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  1. S.F.'s Annual Japanese Pop Culture Extravaganza Attracts Huge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AsianWeek

    The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival, San Francisco's premiere celebration of Japanese pop culture, music, fashion, games, art, food and film, broke all previous attendance records during its recent 6th annual weekend-long event.

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  2. Chinese employee at Tokyo deptartment store says hospitality is keyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Impressed by the Japanese spirit of hospitality, Qian Xiaolei decided to move to Japan from China and now helps non-Japanese customers with their shopping at a Tokyo department store.

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  3. Japan labour demand strengthens positive sign for spendingRead the original story

    Tuesday | Japan Herald

    Pedestrians walk at a scramble crossing at Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo in this Feb 28, 2014 file photograph.

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  4. United to cancel 3 Japan servicesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Pacific Daily News

    United Airlines later this year will cancel twice-weekly service between Guam and the Japanese cities of Niigata and Hiroshima.

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  5. Japan Likely to Adopt a Tourist-First Model for Its CasinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Skift

    Japanese citizens, like Singaporeans, may have to pay to get in while foreigners can enter for free when casinos open their doors for business in Japan, according to reports in a leading business daily.

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  6. Tokyo rejects U.N. call to take blame for 'comfort women'Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Japan Times

    South Koreans gather in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Wednesday to protest Tokyo's position on the sexual slavery in engaged in before and during World War II during a meeting of top diplomats from the two countries.

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  7. A closer look at the Supreme Court's welfare benefits rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Japan Times

    Opinions are divided over how the Supreme Court ruling last week declaring permanent foreign residents of Japan ineligible for welfare payments will affect the foreign communities in Japan.

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  8. Park meets with Masuzoe, urges Japan to solve 'comfort women' issueRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Japan Times

    President Park Geun-hye told visiting Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe on Friday that she wants the Japanese government to resolve the issue of the so-called comfort women, mainly Asians, who were forced to provide sex for Japanese troops before and during World War II.

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  9. SEOUL: S. Korean president, Tokyo gov talk to improve relationshipRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Asia News Network

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye called for efforts by Japan to resolve the so-called comfort women issue during talks with visiting Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe at the Blue House on Friday.

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  10. Japan eyes opening 3 casinos by 2020Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Nikkei Net Interactive

    Foreigners visiting Japan for the next Tokyo Olympics may be able to try their hand at a different sort of game: casino gambling.

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  11. SoundForge, Inc: Effects Pedal Audio Preview Site 'Pedalforge.com' to Launch on August 1stRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Business Wire

    SoundForge, Inc , known for developing services based on the concept of merging IT with music equipment, announces the launch of Pedalforge.com , an audio preview site for music equipment.

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  12. Japan rejects UN watchdog's call on 'comfort women'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Japan on Friday rejected a call by a UN watchdog to accept full blame for pressing Asian women into wartime sexual slavery in military brothels, saying it was not obligated to do so.

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  13. South Korea leader Park meets Tokyo governor amid diplomatic riftRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Straits Times

    South Korean President Park Geun Hye held a rare meeting with a Japanese politician Friday as she received visiting Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.

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  14. S Korea's president meets Tokyo governor in Seoul amid diplomatic riftRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | South China Morning Post

    South Korea's President Park Guen-hye met Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe at the Blue House in Seoul on Friday and Park lost wasted no time in raising the issue of wartime comfort women Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe shakes hands with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Friday.

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  15. UN watchdog urges Japan to accept blame...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Suria

    The United Nations has called on Japan to accept full blame for pressing women from Korea and other Asian nations into sexual slavery during World War II.

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  16. Lunch with Lydia: Italian architect Piero Lissoni transforming Miami...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Miami Herald

    Piero Lissoni, the Italian architect charged with reimagining the clunky carcass of the old Miami Heart Institute into luxury condos worthy of the moneyed set, has just landed from Milan to check on the project's progress.

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  17. Think tank urges Shinzo Abe to stay away from Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | South China Morning Post

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is led by a Shinto priest as he visits Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo in this December 26, 2013 photo.

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  18. UN agency presses Japan for apology and compensation for WWII sex slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Globe and Mail

    Former South Korean sex slaves to the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War and their supporters protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on April 15, 1998. 1 comment

  19. Boat Service Links Haneda, YokohamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Wall Street Journal

    One is Yokohama-based marina company KMC Corp., which thinks visitors to Tokyo International Airport might want to get a quick start on sightseeing by jumping on a boat to Yokohama from the airport.

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  20. Odaiba Decks Tokyo Beach Showcases Grand Fireworks Events Provide...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- Odaiba, a 15-minute car ride from Haneda Airport in Tokyo, has become an enormously popular destination among foreign tourists to Japan.

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