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CULTURE / Art
Mar 8, 2016
'Paris Haute Couture: The Only Gown in the World'
March 4-May 22
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 4, 2016
Police on high alert as violence escalates between rival yakuza gangs
It's like a mob movie.
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SOCCER / J. League
Feb 25, 2016
Ardija looking to keep rising
The following is the first of a two-part preview for the upcoming J. League season. Team-by-team previews of the nine lowest-ranking teams competing in the first division are listed.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 12, 2016
Four arrested over possession of 100 kg of stimulant drugs
Four people have been arrested on suspicion of possessing about 100 kilograms of stimulant drugs on a ferry in Kagoshima Prefecture, police said.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Feb 8, 2016
Seventh liver transplant death linked to Kobe hospital revealed
A man in his 50s died after receiving a liver transplanted from a living donor at a Kobe hospital last March, raising to seven the number of fatalities among the 10 patients who have undergone the operation at the facility, sources said Monday.
Rugby
Feb 4, 2016
Yamashita joins Chiefs for Super Rugby campaign
Japan prop Hiroshi Yamashita will join the Chiefs for the upcoming Super Rugby season, his Top League club, Kobe Kobelco Steelers, announced Thursday.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 26, 2016
Hyogo's 'crying politician' appears in court, pleads not guilty to fraud
A former prefectural assemblyman who gained notoriety for weeping hysterically at a 2014 news conference over his dubious spending of political funds pleaded not guilty Tuesday to fraud charges stemming from his alleged misuse of the money.
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JAPAN
Jan 17, 2016
Kobe marks 21 years since deadly Hanshin earthquake
The city of Kobe and surrounding areas marked the 21st anniversary Sunday of the magnitude 7.3 earthquake that killed 6,434 people and demonstrated the horror that can result from an urban disaster.
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JAPAN
Jan 14, 2016
Two men injured in explosion at Kobe pizza shop
Two men suffered burns to their faces and were rushed to hospital Thursday following an explosion at a pizza shop in Kobe, police said.
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JAPAN
Jan 12, 2016
Kobe's Nada brewery district drawing foreign fans of sake
With demand for sake leveling off in Japan, brewers in the Nada area of Kobe are pinning their hopes on growing numbers of Asian tourists.
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LIFE / Style & Design / ON: FASHION
Jan 9, 2016
Avatar models, Sanrio menswear and disheveled clothing — fashion at its oddest
Louis Vuitton is being struck by Lightning
SOCCER / J. League
Jan 8, 2016
Striker Marquinhos to leave Vissel
Brazilian striker Marquinhos, fourth in the all-time J. League first-division scoring charts with 152 goals, is leaving Vissel Kobe with the expiration of his current contract, the J1 club announced Friday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Jan 2, 2016
The little things in life
Now that the season of extravagance is over, it's time to kick back and enjoy some of the little things in life.
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JAPAN / Media / DARK SIDE OF THE RISING SUN
Jan 2, 2016
Looking for a bit of light in the fight against crime
Do you ever get the feeling that you're trapped in Harold Ramis' 1993 movie "Groundhog Day," except that you're an investigative journalist, not a weatherman, and the nemesis that keeps popping up isn't a rodent but a crime syndicate boss? Maybe it's just me.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 27, 2015
Sawa lifts cup in swan song
Homare Sawa has always been regarded as a winner throughout her long career. And she was still thought of in that way when she left the pitch for the final time.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 26, 2015
Sawa aims for goal in career finale
Homare Sawa will take to the field on Sunday for the very last time in her 25-year career, and the women's soccer icon is determined to end on a high note with the Empress' Cup in her hand, and with a goal, too.
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JAPAN
Dec 24, 2015
Celebrated Kobe tunnel finds new life as concert hall
Kobe's Minatogawa Zuido, Japan's oldest water tunnel, has been turned into a concert hall 15 years after it ceased carrying a river.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 23, 2015
Sawa, INAC advance to Empress Cup final
Homare Sawa will have the chance to end her illustrious career with a trophy after Kobe INAC Leonessa downed Vegalta Sendai Ladies 2-0 in the Empress Cup semifinals on Wednesday.
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BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Dec 22, 2015
Bryant determined to remain defiant until the end
In some respects Kobe Bryant, perhaps the true Baby Jordan, reminds me the most of Jerry West, the original Los Angeles Lakers great guard. Because they go out of their way, defiant to the end.
BUSINESS
Dec 22, 2015
Japan adds Kobe beef, Yubari melons to list of protected brands
The government added Kobe beef and Yubari melons on Tuesday to a list of food items accorded government protection as regional brands to enhance their marketing and sales.

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