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From beer to travel, Japan Inc. stung by South Korean boycott

SEOUL/TOKYO — With Japan and South Korea continuing to feud over Tokyo’s controls on exports of chipmaking materials, Japanese companies are increasingly feeling the heat as boycotts by South Korean consumers pick up steam. The campaign first took off among smaller businesses. Midsize convenience stores in Seoul prominently display stickers declaring ...

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South Korean boycott hits Japan’s major brands and tourism outlook

TOKYO/SEOUL — A boycott by South Korean consumers is hitting some of Japan’s biggest brands and casting a shadow over the country’s tourism industry as political tensions between Seoul and Tokyo continue to rise. The hashtag #boycottjapan, aimed at consumer brands such as Sony, Toyota, Uniqlo and Canon, began trending ...

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Hidden Treasures: Japan Should Show Off its “Ukiyo-e” Classics

Hidden Treasures: Japan Should Show Off its “Ukiyo-e” Classics

INTERVIEWER  Ukiyo-e is a enjoying something of a resurgence in Japan and around the world. The new Japanese passports incorporate designs from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji by Katsushika Hokusai. At a US auction in March this year, two prints from that series—Fine Wind, Clear Morning [commonly known as ...

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Air France: Economy Class trip review Kansai to Paris

Air France: Economy Class trip review Kansai to Paris

Kansai to Paris CDG in Air France Economy Class Kansai Airport This morning’s flight to Paris is from the main International airport serving Osaka located in Kansai around 25-miles from downtown and easily accessed by train or limousine bus, or ferry from nearby Kobe. Air France check-in is positioned in ...

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