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  1. Nintendo Earnings: What to WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Japanese video game maker Nintendo is scheduled to announce its fiscal third-quarter earnings after the market closes on Wednesday. While the company is widely expected to post a small profit thanks to strong sales of new game titles during a typically strong selling season and the weak yen against the dollar and euro, it's unclear whether the company can continue its growth momentum in coming quarters, given lack of clear sales drivers .

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  2. Now Available: Kintetsu Department Store Co., Ltd. (8244) - Financial ...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Kintetsu Department Store Co., Ltd. is a retailing company. The company operates through department stores and markets women formal wear, bag and other accessories.

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  3. Japan militarism in light of ISRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The world's eyes have once again been focused on the extremists of Islamic State as they practise the barbaric act of beheading victims for ransom or to swap prisoners. The surprise this time is that those singled out for atrocity have been Japanese, and nowhere has the astonishment been greater than in Japan itself.

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  4. The Dance of the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Film Comment

    Ami SkA nberg Dahlstedt is a Swedish choreographer immersed in Japanese mythology. She is drawn to the haunting legend that serves as the basis for much of Japan's dance and theater, both classical and contemporary: The Sun Goddess, who hides in a cave, plunging the word into darkness, until the Goddess of Laughter lures her out with "crazy dancing" and the world returns to light.

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  5. On Native GroundFEAR not, Class of '09. Knowledge is Still PowerRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  6. Celebrating Shiga: Meijer Gardens begins its all-things Japan year with artful objects on exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MLive.com

    Kimono"Flowers,"Yuzen style dyeing by Moriguchi Kak 1983. Silk. Photo courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan.

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  7. Hostage crisis puts work of aid groups on nation's public agendaRead the original story

    Monday | The Japan Times

    Syrian refugees gather at the Zaatari refugee camp, in Mafraq, Jordan, in June 2013. Japan-based nongovernmental organizations offering aid to displaced Syrians there say they hope the ongoing Japanese hostage crisis will not turn the public against the region or their international aid work.

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  8. Penn's Joshua Plotkin to receive 2015 Akira Okubo Prize for Mathematical BiologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Joshua Plotkin of the University of Pennsylvania has been named winner of the 2015 Akira Okubo Prize, awarded jointly by the international Society for Mathematical Biology and the Japanese Society... view more Joshua Plotkin of the University of Pennsylvania has been named winner of the 2015 Akira Okubo Prize, awarded jointly by the international Society for Mathematical Biology and the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology. The award committee granted the award with "great enthusiasm," noting that, "Plotkin's research achievements belie his young age."

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  9. "Kyoto University - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and...Read the original story

    Sunday | PR-inside.com

    ... Sustainable Humanosphere, and Disaster Prevention Research Institute, among others. Kyoto is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. Kyoto University - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive data and trend ...

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  10. Spring Arts - From Japan to Paris, with time in the gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Philly.com

    Under curator Felice Fischer, the Art Museum has made a practice of borrowing outstanding works and presenting them with unsurpassed seriousness and flair. The upcoming exhibition on the art of the Kano School, which dominated Japanese art for centuries, may be the most important.

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  11. The perfect arty escape from TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Stuff.co.nz

    One of the joys of spending time in a mighty metropolis is getting out of it, discovering the green, scenic havens where locals go to recharge. For Tokyoites, a weekend escape means mountains, lakes and onsens - the perfect recipe for relaxation, bundled into an enchanting, bento-box town called Hakone.

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  12. Kansai spearheads campaign against hate speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Japan Times

    On Feb. 24, 2013, Osaka's Tsuruhashi district, home to one of Japan's largest concentrations of ethnic Koreans and in recent years a major tourist destination, was the scene of a shocking incident. The anti-Korean group Zaitokukai had organized a demonstration in the area, shouting ethnic slurs by bullhorn. 5 comments

  13. Stephen Gill: 'Don't believe everything you hear or read'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Japan Times

    Name: Stephen Gill Nationality: British Occupation: Haiku poet, university lecturer, ike'ishi artist, environmental activist, radio scriptwriter Likes: Stones, poems, journeys, clouds, people's innate twinkle Dislikes: Apathy, political deceit, nuclear power, menma in ramen 1. What first brought you to Japan? The Trans-Siberian Railway, after reading Basho's classic "Narrow Road to the Deep North," which had inspired me to save up and pack my bags. 2. What's keeping you here? My wife, the faces of my students, the Hailstone Haiku Circle, Mount Ogura , ike'ishi .

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  14. Is Glass A Solid Or A Liquid? YesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Scientific Blogging

    Glass looks like it is solid but telling a materials engineer that glass is a solid is like telling an aerospace engineer Bernoulli is why planes fly . Glass flows - but slowly.

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  15. Japan vows not to give up on 2 hostages till 'the very end'Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Cortez Journal News

    Japan was scrambling Thursday to try to gain the release of two hostages held by the Islamic State group, as two people with contacts there offered to try to negotiate.

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  16. 70 years after WWII: Elegy of Japanese internment in Siberian labor campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Stars and Stripes

    Koichi Ikeda, who was forced to perform hard labor for 3 years at a coal mine in Uzbekistan, uses a computer at his home in Toyonaka, Japan. He uses the computer to record his experiences in the former Soviet Union and write a blog.

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  17. Prayers offered for Japanese hostages as Islamic State's ransom deadline passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | OregonLive.com

    Prayers were offered Friday at Tokyo's largest mosque for two Japanese hostages threatened with beheading by Islamic militants who had demanded a $200 million ransom for their release. Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group posted an online warning that the "countdown has begun" for the extremists to kill 47-year-old Kenji Goto and 42-year-old Haruna Yukawa.

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  18. IS militants say 'countdown has begun' to Japanese hostages executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Christian Science Monitor

    The Japanese government's deadline to pay Islamic State Group militants ransom in return for two hostages has passed, meanwhile the mother of one of the captives pleads with officials to save her son's life. Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group have posted an online warning that the "countdown has begun" for the group to kill a pair of Japanese hostages.

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  19. Why Japan Lacks Sympathy for the Hostages Held by ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Time

    While the clock ticks down for two Japanese hostages held by ISIS, their countrymen think they've brought the problem on themselves Japanese government officials continued to press for the release of two Japanese citizens being held by Islamist militants in Syria late Friday, even as a presumed deadline for paying the $200 million ransom expired. The hostage drama has dominated the news cycle since ISIS released a video showing two Japanese men being threatened by a masked militant with a knife.

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  20. Islamic State-linked militants say countdown for Japan's hostages beganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Stars and Stripes

    Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group have posted an online warning that the "countdown has begun" for the group to kill a pair of Japanese hostages. The posting which appeared Friday shows a clock counting down to zero along with gruesome images of other hostages who have been beheaded by the Islamic State group.

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