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【2008.12.17】

San'in Coast listed as 'Japanese Geopark'

The Japan Geopark Committee has awarded its first 'Japanese Geopark' label to seven regions, includi...
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【2008.12.17】

Media Forum 2008

An annual forum, cosponsored by the Kansai Press Club, KIPPO and the International House, Osaka, was...
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Sea & air' transport test
【2008.12.17】

Sea & air' transport test

The Kansai Economic Federation and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport launched a 'se...
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【2008.12.17】

Osaka college wins cheerleading World Cup

A team from Baika Junior College in Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture, won the first cheerleading World...
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【2008.12.17】

New system to aid venture firms

The Kyoto municipal government has established a system to support the city's venture businesses by ...
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Historic Kansai : Shirahama:History's footsteps heard even on sand
【2008.12.17】

Historic Kansai : Shirahama:History's footsteps heard even on sand

By Junzo Tanaka The white beach of Shirahama in Kishu (an old name of Wakayama Prefecture) is known ...
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【2008.12.17】

[Columns]Endangered acorn forests:Locals aiding their restoration

In late autumn, acorns add color to forests in 'satoyama'(the traditional Japanese countryside chara...
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【2008.12.03】

Uji shortlisted for key cultural landscapes

The Council for Cultural Affairs has recommended that the education/culture minister designate the t...
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【2008.12.03】

Aquapolis Osaka is town of light in winter

Osaka was once called 'a city of water' with many bridges built over canals crisscrossing the city. ...
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【2008.12.03】

Robot posing like fashion model

The Hyogo Prefectural Institute of Technology has developed a mannequin-type robot that strikes a be...
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