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UN disaster reduction conference in Kobe Jan. '05
【2003.12.24】

UN disaster reduction conference in Kobe Jan. '05

The second United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction will be held in Kobe January 18-22,...
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Kansai business confidence continues to improve, BOJ
【2003.12.24】

Kansai business confidence continues to improve, BOJ

Business confidence in six prefectures in the Kansai region (Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Shiga, Nara and Wa...
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Matsushita develops high-power switch IC using GaN
【2003.12.24】

Matsushita develops high-power switch IC using GaN

Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. has developed a high-power switch IC after successfully integrati...
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Finnish exhibition underway at Lake Biwa Museum
【2003.12.24】

Finnish exhibition underway at Lake Biwa Museum

The Shiga Prefectural Lake Biwa Museum in Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture, is currently holding an ex...
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New Arida mikan species developed in Wakayama
【2003.12.24】

New Arida mikan species developed in Wakayama

The Arida Agricultural Extension Center of the Wakayama Prefectural Government has developed a new s...
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【2003.12.24】

Historic Kansai: Ask for Onshi's advicer to enjoy visit to Ise

By Junzo TanakaMost people must have visited the Ise Grand Shrines. The Ise Shrines are a Shinto mau...
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(Announcements)
【2003.12.24】

(Announcements)

The next issue will be dated on January 14, 2004. We wish all of you a Happy New Year.
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Ukrainian woman promoting Kyoto's international exchanges
【2003.12.24】

[Columns]Ukrainian woman promoting Kyoto's international exchanges

At the close of a year, the concourse of the Kyoto Station Building was swarmed with masses of peopl...
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Kyoto Kokusai Juku
【2003.12.24】

[Columns]Kyoto Kokusai Juku

She is responsible for an international culture school for foreigners, called 'Kyoto Kokusai Juku,' ...
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Japanophile father
【2003.12.24】

[Columns]Japanophile father

Olena hails from the Ukrainian capital of Kiev. Ukraine has had little connection with Japan, and in...
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