Kyoto, Japan Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kyoto, Japan. (Page 4)

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  1. Japan: Woman, 68, charged with murder after deaths of six menRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    Japanese prosecutors charged a 68-year-old woman with murder, weeks after she was arrested on suspicion of poisoning her husband, one of at least six men who have died while in a relationship with her over the past 20 years. Kyoto district prosecutors indicted Kakehi in the death of her 75-year-old husband, Isao, according to NHK public television.

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  2. Japan charges serial widow in 1 of 6 ex-partner deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | CBS News

    This picture taken on March 13, 2014 shows 67-year-old Japanese woman Chisako Kakehi, who was arrested in Kyoto on November 19 on suspicion of poisoning her husband with cyanide in the latest "Black Widow" case. She denied any involvement in his death although reports said the police suspect she killed her husband to obtain insurance money and his assets.

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  3. 'Black Widow' charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NEWS.com.au

    THE Japanese 'Black Widow', suspected of killing six husbands over 10 years for their life insurance, has been charged with murdering one of them. CALL him Lord of the Riffs.

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  4. Japanese widow charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NEWS.com.au

    THE inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has launched an astonishing attack on mobile/tablets apps. A MAN who slipped a note to a fellow gridiron fan telling him his pregnant wife was sexting another man has faced a backlash.

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  5. Black Widow case strikes a nerve in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sydney Morning Herald

    When Isao Kakehi, a 75-year-old retired salaryman, was found dead on the floor of his home last December, the police at first believed the cause to be heart failure. But a sharp-eyed detective grew suspicious.

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  6. Japan woman charged in 1 of 6 ex-partner...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Japanese prosecutors have charged a 68-year-old woman with murder, weeks after police arrested her on suspicion of poisoning her latest husband, one of six men who died while in a relationship with her over the past 20 years. Japanese public broadcaster NHK says Kyoto district prosecutors indicted Kakehi on Wednesday over the death of her 75-year-old husband, Isao.

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  7. Interbreeding threatens survival of Japan's 'living fossil' salamanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Japan Times

    The Japanese giant salamander, a rare amphibian often called a "living fossil," could disappear as a distinct species as interbreeding with its Chinese relative increases. Over the years, Japanese and Chinese giant salamander hybrids have proliferated in western Japan, triggering alarm bells and a flurry of activity to preserve the native species.

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  8. Secrets of the world's top whisky: Japanese water and Spanish casksRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Reuters

    Nestled at the foot of wooded hills near the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto, the Yamazaki whisky distillery feels a long way from the northerly glens of Scotch's spiritual home. Despite its unlikely birthplace, last month Yamazaki's Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 trumped more than 1,000 challengers to be named the world's best whisky by prominent critic Jim Murray in his Whisky Bible 2015.

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  9. Kate Hodal blazes a trail in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Basingstoke Gazette

    THERE'S a Japanese proverb that warns: "The nail that sticks out gets hammered down." And it's this phrase I'm thinking of as I trip over an ancient spike on a thousand-year-old pilgrim path in Japan's emerald Kii Mountains.

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  10. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  11. Japan's Long Winter Has Only Just BegunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Global Voices Online

    See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. According to meteorologists , from December 1 to December 12 Japan can expect cold temperatures and winter conditions normally seen only in February.

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  12. How (not to) drink the best whisky in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | CNN

    The first thing you notice is the smell: rich, deep, and mysterious. And somehow, both fresh and musty at the same time.

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  13. Maki Shoten Foreign Foods StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Japan Visitor Blog

    Maki Shoten foreign food store in the Mototanaka district of north east Kyoto near Hyakumanben and Kyoto University is a long-standing institution in the city. Maki Shoten was going strong in 1987 when I first encountered it.

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  14. Centre forms panel to modernise ancient VaranasiRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Newkerala.com

    The urban development ministry Wednesday set up an 11-member committee to modernise the city of Varanasi on the lines of the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto. The steering committee will operationalise the 'Partner City Affiliation Agreement' between the cities of Varanasi and Kyoto, a ministry statement said.

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  15. DSNV Runs JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Hypebeast.com

    Barcelona-based purveyors of premium fixed gear bike frames, Dosnoventa , has released another episode in its always hotly-anticipated series of short films documenting the crew's exploits touring the world, this latest one coming from Japan. Making their presence known in the streets of Tokyo and Osaka, as well as cycling through the bamboo forests of Kyoto, we follow the Dosnoventa team as they hop from one city to another, meeting up at each location with Japanese fixed gear purveyors BROTURES for impromptu fast-paced urban rides.

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  16. Book Review - Blade of the SamuariRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    A good mystery is always a book which attracts my interest. And any book with Medieval Japan as a backdrop draws me like the proverbial ninja moth to the flame.

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  17. The Munekata SistersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Lost In Translation

    The Munekata Sisters is the first and last adaptation of a novel that Yasujiro Ozu would make. Shin Toho was created in 1947 focused on films by established directors like Naruse and Mizoguchi .

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  18. Bad Tourists Lead to Photography Ban at Japanese TemplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Kotaku

    Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year in Kyoto. These past few weeks have been spectacular.

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  19. Sleepy Eyes of Death Vol. 3 (1967) DVD ReviewRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Silver Bullet Comics

    The Sleepy Eyes of Death series is all about style over substance. Like many long-running Japanese series from the 60s, the films have as much originality of plot and story as an episode of Voltron .

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  20. 'A bed for an eel': Saving Kyoto's unique town housesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | CNN

    Kyoto is Japan's historical heart, the former capital and home to 1,600 temples. From the entertainment district of Gion, where geishas can be spotted scurrying along narrow cobbled lanes, to the cherry tree-lined Philosopher's Path, some parts of the city seem timeless.

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