The new owner of the Las Vegas Strip casino is looking to Dubai

Anything can happen on the Las Vegas Strip. That goes for what tourists might do in a place that for years has told people that any sins they commit in Sin City “stay in Vegas,” but that goes for actual properties on the famed expanse of land. MGM Resorts International …

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On My Radar: Will Poulter’s Cultural Highlights | Poultry

HAmmersmith-born actor Will Poulter, 29, made his screen debut aged 13 in Garth Jennings’ British comedy Son of Rambow. He won a Bafta rising star award for his criminal hug We are the Millers and his other film credits include The ghost, The maze Runner, Detroit and Midsommar. On television, …

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Google’s undersea cable to link Vancouver Island and Japan

Internet giant Google says a new undersea cable from Vancouver Island to Japan will allow faster access to services like Gmail and YouTube when it starts operating next year. The new undersea line, called Topaz, will be the first-ever fiber optic cable between Canada and Asia, the company said in …

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Masters 2022 live stream: How can I watch Augusta action on TV and online in the UK today?

Hideki Matsuyama arrives as defending champion after becoming Japan’s first winner of a Men’s Major 12 months ago, while November 2020 winner Dustin Johnson is also among the main contenders after got off to a good start. Scottie Scheffler is the new world number 1 after a blistering start to …

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Diana Damrau and Nicolas Testé will perform at the Broad Stage

The Broad Stage will feature global superstar and Metropolitan Opera favorite Diana Damrau, returning alongside acclaimed bass Nicolas Testé for a fun and lively program of opera, operetta, lieder and songs on Sunday April 24 at 7:30 p.m. They are accompanied by Maciej Pikulski, piano. Tickets are available at thebroadstage.org. …

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State Museum of PA, PA Heritage Foundation Reminds Artists to Participate in Annual State Art Exhibition

​ The deadline for entries is May 6. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation would like to remind artists and artisans to submit nominations to exhibit their work in the state art. Now in its 54th year, this acclaimed juried exhibition boasts a …

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LIC Resident Wins Squarespace Scholarship | East and Southeast Queens News

Kobina Ansah of Long Island City is one of four winners of the fifth annual “Make It Awards,” a grant that provides four entrepreneurs and creators with funds from the tri-state area and exposure to elevate their businesses. Ansah received $30,000 in funds, a one-year subscription to Squarespace – one …

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Japan’s Foreign Ministry plans to build an AI-based analysis system for overseas developments

April 7, 2022 TOKYO – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs plans to use artificial intelligence to better assess international situations, building an AI-based system to collect and analyze large amounts of information online. The ministry intends to use the system to identify unstable international situations early on, for purposes such …

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Tripment Health Partners with Sezzle to Give Patients More Control Over Healthcare Costs | News

Tripment Health and Sezzle have partnered to help patients find new ways to pay for needed care. NEW YORK, April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Tripment Health provides a competitively priced marketplace where patients can search, compare and book primary care and mental health services, diagnostic imaging, laboratory tests and prescription …

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Berlin Contest Title ‘Return To Dust’ Sells Out in North America, Asia, MENA & Europe (Exclusive) | News

Berlinale Competition Title back to dustwritten and directed by Chinese Li Ruijun, was sold in North America, Japan, Europe and the MENA region under a series of deals by sales agency M-Appeal. New York-based Film Movement has secured the rights for North America and is slated for a theatrical release …

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Japanese Fans Name SPY x FAMILY The TV Anime They’re Most Excited For In Spring 2022

The Spring 2022 anime season is in full swing with new premieres every day. Ahead of the first premiere, Filmarks, Japan’s largest movie, drama and anime review service, has released the top 10 anime shows their users are looking forward to the most from the current season, with SPY x …

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20 Ukrainian evacuees arrive in Japan from Poland on government plane

A group of 20 evacuees from Ukraine arrived in Japan from Poland on Tuesday on a Japanese government plane, an exceptional move that comes as people fleeing Ukraine have faced skyrocketing airfares following the Russian invasion. Five men and 15 women, aged 6 to 66, hoped to travel to Japan …

