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【2013.12.23】

[Columns]Will white dancers fly back to the Kamo River in winter?―Tourists and citizens are eagerly waiting to see the birds dancing again.

 Black-headed gulls are migratory birds that have added color to the autumn and winter sceneries alo...
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【2013.12.23】

2021 World Masters Games will be held in Kansai―the first WMG in Asia

 While a nation-wide surge is expected as a result of the decision to hold the Olympics and Paralymp...
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【2013.12.23】

Creating cartilage cells from human skin without using iPS cells―Kyoto University

 Professor Noriyuki Tsumaki and his research team at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Applicatio...
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【2013.11.25】

New video clips now on Kansai Window TV page!

  The new videos are titled "Ise Jingu - Naiku”, "Ise Jingu - Geku" and &q...
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【2013.11.25】

[Columns]Challenge by Entre Preneur Co., Ltd.

   Although it's been a long time since the harmful effects of deviation value educati...
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【2013.11.25】

90% of foreign tourists to Japan were “satisfied” with Osaka―the food was delicious and people kindly acted as guides

  The Osaka Government Tourism Bureau, which comprises Osaka prefectural and municipal governme...
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【2013.11.25】

Kokuryu’s “Shizuku” from Fukui won first place in the daiginjo-shu category in the popular local sake rankings

   “Kokuryu Shizuku” by Kokuryu Shuzo (Eiheiji-cho, Fukui Prefecture) won firs...
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【2013.11.15】

[Columns]“Clouds above the Hill” soars into the world sky

It could be said that the most popular Japanese writer after World War II was Ryotaro Shiba. His ser...
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【2013.10.21】

Applying freeze-dried sperm conservation method to the protection of endangered animals―Kyoto University

   Dr. Takehito Kaneko and his team at Kyoto University began making an effort for the lon...
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【2013.09.23】

Attracting Muslim tourists to Kansai!

   The cities of Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe and Sakai, major cities in Kansai, in cooperation with...
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