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Barcelona book reunion with Iniesta, Villa on Japan tour

Added: 18.04.2019 12:28 | 4 views | 0 comments

Barcelona have confirmed a reunion with former players Andres Iniesta and David Villa after booking a pre-season friendly with Vissel Kobe. Iniesta ended a career-long association with Barca by signing for the Japanese side last year, with Villa and former Camp Nou midfielder Sergi Samper now also at the club. But the trio will all ...]

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Rory Best: Ireland captain to retire after World Cup

Added: 18.04.2019 12:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ireland and Ulster captain Rory Best will retire after this year's World Cup in Japan.

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Speculations that Russians or Chinese are after downed F-35 technology are unfounded, officials say

Added: 18.04.2019 10:59 | 10 views | 0 comments

U.S. and Japanese officials say that speculations that foreign adversaries are after the wreckage of a downed F-35A stealth fighter in Asia are so far unfounded.

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Nissan ex-chair Ghosn appeal on extended detention rejected

Added: 18.04.2019 10:42 | 10 views | 0 comments

Japan's top court has rejected an appeal by former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's lawyers against his extended detention after his fourth arrest on allegations of financial misconduct.

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When Sunlight Meets Tadao Ando’s Concrete

Added: 18.04.2019 7:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

If there is any consistent factor in his work, says Pritzker-winning architect , then it is the pursuit of light. Ando’s complex choreography of light fascinates most when the viewer experiences the sensitive transitions within his architecture. Sometimes walls wait calmly for the moment to reveal striking shadow patterns, and other times water reflections animate unobtrusively solid surfaces. His combination of traditional Japanese architecture with a vocabulary of modernism has contributed greatly to critical regionalism. While he is concerned with individual solutions that have a respect for local sites and contexts Ando’s famous buildings – such as the Church of the Light, Koshino House or the Water Temple – link the notion of regional identity with a modern imagining of space, material and light. Shoji walls with diffuse light are reinterpreted in the context of another culture, for instance, filtered through the lens of Rome’s ancient Pantheon, where daylight floods through an oculus. Ando’s masterly imagination culminates in planning spatial sequences of light and dark like he envisioned for the Fondation d’Art Contemporain François Pinault in Paris.


Olympics: Tokyo ticket lottery to launch for domestic sales on May 9

Added: 18.04.2019 6:17 | 14 views | 0 comments

Residents of Japan will be able to apply for tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from May 9, the organizing committee said on Thursday.


Emperor performs ritual to report abdication to Shinto gods

Added: 18.04.2019 5:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

Emperor Akihito is praying at a Japanese shrine in a ritual to report his upcoming abdication to the Shinto gods.

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Shop Zung / Studio Zung

Added: 18.04.2019 4:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Studio Zung, a lifestyle design firm founded by Tommy Zung, opened the doors to its first experiential concept store, Shop Zung at the end of 2018 in SoHo, . Shop Zung is the immersion of Studio Zung’s products, furniture, and finishes complemented by eclectic objet crafted from artisans around the world, specifically Denmark, Sweden, Japan and Oaxaca.

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Mobius Final Fantasy Interview: Project Leader Discusses Future Updates, Collaborations, and More

Added: 18.04.2019 3:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

Mobius Final Fantasy is approaching major milestones, with its fourth anniversary in Japan and third birthday in the west just around the corner.

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Asian shares edge up to nine-month high, European, Japan PMIs awaited

Added: 18.04.2019 3:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

Asian shares were subdued on Thursday after a negative performance on Wall Street, with caution ahead of business surveys in Europe and Japan, and the Good Friday and Easter holidays keeping investors on the sidelines.

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