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Star Wars TV Shows Ranked, Worst to Best

From The Mandalorian to Clone Wars, here’s our list of Star Wars TV shows ranked from worst to best. With the long-awaited Obi-Wan Kenobi-centric series looming on the horizon, we’ve decided it’s time to take a look back at all of the Star Wars TV shows that have been released …

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Live Updates | New Zealand PM calls killings ‘reprehensible’

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday called reports of rape and other atrocities by Russian troops in Ukraine “reprehensible”. Bodies with bound hands, point-blank gunshot wounds and signs of torture lay strewn across a town on the outskirts of kyiv after Russian troops withdrew …

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Ukrainian YouTubers ask Japanese to help Ukraine

They started with fun videos and talked about Mario Kart racing games on their YouTube channel. Now, two Ukrainian brothers who live in Japan have added a more serious topic to their videos. They tell the young Japanese the news of their country and bring the realities of the war …

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Seven Mortal Sins X-TASY Pre-registration in progress

Seven Mortal Sins X-TASY mobile game is a Japanese RPG. Inherited from the stories of animation, a new plot has developed. After the lord of pride – Lucifer assumes the position of the figurehead of the seven deadly sins, she daily attracts humans as believing demons into the world. But …

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Rise in infections attributed to broader screening

imaginechina A medical staff member dressed in a hazmat suit walks around Puxi during the city’s second phase of lockdown. The record daily number of coronavirus infections reported in Shanghai on Friday was attributed to the wider range of testing carried out during the city’s gradual lockdown, according to the …

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The Best Exotic Car Rentals in Miami to Live a Life of Luxury

Luxx Miami is what one needs to access the city’s largest collection of exotic and opulent cars, which anyone can rent for a fee. The company has the latest cars from Lamborghini, Ferrari, McLaren and Rolls Royce for rentand much more. Among some providers in Miami, LUXX MIAMI has proven …

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The world reacts to Smith Vs Rock; BAFTA TV Hour – Deadline

Afternoon, Max Goldbart looks back on a good week. Lots to digest for the Insider to have you covered. Continue reading. Smith Vs Rock: The Fallout “The slap heard around the world”: Once a year, moviegoers around the world are used to waking up (or being awake) to the news …

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What’s coming to screens: April 2022

HBO Max Here we continue a new monthly section that will offer a quick list of what’s coming to cinemas, VOD and SVOD services, and gaming platforms over the next few weeks. This is not a complete list, rather it is a list featuring the major titles and some minor …

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The Day – Review: Apple’s superb ‘Pachinko’ is so good it makes the competition unworthy

When it’s at its best, which it is for most of its eight-episode first season, “Pachinko” is a lesson in how to do melodrama well. In his acting, his production, respect for character rather than machination (although there is a lot of machination) and stillness rather than action (there is …

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Ukraine-Russia updates: Bus convoy trying to reach civilians trapped in Mariupol, says Ukraine

The Ukrainian military legion with men of ’52 nationalities’ (ABC News: Isabella Higgins) ABC Europe Correspondent Isabella Higgins met with Ukrainian International Legion Spokesperson, Corporal Damien Magrou in Lvov. His unit is filled with foreign fighters from all over the world who want to help the Ukrainian army. Corporal Magrou …

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New Anime Data Unpacks Global Industry Growth

The anime industry has been growing for years, and believe it or not, the industry is worth tens of billions of dollars. As the medium expands overseas, fans are finding new shows to watch daily, and streaming has made it easier than ever for international audiences to follow their favorite …

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Why did I become a K-Drama convert?

