Kyoto, Japan Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. BYD finally wins California electric bus order in major step for overseas expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | South China Morning Post

    California's Long Beach Transit will buy up to 60 electric buses this year from China's BYD, the company's biggest order to date from an overseas market. BYD, partly owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, won the bid at a public hearing in Los Angeles on Monday, according to Sherry Li, marketing director of BYD's overseas group.

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  2. Old companies still thrive in brand-loyal JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The China Post

    Successful businesses shine for a few years, then nimbler competitors outwit them in a constant cycle that spans being feted to forgotten in less than a generation. But Japan has something different: thousands of companies that have prospered for centuries.

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  3. Aromatherapy pyramid releases natural cedar scent into your spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Inhabitat

    Designer Anatoliy Omelchenko of Triangle Tree, whose crop circle towels we featured a couple of months ago, has created a new, eco-friendly piece of home decor: the Cedar Aroma Pyramid . When warmed by a simple tea light, the natural oils in the cedar wood are released, filling the space nearby with a relaxing woodland scent.

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  4. Tokujin Yoshioka's Glass Tea House is a contemporary take on traditional Japanese architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Inhabitat

    Traditional Japanese architecture is famous for its quiet elegance and strong connection to nature. Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka infuses those celebrated characteristics with a contemporary twist in KOU-AN Glass Tea House, a small transparent structure.

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  5. More World Heritage sites vandalized in JapanRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Xinhuanet

    Oily stains were discovered at Kyoto 's 1,200-year-old Kiyomizu Buddhist temple on Monday, another of a series of vandalism acts that happened recently in Japan , local media reported. According to the police, oily stains were found at three spots of Kiyomizu temple on Monday morning, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Kyoto which U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama visited about a month ago.

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  6. Chinese tourists take a picture under cherry blossom trees in Tokyo. Photo: KyodoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | South China Morning Post

    A record number of tourists from mainland China are expected to flood into Japan during the three-day May Day holiday starting on Friday, according to China's biggest travel website. Ctrip.com predicts that Japan and South Korea will be biggest travel destinations for mainland tourists during the holiday period, beating Hong Kong.

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  7. Billionaire's Daughter Turning CEO Shows What Japan Inc. LacksRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Anyone wondering why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is crusading to get more women running Japan's male-dominated corporations should meet Miwako Date, daughter of Japanese billionaire property developer Akira Mori.

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  8. Cycling the Kyoto maze could get easierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Japan Times

    A cyclist pushes his bicycle up Ninenzaka, a famous street in Kyoto, on Oct. 7. While Japan's ancient capital is a perennial draw for foreign tourists, the city remains difficult to explore by mass transport, making bicycles a popular option for getting around. Kyoto's historical and cultural treasures have always attracted large numbers of tourists.

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  9. Tokujin Yoshioka's Kou-an Glass Tea House Reinterprets the Traditional Japanese Tea CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Hypebeast.com

    Japanese architect Tokujin Yoshioka has offered up his own reinterpretation of the classic culture of a Japanese tea ceremony with the stunning "Kou-an Glass Tea House" in Kyoto. A testament to the famous Japanese attention to detail in design and architecture, the weights and angles of the transparent glass design plays on the concept of Japanese history as well as its position in today's society.

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  10. Japan needs new top hotels for Olympia 2020, 1,780 rooms are in the pipeline.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | 4 Hoteliers

    More and more tourists are visiting Japan, which is in the sense of the government, who plans to become the island country as holiday destination more into the international focus. Especially in Tokyo several new hotel projects are in the pipeline in the next years as the Olympic Summer Games in 2020 promotes the willingness for investments.

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  11. Geisha lessons teach the art of glamour and graceful behaviourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... and her younger sister Mika stroll in kimono as part of their maiko training at Yasui Kompiragu shrine in Kyoto, Japan. Photo: Yomiuri Shimbun "Straighten your back and pull in your stomach. Tighten your rump, too," Yasuda said to them. "Maiko learn ...

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  12. Race for playoffs going down to wireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Japan Times

    If the past 10 games are a key measuring stick for playoff-bound teams' chances in the postseason - and those still in the hunt to secure the East's seventh and eighth spots - keep an eye on these five teams: Niigata, Sendai, Kyoto, Ryukyu and Shiga. The Albirex and 89ers have both won nine of their past 10 contests, the latter is riding a nine-game streak.

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  13. From dusk till dawn at Roppongi Art NightRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Art on wheels: An artist's rendition of the 'Hal' truck from 'Art Truck Project 'Hal' 'Akebono' ' by the Daito Manabe-led creative collective Rhizomatiks shows how the mobile platform will look as it makes stops at various places during Roppongi Art Night. For all the criticism that can be levelled at the conventional "white cube" gallery space - its quasi-religious, sanitized hush and incongruity with large-scale interactive installations and other emergent forms of media art - as a visitor, it's at least unlikely that you'll wander into the path of a stray cyclist as you muse over canvases and ponder brush strokes.

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  14. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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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  15. Structure, floristics and diversity of tropical montane rain forests...Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | CSIRO Publishing

    Structure, floristics and diversity of tropical montane rain forests over ultramafic soils on Mount Kinabalu compared with those on non-ultramafic soils Shin-ichiro Aiba A F , Yoshimi Sawada A , Masaaki Takyu B , Tatsuyuki Seino C , Kanehiro Kitayama D and Rimi Repin E A Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890-0065, Japan. B Faculty of Regional Environmental Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Sakuragaoka 1-1-1, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502, Japan.

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  16. Bellagio showcases installation by sculptor Masatoshi Izumi and Japanese cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Bellagio is honoring the Japanese culture with a Japanese garden in Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and Masatoshi Izumi sculpture installation at the entrance. On view through May 11, incorporating Japanese Golden Week, several Japanese holidays will be recognized including Constitution Day, Children's Day and Greenery Day.

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  17. Japanese court refuses to halt restart of two nuclear reactorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Local residents' effort to stop the restart of two Kyushu Electric Power Co. nuclear reactors has been dealt a blow.

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  18. How A Japanese Chemist Sparked A Whiskey EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Switched

    Thirsty for knowledge, Masataka Taketsuru began knocking on the doors of Speyside distilleries and pressing onward even as hotel managers refused him service for being a foreigner. But the mustachioed, 25-year-old Japanese chemist persevered with his fact-finding mission, going on to help the Land of the Rising Sun produce a spirit rivaling those of Scotland's famous peat bogs.

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  19. What do you think of when you hear the word 'Japan'?: views from LaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Japan Times

    In the landlocked country of Laos, Tyler Parr asked expats, tourists and locals about what springs to mind when they hear the name of this island nation. Somphavanh Somlor Scientist, 27 I think it's good and interesting there.

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  20. World's Fastest Train Sets New Record of 375 Miles Per HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Skift

    The incredible technology is continually tested before rolled out on consumer routes, but the test results suggest an unprecedented future for transportation around the world. This is a 700-JR Tokai Shinkansen of Japanese Railway Central Series 725 operating between Kyoto and Tokyo here seen in Kyoto Station.

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