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  1. TOKYO: 6 million elderly in Japan to face shopping woes in 2025Read the original story

    1 min ago | Asia News Network

    The number of people aged 65 and older who will have trouble purchasing daily necessities due to accessibility issues is expected to reach 5.98 million nationwide in 2025, up more than 2 million from 3.82 million in 2010, according to a government survey. The estimate compiled by the agriculture, forestry and fisheries ministrya a s Policy Research Institute defined such elderly people as having no cars and with the nearest shop selling perishable foodstuffs located 500 meters or more from their homes.


  2. Tokyo Metropolitan Government Launches "Hungry for Tokyo" Restaurant...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

    Creative offerings such as Oyako-don with Tokyo Scallion by Yakitori Totto in are just some examples out of many campaign dishes that will be featured. Upon ordering one of these dishes from a special menu, the customer will receive a copy of the "Tokyo Gourmet Guide: the Expert Edition," a customized booklet for this campaign containing insider information on the best foodie-destinations in restaurants will include acclaimed spots such as EN Japanese Brasserie, Sushi Nakazawa, Aburiya Kinnosuke, Sushi Zen, Yakitori Totto, and Speedy Romeo among others.


  3. Tokyo Designers Week plays artistic matchmaker to attendeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    Someone needs to designate October as "culture month" in Tokyo. Almost every artistic discipline has offered up a major event in the capital this month: Tokyo Fashion Week, Tokyo International Film Festival, Red Bull Music Academy - day planners are full.


  4. Uber Debuts Taxi App in South Korea, but Is It Legal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Adweek

    Taxi app company Uber continues to make inroads in Asian markets, signing up independent cab drivers in Seoul, South Korea, despite regulatory pushback from the country's transport ministry and local authorities. The Wall Street Journal reports that Uber is paying its contract cabbies in Seoul a subsidy of $1.90 every time someone books a ride using its UberTAXI ride-booking app, which rolled out in Tokyo in August.


  5. Robot, Manga Projects Draw Buzz at Tokyo Content MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hollywood Reporter

    The sales floor was still buzzing late Thursday at the Tokyo Content Market as buyers huddled in booths hammering out deals or laying the groundwork for future agreements. Across town, the Tokyo International Film Festival was preparing to roll out the red carpet for its opening night, which is expected to be attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe .


  6. Pacific Holidays Unveils Japan Vacation Specials with AirfareRead the original story

    Thursday | PR Leap

    October 23, 2014 - Pacific Holidays is happy to announce nine different Japan vacation specials for travelers. Each vacation package provides travelers with an exciting and intimate look at at the Land of the Rising Sun.


  7. Seafood Proves Sweet Spot in Japanese Exports as Yen WeakensRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Seafood is a sweet spot in Japanese exports this year that's pushing sales of food abroad to a record and gaining strength as the yen weakens. Food shipments increased every month this year through September as the currency fell 4 percent, putting them on course to exceed the all-time high of 436 billion yen in 2013.


  8. Reysol end Gamba's winning streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Japan Times

    Gamba Osaka's seven-game win streak came to a screeching halt in a last-gasp 1-0 defeat to Kashiwa Reysol as the former Asian champions tripped up in the J. League title race on Wednesday. Substitute Tetsuro Ota again scored a 90th-minute winner for Reysol, who beat Kashima Antlers over the weekend, also thanks to a last-minute goal from the 25-year-old striker.


  9. Hello ae ao , once againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Mrbrown

    This is the scene that greeted me when I landed in Narita after a redeye flight from Singapore. Rain, gray skies and cold weather.


  10. Fashion Week Turns World's Gaze on TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Global Voices Online

    The six-day Mercedes Fashion Week kicked off in Tokyo on October 13 and culminated on October 19. Fashion Week is all about launching hot new 2015 fashions from the planet's biggest brands, with daily runway events and fashion exhibitions. For nearly 20 years Mercedes Benz has sponsored "fashion weeks" all over the world in fashion centers such as New York, Paris and Milan.


  11. Announcements: Tokyo Meet-up & Site FixesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Daily WTF

    Tokyo readers -- I am once again visiting your fine city this week, and thought it'd be fun to try for another Tokyo/TDWTF meetup. Earlier this year, we got together at an izakaya for nomihoudai: If you're unaware, nomihoudai is an easy way for a group of folks to get as much food and drink from the menu as they'd like for a set price over a set duration, without fussing over details like who ordered what and how many.


  12. At a glance: GIC's top-end properties in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Straits Times

    Terrace Mall Shonan. GIC developed this large regional shopping center as part of a retail joint venture with Sumitomo Corporation.


  13. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | 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.


  14. Chinese Outbound Travellers Spending Less In Macau's CasinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 |

    I am the founder and director of COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute , based in Germany and China. My first trip to Beijing dates back to 1978 and I have more than 30 years of experience in working with China's tourism both as a former tour operator and as a researcher and consultant.


  15. A dark chapter closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Lowell Sun

    William Sanchez, 96, looks over the canal that ran alongside the Omori prisoner-of-war camp in southern Tokyo, where he did hard labor after being captured during World War II. THE WASHINGTON POST HEIWAJIMA, Japan -- Bill Sanchez looked out over the canal.


  16. 5 Things Delta Air Lines, Inc.'s Management Wants You to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Motley Fool

    This puts it on pace to earn more than $4 billion before taxes this year, something no airline has done before. On Thursday morning, Delta executives spoke to analysts and the financial press to discuss the company's strong Q3 results.


  17. Tokyo's top 10 non-tourist sites to exploreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 |

    You'll find parks, mountain, public bath, fashion district, train line, bridge, fish market, and others are just some places in Tokyo not many foreign tourists know about. There is so much more to see in Tokyo, Japan besides the popular tourist sites.


  18. Former U.S. POWs return to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | HeraldNet

    HEIWAJIMA, Japan - Bill Sanchez looked out over the canal. "That's where the geisha girls used to be," he said, pointing at the opposite bank, now lined with modern apartment buildings.


  19. Chinese coastguard vessels patrol disputed watersRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Thanh Nein News

    China has sent coastguard vessels to disputed waters in the East China Sea after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angered Beijing by sending a ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead from Japan's wars. The uninhabited islands - which Japan controls and calls the Senkaku but which China also claims as the Diaoyu - have inflamed passions in the world's second and third biggest economies.


  20. Protest lodged with Japan over visit by ministers to Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | South China Morning Post

    Yasukuni Shrine, located in Tokyo, Japan, is dedicated to over 2,466,000 Japanese soldiers and servicemen who died fighting on behalf of the Emperor of Japan in the last 150 years. It also houses one of the few Japanese war museums dedicated to World War II.The shrine is at the center of an international controversy by honoring war criminals convicted by a post World War II court including 14 'Class A' war criminals.