I have a friend, Neeraj. Neeraj loves sports, especially soccer. He loves this team, let’s call them Quiverful FC Neeraj loves them so much that he sits till 4am watching their games. He listens to all the press conferences, he discusses their defense positions on Twitter, he has their logo …

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Eight Japanese films to watch after Drive My Car

The Oscars have been full of twists and turns in recent years, and the 2022 ceremony was no different. But despite the various awards collected last night, the Oscars story of the year was ultimately not that of Jane Campion dog power, by Paul Thomas Anderson Licorice Pizza or that …

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Ask the MTA | Refund old MetroCards and even tokens

amNewYork Metro, in conjunction with the MTA, is proud to bring back “Ask the MTA,” a column where MTA officials answer your questions about transit service in New York City. If you have a question for the MTA about subways, buses, commuter trains and more, email askthemta[@]amny.com. Q: My card …

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K-drama ‘Itaewon Class’ is getting a Japanese remake!

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Japanese Prime Minister Kishida warns that ‘Russia may use nuclear weapons’ during war in Ukraine (Ukrainian media)

Amid the Kremlin’s relentless military aggression that continues even a month after Russia declared war on neighboring Ukraine, reports of bombings in major cities like Kharkiv, Chernihiv and Kyiv continue to surface. In the wake of the ongoing conflict, several world leaders have expressed strong disapproval of Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked …

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Students’ ‘space food’ mackerel lands on plates on Earth

OBAMA, Fukui Prefecture–For those who want a taste of life aboard the International Space Station, they can now do so, thanks to the efforts of enterprising high school students here. The students teamed up with local businesses to serve consumers on this planet with the same delicacy they served Japanese …

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Can I get life insurance without a medical exam? – InsuranceNewsNet

CHICAGO – March 25, 2022 – (Newswire.com) iQuanti: Many traditional life insurance policies require you to complete a health questionnaire and undergo a medical examination as part of the life insurance application process. If you are in poor health, smoke, or have a terminal illness, it may be more difficult …

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John Korty, director of ‘Miss Jane Pittman’, dies at 85

His family confirmed his death and said he suffered from vascular dementia. Mr. Korty was a key figure in the independent film movement that settled in northern California in the 1960s and 1970s, hundreds of miles physically and philosophically from Hollywood studios to the south. “I was in rebellion against …

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Socceroos relegated to play-offs as Japan secure World Cup spot with win | 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Stadium Australia has been the site of many of Australia’s most famous moments. Whether it’s Josh Kennedy’s commanding header to defeat Iraq and secure their progress to the 2014 World Cup or captain Mile Jedinak’s hat-trick against Honduras in the 2018 World Cup qualifying play-off. Or, of course, the famous …

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Insurers are making strategic investments in Insurtech companies to expand their digital distribution channels

DUBLIN, March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Integrated Finance Business and Investment Opportunities in Asia Pacific – 50+ KPIs across Integrated Lending, Insurance, Payments and Wealth Segments – Q1 2022 Update” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Asia Pacific The integrated finance sector is expected to grow by …

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Workers trade staggering amounts of data for ‘payday loans’

Argyle CEO Shmulik Fishman said the company can coach lenders on factors such as consistency of work and upward trajectory. “Does your job title move up every six months? These are signs of a good worker and one you might want to take another look at,” he says. Reputation markers, …

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Japan lifts blackout warning, but supply outlook shaky

The Ministry of Economy and Industry lifted the alert for possible power cuts late Wednesday morning, as sunny weather allowed the resumption of solar energy production. The ministry, however, called for conservation efforts to continue as some coal-fired plants will remain offline for a few more months. While Japan aims …

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Observed universality in preference for color composition in paintings

Newswise — Overview Professor Shigeki Nakauchi’s research team at Toyohashi University of Technology worked with researchers from the University of Minho (Braga, Portugal) to examine Japanese and Portuguese color composition preferences for Japanese paintings and Western cultures through experiments using the original paintings and paintings with modified color compositions. It …

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Idaho Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin: It’s Darkest Before Dawn

I hear the discouragement in their voices. Janice McGeachin’s political base believes her chance to overthrow Idaho Governor Brad Little is slipping away from her. Legacy media reports weekly on what they call campaign missteps on his part. I myself quoted some of them. Little is far more cautious and …

