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Time for a Japan Figure Skating Hall of Fame

japantimes - 3 hours 10 min ago
I was hit by a thunderbolt last week.Sometimes creative thoughts bounce around in our heads for a while before coalescing in a moment of clarity. ...
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Three’s never a crowd for Kitty, Daisy & Lewis

japantimes - 3 hours 11 min ago
British sibling trio Kitty, Daisy & Lewis are discussing why their fourth album “Superscope” is their most upbeat yet. “I think you just get bored ...
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The cosmic talents of Noriyoshi Ohrai

japantimes - 3 hours 13 min ago
It must have been nonstop monsters, warships, hunks and epic boobage for much of Noriyoshi Ohrai’s life.The retrospective exhibition, at the Ueno Royal Museum, of ...
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‘Iro-e: Japan Cute!’

japantimes - 3 hours 14 min ago
Jan. 12- March 25Iro-e, colorful overglazed enamel ceramics, became particularly popular during the Edo Period (1603-1868) and were often made of porcelain in the styles ...
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‘The Art of Polychrome Prints of Attractive Women and Kabuki Actors in Edo Period by Utagawa Kunisada’

japantimes - 3 hours 15 min ago
Jan. 20-March 25Japanese polychrome ukiyo-e woodblock prints known as nishiki-e evolved during the Edo Period (1603-1868), and were named after brocade textiles because of their ...
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‘Building Romance’

japantimes - 3 hours 16 min ago
Jan. 20-April 8Inspired by 19th-century European bildungsroman literature, the title of this exhibition suggests that after the 20th century, artists often avoided expressing the emotion ...
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Nuclear-capable B-52 bombers join B-2s, B-1Bs on Guam amid tensions with North Korea

japantimes - 3 hours 17 min ago
The U.S. Air Force announced Tuesday that it has deployed six of its powerful B-52 strategic bombers to Guam amid tensions with nuclear-armed North Korea.The ...
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Colombia motorway bridge collapses killing nine workers

bbc - 3 hours 23 min ago
The bridge was under construction when it collapsed into a ravine south-east of the capital, Bogotá.
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Foreign tourist spending in 2017 adds up to record ¥4.42 trillion

japantimes - 3 hours 24 min ago
Spending by foreign tourists to Japan increased 17.8 percent in 2017 from a year earlier, rising to a record ¥4.42 trillion ($39.9 billion) as the ...
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Dollar dips below ¥110.80 in Tokyo

japantimes - 3 hours 27 min ago
The dollar was slightly weaker below ¥110.80 in late Tokyo trading Tuesday as the euro shed gains following a media report that Germany’s Social Democrats ...
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Japan OKs online action plan to streamline process for changing addresses

japantimes - 3 hours 29 min ago
The government announced Tuesday an action plan focused on streamlining the process for residents to change their addresses with one-stop online access.The plan was adopted ...
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