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  1. Old Japanese firms offer vital lesson for younger onesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | China Daily

    Japanese people have one of the highest life expectancies in the world , according to the World Health Organization - about 80 years for men and 87 for women, to be precise. The island nation is also home to some 40 percent of the world's longest surviving businesses - the highest in the world.

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  2. Peter Greenaway: I've seven productive years left to finish 30 projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    We're going to make a trilogy and probably call it "Eisenstein Abroad". There are two more films to come: Eisenstein in Hollywood is about him in Hollywood, and Eisenstein in Switzerland is when he attended the first film festival ever in a place called La Sarraz.

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  3. Japanese Police Authorities' Crackdown upon Officials of Chongryon SlammedRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Korean News

    Officials of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan in Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Shiga, Nara and Wakayama on May 18 launched an action outside the building of the Kyoto Prefectural Police Headquarters in protest against the Japanese police authorities' unreasonable arrest of Chongryon officials. Kim Hak Bok, chairman of the Kyoto Prefectural Headquarters of Chongryon, who headed the protest group, read out a protest letter.

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  4. Narendra Modi's foreign visit timeline: 18 countries, 55 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Indian Express

    In the span of last one year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited 18 countries, a majority of which were official state visits and spent close to 55 days abroad. His first foreign destination was the neighbouring Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which has remained one of India's closest allies for decades.

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  5. For Ex-Naropa Dancer, a Life of Artistry Ended in DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Denver Westword

    The 33-year-old had spent part of the previous three years traveling the world with a Japanese dance master known as Katsura Kan, teaching workshops and performing. One video shows them on a black stage, side by side.

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  6. Ogawa Coffee set to open in downtown BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Boston.com

    And if there's any doubt about the dedication of the Japanese-based company officials, the store will have stadium seating so that customers can watch baristas in action. "Ogawa is coming to America to continue improving coffee for the next generation," Yoshinori Uda, the chief executive and president of the company's US division, said in an interview.

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    Apr 25, 2012 | Miami New Times

    The 33-year-old from North Miami Beach had spent part of the previous three years traveling the world with a Japanese dance master known as Katsura Kan, teaching workshops and performing. One video shows them on a black stage, side by side.

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  8. Tokyondia RisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | South County Spotlight

    Minutes before President Obama's speech in support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership at Nike headquarters last week, he met with some small businesses. They were hand picked by Oregon Jobs Through Trade because, in theory, if it passed they could export way more wine, leather satchels, bike parts...the stuff the locals are good at.

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  9. Overseas Studies Becoming MandatoryRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    A growing number of departments and courses in universities in Kyoto have begun requiring overseas studies. As the Japanese government promotes internationalization of universities, each university is making its own efforts.

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  10. Attractive Life in Fushimi-Momoyama, Kyoto, Introduced to ForeignersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    In time for the spring tourist season, owners of retail stores in the Fushimi-Momoyama area, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, have published a map aimed at foreign people. Incorporating foreigners f opinions, the map includes information about shops commonly-used by residents and places overlooked by Japanese people.

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  11. With "Best" Cool Breezes, Dining Terraces Open on Kamo RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    "Noryo Yuka" or dining terraces on the Kamo River, a summer attraction of Kyoto, opened the evening of May 1. According to the Kyoto Local Meteorological Office, that day's high was 30.0 degrees Celsius, recording this year's first day of real summer heat, comparable to early July. In a pleasant breeze that began to blow at dusk, patrons enjoyed eating and drinking while listening to the music of the Gion Festival fs "Naginata Hoko" float.

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  12. Robbinsdale Armstrong HS Daily Bulletin - May 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Patch.com

    IF YOU WERE UNABLE TO ATTEND ACADEMIC AWARDS NIGHT, please pick up your letter or bar in the main office by Wednesday of this week. ATTENTION ALL JUNIORS .

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  13. Japan's New Education Research Association Announces Intention to Expand OverseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | OnlinePRNews

    Starting at the age of 19, Mr. Fukumori created his own cram school. 20 years later, he runs 200 classrooms around Japan with many around the Kansai area.

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  14. Five Fantastic Winners of the Cannes Film Festival's Coveted Palme d'Or Streaming OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | City Pages

    The 2015 Cannes Film Festival is now underway, with some of the year's most anticipated films contending for the Palme d'Or . Always a source of controversy, the Palme d'Or has nonetheless honored throughout its history some of the most important films in world cinema.

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  15. Tokyo Indie Fest: Japan's indie scene showing green shootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | GamesIndustry.biz

    For better or worse, Akihabara isn't what it used to be. The last remnant of the old maze of tiny stores selling electronics and components, from which the area's semi-official title of "Electric Town", clings on to a patch near the station, but it's clear that it's on life support, as are the remaining small stores selling videogame, technology or manga-related curiosities.

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  16. For Sharon Stern, a Joyous Life of Artistry and Dance Ended in Darkness and DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2012 | Broward-Palm Beach

    The 33-year-old from North Miami Beach had spent part of the previous three years traveling the world with a Japanese dance master known as Katsura Kan, teaching workshops and performing.

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  17. JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Sun-Star

    THIS year's family vacation was in Japan. We visited three cities; Osaka, Kyoto and Nara.

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  18. Armchair Mayor - Prada bags are a gift horse of another colourRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Daily News

    I've always understood this to mean that if somebody hands you the reins to a free horse, you don't get all fussy about checking out its teeth. Ask Judith Murray and Christine Wihak, the TRU bureaucrats who are hoping the Prada bags they accepted from a potential business partner in Malaysia turn out to be cheap knockoffs and not the real thing.

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  19. The 3-D world of NHK yx Koyxen's abstract technoRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Japan Times

    Kohei Matsunaga does not see things like you and I see things. Take the 3-D glasses that he is rarely photographed without, for instance.

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  20. Japan's second city voting to emerge from Tokyo's shadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Peninsula

    The people of Osaka vote this weekend on a plan to streamline Japan's second city in the mould of global metropolises like London, New York and Tokyo, as the one-time commercial capital seeks to recapture its glory days. On the table is what supporters say is a way to slash waste, cut out administrative duplication and boost the brand of the city at home and abroad, making it more attractive to investors and sports event organisers.

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