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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Huge sign of the times for Tokyo’s bustling Shibuya pedestrian crossing

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:52pm

    ... to cross in every direction, including diagonally, is outside a busy train terminus in the capital’s fashionable west and is one of the city’s best-known landmarks. About 500,000 people use ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China’s wily fake goods importers have Japanese officials on the run

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:30pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo China's wily makers of fakes swamping customs Japanese fashion brands and customs authorities are struggling to keep up with the rapidly changing techniques employed by manufacturers of fake goods, as record amounts flood in from China. Statistics released by Japan's customs show 28,135 fake items were seized at ports or airports last year, 5.7 ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Blaze near Tokyo’s Ginza shopping area halts bullet trains for hours

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 09:34pm by AFP

    ... next to Ginza. Fashion boutiques and department stores sent tweets to announce delays to their opening hours as emergency crews battled the fire. Bullet trains resumed by midday, but the rail ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo bar where financial power brokers partied closes

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:22pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Tokyo bar of power brokers serves last drink Heartland, the bar in Tokyo's Roppongi Hills complex where bankers from Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers partied in legendary fashion before the 2008 financial crisis, then returned to drown their sorrows, has shut its doors after more than a decade. The bar, downstairs from the Japan headquarters of Goldman ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anime heroes recruited to help boost economy through 'Cool Japan' fund

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... food, fashion and services, such as the sumptuous hospitality of the country's inns. What the plan will not do is actually choose what is cool. "The government's role ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Sushi-go-round – Japan tradition served with technology and speed

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 01:42pm by AFP

    ... for privacy reasons. At another outlet run by Genki Sushi’s “Uobei” brand in the fashionable Tokyo district of Shibuya, the concept of one conveyor belt has been updated. All 90 seats face counters ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe moves to set up national security council

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 11:23am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... but there was “no process which can get all the information ... to the prime minister in a timely fashion so he can make a decision”. Under the security council framework, the prime minister, chief cabinet ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese company gives birth to souvenir 3-D resin foetus

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chiba Printer company gives birth to 3-D souvenir foetus Expectant parents in Japan who can't wait to show the world what their baby will look like can now buy a 3-D model of the foetus to pass around their friends. The 9cm resin model of the white foetus, encased in a transparent block in the shape of the mother's body, is fashioned by a 3-D ...

  9. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan policy sparks Davos fears of ‘currency war’

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 02:15pm by AFP

    ... in Davos when she complained – in typically under-stated fashion – that she was “not without some concern about Japan right now”. She also appeared to warn Tokyo that its actions were not going ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese school to foster 'Asian' thinking

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Karuizawa

    ... she said, adding that this was desperately needed in a region increasingly dominated by a rising China. In the wake of defeat in World War II, Tokyo fashioned an education system that prized ...



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