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10 Dead, 22 Missing in Hiroshima Landslide

(TOKYO) — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 missing, the government said. 277 more words

U.S. Supports Japan's Sanctions Against Russia

Honour guards carry flag-draped coffins containing the bodies of Ukrainian servicemen killed in action in eastern Ukraine, upon their arrival at the airport in Lviv, August 19, 2014.   162 more words

10 Day Layover in Japan :)

On Tuesday August 5th Mom and Dad drove me to the cities to catch at 10:50am flight to Chicago where I would meet Katie for our long flight to Japan. 2,053 more words

Jumping back in time at the Tokyo National Museum

The Tokyo National Museum:

  • Is the oldest Japanese National Museum, opening its doors in 1872

  • Houses over 110,000 pieces of artwork and other archaeological objects throughout all of Asia, with a focus on Japan…

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Fancy a change? Magazine survey picks Japan’s 10 best towns to live in

The idea of living in a high-rise condo in downtown Tokyo makes for a nice daydream. Between the high cost of housing and the inescapable hustle and bustle of Japan’s capital, though, when it comes time to actually pick a home, … 921 more words


Europe’s Economic Woes Require a Japanese Solution

No policymaker, anywhere in the world, wants his or her national economy to be compared to Japan’s. That’s because the Japanese economy, though still the world’s third-largest, has become a sad case-study in the long-term damage that can be inflicted by a financial crisis. 902 more words

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Work in progress

There’s a disconcerting chill in the UK’s ‘summer’ weather and a chill in the global economy too. The all-pervasive central bank policy filter and the ebb and flow of geopolitical worries often blurs the impact of poor economic data. 1,104 more words

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