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News Japan » Events: Lundby wins World Cup ski jumping event in Japan

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/sports/lundby-wins-world-cup-ski-jumping-event-japan-article-1.3754442
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Maren Lundby of Norway continued her preparations for the Pyeongchang Olympics by winning a World Cup ski jumping event on Saturday. Lundby had jumps of 95.5 and 93.5 meters on the normal hill for a total of 252.9 points to record ...

News Japan » Events: Sketchy Conditions For World Freeride Qualifiers in Japan Prevail; Main Event On Hold

News channel or source: https://www.theinertia.com/news/sketchy-conditions-for-world-freeride-qualifiers-in-japan-prevail-main-event-on-hold/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

It was looking like a sketchy start for the Freeride World Tour Qualifier Thursday morning, with fog settling in early at the event location at Happo One, Hakuba Valley. Organisers made a tough call after early morning snow testing, deciding to relocate ...

News Japan » Events: Event-filled 2018 could send Japan's consumers on $26bn binge

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Economy/Event-filled-2018-could-send-Japan-s-consumers-on-26bn-binge
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

TOKYO -- Next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and other high-profile events scheduled for this year could lift Japan's consumer spending by as much as 3 trillion yen ($26 billion), according to one estimate. An official at a major ...

News Japan » Events: Tokyo Holds First Missile Evacuation Drill in Event of North Korea Strike

News channel or source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1151366/tokyo-holds-first-missile-evacuation-drill-event-north-korea-strike
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Japanese authorities staged on Monday the first missile evacuation drill in the capital Tokyo in the event of a North Korean missile strike. Volunteers took cover in subway stations and other underground spaces, while small groups of protesters scuffled ...

News Japan » Events: Japan women’s ski jump squad wraps up season sweep in World Cup team events

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/01/20/more-sports/winter-sports-more-sports/japan-womens-ski-jump-squad-wraps-season-sweep-world-cup-team-events/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

ZAO, YAMAGATA PREF. – Japan completed a sweep of the season’s two women’s ski jumping World Cup team events by winning Saturday’s finale. The quartet of Kaori Iwabuchi, Yuka Seto, Yuki Ito and four-time World Cup overall champ Sara Takanashi scored ...

News Japan » Events: JATA Tourism EXPO Japan: World-class event in Tokyo

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/175082/jata-tourism-expo-japan-world-class-event-tokyo
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Not surprising, every tourism destination in the world is eager to welcome Japanese visitors. Japanese tea, Japanese style – all things Japanese are becoming standards in the global world of travel and tourism. Japan has more than 100 million citizens ...

News Japan » Events: Holocaust remembrance event pays tribute to ‘Japan’s Schindler’

News channel or source: http://www.myajc.com/lifestyles/religion/holocaust-remembrance-event-pays-tribute-japan-schindler/OAoM75BqLRoQCgE8QYe4hJ/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

During the early days of World War II, Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat stationed at a consulate in Kaunas, Lithuania, issued more than 2,000 visas for as many as 6,000 Jewish people desperately trying to escape Nazi persecution. An extraordinarily ...

News Japan » Events: Japan-American Society, Pensacola Buddhist temple will host New Year's celebrations

News channel or source: http://www.pnj.com/story/news/2018/01/18/japan-american-society-pensacola-buddhist-temple-host-new-years-celebrations/1036329001/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

First up is the Japan-American Society of Northwest Florida, which will hold a traditional Japanese New Year event this weekend. The event will take place Saturday at The Wright Place, even though the Japanese celebrate the New Year on Jan. 1, the same as ...

News Japan » Events: New Risk Events Coming Up For The Dollar; BOJ Kept Monetary Policy Unchanged

News channel or source: https://www.investing.com/analysis/new-risk-events-coming-up-for-the-dollar-boj-kept-monetary-policy-unchanged-200282516
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The dollar inched lower against the Japanese yen after the BOJ announced today it decided to maintain its benchmark interest rate unchanged. The dollar pulled back slightly against a basket of six majors on Monday 22 January as the drama surrounding U.S ...