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COMMUNICATION CUES

LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 30, 2015
Prince William visits disaster-hit region
Britain's Prince William expressed sympathy on March 1 at a meeting with survivors of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami during a visit to Miyagi Prefecture.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 23, 2015
USJ hits record-high visits
The number of visitors to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka has hit an all-time high in fiscal 2014, the park operator said Feb. 20, thanks to the popularity of a new attraction based on the 'Harry Potter' film series.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 16, 2015
Snowman record set in Nagano
Some 630 people succeeded in setting a new Guinness World Record by building 1,585 snowmen in one hour at a Feb. 15 event in the city of Iiyama, Nagano Prefecture.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 9, 2015
Sexist acts upset 54% of female lawmakers
A nationwide survey of assemblywomen says that more than 54 percent of female lawmakers feel uncomfortable when exposed to sexist acts, remarks or verbal abuse from assemblymen.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 2, 2015
Japan coach Aguirre fired over match-fixing
Japan manager Javier Aguirre was sacked by the Japan Football Association on Feb. 3 for his alleged involvement in a developing match-fixing scandal in Spain, with President Kuniya Daini saying that the timing was now or never ahead of the fast-approaching World Cup qualifiers.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 23, 2015
Effects of later learning of second language
Plenty of research has shown that learning a second language can boost brainpower, but a new study suggests that the effects extend to those who begin in middle childhood.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 16, 2015
Last year was Earth's hottest on record
Last year was Earth's hottest on record, two U.S. government agencies said Jan. 16.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 9, 2015
Half of new adults strangers to romance
Nearly half of Japan's 20-year-olds have never been in a romantic relationship and 1 in 5 has never fallen in love, a survey by a marriage counseling firm said.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 2, 2015
Ecuador voted world's best place to retire
With its warm climate and affordable housing, Ecuador was named the best country for retirement.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 26, 2015
Top speed of Nozomi to hit 285 kph
JR Tokai announced Dec. 19 it will raise the maximum speed of the Nozomi bullet train service to 285 kph between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka stations in 2015 thanks to advances in braking technology.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 19, 2015
Obokata fails to create STAP Cells
The Riken research institute ended work on Dec. 19 to see if it could make so-called STAP cells, concluding that Riken researcher Haruko Obokata failed in experiments to produce the stem cells that she previously claimed to have created.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 12, 2015
Nut sales up in Korea after nut rage
Nut rage imploded the career of a Korean Air Lines executive and embarrassed her family and country.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 5, 2015
IOC clears way for return of baseball
The International Olympic Committee approved a new reform for the framework of the Olympic program on Dec. 8, opening the way for a possible return of baseball and softball in a joint bid for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 29, 2014
Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics
Contrary to popular opinion, only 10 percent of U.S. adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a study released on Nov. 20.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 22, 2014
Oxford chooses 'vape' as word of the year
The Oxford Dictionaries named 'vape' — meaning to inhale the vapor from an electronic cigarette instead of the smoke from a burning stick of tobacco — as its 2014 word of the year.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 15, 2014
Actor Ken Takakura dies of lymphoma
Renowned actor Ken Takakura, a multiple recipient of Japan's top acting award, died on Nov. 10 of lymphoma at a Tokyo hospital, sources close to him said Nov. 18. He was 83.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 8, 2014
Hayao Miyazaki Receives Honorary Oscar
Japanese director of animated films Hayao Miyazaki received an Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Nov. 8 at a private dinner event held in the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 1, 2014
Nishikori rises to No. 5 in world ranking
U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori moved up two slots from No. 7 to a career-high No. 5 with the newly released ATP computer rankings on Nov. 3, becoming the first Asian man to reach the top five. Nishikori, 24, also became the first Asian player to book a spot in the eight-man ATP Tour Finals from Nov. 9-16 by reaching the semifinals of the Paris Masters on Nov. 1.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Nov 24, 2014
Death with dignity advocate dies
A spokesman for a terminally ill Oregon woman with cancer says she has taken lethal medication prescribed by a doctor and died.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Nov 17, 2014
Maglev faces cost, engineering hurdles
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism on Oct. 17 approved Central Japan Railway Co.'s plan to construct the Linear Chuo Shinkansen Line.

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