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International Business Times
August a bad month for anniversaries in Japan"In vain on this historic day for Japan, I looked for soul-searching, for penit
August a bad month for anniversaries in Japan
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
"In vain on this historic day for Japan, I looked for soul-searching, for penitence, for a sign that the lessons of defeat had been taken to heart. The Premier has issued a statement filled with generalities. The press has contented itself with pious... Read more
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Japan Today
Sailing into history: Kirk Patterson’s marine odyssey ‹ Japan TodayDr Kirk Patterson has made sailing history. On 27 July, the former dean of Temp
Sailing into history: Kirk Patterson’s marine odyssey ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
Dr Kirk Patterson has made sailing history. On 27 July, the former dean of Temple University Japan became the first non–Japanese to circumnavigate the country alone, by boat. The Canadian started his voyage around the archipelago in 2013, from the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Japan set for first flight of Regional Jet in late OctoberJapan aims to penetrate the passenger jet industry with Mitsubishi Regional Jet
Japan set for first flight of Regional Jet in late October
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Japan aims to penetrate the passenger jet industry with Mitsubishi Regional Jet, its first passenger jet everJapan aims to penetrate the passenger jet industry with Mitsubishi Regional Jet,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Japanese Bookseller Buys Almost Every Copy Of New Murakami Book To Protest AmazonA Japanese bookseller is fighting back against online retail giants like Amazon
Japanese Bookseller Buys Almost Every Copy Of New Murakami Book To Protest Amazon
The Huffington Post / Posted 10 days ago
A Japanese bookseller is fighting back against online retail giants like Amazon by buying up a staggering 90 percent of the first printing of a famous Japanese author's new collection of essays. Haruki Murakami's "Novelist as a Vocation" will be... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Bookshop buys up 90% of new Haruki Murakami print run to limit web salesA major Japanese bookshop chain is taking a stand against the increasing domina
Bookshop buys up 90% of new Haruki Murakami print run to limit web sales
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
A major Japanese bookshop chain is taking a stand against the increasing dominance of online retailers such as Amazon by restricting their access to the first print run of a new essay collection by Haruki Murakami. According to the Asahi Shimbun,... Read more
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Japan Today
To root out the problems of groping and false charges, fundamental efforts, such as reducing congestion on trains and courts carefully examining all the facts, are needed. ‹ Japan TodayTo root out the problems of groping and false charges, fundamental efforts, suc
To root out the problems of groping and false charges, fundamental efforts, such as reducing congestion on trains and courts carefully examining all the facts, are needed. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 12 days ago
To root out the problems of groping and false charges, fundamental efforts, such as reducing congestion on trains and courts carefully examining all the facts, are needed. Takashi Yatabe, 52, who wrote a book about his experience of being falsely... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transcript of an Online Press Briefing With the IMF Managing DirectorWashington, D.C. July 29, 2015 Webcast of the press briefing SPEAKERS: Chri
Transcript of an Online Press Briefing With the IMF Managing Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Washington, D.C. July 29, 2015 Webcast of the press briefing SPEAKERS: Christine Lagarde Managing Director, IMF Gerry Rice Director, Communications Department, IMF MR. RICE: Good morning, everyone. And welcome to this Press Briefing here, at... Read more
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Newser
For Half a Century, Japan's Government Has Paid Respect to Its Elderly With a Special Gift. That May Soon Be EndingWhile the Japanese enjoy one of the world's longest life spans—an average of ne
For Half a Century, Japan's Government Has Paid Respect to Its Elderly With a Special Gift. That May Soon Be Ending
Newser / Posted 15 days ago
While the Japanese enjoy one of the world's longest life spans—an average of nearly 87 years for women, 80 years for men, per Kyodo—that's a big part of the problem: There were only 153 centenarians to hand sake cups to in 1963, but that number grew... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bad Timing: Japan Opens First Nuclear Plant Since Fukushima As Neighboring Volcano EruptsIn case last week’s deadly chemical explosion in the Chinese port of Tianjin wa
Bad Timing: Japan Opens First Nuclear Plant Since Fukushima As Neighboring Volcano Erupts
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
In case last week’s deadly chemical explosion in the Chinese port of Tianjin wasn’t enough to satisfy your thirst for black swan-ish disasters that could serve to accelerate the ongoing global currency wars, Japan is now warning that Sakurajima, one... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Mutilated rhino gets new face in unusual surgery | News - Home A lightning-sparked wildfire exploded on Friday with towering,
Mutilated rhino gets new face in unusual surgery
KTVZ Bend / Posted 20 days ago
| News - Home A lightning-sparked wildfire exploded on Friday with towering, dark smoke plumes in Grant County, racing across 22,000 acres burning 20-25 structures south of Canyon City and forcing... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgeryFormer U.S. President Jimmy Carter (Credit: Getty/ The Asahi Shimbun) Former U
Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 23 days ago
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter (Credit: Getty/ The Asahi Shimbun) Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter (Credit: Getty/ The Asahi Shimbun) ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he has cancer and will undergo treatment at an... Read more
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Japan Today
We received more responses from readers on this subject than on any of the news about Korean stars and other celebrities. ‹ Japan TodayWe received more responses from readers on this subject than on any of the news
We received more responses from readers on this subject than on any of the news about Korean stars and other celebrities. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 23 days ago
We received more responses from readers on this subject than on any of the news about Korean stars and other celebrities. Bunichi Terada, editor of women’s magazine Shukan Josei. Its July 14 edition featured a 10-page special titled “The war bills... Read more
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WA Today
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionThe No 1 reactor is back on at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power sta
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
WA Today / Posted 25 days ago
The No 1 reactor is back on at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power station in Satsumasendai, Japan. Photo: Reuters/Kyodo Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011... Read more
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Canberra Times
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionThe No 1 reactor is back on at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power sta
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
The No 1 reactor is back on at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power station in Satsumasendai, Japan. Photo: Reuters/Kyodo Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionThe No 1 reactor is back on at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power sta
