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  • In one example, marketer and blogger happy-kernel commented on the news that the Kakegawa City Amateur Sports Association in Shizuoka Prefecture is starting an agricultural farm business.

    Global Voices in English » Go Farm, Young Man! – How Farming in Japan is Changing

  • While the official result was still pending late yesterday, Toru Hashimoto , who stood down as governor of Osaka Prefecture to stand in the race for city mayor, looked certain to win the election on a platform of merging the prefecture and city.

    Osaka Voters Reject Status Quo Of Japan's Main Parties

  • Mr. Noda's cabinet got off to a bit of a rocky start, with one minister forced to resign a week after taking office over controversial remarks he made about Fukushima Prefecture, which is at the center of Japan's worst nuclear accident.

    Key Japan Survey Shows Economy Is Rebounding

  • There were three in all, the highest measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale, all of them happening in Niigata Prefecture, which is north of Tokyo.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2004

  • If on the other hand it is a case which Police Headquarters are investigating on their own initiative and if, in the end, there is neither crime nor culprit, then the bill for expenses is charged to the Prefecture, that is to say to the Ministry of the Interior.

    Maigret has Scruples

  • Consequently, Propaganda placed the northern part of the vicariate, under the name of the Prefecture of Upper Cimbebasia, in charge of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost (1 August, 1892), while the German territory was called the Prefecture of Lower Cimbebasia, and given to the Oblate Fathers of Mary.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • Fat monkeys spend their time in a 420-square-meter enclosure at Ohama park in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture on May 4, 2008.

    NYDN Rss

  • The epicenter of the earthquakes was a sparsely populated, rural area about 50 km west of Jyeku (Chinese: Jiegu or Gyegu) town, the government seat of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, which is about 800 km south-west of Xining, the provincial capital of Qinghai.

    YubaNet.com

  • And China's Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, which is home to a large ethnic Korean population and also borders the reclusive state, has suffered the worst floods in 100 years,

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • CMCC also produces and sells reactivated carbon in Japan, and included in the purchase price is a reactivation facility in Fukui, Fukui Prefecture, which is currently owned and operated by the joint venture company.

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