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Sharp to dissolve solar power JV with Italy’s Enel OSAKA – Struggling electronics maker Sharp Corp. said Friday it will dissolve a solar power generation joint venture with major Italian utility Enel S.p.A. amid an economic slowdown in Europe and a fall in the region’s feed-in tariff purchase prices for renewable energy.

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How to Renew Your Passport

If you're like most Fodor's readers, your passport is one of your most-prized possessions, your ticket to exploring the world. With that in mind, you'll want to make sure your passport is up-to-date, so we've compiled this handy guide to helping you renew it. Renew Your Passport by Mail The U.S. Department of State and … Continue reading

The Strange Behaviour of Deer in Nara, near Todai-ji

Deer in Nara. They’re everywhere! Freely roaming the streets, Nara-koen 「Nara Park, 奈良公園」 and the entrance to Tōdai-ji 「Great Eastern Temple, 東大寺」 with their wide eyes and curiously sniffing snouts. Canon DIGITAL IXUS 65 (5.8mm, f/2.8, 1/60 sec, ISO0) Deer, what are you doing in there? These wild deer, called shika 「鹿」 are a tourist … Continue reading

Metro Park Inn

Amongst Coimbatore’s Luxury Hotels and Budget Hotels, Metro Park Inn provides the perfect accommodation for all kind visitors. Travelmasti Hotel’s RSS Feed

Seduced by extraordinary Tokyo

Twenty years ago Tokyo was the epicentre of the future. Otherworldly and alien, you couldn’t have dreamed it if you’d tried. Tokyo, Japan Travel News

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Japan to offer broad support to Brazil’s agricultural industry TOKYO – Japanese government plans to provide broad support to Brazil’s agricultural industry will be a major focus when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff during a trip to five Latin American nations, sources close to the matter said Saturday. Japan Travel … Continue reading

North Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles with 500 km range: Japan

North Korea apparently fired two ballistic missiles early Sunday, both flying about 500 kilometers northeastward before falling into the Sea of Japan, the Japanese Defense Ministry said. (Nikkei) News On Japan

Cedar Inn

Cedar Inn Darjeeling is high above the main township, nestling amidst groves of evergreen trees in serene environs, is Darjeeling's landmark of luxury – Cedar Inn. The hotel's location is arguably its greatest asset, setting it above and apart from the hustle and jostling tourists downtown and offering a visual treat of spectacular mountain vistas, … Continue reading

Japan says Pacific trade talks agree broadly on labor, health issues

Pacific trade talks have reached broad agreement on labor issues and sanitary and phytosanitary standards but some difficult aspects remain to be tackled, Japan’s chief negotiator said on Saturday. (Reuters) News On Japan

Shredded Coconut

Before you see coconut milk in a can at supermarkets, the coconut has to dodge a few stages where it can be eaten. With the green coconut, we drink the sweet juice and scrape the tender, gel like, white meat and eat it just like that. We also shred the tender meat and add to … Continue reading