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Sapporo to bid for winter games

Sapporo to bid for 26 Games

SAPPORO The mayor of Sapporo in Japan's northernmost island prefecture Hokkaido on Thursday announced the city's intention to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games. The Japanese Olympic Committee will decide in 2016 which Japanese city will bid to ... Japan Times, 1 day ago

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Man, 26, held for beating infant daughter into unconsciousness

SAPPORO Sapporo Nishi Police in Hokkaido arrested a 26-year-old man Tuesday for allegedly striking his 4-month-old daughter in the head on several occasions to the point where she has been unconscious since August. Toshiyuki Miyamoto of ...
 Japan Times2 days ago University may cave into sex slave threats  Japan Times4 weeks ago Man held in blackmail threats linked to retracted sex slave reports  Japan Times1 month ago Woman arrested for attempted murder after strangling 2-year-old son  Japan Today3 weeks ago
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16,000 New Year greeting cards stolen from 26 Lawson stores in Hokkaido

HOKKAIDO — Police in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, said Tuesday that around 16,000 New Year greeting cards (nengajo) have been stolen from 26 Lawson convenience stores. Security cameras have captured footage of two men who are believed to be the thieves.
 Japan Today3 days ago Dinosaur fossil teases in Hokkaido  Japan Times3 weeks ago Yamazato's Hokkaido-Style Salmon on Rice  Asia Tatler Dining4 weeks ago
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Christmas tree, all at sea

The Yomiuri Shimbun A fir tree decorated with about 50,000 LED bulbs and ornaments floats in Hako-date Port, Hokkaido. Ahead of an annual winter event Hakodate Christmas Fantasy, which will be held from Saturday through Dec. 25, the fir tree — ...
 The Japan News2 days ago

Teach more about the Ainu

Why hasn't LDP Hokkaido prefectural assembly group member Masaru Onodera been asked to resign? The Ainu are among the most indigenous of people to ever dwell in the archipelago now called Japan since the Jomon era. It's believed by many cultural ...
 Japan Times1 week ago A shameful statement on Ainu  Japan Times1 week ago

Some surprise stops in Hokkaido

Frightening...A mask of a tengu mountain goblin at a museum in Otaru, Japan. Picture: Source: Supplied Well, these are three words I never thought Id see together in the same sentence. Romantic. Rich. And herring. Yet here they are in my Lonely ...
 Herald Sun1 week ago

Snow used to attract Thai tourists to Hokkaido

Japan Nov. 22, 2014 - Updated 16:46 UTC A small slope made of artificial snow was built at a skating rink in a shopping mall in central Bangkok. The city of Sapporo in Hokkaido Prefecture held the event to inform Thai tourists about the ...
 NHK5 days ago

Japan women place second in team pursuit

OBIHIRO, HOKKAIDO PREF. Japan's women finished runner-up to the Netherlands in the team pursuit at the season-opening World Cup meet on Saturday night. Japan, which was fourth in the event at the Sochi Olympics in February, clocked 3 minutes, ...
 Japan Times1 week ago

Sapporo's snowy surprise

The Yomiuri Shimbun Pedestrians walk in the street in front of the Hokkaido prefectural government building as heavy snow falls in Chuo Ward, Sapporo, on Friday morning. This winter, sasara densha — streetcars in the city that also clear snow — ...
 The Japan News2 weeks ago
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Young work to protect Ainu ways

By Tetsu Joko / Yomiuri Shimbun Photographer SAPPORO — Late at night in a small restaurant near Lake Akan in eastern Hokkaido, traditional Ainu music fills the air with warmth. Operator Fukiko Goukon, 38, begins to play the tonkori, a ...
 The Japan News2 weeks ago
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