Kyoto, Japan Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. 23 local assemblies seek hate speech legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | NHK World

    Twenty-three local Japanese assemblies say the central government should take measures including legislation to ban hate speech against ethnic minorities. The 4 prefectural and 19 other assemblies adopted such statements after a UN committee on racial discrimination urged Japan last August to legally restrict hate speech.

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  2. The peculiarties of pizza aren't an issue at Mercato in KyotoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Japan Times

    I once heard that Japan is the land of milk and honey . . . on pizzas. Thankfully, this is not the case at Mercato.

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  3. Jiki Miyazawa keeps the focus on the foodRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Japan Times

    It is only a few days into the new year when I dine at this single-counter restaurant, and the holiday still appears to be guiding the fare: The colors are stark, but resonate warmth and comfort. I don't know the precise origins of kappA -dining: A row of diners seated before a chef facing off like a pair of chess pros, often in a narrow space - but it gives you an immediacy bordering on stalking.

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  4. Eat Osaka teaches you how to cook like a localRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Japan Times

    Here's a joke unlikely to be endorsed by the Osaka Government Tourism Bureau: "There are three great reasons to visit Osaka: great people, great food and because Kyoto doesn't have an airport." The truth hurts, even if it's also mildly humorous.

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  5. Snow-Covered Phoenix Hall Contrast in Red and WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    Due to the heavy snow on New Year's Day, "Ho-o-do," or the Phoenix Hall of Byodo-in Temple in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, a National Treasure on which the "Heisei Era major repairs" were completed last fall, turned pure white. Many families and tourists visiting the temple on January 2 took pictures of the red-and-white temple.

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  6. Artist Screws with Street Signs, Ticks Off Japanese CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Kotaku

    For the past few years, French artist Clet Abraham has been putting up removable stickers on street signs through Europe. Since late last year, he's been in Japan.

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  7. Kyoto: Starwood Will Be Next for Kyoto With Suiran, a Luxury RyokanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | HotelChatter

    There was a time when the Hyatt Regency was considered the high-end Western hotel in Kyoto , the former imperial capital of Japan. That changed with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton last year, where a more traditional Japanese experience is still very much possible though in its Tatami Suite .

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  8. Another view: Cheney defends nation's journey into darknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Toward the end of the war with Japan, when America dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the Japanese civilian and military leadership were rocked to their core. The devastation was of a kind never before seen.

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  9. Nintendo Pulls the Plug on BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Wall Street Journal

    The Japanese videogame maker on Friday said it is ending direct sales of its games and consoles in Latin America's biggest economy due to what it called a business environment that made its operations "unsustainable" there . High import taxes have meant that games like the company's popular "Super Smash Bros."

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  10. Revealed: Oran Mor's Play, Pie and a Pint seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Evening Times

    ICELANDIC comedians who laugh their way into office, firebrand trade unionist Jimmy Reid - and the tragic tale of delusional actress Norma Desmond. As always, the lunchtime Play, Pie and a Pint series offers a range of one hour plays to suit just about every theatre taste.

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  11. Who am I? What is life? Author Haruki Murakami to the rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Daily Times

    Worried about your future, the meaning of life or the realness of unreal things? Ask Japanese author Haruki Murakami for enlightenment or as much as a surrealist can give. Though a perennial favourite for the Nobel Prize in Literature, Murakami is so notoriously reclusive that nobody knows for sure where in the world he lives and he has joked about biting fans who get too close.

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  12. Get personal advice - on anything - from Japanese author Haruki MurakamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | CBC News

    Murakami is so notoriously reclusive that nobody knows for sure where in the world he lives, and he has joked about biting fans who get too close. Worried about your future, the meaning of life or the realness of unreal things? Ask Japanese author Haruki Murakami for enlightenment - or as much as a surrealist can give.

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  13. On time for Chinese New YearRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The China Post

    Yes, we have barely started 2015, and although it may seem a bit too early to prepare for Chinese New Year's Eve - Feb. 18 - hasty is an inappropriate word for times like this. As many restaurants and hotels opened for reservations since late 2014, believe it or not, plenty of places are already booked.

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  14. Who am I? What is life? Author Haruki Murakami to the rescueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Reuters

    Worried about your future, the meaning of life or the realness of unreal things? Ask Japanese author Haruki Murakami for enlightenment - or as much as a surrealist can give. Though a perennial favourite for the Nobel Prize in Literature, Murakami is so notoriously reclusive that nobody knows for sure where in the world he lives, and he has joked about biting fans who get too close.

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  15. Ringing in the new year with some old favoritesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Japan Times

    What better way to start the New Year than by looking back? After all, how can we move ahead if we don't know the past? Here are five classic Tokyo ryoriya where tradition rules and the roots of today's food culture live on. These are not high-end ryoriya serving the refined kaiseki cuisine of the old capital, Kyoto.

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  16. Kyoto: Five Things to Know Before Seeing a Kabuki Show in KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Jaunted

    Kabuki dance is Kyoto's most heralded art form, performed twice daily at the Minami-za Theater , which dates back to 1610. Seeing a show while you're in town is a must, but to fully appreciate it, you'll want to understand the roots and significance of Kabuki before you go.

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  17. Cafe Specializing in Japanese Matcha Tea Opens in West VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | DNAinfo.com

    The signature drink at Chalait, at 224 W. Fourth St., is a matcha cortado, an espresso-sized portion of the creamy, sweet tea, made from a light green powder imported from a farm in Kyoto. Michelle Gardner, 33, and her fiance Ramon Puyani, 37, got the idea for the cafe when they tasted matcha during a trip to Japan two years ago.

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  18. Ilkeston students jet off to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Ilkeston Advertiser

    Fish custard was just one of the delicacies that students from Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy sampled on an exchange trip to Japan. Cerys Travis, Brandon Quinney, both 15, and Jaynil Mistry, 14, spent two weeks in Japan, living with local families, attending school and seeing the sights.

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  19. Kinosaki, Japan: Journey to a town of hot springs and snow crabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Independent

    Kinosaki might be unfamiliar to the British, but for the Japanese it's a place of pilgrimage for its thermal waters and sublime seafood. Michael Booth dipped into both 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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  20. School changes, state funding top district radarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | This Week Community News

    Superintendent Diane Mankins congratulates Paula Marple, the district's employee of the month for November, during the Dec. 18 school board meeting. Marple is the custodian at Marysville High School.

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