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Japan Today
Chinese tourist buses causing headaches for Tokyoites ‹ Japan TodayComplaints have been pouring in about a growing number of large buses carrying
Chinese tourist buses causing headaches for Tokyoites ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
Complaints have been pouring in about a growing number of large buses carrying foreign tourists, with drivers and locals saying they are a nuisance because they park in the street. Those involved have been seeking ways to rectify the situation... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
UAE to have ministers for tolerance and happinessHe gave few details of what the daily duties of either minister would be, excep
UAE to have ministers for tolerance and happiness
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
He gave few details of what the daily duties of either minister would be, except, in the first case, to promote a virtuous and family-focused society. However, the ministry of tolerance at least is symbolically important – the vast majority of UAE... Read more
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Japan Today
A taste for life: Meet food diplomat Ami Matsuzawa ‹ Japan TodayAmi Matsuzawa is an inquisitive person. This is probably why First Lady Akie Ab
A taste for life: Meet food diplomat Ami Matsuzawa ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
Ami Matsuzawa is an inquisitive person. This is probably why First Lady Akie Abe wanted to meet her as part of an international group of young women that is helping Japan engage with the world. This “glocal” (think global, act local) entrepreneur... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let's Protect Our WetlandsLast week, Zambia joined the rest of the World in commemorating the Internation
Let's Protect Our Wetlands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Last week, Zambia joined the rest of the World in commemorating the International Wetlands Day, which falls on February 2 of every year. Unfortunately, not much has happened beyond the designation as none of the wetlands have a management... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Cuba’s Castro makes historic visit to FrancePARIS—Cuba’s Communist President Raul Castro starts his official trip to Paris
Cuba’s Castro makes historic visit to France
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
PARIS—Cuba’s Communist President Raul Castro starts his official trip to Paris on Monday, his first-ever state visit to Europe, seen as a key step in rebuilding his island nation’s ties with the West. The Cuban leader is to due to be welcomed under... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
France welcomes Cuba's Castro in historic visitThe Cuban leader is to due to be welcomed under the Arc de Triomphe, decked out
France welcomes Cuba's Castro in historic visit
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Cuban leader is to due to be welcomed under the Arc de Triomphe, decked out in Cuban colours, at the top of the Champs Elysees avenue. The 84-year-old Castro is on his first official trip to the European Union since taking over from his elder... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
France welcomes Cuba's Castro in historic visitPARIS - Cuba's Communist President Raul Castro starts his official trip to Pari
France welcomes Cuba's Castro in historic visit
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
PARIS - Cuba's Communist President Raul Castro starts his official trip to Paris on Monday, his first-ever state visit to Europe, seen as a key step in rebuilding his island nation's ties with the West. Cuba's Communist President Raul Castro is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France welcomes Cuba's Castro in historic visitPARIS: Cuba's Communist President Raul Castro starts his official trip to Paris
France welcomes Cuba's Castro in historic visit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
PARIS: Cuba's Communist President Raul Castro starts his official trip to Paris on Monday (Feb 1), his first-ever state visit to Europe, seen as a key step in rebuilding his island nation's ties with the West. The Cuban leader is to due to receive a... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Most SMES don't intend hiring in next six months, Westpac monitor showsOnly 13% of New Zealand's small to medium businesses intend hiring more staff i
Most SMES don't intend hiring in next six months, Westpac monitor shows
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 16 days ago
Only 13% of New Zealand's small to medium businesses intend hiring more staff in the next six months although half are confident of growth in their operations, according to the Westpac Business Growth Monitor. The monitor measures the confidence... Read more
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Japan Today
Improvements in emergency toilets a must for disasters ‹ Japan TodayWhen the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami struck, one of the biggest headache
Improvements in emergency toilets a must for disasters ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 16 days ago
When the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami struck, one of the biggest headaches for many regions became how to dispose of waste from toilets that were no longer in service due to power outages, disruptions of water supplies or broken water... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
SMEs confident of growth but not new jobsWednesday, 27 January 2016, 10:19 amPress Release: WestpacHalf of New Zealand s
SMEs confident of growth but not new jobs
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 10:19 amPress Release: WestpacHalf of New Zealand small-medium businesses (SME) are confident of growing their business over the next six... Read more
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Zawya