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Ukrainian troops slow Russian advance

Ukraine is enlisting a Chinese civilian drone maker to block what the Ukrainian government says is their use by the Russian military to target missile attacks. Deputy Prime Minister Mykhailo Federov’s appeal to DJI Technology Co., made public on Twitter, highlights tensions over Ukraine for Chinese companies. Foreign Minister Wang …

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What is the word Yakima Hipsters? Bird, bird, bird is the word

Eh eh ! It’s the second day of spring 2022! And for the record, spring is for the birds. If you’re looking for a sure sign of the season, look to the sky. The Cliff Swallows return to San Juan Capistrano, California this time of year. Red-headed vultures (buzzards) are …

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Inaugural Communicator of the Year Awards Recognize Researchers Who Engage with the Public > News > USC Dornsife

The awards recognize five individuals who have dedicated significant time and effort to improving public understanding of issues, influencing policy, or raising the level of public discourse in 2021. [7½ min read] Five scholars from USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences were recognized for their exemplary efforts as …

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As Global Brands Avoid Russia, Asian Firms Avoid Controversy | Business and Economy News

Taipei, Taiwan – While companies are leaving Russia in droves following the invasion of Ukraine, Asian brands have been conspicuously absent from the corporate exodus. Of more than 370 global companies that have withdrawn, suspended or scaled back operations in Russia, the vast majority are headquartered in Europe or North …

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Buy now, pay later Loans will soon appear on credit reports

Image source: Getty Images If you use buy now, pay later loans, account activity may soon show up on your credit report. Key points The three credit bureaus plan to include data on buy-now-pay-later loans in consumer credit reports. This change could help consumers who use BNPL’s services improve their …

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Brad Pitt Assured Joey King She Belonged On The Bullet Train Set – Film News | Film-News.co.uk

Brad Pitt helped reassure Joey King that she deserved her spot on the Bullet Train cast. The Kissing Booth actress felt overwhelmed and like a ‘fish out of water’ filming David Leitch’s high-octane action-comedy alongside stars including Pitt, Sandra Bullock , Michael Shannon, Brian Tyree Henry and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. However, …

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Freeman, Suzuki, Bryant enjoy new digs – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — (AP) — It might look a little weird for a few days, but Freddie Freeman officially donned Dodger blue and Kris Bryant donned Colorado Rockies purple and black. A few miles away in Mesa, Japanese star outfielder Seiya Suzuki was also in camp Friday, ready to bolster …

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Last war in Ukraine: UK media watchdog revokes Russia Today broadcast license

Japan will allow Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion to enter the country even if they have no relatives or acquaintances in residence, marking a major shift in Japan’s recognition of refugees previously criticized by the International community. Hirokazu Matsuno, chief cabinet secretary, told a cabinet meeting on Friday that Japan …

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Not much new about Japanese beetles | Outside

Japanese beetles were first found in Minnesota in 1968, but were thought to be abundant around 2011 as they invaded the Twin Cities area in droves. Now, there may be some dispute over these dates, but suffice it to say that they have been a major headache for gardeners for …

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Loans for bad credit with guaranteed approval online: the best way to get fast money

Pexels.com If you have bad credit and need cash fast, a guaranteed approval bad credit loan may be the best option for you. These loans provide quick cash specifically for people who find it difficult to get approved for traditional loans. You don’t have to worry about your credit score …

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Masako Kudo • Distributor, Children’s Films

“In Japan, family animated films from foreign countries are quite complicated to distribute” 03/16/2022 – The Japanese distributor spoke about Child Film’s efforts to bring European arthouse animated films to the country and how local audiences have changed over the past two years During this year’s Cartoon Movie (March 8-10), …

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The actor will star in the adaptation of a Japanese novel

Kareena Kapoor Khan will soon make her OTT debut with a thriller thriller. The actor, along with Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Verma is set to star in an upcoming film based on a Japanese novel titled The devotion of suspect X, written by Keigo Higashino. This Hindi adaptation will have …

