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【2005.12.21】

Ticket bookings start for Kobe Airport

Three Japanese airlines -Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Skymark Airlines- have started takin...
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Kansai to foster people inheriting traditional arts
【2005.12.21】

Kansai to foster people inheriting traditional arts

An institution aimed at preserving Kansai's traditional performing arts will be established in Osaka...
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Chemical compound developed for curing Alzheimer's disease
【2005.12.21】

Chemical compound developed for curing Alzheimer's disease

A team of researchers from two Japanese universities and a science think tank has developed for the ...
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Cool Style Campaign wins gov't prize
【2005.12.21】

Cool Style Campaign wins gov't prize

The ecology-friendly ""Cool Style Campaign"" held by the KC (Kansai Council) has been given the 2005...
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【2005.12.21】

Press tour visits afforestation projects

KIPPO recently held its 59th press tour which took 10 foreign journalists to nature-friendly affores...
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[Historic Kansai]  Where does Kotooshu's popularity come from?
【2005.12.21】

[Historic Kansai] Where does Kotooshu's popularity come from?

By Junzo TanakaAs the year draws to a close, sumo enthusiasts are excitedly looking forward to the N...
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Unusual growth of bamboos annoys Kyoto
【2005.12.21】

[Columns]Unusual growth of bamboos annoys Kyoto

Bamboos have been growing abnormally in forests in Yawata City and other cities and towns in the sou...
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Oct. exports from Kansai reach  hit another record high
【2005.12.07】

Oct. exports from Kansai reach hit another record high

Exports from the six prefectures of Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Shiga, Nara and Wakayama) in Octobe...
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Biomedical prize created jointly with U.S. journal
【2005.12.07】

Biomedical prize created jointly with U.S. journal

AnGes MG, Inc., a venture firm engaged in the development of genetic medicine, has announced that th...
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【2005.12.07】

Omi-hachiman lake area 1st vital scenery of Japan

The lake/waterway district of Omi-hachiman, Shiga Prefecture, has been recommended as Japan's first ...
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