Nara Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Nara Prefecture
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hiroshima evacuees anxious about resettlement

By Kenta Ieki and Yuichi Otani / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers HIROSHIMA—Faced with the urgent task of securing housing for evacuees from the landslides in northern Hiroshima, authorities have launched efforts to let people whose homes were destroyed ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Magazine survey picks Japan’s 10 best places to live in

The idea of living in a high-rise condo in downtown Tokyo makes for a nice daydream. Between the high cost of housing and the inescapable hustle and bustle of Japan’s capital, though, when it comes time to actually pick a home, many people decide they’d ... [Published Japan Today - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

18 must-visit heritage sites in Japan

Visiting World Heritage Sites is a great way to see Japan. Since the sites are scattered all around the archipelago, you’re bound to be close to at least one of them no matter where you are in the country, and having gained the prestigious status by UNESCO, ... [Published Japan Today - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tourism Malaysia backs youth tourism

Browse > Home / Malaysia , News / Tourism Malaysia backs youth tourismAugust 20, 2014 by e-NewsWireFiled under Malaysia , NewsLeave a CommentKUALA LUMPUR, 20 August 2014: Fifteen Japanese students arrived in Malaysia , earlier this week, for an exchange ... [Published TTRweekly.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Promoting Malaysia Through Student Exchange Project

Fifteen Japanese students arrived in Malaysia yesterday for a weeklong exchange project until 23 August. The Japan Malaysia Kouryu Project is organised by Tourism Malaysia, in collaboration with the Nara National Soni Youth Outdoor Learning Centre as ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

6th-century tomb likely step pyramid in shape

Jiji Press NARA (Jiji Press)—A large ancient rectangular tomb in the village of Asuka in Nara Prefecture may have had a rare pyramid shape, according to a group of archeologists.The Miyakozuka tomb is believed to have been built in the latter half of ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Don't hide the harsh reality of war

As today marks the 69th anniversary of Japan’s unconditional surrender on Aug. 15, 1945, it is all the more important to learn and hand down to future generations the reality of war, including both the suffering experienced by Japanese and the suffering ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Japan, Shinzo Abe, Laborer
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

6th century tumulus may have been pyramid-shaped

JapanAug. 13, 2014 - Updated 15:18 UTCA team of archaeologists has determined that an ancient tomb likely built during the later 6th century in Nara Prefecture, western Japan, had a rare pyramid-like structure.Experts from local education authorities ... [Published NHK - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

NHK official: Japan will never forget US nuclear attacks

Japan will never forget the humiliation caused by the U.S. nuclear attacks, wrote Naoki Hyakuta, the novelist and member of the operating committee of the Nippon Broadcasting System (NHK), one of Japan's biggest TV networks, Japanese website Topic News ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

Kumamon, Funassyi best known among local community mascots

Jiji Press Kumamon and Funassyi stand out as well-known “yurukyara” local mascots in Japan where many municipalities have introduced such characters as part of efforts to revitalize local communities, a think tank has said.A nationwide survey found that ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

[PV Panel Quality] Sharp's Accelerated Degradation Test (1)

Test based on data of 30-year application2014/08/02 21:44Kenji Kaneko, Nikkei BP CleanTech InstituteTsubosaka Temple in Takatori-cho, Takaichi-gun, Nara Prefecture, Japan, is the No. 6 temple of the 33 temples that are visited during the Kansai Kannon ... [Published Tech-On! - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Amami connected to life

By Takashi Kondo / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer As the setting for her new film “Futatsume no Mado” (Still the Water), a tale of life and death selected for the main competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, director Naomi Kawase chose Amami-Oshima ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 02 2014]

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"They killed 100,000 innocent civilians, including women and children…This was absolutely a massacre! We Japanese will never forget it!" he wrote
"Solar power panels manufactured by Sharp were installed because the chief priest at that time had close relations with Tokuji Hayakawa, the founder of Sharp Corp" said Shoshin Kita, steward of Tsubosaka Temple

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Hiroshima evacuees anxious about resettlement [Published The Japan News - Aug 25 2014]
Magazine survey picks Japan’s 10 best places to... [Published Japan Today - Aug 24 2014]
18 must-visit heritage sites in Japan [Published Japan Today - Aug 20 2014]
Tourism Malaysia backs youth tourism [Published TTRweekly.com - Aug 20 2014]
Promoting Malaysia Through Student Exchange Pro... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 18 2014]
6th-century tomb likely step pyramid in shape [Published The Japan News - Aug 14 2014]
Sixth-century tomb in Nara hints at pyramid shape [Published Japan Times - Aug 14 2014]
Don't hide the harsh reality of war [Published Japan Times - Aug 14 2014]
6th century tumulus may have been pyramid-shaped [Published NHK - Aug 13 2014]
NHK official: Japan will never forget US nuclea... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 07 2014]
Kumamon, Funassyi best known among local commun... [Published The Japan News - Aug 04 2014]
Two characters stand out from the crowd in Japa... [Published Japan Times - Aug 04 2014]
[PV Panel Quality] Sharp's Accelerated Degradat... [Published Tech-On! - Aug 02 2014]
Amami connected to life [Published The Japan News - Aug 02 2014]
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