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JAPAN
Jul 4, 2014
Kobe ties free Wi-Fi access offer to passports
Officials in Kobe said Friday the city will launch a free wireless Internet service for foreign tourists from the end of this month.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jul 3, 2014
'The Rings from the Hashimoto Collection of the National Museum of Western Art'
To commemorate Kanshi Hashimoto's 2012 donation of 870 pieces of jewelry from the Hashimoto Collection, The National Museum of Western Art is showcasing around 300 of the 760 rings in the collection. These rings — many encrusted with diamonds and other gems — represent various periods of history,...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 18, 2014
Pen inks reflect colors of Kobe city
When Kobe was struggling to recover from the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake, stationery designer Naoyuki Takeuchi would take solace in the vivid colors of nature found around town.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KYOTO RESTAURANTS
Jun 10, 2014
What's: Fine Matsusaka beef in a restaurant as unusual as its name
Culinary epiphanies don't happen often, but when they do, they are food for thought. I had one recently dining on prime Japanese beef and it was an experience that, on reflection, recalled a childhood event. Not that I grew up eating wagyū — far from it; rather, the portion of seared beef reminded...
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
May 24, 2014
Kobe halts Shimizu's perfect Nabisco Cup run
Vissel Kobe ended Shimizu S-Pulse's perfect start to the Nabisco Cup campaign with a 2-1 away win on Saturday.
BUSINESS
Apr 28, 2014
Kobe Steel plans new power plant
Kobe Steel Ltd. said Friday it will place a bid for Kansai Electric Power Co.'s thermal power plant project and construct a new plant in Kobe to boost its electricity supply business.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / TELLING LIVES
Apr 27, 2014
Hawaiian XLeague player Alo finds much that's familiar in his adopted land
For most people around the world, football means just what the word suggests: a sport played primarily with the feet in which the ball is rarely touched with the hands.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / J. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Apr 23, 2014
Strong start sees new-look Vissel avoid past mistakes
Past disappointments may have persuaded Vissel Kobe fans to temper their expectations when the club unveiled its latest signings over the offseason, but Saturday's table-topping win over Kashima Antlers has surely prompted a rethink.
JAPAN / View from Osaka
Apr 19, 2014
America: the superpower ally that's far, far away
Japan is, at heart, politically as well as geographically, a country of small towns. One of these is home to the Japanese-American political relationship.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Apr 19, 2014
Vissel edge Antlers
Vissel Kobe went top of the J. League for at least 24 hours after an incident-packed 3-2 win over Kashima Antlers on Saturday.
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Apr 15, 2014
No sign of 'Showtime' in future for listing Lakers
Hey, everyone has a bad decade or so.
JAPAN
Mar 25, 2014
Missing professor returns from China
A Chinese professor at Kobe University who had been missing since traveling to China earlier this month has arrived back in Japan, a university official said Tuesday.
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Mar 18, 2014
Jackson certain to win in New York like everywhere else
Kobe Bryant for five championships played for Phil Jackson. In his seven seasons playing for coaches other than Jackson he got none.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / 2014 J. LEAGUE PREVIEW
Feb 27, 2014
Gamba looking for payback
The following is the first of a two-part preview for the upcoming J. League season. Team-by-team previews of the nine lowest-ranked teams competing in the first division are listed.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 29, 2014
Nadeshiko Japan's Kawasumi to play for U.S. team
Nadeshiko Japan midfielder Nahomi Kawasumi is set for a move from INAC Kobe Leonessa to a team in the National Women's Soccer League in the United States, INAC general manager Yasunori Yamashita said Wednesday.
JAPAN
Jan 26, 2014
Jury still out on Kansai union's worth
A useless talk shop that will ultimately be remembered as a massive waste of taxpayer money, or a farsighted experiment that will someday be seen as the forerunner of a fundamentally new system of central government?
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 17, 2014
Quake-hit Kobe calls for vigilance 19 years on
Memorial ceremonies Friday marked the 19th anniversary of the Great Hanshin Earthquake, which devastated Kobe and the surrounding area, resulting in the loss of 6,434 lives.
JAPAN
Jan 8, 2014
Kobe neighborhood gets spicy with 'kimchi town' moniker
A Kobe neighborhood densely populated with Korean residents is now touting itself as the "town of kimchi," having created brochures that have proved more popular than expected.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Dec 30, 2013
In Fukushima, abandoned pets are multiplying
'Sterilization is the most practical and humane way to curb the growing population of feral animals, and research backs this up,' says Hiro Yamasaki of the Animal Rescue System in Shirakawa, Fukushima Prefecture. 'Unfortunately, our clinic is the only one providing this kind of service. The local vets and bureaucrats have not responded adequately to the situation. Something had to be done.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 23, 2013
Seniors can still make Koshien dream come true
Makoto Chogahara, 48, is making it possible for former high school baseball players to once again chase their dream of playing in Koshien Stadium, home of the national tournament.

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