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Samadhi Golf school, based at the Meiji Jingu Gaien driving range, is offering a free golf lesson to 12 Japan Today readers! The lesson will take place next Wednesday, Sept 24, in two groups from 18:30-19:20 andfrom 19:30-20:20 (6 people per lesson.)

PGA professional Brian Joseph will be conducting the…

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Microsoft on Tuesday put its spin on Google's Chromecast with a device that lets people mirror what's on Windows-powered tablets or smartphones on their television screens.

The US technology giant unveiled Microsoft Wireless Display Adaptor, a thumb-drive-size gizmo that plugs into HDMI and USB ports in televisions, and then wirelessly…

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Israel downed a Syrian warplane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday in the first such incident in three decades and warned it would respond "forcefully" if its security is threatened.

It was the first time Israel had shot down a piloted Syrian plane since 1985 and drew a sharp response…

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U.S. President Barack Obama met Arab leaders in New York on Tuesday to thank them for joining a coalition aimed at "rolling back" the threat of violent extremists.

Speaking just hours after he launched airstrikes against militants from the Islamic State group in Syria, Obama said the coalition "represents partners…

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You’ve probably heard stories about the horrors of Japanese juku, otherwise known as cram schools, where children go after an already grueling day at regular school to receive even more academic instruction in specific subject areas. Most students attend these costly schools in the hopes of gaining even a few…

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In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements to reduce heat-trapping pollution.

"The United…

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Good news for anyone who has a craving for high-end Italian cuisine but can't usually afford to dine at famous and expensive Italian restaurants in Japan. "Italian Restaurant Week" will be held nationwide from Oct 25 to Nov 9. It is the second edition of the event which was a…

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Ladybeard -- a cross-dressing, Australian, heavy metal wrestler, sat down with Cynthia Popper to chat about foreigner culture in Asia, Babymetal, and life before becoming the wildly popular Ladybeard.

You lived in Hong Kong for six years before coming to Japan. What was life like pre-Ladybeard?

I’m a trained actor…

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Nikon is going to release new waterproof binocular models ACULON W10 8x21 and ACULON W10 10x21 on September 25.

ACULON W10 is filled with nitrogen gas for protection of its optical system from mold and loss of transparency when it gets wet.

8X zoom model ACULON W10 8x21

Size: 110x87x34mm…

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Anti-nuclear protesters hold placards while marching during a Sayonara Nukes anti-nuclear power protest rally in Tokyo on Tuesday.

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