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  1. Akita beats Iwate, ties rival for top record in EastRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    In a clash of Eastern Conference heavyweights, the Akita Northern Happinets delivered a stellar effort in the opening quarter and maintained their poise throughout the game in a 67-58 win over the visiting Iwate Big Bulls. Shigehiro Taguchi drained four 3-pointers and led the Northern Happinets with 20 points on the night.

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  2. Why Japan's incredible long-distance runners will never win the London MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Independent

    Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times - yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon. Because they're all too busy focusing on their own, even more demanding, endurance event Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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  3. Mastering the art of partaking in a tea ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    What manner of reptile are we preparing to introduce? No reptile at all. An art, rather; the art - or religion, perhaps - of tea, hopefully to surprise the reader with the depths this humble beverage contains within itself, and releases in us, if we approach it in a manner worthy of it.

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  4. this story a-oRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Breeze Courier

    More than a thousand years ago, Buddhist monks in Japan began a daily ritual of grinding green tea leaves into powder, mixing it into hot water with a bamboo whisk, then sharing the tea from a single cup. Today matcha in the U.S. is considerably less monastic.

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  5. Shop wants to serve Japanese coffee on MilkRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    Ogawa Coffee , based in Kyoto, would be the latest specialty coffee shop in an area once known mainly for its plethora of Dunkin' Donuts: What we seek is not only good-tasting coffee. It is discovering and providing the coffee's value that leads humans, nature and the whole environment in a positive direction.

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  6. Mind the gap: Nara election reveals voter valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    In the wake of last Sunday's local elections, big city political reporters were quick to see the results as a mandate for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; and a disaster for the Democratic Party of Japan. The conclusions reached by those far removed from the rest of Japan - the place they sometimes visit during holidays in order to pay their respects to relatives living and deceased - are factually correct and rationally argued.

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  7. The holy trinity of the '60s: sumo, baseball and tamagoyakiRead the original story

    Friday | The Japan Times

    Earlier this year, yokozuna Hakuho broke the all-time victory record of Taiho, the yokozuna regarded by many as the greatest sumo wrestler of the postwar period. This reminded me of a well-known saying from the 1960s, Taiho's heyday, which says that Kyojin , Taiho and tamagoyaki are the three things most-loved by Japanese children.

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  8. Quadrilingual Guide Map for Increasing Number of ForeignersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    In time for the spring tourist season, Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau has prepared a new guide map to introduce sightseeing spots and accommodations near the city subway. In response to the increase in foreign tourists, the guide map is written in four languages, Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean.

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  9. Men Wear Kimono for Kyoto SightseeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    An increasing number of men in kimono are enjoying sightseeing in Kyoto. It seems that, as the number of events in which kimono-wearing participants receive a discount is increasing, the experience of wearing kimono for men is gaining in popularity, even among foreign tourists.

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  10. Flight Attendant, Yusa Shirai Selected as Saio-daiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    Yusa Shirai, a company employee from Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, was selected as the 60th "Saio-dai," or heroine of the Aoi Festival, one of the three major Kyoto festivals, which will be held on May 15. The "Aoi-Matsuri Gyoretsu Hozonkai," or Aoi Festival procession conservation group, made the announcement on April 10. Shirai is the eldest daughter of Osamu and Yuka Shirai. Mr. Shirai is the executive chairman of "Shirai Electronics Industrial Co., Ltd.," an electronics components manufacturer based in Ukyo Ward, Kyoto.

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  11. Metal accumulation by Arabidopsis halleri subsp. gemmifera at a limestone mining siteRead the original story

    Friday | CSIRO Publishing

    Aki Kosugi A , Jun Tamaru B , Kazumi Gotou B , Hazuka Y. Furihata C , Akifumi Shimizu B , Akira Kawabe C and Emiko Harada B D A Environmental Science Graduate School, The University of Shiga Prefecture, 2500, Hassaka-cho, Hikone-City, Shiga 522-8533, Japan. B School of Environmental Science, The University of Shiga Prefecture, 2500, Hassaka-cho, Hikone-City, Shiga 522-8533, Japan.

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  12. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Thursday | 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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  13. Salvatore Ferragamo Holds Runway Show in KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Women's Wear Daily

    FERRAGAMO IN THE EAST: Salvatore Ferragamo celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Florence-Kyoto town-twinning with a runway show, held Wednesday at Kyoto's Seiryu-den, a wooden temple located at the top of Mount Higashiyama. On the catwalk, the brand showed its fall/winter 2015 men's and women's collections, previously presented in Milan, along with some never-before-seen looks from Salvatore Ferragamo women's resort collection, which will be fully unveiled later this spring.

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  14. An internally and externally validated nomogram for predicting the...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | British Journal of Cancer

    We prospectively studied the relation between the UGT1A1 genotype and the safety of irinotecan-based regimens in Japanese patients with advanced colorectal cancer, and then constructed a nomogram for predicting the risk of severe neutropenia in the first treatment cycle. Safety data were obtained from 1312 patients monitored during the first 3 cycles of irinotecan-based regimen in a prospective observational study.

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  15. Starwood's Affiliated Hotel Group Takes On Sector CompetitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Benzinga

    On Thursday, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc introduced Tribute Portfolio, a new brand for high-end hotel owners to remain independent while taking advantage of the Starwood's marketing network and Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty points program. Starwood stands to receive an approximated 10 percent cut of room revenues under this "soft brand" arrangement where the property doesn't actually fly a Starwood flag and hopes to add 100 Tribute hotels globally over the next five years.

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  16. The myth of realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Film : Rashomon Year : 1950 Country : Japan Rashomon, directed by auteur Akira Kurosawa, with a considerable amount of ideas and cinematographic input by his director of photography, Kazuo Miyagawa, is widely considered the first film that opened up Japan's rich and diverse cinema to western audiences. Notably, the film was the winner of 1951's Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, and an honorary Oscar for best foreign film .

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  17. Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Hotel News Resource

    The residential hotel occupies part of the grounds of Tenryuji Temple, a World Heritage site that formerly housed 'Rantei,' a well-known traditional Japanese ryokan from the 1960s long used by the Japanese government to entertain honorable guests. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. yesterday announced the opening of Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto.

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  18. Takashi Saito finds a new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Weaving slowly, silently, and gracefully through hordes of families, couples, and farmers is a slight Japanese man with gray hair, glasses, and cuffed jeans. Mr. Saito came to Boulder 15 years ago with 15 years of experience as a sushi chef in Japan and a love for rock and roll.

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  19. Starwood Debuts Its First Luxury Collection Hotel in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Hotel Business

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. just opened Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto. Owned by Mori Trust Co., Ltd., Suiran marks the first Luxury Collection hotel in Japan.

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  20. Balance, team defense are powering NiigataRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Japan Times

    The Niigata Albirex BB don't have a player in the league's top 10 in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals or blocks. But the Albirex, one of the league's two flagship franchises along with the perennial struggling Saitama Broncos, have quality roster depth and a high basketball IQ.

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