Dubai Year in Review 2015UAEDubai Year in Review 2015 Looking ahead, Dubai's drive to create a knowledge-l
Dubai Year in Review 2015UAE
Zawya / Posted 17 days ago
Dubai Year in Review 2015 Looking ahead, Dubai's drive to create a knowledge-led economy is set to gather further steam, bolstered by legal reforms and project rollouts that took place in 2015 against the backdrop of the UAE's "Year of... Read more
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Japan Today
Zero fighter to fly above Japan once more in demonstration this week ‹ Japan TodayDuring its half-decade production run, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries built nearly
Zero fighter to fly above Japan once more in demonstration this week ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 18 days ago
During its half-decade production run, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries built nearly 11,000 units of the Zero, the most iconic Japanese fighter plane of World War II. However, as a lightly armored piece of military hardware that was on the losing side of... Read more
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Japan Today
The plan is to bring some abandoned houses and apartments back to the housing market and remove others. It also proposes offering such houses and apartments to low-income earners and child-rearing families. ‹ Japan TodayThe plan is to bring some abandoned houses and apartments back to the housing m
The plan is to bring some abandoned houses and apartments back to the housing market and remove others. It also proposes offering such houses and apartments to low-income earners and child-rearing families. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 20 days ago
The plan is to bring some abandoned houses and apartments back to the housing market and remove others. It also proposes offering such houses and apartments to low-income earners and child-rearing families. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Land,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Firm Takes Delivery of LNG VesselEVERGAS' latest addition to its fleet, the 3rd 'dragon class' 27.500 cbm multig
Firm Takes Delivery of LNG Vessel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
EVERGAS' latest addition to its fleet, the 3rd 'dragon class' 27.500 cbm multigas LNG carrier in a series of eight has been successfully named at a ceremony at the Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (SOE) shipyard in Qidong, China. The... Read more
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Japan Today
Video footage shows tour bus swerving on bends prior to fatal crash ‹ Japan TodayA tour bus that crashed last week, killing 15 people aboard, was swerving on be
Video footage shows tour bus swerving on bends prior to fatal crash ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 22 days ago
A tour bus that crashed last week, killing 15 people aboard, was swerving on bends shortly before it slid down a mountain road in the resort town of Karuizawa in central Japan, according to security camera footage released by the transport ministry... Read more
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Japan Today
Ministry to launch safety inspections of smaller bus firms ‹ Japan TodayThe transport ministry plans to conduct broad inspections on the safety managem
Ministry to launch safety inspections of smaller bus firms ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 24 days ago
The transport ministry plans to conduct broad inspections on the safety management of relatively small bus companies, after a deadly crash of a chartered ski tour bus exposed lax business operations at one such operator, sources close to the matter... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Billion dollar M2M race: 5 governments taking driverless cars to the roadNon-horse powered vehicles go back as far as 1672, when Ferdinand Verbiest, a F
Billion dollar M2M race: 5 governments taking driverless cars to the road
Computer Business Review / Posted 27 days ago
Non-horse powered vehicles go back as far as 1672, when Ferdinand Verbiest, a Flemish Jesuit missionary in China, developed the first working steam-powered vehicle. Since then, the industry has dramatically changed. CBR lists the work of five... Read more
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Japan Today
3 firms punished for data fabrication in Kanagawa condo case ‹ Japan TodayThe Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has imposed penalti
3 firms punished for data fabrication in Kanagawa condo case ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 28 days ago
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has imposed penalties on three companies for fabricating piling data in the construction of a condominium in Yokohama. The penalties were imposed on the prime contractor, Sumitomo Mitsui... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Staines fills Lucy Turnbull vacancy on Sealink boardA TRANSPORT industry veteran and co-founder of Australian Airlines, a subsidiar
Staines fills Lucy Turnbull vacancy on Sealink board
Adelaide Now / Posted 29 days ago
A TRANSPORT industry veteran and co-founder of Australian Airlines, a subsidiary of Qantas, is now on board Adelaide listed company Sealink Travel Group. Andrea Staines fills the spot left vacant by Lucy Turnbull, wife of Prime Minister Malcolm... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Foreign tourist spending in Japan to set new recordPeople look at the sun during sunrise in Odawara, Kanagawa prefecture, west of
Foreign tourist spending in Japan to set new record
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 30 days ago
People look at the sun during sunrise in Odawara, Kanagawa prefecture, west of Tokyo on Jan 1, 2016. (Reuters photo) Related Stories TOKYO — Foreign travellers spent an estimated around 3.5 trillion yen (1,090 billion baht) in Japan last year, the... Read more

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