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【2011.12.21】

World's first dressing assistance robot system developed!

 A research team led by Associate Professor Tomohiro Shibata and Assistant Professor Takamitsu Matsu...
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【2011.12.21】

Grand Front Osaka to be completed in ""Umekita"" in spring 2013

 The construction of Grand Front Osaka, to be completed in spring 2013, is well under way in a redev...
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【2011.12.21】

Local Tottori beer wins big at world competition!

 Daisen G Beer Weizen, produced by Kume-Zakura Micro Brewery Corp. (based in Hoki-cho, Tottori Prefe...
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【2011.12.21】

Tour of Zen temples in Kyoto with a smartphone

 The Institute for Zen Studies (Kyoto City)—a research institute for the Rinzai and Obaku Scho...
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【2011.12.21】

[Columns]For school children - U CUSHION, a floating vest originating from a blind spot in the common sense

 Someone once pointed out that ""Life jackets are standard equipment in aircraft flying in...
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Fukui Prefecture ranks first in ""degree of happiness"" of its residents!
【2011.12.21】

Fukui Prefecture ranks first in ""degree of happiness"" of its residents!

 A research team headed by Professor Koji Sakamoto of Hosei Graduate School of Regional Policy Desig...
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One year passes since establishment of Union of Kansai Governments
【2011.12.21】

One year passes since establishment of Union of Kansai Governments

 It has been one year this month since seven like-minded prefectures in the Kansai region establishe...
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The Second East Asia Local and Regional Government Congress held
【2011.12.21】

The Second East Asia Local and Regional Government Congress held

 The Second East Asia Local and Regional Government Congress was held in Nara Prefecture from Octobe...
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Major local governments in Kansai apply to be designated as “International Strategy Comprehensive Zone”
【2011.11.16】

Major local governments in Kansai apply to be designated as “International Strategy Comprehensive Zone”

 Three prefectures in Kansai, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo, and three ordinance-designated cities, Osaka, ...
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【2011.11.16】

KIX begins construction of its LCC exclusive terminal

 Kansai International Airport(KIX) Co., Ltd. recently held a ground-breaking ceremony for Japan’s f...
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