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JAPAN

CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Mar 24, 2010
Japan by the numbers (03.24.10)
Our surveys of the week say ... people sometimes do bad things, and plan to drink beer under the sakura.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Mar 24, 2010
Big (only) in Japan? Beer salesgirls
The 'beer girls' (uriko) are a familiar sight to any baseball fan. Pulse asks are they big (only) in Japan?
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Mar 22, 2010
Masks off, plugs in: New allergy tools go inside the nose
Along with the dreaded pollen of spring come new products trying to provide sufferers relief from the seasonal sniffles.
Japan Times
CARTOONS / DAHL'S JAPAN
Mar 21, 2010
Hokey Pokey
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 19, 2010
Tell them Twitter sent you
Bargains galore can be yours, if you know how to track down the twiwari hashtags on Twitter.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Mar 18, 2010
Wild ideas for new instruments
Yoshi Akai has a lot of wild ideas, many of which harken back to the good old days of early technology.
Japan Times
CARTOONS / DAHL'S JAPAN
Mar 18, 2010
See Hear Speak No Secrets
Japan Times
CARTOONS / DAHL'S JAPAN
Mar 14, 2010
Debt Mountain
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Mar 12, 2010
Japan by the numbers (3.12.10)
Surveys say ... Holmes is hotter but Watson (or a government worker) would make a better husband.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Mar 12, 2010
Creative spirits inhabit daruma range
Funky designs update daruma dolls as yokai, and help traditional artisans along the way.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 12, 2010
How to make a Big Bang in show business
J-pop labels might learn a thing or two from Big Bang, a Korean boy band that gives it up for the fans.
Japan Times
CARTOONS / DAHL'S JAPAN
Mar 11, 2010
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Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 10, 2010
The cheapest night out/in
Recession drinking styles now include vending-machine stand bars and Twitter-enhanced boozing. Come here often?
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 9, 2010
Internet Go BOOM: Visual Kei's Deep Throat
In a long interview with Tokyo Damage Report, an anonymous music executive familiar with the Visual Kei scenes lights a short fuse.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 8, 2010
Japan Inc. testing the Twitter waters
As Twitter booms in Japan, big and small businesses are exploring the potential for PR, fostering customer loyalty and targeting new demographics.
Japan Times
CARTOONS / DAHL'S JAPAN
Mar 7, 2010
Fuming
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Mar 5, 2010
Japan by the numbers (03.05.10)
75% of Japanese housewives have bought their husbands clothes. Reading Japan by numbers, it's shocking what you might learn.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Mar 5, 2010
Foodex Japan 2010: shaking up sake
Drinks that pushed the envelope were also showcased at Foodex Japan. Fancy an awamori coffee or a saketini?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 5, 2010
Sweetening the veggie deal
Japanese beverage and snack makers want you to eat your vegetables, and they're doing their best to sweeten the deal.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Mar 4, 2010
Foodex Japan 2010: new snacks
Sweet snacks are the next stop on our tour of Foodex Japan 2010. Crepe stick, anybody?

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