stars and Stripes

    In this image taken from video, Rep. Christopher Smith addresses Susan Jacobs, State Department special adviser for children's issues, at a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights hearing Wednesday, March 25, 2015. A congressman chastised Japan's efforts to return the abducted children of U.S. citizens and called for more pressure on Tokyo to comply with its international obligations, according to congressional testimony Wednesday.


  15. Sumo Wrestling and Sukiyaki: Inside Princeton's Life-Altering Trip to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | BleacherReport

    When you're dealing with roughly 100 18-to-22-year-olds, it's the most efficient way to reach them with important information. And then at the bottom, like it was nothing, he writes, 'Oh yeah, by the way, we're going to Japan over spring break.'


  16. Kyoto: Inside a Standard Room at Hyatt Regency KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | HotelChatter

    We've looked at a few Western hotel brands that have recently made or are making their way to Kyoto : the Ritz-Carlton , Starwood , and Four Seasons . That changes things for the Hyatt Regency Kyoto , which for a long time was considered the high-end Western hotel in the city.


  17. Konnichiwa! Tanaka pleased to meet pupilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Otago Daily Times

    Japanese exchange student Takechika Hayashi holds a Highlanders jersey signed by team halfback Fumiaki Tanaka as fellow exchange pupils from Ichikawa High School look on at Forsyth Barr Stadium yesterday. Photo by Linda Robertson.


  18. Nash has Toyama eyeing Final Four againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Japan Times

    Due to one of the quirks of the league schedule, the Toyama Grouses won't face the reigning champion Ryukyu Golden Kings during the regular season. But they've fared quite well against other elite clubs.


  19. Two S. Koreans arrested in Tokyo for importing 'matsutake' mushrooms from DPRKRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Xinhuanet

    Japanese police on Thursday arrested two South Korean men on suspicion of illegally importing 1,200 kilograms of "matsutake" mushrooms from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea . Police sources here said that six residences were raided Thursday, including the home of Ho Jong Man, the head of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, or Chongryon as its known locally.


  20. Whole-plant respiration and its temperature sensitivity during progressive carbon starvationRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | CSIRO Publishing

    Martijn Slot A B D and Kaoru Kitajima A B C A Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA. B Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843-03092, Balboa, AncA3n, Republic of Panama.