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  1. Property - International - JAPAN

    Sekisui House buys Tokyo office tower for 74b yen

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... year. It owns the Osaka landmark Hommachi Garden City, Tokyo's Garden City Shinagawa Gotenyama and the Ritz-Carton, Kyoto building in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto. ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    King of Dumplings boss Takayuki Ohigashi shot dead; yakuza suspected

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Yakuza suspected of 'king of dumplings' shooting The boss of a well-known dumpling restaurant chain was shot dead yesterday in the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto, a hotbed of the country's yakuza mobsters. Takayuki Ohigashi, 72, was found bleeding and unconscious in a car park in front of the company's headquarters at about 7am, ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese travel agency offers package trips for stuffed toys

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... adventurous might like to see some of the grand temples of the ancient capital of Kyoto for US$95, or unwind in hot spring baths- a snip at US$55. "Some clients join tours simply because it seems ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's dishonest labelling scandal spreads to top department stores

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... also said it too used cheaper shrimps and meat but claimed them as high-end. A traditional ryokan-style hotel in the ancient capital of Nara also said it used Australian beef but labelled ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nintendo pioneer Hiroshi Yamauchi dies aged 85

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Nintendo pioneer Yamauchi dies, 85 Former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi, who built the company into a video game giant from a maker of playing cards during more than 50 years at the helm, died yesterday of pneumonia aged 85. Yamauchi was the third-generation head of the family-run business, founded in the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto in 1889 ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Our door is always open, says Japan's Abe as Chinese ships enter waters off Diaoyus

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... but the move deeply angered China, which says the islands have been theirs since ancient times. Abe did not mention China in his address on Thursday to the General Assembly, but said "changes ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nuclear-tainted water released into ocean as typhoon hits Japan's Fukushima, killing 3

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 11:29am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Television footage showed the banks of the Katsura river in the ancient capital's scenic tourist area of Arashiyama overflowing and inundating nearby hotels and souvenir shops. Rescue workers ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mount Fuji poised to get World Heritage status

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... fields in Egypt. ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan probes festival blast that injured 59

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 02:30pm by AFP

    ... which is held annually outside the ancient capital of Kyoto and attracts upwards of 100,000 people. Video footage showed the stalls, which had been selling drinks and snacks, going up in flames ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan teen runs up US$50,000 bar tab on dad’s credit card

    Posted May 28th 2013, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo A man whose teenage son ran up a US$54,000 credit card bill in a champagne-fuelled tour of Japanese girlie bars does not have to pay most of it back, a court has ruled. The 16-year-old and his friend took his father’s platinum American Express card around luxury nightspots in the ancient capital of Kyoto, quaffing whisky and sparkling wine at up ...




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