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Asian confab on disaster reduction in Kobe
【2002.12.25】

Asian confab on disaster reduction in Kobe

The Council on International Disaster Reduction and Humanitarian Support (headed by Yoshiaki Kawata,...
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Corporate confidence in Kansai improves
【2002.12.25】

Corporate confidence in Kansai improves

The Osaka branch of the Bank of Japan recently announced the quarterly 'tankan' report and said corp...
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Simulation project for emissions trading in Mie
【2002.12.25】

Simulation project for emissions trading in Mie

The Ministry of the Environment and the Mie Prefectural Government will carry out a simulation proje...
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Osaka casino's economic ripple effects estimated
【2002.12.25】

Osaka casino's economic ripple effects estimated

The Daiwa Research Institute Inc. has announced its estimate for economic ripple effects of 48.2 bil...
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Historic Kansai:Enjoy old Japan with 'Dekansho' song
【2002.12.25】

Historic Kansai:Enjoy old Japan with 'Dekansho' song

By Junzo TanakaIf you ask Japanese nearby if they know 'Dekansho'song, almost all of them will likel...
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(Announcements)
【2002.12.25】

(Announcements)

The next issue will be dated on January 15. We wish all of you a Happy New Year.
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Excellent American coordinator in Kawachinagano
【2002.12.25】

[Columns]Excellent American coordinator in Kawachinagano

He smiled quite often. His smiling face was still childlike. The first impression was that he is a S...
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Love for Japan grows stronger
【2002.12.25】

[Columns]Love for Japan grows stronger

While studying Japanese religions, his love for Japan grew stronger and stronger. 'After graduation,...
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No time to sit quietly
【2002.12.25】

[Columns]No time to sit quietly

In America, rubbing the thumb, middle finger and forefinger means money. Putting up the thumb, middl...
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Kii sacred sites and roads favored for World Heritage
【2002.12.18】

Kii sacred sites and roads favored for World Heritage

The Agency for Cultural Affairs plans to recommend that Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Ki...
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