Nara Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Nara Prefecture
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Getting excited about ‘adorable’ ancient Kofun burial mounds

The Yomiuri Shimbun More and more women are finding the shapes of kofun, ancient burial mounds, to be kawaii (adorable) and are becoming interested in learning more about them.The brightly colored walls of the Kitora and Takamatsuzuka kofun in Nara Prefecture ... [Published The Japan News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

War on invasive species continues

With an ever-increasing number of foreign aquatic species threatening ecosystems in many areas of Japan, municipalities are calling on people not to release them into the local environment.Most of the foreign species, such as bluegill and red-eared slider, ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

EV Carries Electricity From Solar Plant to Emergency Shelter

2014/04/08 09:06Kenji Kaneko, Nikkei BP CleanTech InstituteKintetsu Corp and the governments of Nara Prefecture and Oyodo-chou (Nara Prefecture) have established a system that enables to supply electricity to, for example, a shelter in case of emergency ... [Published Tech-On! - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

"Courageous" Chinese student given trophy by Japanese media

A Chinese exchange student was commended Thursday by a major group consisting of local newspaper and wire companies for his courageous behavior when he rescued a nine-year boy out of a swollen river about half a year ago in the western Japanese city of ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnamese tourists to Japan rose to 70 % in February

The number of Vietnamese tourists to Japan reached 7,400 in February, representing a year-on-year increase of 70 percent.A report from the Japan National Tourism Organisation said the increase was the third highest followed by Thailand (72.4 percent) ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Former Batavia Man Missing In Japan Located

(CBS) — A man originally from Batavia who now lives in Japan and was missing for several days after going hiking on a mountain has been found safe.Mike Blodgett, 35, was last seen Monday morning as he started a hiking trip on his own in the Nara ... [Published CBS Chicago.com - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Takamatsuzuka ancient murals must be preserved at all costs

The Yomiuri Shimbun A delicate issue has been brought to the fore again regarding how to ensure that a cultural property of immeasurable value is handed down to posterity while guaranteeing its integrity.After studying preservation methods for such brightly ... [Published The Japan News - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rise In Vietnamese Tourist Arrivals To Japan

HANOI, March 26 (Bernama) - The number of Vietnamese tourists to Japan reached 7,400 in February, representing a year-on-year increase of 70 percent.A report from the Japan National Tourism Organisation said the increase was the third highest followed ... [Published Bernama - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tourism industry to build tours to sea border areas

The Vietnam Border Guard High Command announced cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism to design tours to border areas in the sea.The program, announced in Hanoi on March 24, is part of 2014-2020 cooperation between the two units ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Number of Vietnamese visitors to Japan surges

The number of Vietnamese tourists to Japan reached 7,400 in February, representing a year-on-year rise of 70 percent.According to the latest report of the Japan National Tourism Organisation, the increase was the third highest, following Thailand (72.4 ... [Published VietnamPlus - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Y750,000 left in 29 mailboxes at Nara condo

NARA —About 750,000 yen in cash was found in 29 mailboxes in a condo in Ikoma, Nara Prefecture, police said Saturday.One resident noticed the money in her mailbox at around 7 p.m. Thursday and notified police, TV Asahi reported. Police subsequently found ... [Published Japan Today - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Vocational students to visit Japanese school under cross cultural programme

JOHOR BARU: Students from Kolej Vokasional Tanjung Puteri (KVTP) will be visiting the Nishi Yamato Gakuen High School (NYG) in Nara Prefecture, Japan this October.KVTP director Zainuzzaman Mohd Salleh said the trip was a courtesy call to the NYG who made ... [Published thestar.com.my - Mar 17 2014]

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...District, Oyodo-chou)," which consists mainly of Kintetsu and the governments of Nara Prefecture and Oyodo-chou, in the aim of establishing a "power supply system that can be used at the time of disaster."
"They'd buy calligraphy brushes there and re-sell them on returning to Kumano."

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Getting excited about ‘adorable’ ancient Kofun ... [Published The Japan News - Apr 11 2014]
War on invasive species continues [Published Japan Times - Apr 08 2014]
EV Carries Electricity From Solar Plant to Emer... [Published Tech-On! - Apr 08 2014]
"Courageous" Chinese student given trophy by Ja... [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
Vietnamese tourists to Japan rose to 70 % in Fe... [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 01 2014]
Former Batavia Man Missing In Japan Located [Published CBS Chicago.com - Mar 30 2014]
Takamatsuzuka ancient murals must be preserved ... [Published The Japan News - Mar 30 2014]
Rise In Vietnamese Tourist Arrivals To Japan [Published Bernama - Mar 26 2014]
Tourism industry to build tours to sea border a... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Mar 25 2014]
Number of Vietnamese visitors to Japan surges [Published VietnamPlus - Mar 24 2014]
Y750,000 left in 29 mailboxes at Nara condo [Published Japan Today - Mar 21 2014]
USGA Announces U.S. Open Sectional Qualify… [Published Southern Pines Pilot - Mar 18 2014]
Golden Kings suffer only sixth loss of season [Published Japan Update - Mar 18 2014]
Hanami – Cherry Blossom Viewing [Published APN News - Mar 18 2014]
Kumano, Hiroshima: The brush capital of Japan [Published CNN - Mar 17 2014]
Vocational students to visit Japanese school un... [Published thestar.com.my - Mar 17 2014]
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