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Socceroos squad set to be announced as Japanese press prepares to descend on Sydney

Football Australia’s preparations for next week’s key AFC FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifier against Japan at Stadium Australia in Sydney will ramp up this week, with several key milestones on the road to the meeting that must take place. Tomorrow, the Socceroos squad for the team’s March games against …

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Charming Super Mario 64 3D guide is now live for everyone to enjoy – Eurogamer.net

In 1996, a Japanese guide to accompany the launch of Super Mario 64 was released. What sets this book apart from other guides of the time is its inclusion of 3D diorama models of every level in Super Mario 64. Copies of this book are still available online for those …

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Check out her jaw-dropping hosting looks

Rebel Wilson 75th EE British Academy Film Awards Shutter (2) Rebel Wilson served double the appearance for her big hosting gig. The Aussie comedian, 42, arrived in pure glamor on Sunday for the 75th British Academy Film Awards, dripping in blue sequins in a strapless Giambattista Valli Couture dress, which …

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Last War in Ukraine: Chinese State Media Supports Russian Claims of US Biological Weapons

Shares in China fell on signs that widespread lockdowns could become common again for the world’s second-largest economy, while oil benchmarks fell on indications that Russia might be willing to engage in more serious negotiations with Ukraine. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 2.5% and China’s CSI 300 index of …

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Toyota offers rebates on Glanza, Urban Cruiser for March

Toyota Kirloskar Motor is set to launch the 2022 Glanza on March 15. Despite spy images of the new Glanza doing the rounds on the internet, it has garnered market interest as the car is the product of Toyota’s partnership with Maruti Suzuki. That said, Toyota India, in a bid …

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NCAA March Madness prepares for the return to normal

A general view of the March Madness logo prior to the game between the Syracuse Orange and the Houston Cougars in the Sweet Sixteen of the 2021 NCAA Tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Aaron Doster | USA TODAY Sports | Reuters After two tough and pandemic-disrupted years, the March madness we …

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Ukrainian rock singer calls for peace via social media

A popular Ukrainian rock singer says he is calling for peace in Ukraine by offering the Russian people “the truth” about the invasion on social media. He also asked Japan for its continued support. Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, lead singer of Ukrainian rock band Okean Elzy, made the call in an online …

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Scientists make a new electrical component

In the future, low-carbon societies using Internet of Things (IoT) devices will become commonplace. But to achieve this, we must first realize highly efficient and stable renewable energy sources. Solar cells are considered a promising option, but their electrical contacts suffer from a “trade-off” relationship between surface passivation and conductivity. …

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Caesars Sportsbook Promo Code Brings 4 Crazy Weekend Deals

Caesars Sportsbook promo code AMNYCZR will unpack access to four different great bonuses over a weekend packed with college basketball conference tournament games, NBA games and NHL action, among other events, including the Players Championship. This latest Caesars Sportsbook promo code will offer $1,100 risk-free first bet insurance which is …

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We are stressed! To what extent is this our own political fault?

Do you feel stressed by national and world events? Millions of Americans, including thousands of your Yakamanian neighbors, are stressed and exhausted. The stressors are many and real We talk about it every day on the radio. Usual suspects include the pandemic, pandemic management, the economy, inflation, gas prices, government …

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How Disney+, Netflix, and Others Are Opening Up Japan’s TV Industry – TBI Vision

I am Mita, your housekeeper Japanese TV companies are going global, with Netflix, Disney+ and France Télévisions among those striking deals with local companies in recent months. Richard Middleton explores how it happened and what’s to come. It’s been a busy six months for the Japanese TV industry, with local …

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Asian Stocks Crash During War, Inflation Dominates Markets – WSB-TV Channel 2

BANGKOK — (AP) — Stocks fell on Friday in Asia as uncertainty surrounding the war in Ukraine and still-high inflation maintained their grip on markets. Hong Kong fell 3.2% and Tokyo 2.6%. Investors are worried about how the global economy might fight off price pressures and slowing growth. A plan …

