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Why Melbourne is the most liveable city

Welcome to Melbourne, the most liveable city in the world," proudly said Nigel, our friendly driver-tour guide. He readily backed his claim by quoting a recent report that Melbourne, Australia, remains among "the world's most liveable cities" for 2018.   The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Survey ranks Melbourne second only to Vienna, Austria. Interestingly, it was only this year that Vienna ranked first in the survey, while Melbourne has held the title for a record seven consecutive years.   The list includes Osaka (Japan), Calgary (Canada), Sydney (Australia), Vancouver (Canada), Tokyo (Japan), Toronto (Canada), Copenhagen (Denmark) and Adelai...Keep on reading: Why Melbourne is the most liveable city.....»»

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Japan says 10 med schools altered admissions, some kept out women

TOKYO, Japan – A Japanese government investigation sparked by a row over medical school admissions has found improper practices at 10 institutions, including 4 that tried to keep women out, a report said Friday, December 14. Authorities began their inquiry after Tokyo Medical University admitted it had systematically lowered the scores ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News22 hr. 44 min. ago Related News

JAPAN AIRLINES BUSINESS CLASS BOEING 787-9 DREAMLINER | TOKYO TO MANILA 日本航空ビジネスクラス – Manila Video

Overall Impression: It was such a nice surprise when I found out that Japan Airlines now flies the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for one of their 2 daily flights from Tokyo Narita to Manila instead of their old (but very well maintained) Boeing 767-300s. I was even more excited to find out that this flight was… link: JAPAN AIRLINES BUSINESS CLASS BOEING 787-9 DREAMLINER | TOKYO TO MANILA 日本航空ビジネスクラス – Manila Video.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 14th, 2018Related News

Miss Japan does Lifestyle shoot: More than just pretty Sailormoon

  Miss Japan Yuumi Kato has become the talk of the Miss Universe town in Bangkok because of her Sailormoon national costume.   But beneath that kawaii faade, Kato is a fighter, and days before the finals on Dec. 17, people are pegging her as one of the strongest delegates from Asia.   Lifestyle had a recent fashion shoot with her wearing holiday pieces from Rustan's, before she flew to Bangkok for the Miss Universe pageant.       ...Keep on reading: Miss Japan does Lifestyle shoot: More than just pretty Sailormoon.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 14th, 2018Related News

Renault board maintains Ghosn as CEO, says pay was legal

PARIS, France – The board of the French automaker Renault said Thursday, December 13, that it was keeping Carlos Ghosn as its chief executive, after an internal review of his pay package found that it had conformed with French law. Ghosn has been held under arrest in Japan since November 19 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2018

WATCH: In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the reconstruction of the Manila Cathedral post-war, the papal envoy Thomas Manyo Cardinal Maeda of Osaka, Japan celebrated a Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Video by: Jodel Sarmiento & Maria Crizandra Baylon Source link: Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2018.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 13th, 2018Related News

Japan to sell air defense radar to PH – Lorenzana

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed that Japan has offered to sell to the Philippines its air defense radar technology to help the country in its territorial defense. Japan to sell air defense radar to PH – Lorenzana Source link: Japan to sell air defense radar to PH – Lorenzana.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 13th, 2018Related News

Tech giants face tighter regulations

TOKYO, Japan — Japan is planning to tighten regulation of tech giants like Google and Facebook after an expert panel called for better oversight on competition and privacy, an official said Thursday. Japan has followed in the footsteps of other countries in scrutinizing the dominant role played by the world’s largest information technology companies, including […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

After quakes and flooding, Japan picks ‘disaster’ as 2018 symbol

Japan selected the Chinese character for “disaster” as its “defining symbol” for 2018, a year that saw the country hit by deadly floods, earthquakes and storms. After quakes and flooding, Japan picks ‘disaster’ as 2018 symbol Source link: After quakes and flooding, Japan picks ‘disaster’ as 2018 symbol.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 13th, 2018Related News

Gift boxes from award-winning Filipino chocolate brand

  He has always loved chocolates but when he became part of its manufacturing process, Mark Ocampo says he began to appreciate chocolates even more. That's understandable considering that the chocolates his company makes have won international awards just over a year since it was launched: two awards from the Academy of Chocolate Awards in London, and the Great Taste Award also in London.   Auro chocolate bars are now sold in Tokyo, Japan, and in San Francisco, California. In the Philippines, Auro is available in SM's Kultura store, in the Duty Free shops and in specialty stores. Aboard Philippine Airlines, Auro chocolate bars are also given to both economy and bus...Keep on reading: Gift boxes from award-winning Filipino chocolate brand.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 12th, 2018Related News

Tilting tourism two ways

Long before Japan and Korea became dream destinations, Hong Kong was the Filipinos’ go-to place for holidays and quick breaks. To many, it remains a favorite. One reason for this, perhaps, is proximity ─ it only takes a little over two hours to get to the former British colony from Manila by plane. Another is […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Joshua Pacio to defend ONE world title against Hayato Suzuki

MANILA, Philippines – Reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of the Philippines is ready to defend his title against Hayato Suzuki of Japan in a highly-anticipated rematch on January 19 in the ONE: Eternal Glory that will be held at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Pacio – who hails from ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Toyota introduces new-generation Camry in PHL

THE eighth-generation Toyota Camry, premiered at the North American International Auto Show in 2017 and sold in Japan, the US and other markets later that year, is now available in the Philippines......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

UX crossover new Lexus entry point

APPARENTLY, Japan-headquartered luxury car maker Lexus doesn’t shirk from making bold predictions about the newest vehicle in its portfolio. There’s clear confidence in the UX, which the company debuted at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Angelo Que to focus on Japan, Asian Tours

Angelo Que won’t go any further when he resumes his campaign in 2019, focusing on the Japan PGA Tour where he hopes to flourish after scoring a breakthrough victory in the Top Cup Tokai Classic last September in Aichi......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 11th, 2018Related News

3 PH elementary schools bag top prizes in int’l environmental conservation tilt

Three elementary schools recently bagged top prizes in the 2018 Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO)-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award. 3 PH elementary schools bag top prizes in int’l environmental conservation tilt Source link: 3 PH elementary schools bag top prizes in int’l environmental conservation tilt.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 11th, 2018Related News

Philippine Airlines launches sixth Japanese connection from Manila – anna.aero

Philippine Airlines launches sixth Japanese connection from Manila  anna.aero Philippine Airlines has begun a three times weekly *service* between Manila Airport in the Philippines and Sapporo Chitose Airport in Japan. Source link link: Philippine Airlines launches sixth Japanese connection from Manila – anna.aero.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 11th, 2018Related News

Balangiga Bells in Japan before return to the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – The United States embassy in the Philippines said the Balangiga Bells are currently in Japan, ahead of their return to the country. "All the 3 bells are together right now. They are in Okinawa, Japan," US embassy spokesperson Molly Koscina confirmed on Monday, December 10. The bells are being ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2018Related News

Duterte asks Congress for another 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte formally asks Congress to extend martial law for another year. The House of Representatives approves on 3rd and final reading a bill granting a 25-year franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan or SPSB Corporation. President Rodrigo Duterte decides to skip the historic turnover of the Balangiga Bells from the United States to the Philippine government. Japan's Crown Princess Masako pledges to do her best despite ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2018Related News

Fund executives may resign over pay dispute – NHK

MOST EXECUTIVES of the Japan Investment Corporation, or JIC, say they may resign amid a dispute with the industry ministry […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2018Related News