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  1. Bath choir to jet off on history-making tour of Japan this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | This is Bath

    The City of Bath Male Choir fly out to Japan on Friday morning taking the sound of an English men's choir to concert performances in the cities of Kyoto and Tokyo for the first time. Founded by Grenville Jones in 2006 the choir have sung around the UK and Europe but this is by far the most adventurous tour project to date.

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  2. The truth is in the teaRead the original story

    Friday | Hard News

    Analysts are pressed to divine meaning in the synchrony of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India with troop manoeuvres on the border Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India was almost a back-to-back event following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's successful four-day visit to Japan from August 30. The Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, clearly spared no effort to make Modi's visit a success. He received Modi in Kyoto and spent a day with him, showing him the sights there.

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  3. Richie Hawtin Awarded the Prestigious "Sake Samurai" Title By The SSARead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Clubplanet

    Hawtin first launched . in Ibiza after noticing lot of similarities in the Sake industry & the Independent Electronic Music scene.

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  4. Kyoto Management Research Seminar SeriesRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    Presented by Kyoto University Graduate School of Management , the Kyoto Management Research Seminar Series invites the world's foremost experts on business management to discuss some of the latest developments in management research.

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  5. Former Japan PM Fukuda to meet China's Xi next week: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next Wednesday in Beijing, a source familiar with the matter said, setting the stage for a possible meeting between the leaders of Japan and China in November. Expectations have been growing in Japan for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to meet Xi for an ice-breaking chat next month on the sidelines of a gathering of Asia-Pacific leaders in Beijing.

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  6. China attacks US military radar deployment in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Big News Network.com

    ... system deployment in the Asia-Pacific region, pointing specifically at a US X-band radar deployment in Kyoto, Japan. She made the comment after media reports said US military has delivered X-band radar to the Kyogamisaki military base in Kyoto on ...

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  7. China accuses US of damaging regional stability with Japan defense radarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Russia Taday

    China accused the United States of undermining stability in the Asia-Pacific region by positioning an X-band missile defense radar in Kyoto, Japan. The statement highlights simmering tensions over a small, disputed archipelago in the East China Sea.

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  8. The Tale of Princess Kaguya Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Shockya.com

    Cast: Dubbed version: ChloA Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, Beau Bridges, James Marsden, Oliver Platt, Dean Cain. Subtitled version: Aki Asakura, Kengo Kora, Takeo Chii, Nobuko Miyamoto, Atsuko Takahata, Tomoko Tabata, Tatekawa, Takaya Kamikawa, Hikaru Ijuin, Ryudo Uzaki, Nakamura Shichinosuke II, Isao Hashizume, Yukiji Asaoka, Tatsuya Nakadai If your high school World History course was like mine, you spent a little time on Greece and Rome, another few weeks on medieval feudalism and the Renaissance in Europe, and tons of hours on Europe since the Industrial Revolution.

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  9. Mantenya: eccentric food for eccentric peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Japan Times

    Where would a journalist be without his or her contacts? Most likely not in Mantenya, a pocket-sized tempura restaurant near Tenma in Osaka. I am based in Kyoto, so Osaka is a bit of a known unknown.

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  10. Kyoto forward Warren dedicates play to those battling cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Japan Times

    It's not every day that you see a 202-cm forward wearing a pink headband during a men's pro basketball game. So, of course, it's an unusual sight.

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  11. Echizen RailwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Japan Visitor Blog

    The Katsuyama-Eiheiji Line runs from Echizen Railway Fukui Station, just outside the East Exit of Fukui Station to the terminus at Katsuyama, where there are buses to the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum . Although the bus service to Eiheiji Temple is more direct you can change at Eiheiji-guchi and transfer to a bus to visit the famous Zen temple.

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  12. Japan Parts Makers Stick to Core BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Wall Street Journal

    Murata Manufacturing's latest capacitor, measuring just 0.25 millimeter by 0.125 millimeter, right, is displayed beside a pencil and other models. Japanese consumer electronics giants may be struggling, but many of the country's parts makers are thriving.

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  13. 2015 Michelin Stars for Western Japan AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Eater

    Early this morning Michelin announced the release of its 2015 dining guide to Kansai . The guidebook covers the regions of Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, and Nara in western Japan.

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  14. New paper debunks 'ocean acidification' scare, finds warming increases pHRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | NorCalBlogs

    A paper published Friday in Climate of the Past reconstructs water pH and temperature from a lake in central Japan over the past 280,000 years and clearly shows that pH increases [becomes more basic or alkaline ] due to warmer temperatures, and vice-versa, becomes more acidic [or "acidified" if you prefer] due to cooling temperatures. This finding is the opposite of the false assumptions behind the "ocean acidification" scare, but is compatible with the basic chemistry of Henry's Law and outgassing of CO2 from the oceans with warming.

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  15. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | 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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  16. Air Chief Marshal Raha to visit JapanRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Newkerala.com

    The Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha will travel to Japan on Tuesday to participate in the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Japanese Air Self-Defence Force . During his visit to that country, Air Chief Marshal Raha is scheduled to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japanese Defence Minister Akinori Eto and JASDF Chief of Staff General Harukazu Saitoh.

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  17. Bicultural Japanese baby names can be double the troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Japan Times

    What do the following names have in common: Ayeisha, December, Eli, Gabrielle, Haruki, Julie, Kaede, Koh, Leon, Louis, Lucia, Luke, Margaret, Olivia, Ryuken, Tobin and Tennis? They are all children's names - all but one the sons and daughters of bicultural couples. Naming a child is a conundrum. 2 comments

  18. Keeping It in the FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Slate Magazine

    The oldest running hotel in operation is not in Paris or London or Rome. It is, according to the Guinness Book of World Records , in Yamanashi, Japan: a hot-spring hotel called Nisiyama Onsen Keiunkan, which has existed since the year 705.

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  19. Sultans of the South: Arts of India's Deccan Courts, 1323-1687, ed....Read the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | The English Historical Review

    In today's Japan, during the Kyoto Gion Festival, which celebrates the Yasaka Shrine of the god Gion Tenjin, the float of the Taishi-yama ward is decorated with a hanging of silk embroidery from eighteenth-century Deccan. It was probably Dutch traders who brought this beautiful cloth from India to Japan.

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  20. Feel of sit-down dining at stand-up shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Asia News Network

    Stand-up soba noodle shops are no longer just for male office workers. These soba stalls are getting a makeover in some areas, with staff wearing chic uniforms, rock music videos running and menus offering unique options.

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