Hokkaido Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Hokkaido Prefecture
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Unusual local ordinances created to boost consumption, community ties

Mayor Minoru Kobayashi, right, and town assembly members toast with milk in Nakashibetsu, Hokkaido Prefecture, on March 13. (Mainichi) Local ordinances encouraging everything from consumption of locally-made alcohol to rewarding children for good behavior ... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Google Japan exposes airport security info

The Transport Ministry says that sensitive plans of 2 Japanese international airports, including areas off limits to the public, were posted on the Internet.The ministry on Thursday ordered all Japanese airports to step up information controls. Digital ... [Published NHK - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

"The 4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition" Top Three Universities Proceeding to Open Final Screening Announced

A Competition Calling for Proposals from 12 Universities in 9 Countries Worldwide for Sustainable Construction Based on the Theme of "Productive Garden "" A Space for Enjoying Hokkaido with All Five Senses"- The winner will be determined in an Open Final ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Aniplex USA Schedules Servant x Service DVD Set

Series will be released for US$59.98 on May 27Aniplex of America announced its North American release plans for Servant x Service at its Anime Boston panel on Saturday. The company will release the office comedy series in a complete DVD box set on on ... [Published Anime News Network - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese Beat Scots as Distillers With Whisky at Auction Premium

March 20 (Bloomberg) -- My first sip of a great Japanese single-malt whisky was back in 2004, when the 18-year-old Yamazaki was first introduced into the U.S. I found its suave smoothness and elegance as sleek as a new Lexus. It had the familiar spicy, ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 2 reports

Real Military Images Feel Like Lost Frames From The Empire Strikes Back

I came across some wintertime military photographs that looked like lost frames from the Battle of Hoth, in The Empire Strikes Back . So much, in fact, that I couldn’t resist adding some laser gun turrets and AT-ATs. Check them out and post your mashups ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Getting to know Japan

Twenty-five years after striking up a friendship with a Japanese man who represented Malta in his country, Rosanne Zammit finally visited the Land of the Rising Sun and got to grips with its delightful oddities.Soon after arriving in Narita during a recent ... [Published Times of Malta - Mar 10 2014]

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...A town government representative says proudly, "There is no one in the town who does not know of the ordinance."
A Competition Calling for Proposals from 12 Universities in 9 Countries Worldwide for Sustainable Construction BasedBased on the Theme of "Productive Garden "" A Space for Enjoying Hokkaido with All Five Senses"
...crisp Hibiki 17-year-old blend, the commercial’s histrionic director exhorts Murray’s character to look into the camera with “Masterpiece Theatre "–like intensity and declare, ‘‘It’s Suntory time.’’"
"I'm sure they think at the time `why they take photograph' but after a few hundred years the photos are saved and are very special," he said."

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Unusual local ordinances created to boost consu... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - Apr 13 2014]
Google Japan exposes airport security info [Published NHK - Apr 11 2014]
"The 4th LIXIL International University Archite... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 09 2014]
Aniplex USA Schedules Servant x Service DVD Set [Published Anime News Network - Mar 22 2014]
Japanese Beat Scots as Distillers With Whisky a... [Published Washington Post - Mar 19 2014]
Real Military Images Feel Like Lost Frames From... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Mar 11 2014]
Real military images feel like lost frames from... [Published Gizmodo - Mar 10 2014]
Getting to know Japan [Published Times of Malta - Mar 10 2014]
Well on the way to reaching 10k goal [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Sep 29 2013]
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