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Japan’s Uniqlo backtracks to quit Russia as Britain hits oligarchs

March 10 (Reuters) – Japanese brands Uniqlo and Japan Tobacco have flip-flopped and said they are shutting down business in Russia, joining the crowd of companies avoiding Moscow on Thursday, and Britain has stepped up sanctions on the oligarchs, including Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich. Investment bank Goldman Sachs …

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Asia has become a testing ground for integrated payments innovation

DUBLIN, March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Business and Investment Opportunities in Integrated Payments in Asia-Pacific – Q1 2022 Update” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets Logo Asia Pacific The integrated payment industry is expected to grow 41.8% on an annual basis to reach US$54,298.7 …

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MoneyMutual Review: The Leading Payday Loan Company to Use?

And if you had an emergency today – your car broke down, you ended up in the hospital, an unexpected house repair, anything could happen. Do you have an emergency fund to help cover unexpected expenses, or will you have to rely on family, friends or, even worse, a credit …

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Apple TV Plus will show 2 live Major League Baseball games on Fridays

The sports comedy-drama Ted Lasso was one of the most popular Apple TV Plus Originals. James Martin/CNET Apple TV Plus will broadcast two live baseball games on Friday nights, Apple said Tuesday, as well as pre- and post-game shows, a nightly live highlights program and a new 24/7 feed of …

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ACFID welcomes Australia’s $100m pledge to CEPI – Reuters

The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has welcomed the Australian Government’s commitment of A$100 million over five years to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to help tackle current and future pandemics. “A $100 million commitment to CEPI will save lives and help us prepare for future pandemics. …

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Asia-Pacific Integrated Payments Markets and Investment Opportunities Report 2022: Market Expected to Grow 41.8% to $54.29 Billion in 2022 – Forecast to 2029

DUBLIN, March 08, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Business and Investment Opportunities in Integrated Payments in Asia-Pacific – Q1 2022 Update” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Asia-Pacific integrated payments industry is expected to grow 41.8% on a yearly basis to reach US$54,298.7 million in 2022. The in-app payment industry …

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Genius Japan – [NEWS] ARASHI Anniversary Tour 5×20 FILM “Record of Memories” Set to Release in US Theaters for One Night Only

Written by @Ryuforstorm | March 10, 2022“Our dream continues in cinemas.”Arashi invites you to experience the magic moment with the latest technology in Dolby Cinema’s powerful sound and dramatic display. Ticket prices may vary depending on the location of the screening. Please see the ticket purchase page on the participating …

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Battery boost, friendly quarrel, filmed vandalism? | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls. February 23 • A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for going 65 mph in a posted 35 mph speed zone and issued them a speeding citation. • A San Juan deputy responded to a report …

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New Movies, TV Shows and Games to Consume

We are coming to another long weekend. And it’s not just any long weekend, it’s the Easter long weekend, which means you might be lucky enough to have four days off in a row. With such a long holiday period and more of that rainy weather forecast, it’s a good …

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The iPhone SE 3 could be announced tomorrow, here’s what we know

The iPhone SE 3 is rumored to be announced tomorrow at Apple’s “Peek Performance” event. In its third generation, analysts expect it to be the company’s most affordable 5G phone, which could turn a billion Android users into Switches. Read on as we round up everything we know about the …

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Thailand tries to avoid ‘demographic crisis’ as birth rate plummets

The number of births has fallen by nearly a third since 2013 Thais choose not to have children due to debt and cost of living Aging population threatens future as manufacturing hub Government plans to support parents and use influencers BANGKOK, March 7 (Reuters) – Thailand is scrambling to encourage …

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Multilingual tour guides struggle as pandemic upends industry

“One, two, dong!” shouted a woman in her 60s guiding a group of online tourists using virtual reality technology. On this signal, three Australian tourists moved their bodies in front of their computers as if striking a temple bell. It was part of a trial of an online tour conducted …

