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3rd Osaka International Chamber Music Competition & Festa
【1998.12.23】

3rd Osaka International Chamber Music Competition & Festa

A total of 722 musicians from 202 organizations in 46 countries will take part in the ""3rd Osaka In...
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Japan Flower Festival Mie '99 in Yokkaichi Dome
【1998.12.23】

Japan Flower Festival Mie '99 in Yokkaichi Dome

Japan Flower Festival (JFF) Mie '99, one of the largest flower festivals in Japan, will open in Yokk...
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【1998.12.23】

Construction of ""Asutamu Land Tokushima"" starts

The Tokushima Prefectural Government has started the construction of a large-scale ""experience-type...
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Economic mission to be sent to Philippines
【1998.12.23】

Economic mission to be sent to Philippines

Business organizations in Osaka, including the Osaka Business Partnership City (BPC) Council and the...
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HISTORIC KANSAI : Fashionable city - Kobe
【1998.12.23】

HISTORIC KANSAI : Fashionable city - Kobe

by Junzo TanakaKobe is the most fashionable city in Japan, popular not only among Japanese but also ...
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Akashi Kaikyo Bridge brings in a rush of all-night convenience stores in Shikoku
【1998.12.23】

[Columns]Akashi Kaikyo Bridge brings in a rush of all-night convenience stores in Shikoku

The largest industrial project completed in the Kansai region in 1998 is the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge. I...
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Bridge's multiplied effects
【1998.12.23】

[Columns]Bridge's multiplied effects

Using a slide at a regular luncheon meeting at the Kansai Press Club in December, Kotaro Takemura, d...
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Large loop expressway
【1998.12.23】

[Columns]Large loop expressway

However, the excessive concentration of the expressway network often brings trouble. How to ease tra...
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【1998.12.16】

Japanese Government approves Osaka city's bid for 2008 Olympics

The Cabinet on December 11 approved Osaka City's bid for the 29th Olympic Games in 2008. On the basi...
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Kobe opens liaison office in China's Wuhan
【1998.12.16】

Kobe opens liaison office in China's Wuhan

Kobe Municipal Government on December 10 opened a liaison office in Wuhan, China's Hubei Province, w...
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