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  1. Japan Hotel Offers Nine Hours of Rest in Tiny PodsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | PSFK

    A new hotel in Japan is offering nine-hour rentals on small cubicles with a single purpose-to put you to sleep. Inside the hotel, the sleeping pods are stacked, with plenty in each room.

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  2. Celebration of Asian cuisine in SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    With spring looming, major hotels in Seoul are greeting the new season with flavorful Asian cuisine prepared by some of the top chefs from Japan, Hong Kong and India. The Westin Chosun Seoul has invited Japanese chef Hideki Ishikawa, owner-chef of the Michelin three-starred restaurant Ishikawa in Tokyo, who will present his nine-course kaiseki cuisine made with fresh seasonal ingredients on March 20 and 21 at the hotel's Japanese restaurant Sushi Cho.

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  3. Tokyo alters description of KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    Japan's Foreign Ministry has deleted its description of South Korea as an "important neighbor sharing the basic values of liberty, democracy and market economy" from its website, a possible signal of discontent with Seoul. The website now describes South Korea as the "most important neighboring country," an expression that Korean critics say has lessened the value Tokyo attaches to their country.

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  4. 10 Great lesbian-friendly destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Xtra!

    Where are the best vacation spots for gay women? Does gay-friendly also mean lesbian-friendly - or will women find themselves the sole sisters in a sea of men? Read on for the top destinations where women will not only find a warm welcome, but will also discover a wealth of places to meet and mingle with other women, from bars to bookstores to cafA s to clubs. 1. San Francisco San Francisco is still the number-one getaway for girls.

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  5. Michelle Obama heads to Japan, Cambodia to promote girls' educationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    First lady Michelle Obama will travel to Japan and Cambodia this month as part of a U.S. effort to support education for girls around the world. She will visit Tokyo and Kyoto from March 18 to March 20, and the Cambodian capital Siem Reap from March 21 to 22, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.

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  6. Hong Kong's efficient transport system lifted it above other cities in China. Photo: Nora TamRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong offers the best quality of living among cities in China but has fallen way behind its main competitor Singapore and major Japanese cities, according to a new survey. The city ranked 70th among 230 cities assessed in an annual quality of living survey conducted by consulting firm Mercer.

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  7. "Luxury Goods in Japan" PublishedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    There was growing demand for luxury brands in Japan in 2013, as the rising stock market led affluent individuals to boost their purchases of luxury goods. In 2014, luxury brands continued to record further strong results during the first quarter, thanks to a large last-minute shopping spree ahead of the tax hike.

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  8. Michelle Obama to travel to Japan and Cambodia on Spring BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    First Lady Michelle Obama will be traveling to Japan and Cambodia this spring. The White House announced that Mrs. Obama will spend this year's spring break traveling to the foreign countries from March 18 through March 22. According to a CS Monitor report on Tuesday, the trip is being called a state-sanctioned spring break for the First Lady.

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  9. Michelle Obama to Head to Asia to Promote Girls' EducationRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    First lady Michelle Obama will travel to Japan and Cambodia this month as part of a U.S. global effort to support education for girls, the White House said on Tuesday. She will visit Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan from March 18 to March 20, and the Cambodian city of Siem Reap from March 21 to 22, it said in a statement.

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  10. The rise of Japanese-Israeli economic relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of Israel

    Ohad Cohen, BA, MBA, heads the Foreign Trade Administration at the Israeli Ministry of Economy, where his responsibilities include the development and implementation of Israel's foreign trade policy and managing Israel's foreign commercial service, which includes 40 trade offices operating in more than 50 countries. From 2007 to 2012, Ohad served as the Commercial AttachA at the Embassy of Israel in Washington, where he was in charge of promoting and facilitating trade and investment between Israel and the United States, and to enhancing bilateral commercial relations.

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  11. Spring break: The real reason Michelle Obama is going to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Michelle Obama speaks in Washington on Feb. 25. The First Lady is to promote educating girls around the world during a mid-March visit to Japan and Cambodia. But here's the likely true mission: to propitiate the Japanese people, who haven't quite gotten over the Double Diss of 2014.

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  12. Move to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage in Japan Ignites DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

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  13. As Part of the Let Girls Learn Initiative, First Lady to Travel to Japan and Cambodia March 18-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The White House

    Coming on the heels of the President and First Lady's launch of the Let Girls Learn international girls education initiative, Mrs. Obama will travel to Japan and Cambodia from March 18-22, 2015. She will visit Tokyo on March 18-19, Kyoto on March 20, and Siem Reap on March 21-22.

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  14. Michelle Obama, daughters, to Spring Break in Japan, CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Michelle Obama is taking her daughters on a Spring Break trip to Japan and Cambodia this month, the latest global vacation to share the world's culture with Sasha and Malia while giving the first lady a stage to promote education for girls, the Washington Examiner reports. The White House on Tuesday said the Obamas will travel to Japan and Cambodia from March 18-22.

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  15. Hong Kong fund buys Osaka's Kuidaore buildingRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    A Hong Kong-based investment fund said Monday it has bought a commercial building in Osaka's downtown Dotonbori district and hopes to place it on the tourist trail for Asian visitors. The deal for the Nakaza Kuidaore Building is estimated at around A 10 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

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  16. U.S. seeks to calm Korea over JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    The U.S. has stepped in to defuse a rising furor after a top official openly expressed frustration over ongoing historical feuds in Northeast Asia, tacitly blaming South Korea and China for exploiting "nationalist feelings" toward Japan for domestic interests. At a seminar in Washington on Friday, U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman said historical and territorial "disagreements" between the three countries are "understandable, but it can also be frustrating."

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  17. A long, leisurely lunch leaves no doubts at Chic Peut-etreRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Let's hear it for lunch. Long, leisurely sessions at the table, with multiple courses and an equal number of wines to go with them.

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  18. Prince William focuses on football and film on China tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Britain's Prince William focused his China trip on promoting links between the countries in football and film Tuesday, watching students kick balls around with Premier League-trained coaches Prince William focuses on football and film on China trip SHANGHAI - Britain's Prince William focused his China trip on promoting links between the countries in football and film Tuesday, watching students kick balls around with Premier League-trained coaches Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AzZK9s Britain's Prince William waves to students during his visit to a Premier League football training camp in Shanghai on March 3, 2015.

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  19. Prince William visits Japan and ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KHOU-TV Houston

    If you go to Beijing, you have to see the Forbidden City, the vast palace compound of the Chinese emperors. So of course it was on Will's schedule on his first full day in China, March.

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  20. Cracks emerge between Korea, U.S. over J...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Korea Herald

    After pursuing a hard-line approach for years, South Korea may be seeing its policy toward Japan coming to a head as signs emerge of a rift with the U.S. With President Park Geun-hye's inauguration in February 2013, it seemed the relationship with Japan could not possibly deteriorate further. Two years later, ties are still frosty.

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