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  1. On Native GroundFEAR not, Class of '09. Knowledge is Still PowerRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | 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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  2. Mitsukoshi to target language barrier during Lunar New Year holidaysRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Department store Isetan Mitsukoshi will step up support for foreign customers over the Lunar New Year at its flagship store in central Tokyo. The Mitsukoshi Ginza Store in the posh shopping district plans to offer services that lower language barriers for foreigners, particularly Chinese and Taiwanese, in mid-February, when the traditional holiday will be observed, Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. said Thursday.

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  3. Around the world in 14 dumplingsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Take a trip anywhere in the world and you'd be hard pressed not to find at least one type of regional dumpling. Amble through the streets of Seoul and you'll find plastic baggies stuffed with plump mandu steaming next to paper-thin sheets of dried cuttlefish and cups of roasted silkworms.

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  4. Venerable Children's Castle in Tokyo set to close after 30 yearsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Children play with a xylophone in the music lobby of Kodomo-no-shiro in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward last Friday, ahead of the facility's closure. Below, young patrons and their parents listen to a music teacher inside the complex.

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  5. Thoughts from the land of the rising sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner

    I WAS meant to write this before I went on my break but I can be quite lazy when I put my mind to it - so I write to you, my dear reader, from the Far East. To be precise, I'm writing from an Indian restaurant in one of Tokyo's prime shopping and eating districts, called Shibuya.

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  6. Asian markets fall as Fed reminds of rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The China Post

    HONG KONG/TOKYO--Global shares fell Thursday after oil prices plunged and the U.S. Federal Reserve issued a reminder it is still on track to raise interest rates this year. The release of weaker-than-expected retail sales figures in Japan was another reason for gloom.

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  7. Hakuho leads sumo's Mongolian invasionRead the original story

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Hakuho performs the New Year's ring-entering rite at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo on Jan. 7. The yokozuna captured his 33rd Emperor's Cup on Friday, surpassing the legendary Taiho and becoming the sole leader on the career tournament victory list. Hakuho returned to his corner for a third time to grab another fistful of salt, his face a picture of concentration, his eyes narrowed and focused as the crowd in Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena bristled with anticipation.

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  8. 'Skin Garden', a K-Cosmetics Shop in Shinjuku, Gains Popularity As a Filming Site for TV Drama SeriesRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR-inside.com

    Skin Garden , a K-cosmetics shop located in the central area of the Korean wave shopping district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, is attracting popularity as a filming site for TV drama series. " >" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> ..

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  9. Back to the love hotel for ex-pink film directorRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Japan Times

    Interviews with people you know well can turn awkward if you try to be the probing questioner instead of the coffee-shop companion. No such worries with 61-year-old Ryuichi Hiroki, the former pink film director who made his commercial and critical breakthrough with the erotically charged youth drama "800 Two Lap Runners" in 1994.

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  10. Young gun Kinoshita takes aim at traditionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Japan Times

    Though for more than 300 years it's only been performed by men and boys, kabuki exists in the public imagination as actors engulfed in hair and makeup, wearing elaborate costumes and striking ostentatious poses on a vast stage. Despite this, works by the Kinoshita Kabuki company founded by Yuichi Kinoshita when he was at Kyoto University of Art and Design in 2006 are attracting both traditionalists and contemporary theater fans to their modern versions of the classics.

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  11. South Korea, China warn Japan not to backtrack on apology over wartime pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Star Online

    South Korea and China warned Japan on Tuesday not to backtrack on its apology issued 20 years ago over its wartime past when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes a statement on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. Japan's ties with South Korea and China have worsened sharply as Abe has adopted a conservative agenda, including a less apologetic tone toward the wartime past and bolstering Japan's defences.

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  12. South Korea And China Warn Japan Not To Backtrack On Apology Over Wartime PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Switched

    Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko bow before the altar during an annual memorial service for war victims in Tokyo on August 15, 2014 as the country marks the 69th anniversary of its surrender in World War II. Two Japanese cabinet ministers visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo August 15 in a move likely to anger China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Japan's militarist past.

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  13. Michael Kors to Open Flagship Store in Ginza DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Diamonds.net

    Michael Kors will open its largest Japanese flagship store this fall, on Chuo Street in Tokyo's renowned Ginza district. The store, which measures approximately 7,800 square feet, incorporates the retailer's new design concept that was unveiled at the Jing'An Kerry Centre in Shanghai this past year and includes a shimmering exterior facade inspired by the brand's signature use of metallics and texture.

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  14. Platesia Center-Minami Scheduled to Open in July 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | PressReleasePoint

    January 27, 2015 - ORIX Living Corporation, a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation, today announced that it will open Platesia Center-Minami, the third facility of the Platesia series of senior residences, will open in July 2015 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. With the opening of the new facility, ORIX Living will operate three residences for seniors with a combined total of 265 rooms.

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  15. On Native GroundFEAR not, Class of '09. Knowledge is Still PowerRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | 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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  16. Little people perform on stage at the "Dwarf Empire", a little person ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    KidZania is seen on September 15, 2009 in Tokyo. The city is built at two-thirds real size, enables children to feel how adults see the world.

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  17. 'Helicopter' flies in for reunion with Bryant in FukuokaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Japan Times

    Veteran scoring standout John "Helicopter" Humphrey arrived in Fukuoka on Monday to join the bj-league's Rizing Fukuoka, a league source told The Japan Times. The four-time bj-league season scoring champion will reunite with Fukuoka coach Joe Bryant, his former Tokyo Apache bench boss and nine-time All-Star guard Cohey Aoki, another of the now-defunct Apache's iconic players.

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  18. Can SeaTac Airport dominate the Asia market?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Crosscut.com

    Growth at the airport and its proximity to Asia have put a stronger hold on the international flight market directly in its hands. Growth at the airport and its proximity to Asia have put a stronger hold on the international flight market directly in its hands.

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  19. Japan working to gain IS hostage's release, analyzing videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Japanese offici... . Shoichi Yukawa, father of Haruna Yukawa, one of two Japanese hostages held by the Islamic State group, speaks during an interview at his house in Chiba, near Tokyo Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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  20. US frets over Abe's two 'faces'Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Nation

    This is the assessment that is reportedly whispered among some US government officials. In their view, the good Abe strives to strengthen the Japan-US alliance by making tough political decisions, such as enabling Japan to exercise its right of collective self-defence.

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