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Brisbane Times / Posted 25 days ago
The No 1 reactor is back on at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power station in Satsumasendai, Japan. Photo: Reuters/Kyodo Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011... Read more
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The Age
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionA protester attends a rally against the restarting of the plant at an entrance
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
A protester attends a rally against the restarting of the plant at an entrance gate of Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power station. Photo: Reuters Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionThe No 1 reactor is back on at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power sta
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
The No 1 reactor is back on at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power station in Satsumasendai, Japan. Photo: Reuters/Kyodo Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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The Young Witness
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
The Young Witness / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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Western Advocate
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Western Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Kiama Independent / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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Manning River Times
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Manning River Times / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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The North West Star
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
The North West Star / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Daily Liberal / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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The Border Mail
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
The Border Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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The Courier
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public oppositionJapan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were order
Japan restarts Sendai nuclear reactor despite public opposition
The Courier / Posted 25 days ago
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules were ordered in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite vocal public opposition and anxiety. Beijing: Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor since new safety rules... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Japan restarts first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disasterKyushu Electric Power Co. said on Tuesday it had restarted the No. 1 reactor at
Japan restarts first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
Kyushu Electric Power Co. said on Tuesday it had restarted the No. 1 reactor at its Sendai nuclear plant as planned. The national broadcaster NHK showed plant workers in the control room as they turned the reactor back on. Tomomitsu Sakata, a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Japan's prime minister reportedly to use word 'apology' in Second World War remarksBut many of his domestic nationalist supporters want to end what they see as a
Japan's prime minister reportedly to use word 'apology' in Second World War remarks
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
But many of his domestic nationalist supporters want to end what they see as a humiliating cycle of apologies they say distract from Japan's seven decades of post-war peace. The final form of words from Mr Abe is expected to be approved by his... Read more
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International Business Times
Japan to restart first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster Japan is set to open its first nuclear reactor since it closed down all nuclear
Japan to restart first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
Japan is set to open its first nuclear reactor since it closed down all nuclear plants in the country, following the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Kyushu Electric Power said it will open the No 1 reactor at its Sendai facility on 11 August, start power... Read more
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Japan Today
Schools are being forced to use a textbook that was picked by officials who are out of touch with classrooms. The decision will likely lead to a decline in morale among teachers. ‹ Japan TodaySchools are being forced to use a textbook that was picked by officials who are
Schools are being forced to use a textbook that was picked by officials who are out of touch with classrooms. The decision will likely lead to a decline in morale among teachers. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 26 days ago
Schools are being forced to use a textbook that was picked by officials who are out of touch with classrooms. The decision will likely lead to a decline in morale among teachers. Makiko Sato, a member of the secretariat for a coalition of civic... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Japan split over restart of first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disasterAfter months of debate about safety, Japan will begin producing nuclear energy
Japan split over restart of first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 26 days ago
After months of debate about safety, Japan will begin producing nuclear energy for the first time in almost two years close to the town of Satsumasendai as early as Tuesday. Restarting one of the Sendai nuclear plant’s two 30-year-old reactors... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Japan Says No More Nukes, But Its Military Push Is UnpopularAs Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing, Prime Minister Sh
Japan Says No More Nukes, But Its Military Push Is Unpopular
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 26 days ago
As Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for an end to nuclear weapons. But that wasn't enough for one Nagasaki survivor, who used the occasion to criticize Abe for his push to boost the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Japan Says No More Nukes, But Its Military Push Is UnpopularAs Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing, Prime Minister Sh
Japan Says No More Nukes, But Its Military Push Is Unpopular
KGTV San Diego / Posted 26 days ago
As Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for an end to nuclear weapons. But that wasn't enough for one Nagasaki survivor, who used the occasion to criticize Abe for his push to boost the... Read more
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Independent
VJ Day 70th anniversary: Two families are reunited by an extraordinary wartime mementoThe flag spent decades in my mother's house, and after her death it sat in my d
VJ Day 70th anniversary: Two families are reunited by an extraordinary wartime memento
Independent / Posted 27 days ago
The flag spent decades in my mother's house, and after her death it sat in my desk for a couple more years. It was about three feet by two, a Japanese rising sun, covered in Japanese script. The colours and the writing were surprisingly clear, not... Read more
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Forbes
Why We Should Remember Hiroshima and NagasakiI am the Senior Fellow for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. M
Why We Should Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Forbes / Posted 29 days ago
I am the Senior Fellow for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. My new book, Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China, will be released this year from Columbia University Press. I have published in scholarly and... Read more

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