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Kyoto City creates new page to promote the city's efforts in English and reach a ...

Maryville Daily Forum 02 Dec 2022
KYOTO, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 2, 2022-- ... Kyoto City Information Center page about traditional industries (Graphic ... Kyoto City Official Website ... Strengthening the communication of various aspects of Kyoto as a historical city, cultural capital, sustainable city, university town, etc., by preparing and disseminating content in English.

Kyoto, Okinawa enjoy luxury hotel boom as tourists return

Asahi News 24 Nov 2022
Pricey hotels have been popping up one by one in Okinawa and the ancient capital of Kyoto, just in time for demand to return now that tourists are back. According to the Kyoto city government, in the three years since fiscal 2018, the city has seen an increase of about 12,000 hotel rooms.

Can Tokyo’s charms be replicated elsewhere?

Economist 24 Nov 2022
Japan’s capital is not a city of grand arterial boulevards ... They interlocked with one another in a kind of calculated incoherence, much like “a patchwork quilt”, writes Timon Screech in “Tokyo Before Tokyo”, published in 2020.\nThough Kyoto remained home to the imperial family, and was thus the official capital, Edo soon became pre-eminent.

VOX POPULI: Reveling in the beautiful autumn colors from atop Mt. Mitakesan

Asahi News 15 Nov 2022
Wearied by the sight of drab, gray buildings, I climbed Mount Mitakesan in western Tokyo the other day ... On Nov ... But the day is also said to be “Kimono no Hi” (kimono day), and I understand that workers at the Kyoto city government office can work in kimono if they wish. The mountains of the ancient capital of Japan are probably in autumn colors now ... .

Coronavirus pandemic latest: Nov. 5, 2022

Kyodo 05 Nov 2022
Here are the latest COVID-19 updates from Japan and beyond. A test illumination is carried out at Eikando Zenrinji, a temple in Japan's ancient capital Kyoto, on Nov. 2, 2022. This year the event, in which about 3,000 maple trees are lit up at night, will be held from Nov. 5 to Dec. 4. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo. <Nov ... <Nov ... <Nov ... Japan Airlines Co ... <Oct ... 4.

Japan and beyond: Week in Photos - Oct. 29~Nov. 4

Kyodo 04 Nov 2022
Here is a selection of Kyodo News photos taken this week in Japan and beyond ... 29, 2022, ahead of Halloween. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo ... (Kyodo) ==Kyodo ... (Kyodo) ==Kyodo. Equinox wins the autumn Tenno-sho at Tokyo Racecourse in the Japanese capital on Oct ... 13 ... A test illumination is carried out at Eikando Zenrinji, a temple in Japan's ancient capital Kyoto, on Nov ... 4.

Kyocera Announces 34th Patent for Ceramic Knife Technology, Reinforcing Status as a Leading Brand of ...

Victoria Advocate 01 Nov 2022
In 794, Kyoto became Japan's capital, where culture, art, and crafts flourished — and local resources like iron, whetstones, charcoal and water made the region a natural location for making knives. Kyoto soon thrived as a blacksmith town and became known throughout Japan as a significant source of cutlery.

Japan eager to welcome tourists from abroad amid cheap yen

Indian Express 11 Oct 2022
How a young Indian startup is making calculators ‘smart’ for millions of ... UPSC Essentials. Key terms of the past week with MCQs. Saifai lines up at ‘Netajihome for a last glimpse ... Major retail chain Laox shuttered its Akihabara store, keeping only its outlets at Narita airport and in the ancient capital of Kyoto open.Advertisement ... Advertisement ... .

Japan eager to welcome foreign tourists amid cheap yen

The Manila Times 10 Oct 2022
TOKYO. It's hard to tell from his serious demeanor, but Akky International Corp. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Hideyuki Abe can barely contain his excitement ... Only packaged tours have been allowed since June ... Major retail chain Laox shuttered its Akihabara store, keeping only its outlets at Narita airport and in the ancient capital of Kyoto open ... ....

How to travel in Japan cheaply with US dollars, weak yen

Indian Express 06 Oct 2022
World Bank says 70 million plunged into poverty in 2020. What caused setb... Remembering Indian tennis great, Naresh Kumar, who passed away on Septemb... Prices start as low as Rs 2.5 per day. Buy Now ... Food, Drinks ... Stay ... Most museums, temples and attractions in Tokyo and the ancient capital of Kyoto are free, or charge, at most, the equivalent of $15 ... .

For many, it was business as usual in Tokyo on Abe’s funeral day

Asahi News 27 Sep 2022
A woman from Kyoto who was visiting a friend in Tokyo on Sept. 27 had feared the capital would be chaotic because of the state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ... The woman from Kyoto who had taken a night bus to Tokyo also said she was against the state funeral.

Strong winds, heavy rain lash Japan’s southwestern Kyushu island

Al Jazeera 19 Sep 2022
The stormJapan’s 14th typhoon of the season – is now moving east along Japan’s main island towards the cities of Osaka and Kyoto. and is expected to reach the capital Tokyo on Tuesday. “There’s going to be very little of Japan that doesn’t escape this typhoon,” said Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride, who is in neighbouring South Korea ... .
photo: European Community / Jens Schlueter
Industrial machine for semiconductors, chips in Dresden, Germany

Gallium oxide fuelling new chapter chip war

Asiatimes 14 Sep 2022
FLOSFIA’s shareholders include Kyoto University Innovation Capital, University of Tokyo Edge Capital and other investment funds along with private Japanese corporations including Brother Industries (electronic equipment), Yaskawa Electric (motors and industrial robots), ...

Kitsune: The Journey Of Adashino is a Japanese fantasy world of yokai and mystery

Rock, Paper, Shotgun 02 Sep 2022
As indie developers from Japan and around the world descended upon the former Japanese capital of Kyoto for Bitsummit 2022, some developers present at the event were showcasing their games a little closer to home ... Read more .

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