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  1. Thai carriers face scrutiny on safety, bans on new flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | USA Today

    Thailand is facing bans on new international flights and increased inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged significant concerns about the country's aviation Thai carriers face scrutiny on safety, bans on new flights BANGKOK - Thailand is facing bans on new international flights and increased inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged significant concerns about the country's aviation Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1CmEUi9 Ground staff check passenger planes of Nok Air, front, and AirAsia, rear, at Bangkok's international airport in this file photo from July 29, 2006.

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  2. 40 years later, former sailor still searching for lost daughter in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    It's been 45 years since James Walker went to war in Vietnam, leaving behind his daughter and her mother in Japan. The young sailor thought they'd be reunited once he got back from deployment on the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany.

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  3. Don't just eat that ramen: Go to a museum and learn about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    There are two kinds of ramen in this world. There's the packaged staple of dorm-room cuisine, one of the most processed, industrialized foods ever invented.

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  4. Where The World's Best Chef Eats In Tokyo, The World's Best Food TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    Fathom celebrates all the reasons why we pack our bags, get on a plane, hitch a ride, and explore beyond our backyards. Fathom reinvents the travel website through inspiring stories, practical advice, and useful tools and products.

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  5. Princess Mary greets Japanese Empress with deep curtsy before she...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Princess Mary greets Japanese Empress with deep curtsy before she and Prince Frederik view sealskin fashion show as they wrap up tour of the country Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and her husband Prince Frederik wrapped up their whirlwind three day tour of Japan with a fashion show on Saturday. The royal couple were given front row seats to view a collection of sealskin wares by Danish haute couture designer Jesper Hovring, in Tokyo.

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  6. Thai airlines face scrutiny over safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    Thailand is facing bans on new international flights and increased inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged significant concerns about the country's aviation safety, officials said Friday. The ICAO's designation of Thailand as a 'significant safety concern' has not been announced publicly by the U.N. agency but governments were informed last week.

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  7. Japan Overtakes Korea in Drawing Global TouristsRead the original story

    Friday | Chosun Ilbo

    Japan overtook Korea for the first time in seven years in attracting foreign tourists thanks to the weak yen. The Chosun Ilbo and the Korea Culture and Tourism Institute analyzed Japanese immigration data from November 2014 until February this year and found that Korea lost to Japan in terms of global visitors for the first time since September 2008.

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  8. Japanese ramen museums celebrate the noodleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Janesville Gazette

    Ramen museums: Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum and Cup Noodle Museum in Yokohama, about 45 minutes by train from Tokyo. Websites have directions in English: raumen.co.jp/english and cupnoodles-museum.jp/english/ .

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  9. Quiz: How did Starbucks, other brands get their names?Read the original story

    Friday | Central Ohio

    With the backdrop of a Starbucks Coffee logo, a customer stirs a cup of coffee at Japan's first Starbucks coffee chain in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district Friday, May 19, 2000. / KATSUMI KASAHARA, Associated Press

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  10. U.N. Agency Says Thailand's Aviation Industry Is a 'Significant Safety Concern'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Skift

    If someone can find us a positive story about Thailand tourism we'll give them $20. Heck, make it $50, since we know we won't have to pay up any time soon.

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  11. Backgrounder: Abe's equivocation on Japan's war pastRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    The year of 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the WWII and also the defeat of the Japan ese invasion in Asia-Pacific countries. China and other Asian countries have been lodging their complaints over Japanese rightist government's attempts to whitewash the history of Japan's Imperial Army during the war.

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  12. Treasure huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Economist

    IN GINZA, Tokyo's best-known shopping district, a dozen-odd tour buses disgorge crowds of determined Chinese shoppers at their first stop: a suitcase emporium from which they emerge with the extra capacity they need to cart home the cornucopia of Japanese goods they are about to amass, including what mainlanders now dub Japan's "four treasures"-brand-name rice cookers, vacuum flasks, ceramic knives and high-tech lavatory seats . In the funky boutiques of Daikanyama, Chinese dandies are hard to tell apart from local counterparts in cropped trousers and round, horn-rimmed spectacles .

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  13. In the battle for Sea-Tac, here's how Delta and Alaska stack upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Business Journal

    That's one way you could look at the route structures of competitors Alaska Air Group and Delta Air Lines , as the two square off in Seattle. Delta has fewer than half the number of total destinations from Seattle, non stops to 33 cities including international destinations, compared to Alaska's 79. Both airlines continue to add new destinations.

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  14. NTT DoCoMo rolls out smartphone-controlled wheelchairs in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | CIO

    Japanese mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo will start renting out smartphone-controlled wheelchairs to users in Japan amid a larger push to get personal electric vehicles on sidewalks and streets. DoCoMo is an investor in mobility startup Whill, which produces the Model A four-wheeled electric wheelchair.

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  15. Japan Boasts of Postwar Aid to Colonial VictimsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chosun Ilbo

    Japan's Foreign Ministry has produced a video clip that boasts of its contribution to the growth and development of Asia including Korea's rapid post-war economic development after World War II. The clip was posted not only on the ministry's YouTube channel and embassy websites but on CNN's website as well.

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  16. In Japan, ramen soup is so revered that entire museums are devoted to itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    There are two kinds of ramen in this world. There's the packaged staple of dorm-room cuisine, one of the most processed, industrialized foods ever invented.

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  17. Hilton Worldwide Strengthens Presence in Japan with Hilton Tokyo OdaibaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Hospitality Net

    On October 1, 2015, the property will be converted and unveiled as a new Hilton hotel, joining Hilton Worldwide's existing portfolio of 11 operating and pipeline hotels in Japan and expanding the global hospitality brand's footprint in the country. Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide, said, "Japan has always been a key market for us and we are delighted to add Hilton Tokyo Odaiba to our portfolio which now spans across key destinations such as Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Okinawa and Fukuoka.

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  18. Beau pops the question by spelling it out with with world's largest GPS drawingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Japan Times

    Yasushi Takahashi holds one of his GPS drawings in Saitama Prefecture, in a recent photo. The 37-year-old artist uses a GPS tracker to create images like the 'Marry me' message he used to propose to his girlfriend in 2008.

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  19. Hilton Worldwide strengthens presence in Japan with Hilton Tokyo Odaiba.Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | 4 Hoteliers

    On October 1, 2015, the property will be converted and unveiled as a new Hilton hotel, joining Hilton Worldwide's existing portfolio of 11 operating and pipeline hotels in Japan and expanding the global hospitality brand's footprint in the country. Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide, said, "Japan has always been a key market for us and we are delighted to add Hilton Tokyo Odaiba to our portfolio which now spans across key destinations such as Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Okinawa and Fukuoka.

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  20. The memorable "Marry me" proposal Yasushi Takahashi created for his girlfriend. Photo: SCMPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | South China Morning Post

    In July 2008, company employee Yasushi Takahashi decided he wanted to ask his girlfriend of eight years to marry him and he was determined to make it "the world's biggest proposal". So he quit his job and went off on a six-month journey across Japan - on foot and by car, ferry and bicycle.

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