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Business confidence stays above national average
【2006.12.20】

Business confidence stays above national average

Business confidence in six prefectures in the Kansai region (Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Nara, Shiga and Wa...
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Sites of supercomputer project
【2006.12.20】

Sites of supercomputer project

Kyoto University, Osaka University, Kobe University and the Graduate School of the Nara Institute of...
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【2006.12.20】

Preventing damage to fruits

The Tokushima Fruit Tree Research Institute of Katsuura town in Tokushima Pref. , Yamaguchi Univ. an...
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【2006.12.20】

Haniwa' with 2 faces

The human head of ancient haniwa (clay image) with two faces on the front and back (=photo) has been...
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Press tours to Fukui & Osaka
【2006.12.20】

Press tours to Fukui & Osaka

KIPPO carried out press tours of Fukui and Osaka prefectures in Oct. and Nov. for foreign correspond...
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Historic Kansai : Let's visit site of Japan's origin in New Year
【2006.12.20】

Historic Kansai : Let's visit site of Japan's origin in New Year

by Junzo Tanaka There is no spectacular object like the Great Wall of China among Japanese historica...
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【2006.12.20】

[Columns]Many senior men often become oversized trash at home in their retirement but they should become resources contributing to society

Baby boomers shadow senior men's club I met my old friend, a retired businessman in his 60s, for the...
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Record exports to China in October
【2006.12.06】

Record exports to China in October

In October 2006, exports from the Kansai region (Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Shiga, Nara and Wakayama prefe...
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Four Kansai candidates for World Cultural Heritage
【2006.12.06】

Four Kansai candidates for World Cultural Heritage

The Cultural Agency has announced that 24 candidate sites have been recommended from across Japan fo...
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【2006.12.06】

Kiyomizu Temple, a finalist for New 7 Wonders

Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto (photo) has been selected as one of the 21 finalists for the New 7 Wonders ...
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