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Close shave for 59 people on Japanese airliner

Fifty-nine people aboard a Japanese budget carrier had a lucky escape after the pilot "misunderstood" instructions from air traffic controllers and allowed the jet to fly just 75 meters above the......

Game of Chinese checkers in the Pacific

China's People's Liberation Army is ramping up the maritime strategy by holding naval operations within the 200 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zone around the United States in an apparent bid to......

China to step up patrol in contested islands with Japan

China on Thursday said it would step up patrols of its territorial waters off islands disputed with Japan in the East China Sea and other contested islets in the South China Sea, amid reports that......

Chinese warships off Japanese island fuel tension

Seven Chinese warships, including two destroyers, were sighted on Tuesday in waters off a Japanese island, according to the defence ministry, as tension mounted between the two Asian giants over......

Seeking parity, Hu Jintao visits the United States

New Delhi would be keenly watching this week's visit by China's President Hu Jintao to the United States. For, previous such visits and their joint communiqus and projects have impacted, mostly in......

India's trade pact with Japan: What it means

The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan, signed in Tokyo by commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma and Japanese foreign minister Seiji Maehara, comes at a time when China......

China and India knock on G8's door

It is time for Canada to be ejected from the Group of Eight, Bill Emmott, former editor of the Economist, mischievously suggests in his recent book. That would help make room for Asia's two......

IBM's insider in outsourcing

Randy Walker is IBM's head of outsourcing for the Asia Pacific region. His job is to bring together all of IBM's outsourcing facilities in Asia and synchronize them, but he also contributes to the......

Review: Kung fu Tarantino-style

Shelies there amidst the carnage --battered, bloodied, broken.Ahand --holding a pristine white kerchief embossed with the name Bill --reaches out; gently, the hand brushes the blood off her face......

Kapur finishes at tied 13th

Shiv Kapur opened his campaign in the new golf season with a creditable 13th place finish in the USD 170,940 Asia-Okinawa Open, his first tournament on Japanese soil.Kapur, the Rookie of the Year......

Jeev takes sole lead at Okinawa Open

Jeev Milkha Singh opened up a four-shot lead at the halfway stage of the US$830,000 Asia Japan Okinawa Open after firing a sizzling nine-under-par 62 on Friday.The Indian stalwart produced nine......

'Grandpa' Horner becomes oldest Grand Tour winner

American Chris Horner, nicknamed 'Grandpa' by his peers, created more than one landmark when he won the Tour of Spain on Sunday at the age of 41. Horner is the first rider from the United States to......

Ghei primed for Beijing Open defence

Defending champion Gaurav Ghei hopes to battle his way through the strong Japanese fieldand defend his title at the Pine Valley Beijing Open which tees off on Thursday.Ghei enjoyed his third......

Injured wrist costs Jeev title

An injured wrist brought misfortune to Jeev Milkha Singh. The ace Indian golfer fell short by a shot and missed out on the title at the Asahiryokuken Yomiuri Memorial 2006 golf tournament.Tatsu......
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  People speak for okinawa

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Q. People of which country has the longest life span? What is the reason?
:  A. Residents of Okinawa, a Japanese island, have long been endowed with high life expectancies because of their special diet. In 2002, there were 34.7...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/people-of-which-country-has-the-longest-life-span-what-is-th//answers/16574840

Good Citizen
Q. There should be an island created for people above 70 years to stay.Why?
Good Citizen:  A. I'd love it if after 70 I can be on a picturesque island say Crete or Gibraltar. Lovely beaches and natural beauty.Or better still I'd prefer to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/there-should-be-an-island-created-for-people-above-70-years-/16574767/answers/15193948

darna kyon
Q. How far is Okinawa from mainland Japan?
Darna Kyon:  A. 956 miles (1539 km) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-far-is-okinawa-from-mainland-japan/15193816/answers/13415875

sudesh
Q. who is a karata
Sudesh :  A. Karate was developed over hundreds of years on the island of Okinawa more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-a-karata/13415857/answers/13013299

Q. Britain and Japan lie in the same latitude - you can check the atlas and confirm. Both are islands. Then why are temperatures in Japan so much higher than in Britain ?
:  A. japan is much longer in length from south (okinawa) to north (hokkaido). Tokyo is at same latitude as Milan and is therefore similarly warm....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/britain-and-japan-lie-in-the-same-latitude---you-can-check-t/13013287/answers/12388907

  Web results for Okinawa
Japan Aims to Attract High-Spending Chinese Tourists

The increasing wealth of travelers accentuate the opportunity for Japan to expand its tourism industry as growing middle class Chinese goes on... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/japan-aims-attract-high-spending-chinese-tourists/
Japanese tourism burning bright in grey economic scenario

Japanese tourismOn her first trip to Japan in 1997, Jingyan Hou, an office worker from Beijing spent 200,000 yen ($1,700) during a week-long stay... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/japanese-tourism-burning-bright-grey-economic-scenario/
Will Okinawa poll shock impact Abe's national politics and US relations?

K V Kesavan and Vindu Mai Chotani 20 November 2014 The race for the Governor of Okinawa has finally come to an... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/analysis/AnalysisDetail.html?cmaid=74992&mmacmaid=74993
Andrew Garfield to star in Mel Gibson's 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Both stars are in talks to team up in the true story of war hero Private First Class Desmond T Doss, who won the Congressional Medal of Honor for... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/andrew-garfield-to-star-in-mel-gibson-s-hacksaw-ridge-114112100180_1.html
No Islamic Terror This

The Western media is reporting the beheading of Peter Cassig, a young American who worked as development aid worker and had been kidnapped last... ...

http://www.kashmirobserver.net/news/letters/no-islamic-terror

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