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How an installment loan can affect your credit score

NEW YORK – March 5, 2022 – (Newswire.com) iQuanti: Installment loans allow you to borrow money at a fixed interest rate and pay it back in fixed monthly installments of principal and interest. You can use them for a variety of purposes, such as refinancing debt, financing a home improvement, …

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Attack on Titan S4 ep 25 delayed, streaming impact explained

Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 25 (83) release time is set to be delayed in Japan, but how will this impact the international launch for streaming? There are only four episodes left of Attack on Titan…what an exciting and depressing statement. The iconic anime series has continued to dominate …

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Body Beautiful: 8 women across India, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Japan share what their bodies mean to them

The nose is also a full protagonist in Indian social stories, adorned with a nath (nose ring) to signify a married woman. “Isn’t it intriguing that a horse has to wear a nose when it’s broken in, and a woman dresses her nose when she gets married?” mused Gurmeet Sangha …

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Nintendo Switch OLED sold in a Kirby Mouthful Box in Japan

Who could resist a Nintendo Switch OLED swallowed by Kirby? In the growing list of incredible Japanese exclusives, players can add a Nintendo Switch OLED sold in a “bitten” box designed to look like it’s been swallowed by Kirby. Kirby and the Forgotten Land will launch later this month, so …

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Toho Cinemas Under Antimonopoly Investigation

Newsfrom Japan Politics March 5, 2022 Tokyo, March 4 (Jiji Press)–The Japan Fair Trade Commission is investigating Toho Cinemas Ltd. for allegedly pressuring movie studios in violation of antimonopoly law, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. Toho Cinemas has urged movie studios to prioritize it over rival movie …

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How does Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) work for businesses?

To attract a wider range of customers, many owners of retail businesses with point-of-sale systems are adopting a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) payment model. The BNPL method has evolved largely due to changes caused by COVID-19 and the increase we have seen in online shopping. So what is BNPL …

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An uncomfortable drama in the middle of the war: PATRICK MARMION sees Henry V again

Henry V (Donmar Warehouse, London) Rating: Verdict: Mid-tier Henry Reviving Shakespeare’s warmonger Henry V as all hell breaks loose in Ukraine isn’t the best time. Even with Game Of Thrones heartthrob Kit Harington in the title role, the production’s lamentations over the horrors of war are horribly overshadowed by its …

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A resident of Kherson told CNN that people are struggling to get food and medicine

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Ex-US Nissan Kelly executive given suspended sentence to return home – WSOC TV

TOKYO — (AP) — A Tokyo court sentenced Greg Kelly, a former US Nissan Motor executive accused of understating his boss Carlos Ghosn’s salary, to a suspended sentence but cleared him of most charges. The verdict announced Thursday of a six-month sentence suspended for three years will allow Kelly to …

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a guide to the films of Ryusuke Hamaguchi.

At a tense moment of drive my car— the film that took Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi from festival circuit darling to four-time Academy Award nominee, including Best Picture and Best Director — one of the film’s main characters, a director himself, is faced with an incipient rebellion on his part …

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Russo-Ukrainian War: Live Updates from Kiev

President Biden strongly condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine during his annual report State of the Union Address Tuesday. Here are some excerpts from his prepared remarks, as released by the White House. PRESIDENT BIDEN: Six days ago, Russian Vladimir Putin sought to shake the foundations of the free world …

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Dame Valerie Adams promises to reveal all in an upcoming film about her life story

From the Silver Sphere to the big screen, Dame Valerie Adams says she’s ready to bare her soul in a film that will tell her life story like never before. The iconic Kiwi athlete, who ruled the shot put world for most of a 22-year career, announced her official retirement …

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Zelensky asks the EU to grant membership to Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged the European Union to admit Ukraine to the bloc, saying his country was also fighting for EU membership. Zelenskyy gave a speech online during a session of the European Parliament on Tuesday. He officially made a bid for his country’s EU membership the day before. …

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