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News Japan » History: Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and history

News channel or source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/01/21/travel/niche-tours-of-hidden-tokyo-reveal-grit-and-history/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

One, Lee Chapman, is a photographer who specializes in older neighborhoods. The other, Mark Hobold, writes a history blog called Japan This! that is sometimes too geeky even for me. >> Lee Chapman: Tours $181-$316 for up to four people. >> Mark Hobold ...

News Japan » History: Teen gets perfect score on Japan’s college entrance history exam with crazy-detailed notes【Pics】

News channel or source: https://en.rocketnews24.com/2018/01/18/teen-gets-perfect-score-on-japans-college-entrance-history-exam-with-crazy-detailed-notes%e3%80%90pics%e3%80%91/
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Because if you know everything, you don’t have to worry about what’s going to be on the test. Last weekend, students across Japan took the Center Test, a scholastic aptitude examination that functions as a key part of the admissions criteria for many ...

News Japan » History: China urges Japan to reflect on its history of aggression

News channel or source: http://www.ecns.cn/2018/01-23/289463.shtml
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

China hopes Japan can "listen to the call for justice from home and abroad, correctly understand and deeply reflect on its history of aggression and militarism," a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday. Spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks at a ...

News Japan » History: Filipino and Japanese youngsters urged to remember infamous 1942 Bataan Death March

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/01/22/national/history/filipino-japanese-youngsters-urged-remember-infamous-1942-bataan-death-march/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

“It occurred to us that maybe in Japan the children do not know what happened. And we hear about this revising of history and slowly covering it up so that one day, nobody would know in Japan about what happened at the Death March.” The Death March ...

News Japan » History: Japanese Game Shows Might Be the Wildest Programs in Television History

News channel or source: http://www.insideedition.com/japanese-game-shows-might-be-wildest-programs-television-history-39715
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

The wild and weird world of Japanese game shows may be the craziest thing on TV. Japanese television is known for being physical and odd, and you never know what will happen next. On one popular show, contestants chomp on objects like shoes and tables to ...

News Japan » History: Japanese Takata adds 3.3 million air bag inflators to massive recall in US history

News channel or source: https://steelguru.com/auto/japanese-takata-adds-3-3-million-air-bag-inflators-to-massive-recall-in-us-history/499503
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Reuters reported that Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it expands the largest automotive recall in US history. The latest recalls cover frontal air bags in certain 2009, 2010 and 2013 vehicles ...

News Japan » History: Japan Balks at Calls for New Apology to South Korea Over ‘Comfort Women’

News channel or source: http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/167991
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

On matters of history, Japan and South Korea can never seem to agree to disagree. Three days after South Korea said it would not roll back a 2015 accordover women forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese military during World War II, Prime Minister ...

News Japan » History: The Japanese hike filled with culture and history lessons

News channel or source: https://www.iol.co.za/travel/the-japanese-hike-filled-with-culture-and-history-lessons-12728088
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Horyuji temple in Ikaruga, Nara Prefecture, Japan, holds organized hikes twice a year in which participants walk the "Taishimichi" - routes with historical ties to Prince Shotoku (574-622), a tireless promoter of Buddhism during the Asuka period.

News Japan » History: Japan surrenders

News channel or source: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-surrenders
Publication date: Wednesday 04 March 2015

Aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japan formally surrenders to the Allies ... The most devastating war in human history was over.

News Japan » History: Japan: Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and history

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/destinations/asia/100650738/japan-niche-tours-of-hidden-tokyo-reveal-grit-and-history
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

I've always resisted the idea of taking a guided tour on my annual visits to Japan. My interests are pretty niche and I know Tokyo well enough that friends there have trouble suggesting new things to see. This year I decided to try two guides offering ...