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NAGANO--A former top bureaucrat who has rankled the Abe administration had words of advice for another former bureaucrat scheduled to testify in the Diet: "Just tell the truth and you will be happy." Kihei Maekawa, a former administrative vice education minister, told reporters on March 21 that ...
"We had so much music and so many songs that we wanted to release but didn't necessarily fit into [Season High]," Nagano says of the unexpected releases before teasing what lies ahead. "We're just excited to finally get to share them, and at the same time we're working on new music and, ...

In the last two decades women have broken through the glass ceiling in ice hockey (at Nagano 1998), bobsleigh (at Salt Lake City 2002) and most recently ski jumping (Sochi 2014). Underlining the IOC's commitment to promoting parity is the fact that the Winter Games now feature a number of ...
Twenty-two years into their musical career, Sweden's Little Dragon is coming to Tucson. This upcoming show is the in first week of a tour that will take them throughout the US, Mexico and back to Europe. "We're trying to bring real energy on this tour," said Yukimi Nagano, the band's vocalist and ... British artist
The debut docu, about the men's hockey tournament at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games when professional players participated in the Games for the first time, will be followed in the spring by La Lucha, directed by Peter Berg, about Cuban boxing legend and three-time Olympic gold medalist Teofilo ... British artist

The stirring underdog story of the Czech Republic men's ice hockey team's shock victory at the 1998 Nagano Games kicks off new signature documentary series. British artist
This Olympics marks the 20th anniversary of Michelle Kwan not winning the gold medal in ladies figure skating in Nagano. I'm sure that Tara Lipinski, who did win gold and became the youngest skater ever to do so, remembers this occasion differently. Kwan herself probably does, too. Kwan, for her part, ...
Heading into Nagano, Canada was the favorite to win gold, as the team won every competition in the year leading up to the event. The Americans, meanwhile, had come in second behind Canada in the games prior to the Olympics. Team USA did shock Canada in the final preliminary match of the ...
Twenty years ago, at the Nagano Olympics, one of the best ski racers in the sport's history Hermann Maier crashed in horrific fashion, a moment that was inprobably captured by a Sports Illustrated photographer. Then he got up and went on to win two gold medals. We revisit the memorable fall ... and the ...
NAGANO – Police investigating a fire that killed a housewife and two others in the city of Nagano suspect the woman was a victim of stalking, with the stalker possibly being one of the deceased. The Nagano Prefectural Police said the 41-year-old Filipino woman, Flora Cabornay, died in the hospital ...
Twenty years ago, Jonny Moseley skied to a gold medal in men's moguls at the 1998 Nagano Olympics after landing a 360 mute grab on the course's final jump. But it's about more than one gold medal, or one particular trick. It's about a moment and how that moment played a role in helping to shape the ...
Kodaira is just the second Japanese speedskater to win Olympic gold, joining Hiroyasu Shimizu, who won the men's 500 at the 1998 Nagano Games. She also earned silver in the 1,000 and finished sixth in the 1,500. At 31, Kodaira is the oldest Japanese gold medalist in the Winter Games, breaking the ...
“We are absolutely thrilled to have our students perform at Maison symphonique under the baton of Maestro Kent Nagano,” said Brenda Ravenscroft, Dean of the Schulich School of Music, “It is a tremendous opportunity to showcase their outstanding musicianship while gaining invaluable insight from a ...
NBCOlympics.com caught up with 1998 Olympic figure skating champion Tara Lipinski to ask her to reflect on her memories from Nagano. Do you think it would be harder to do what you did in 1998 if it was during the social media age? There are so many eyes on you. Not just when you're watching a ...
Twenty years ago, at the Nagano Olympics, one of the best ski racers in the sport's history Hermann Maier crashed in horrific fashion, a moment that was inprobably captured by a Sports Illustrated photographer. Then he got up and went on to win two gold medals. We revisit the memorable fall ... and the ...

The Yomiuri ShimbunNAGANO — The Nagano Tomyo Festival began Wednesday at Zenkoji temple in Nagano Prefecture. Held to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Nagano Winter Olympics as well as the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics, the event kicked off with a laser show featuring an image ...
“In 1998 the Winter Olympic Games returned to Japan after 26 years. Snowboarding and curling debuted as official disciplines…,” read the program for the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. After the Games concluded, the official report on Nagano referenced “the inaugural Olympic curling competition” and ...
NAGANO – Police investigating a fire that killed a housewife and two others in the city of Nagano suspect the woman was a victim of stalking, with the stalker possibly being one of the deceased. The Nagano Prefectural Police said the 41-year-old Filipino woman, Flora Cabornay, died in the hospital ...
Hailing from Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture, where there is a curling rink, older brother Yusuke, 33, serves as the skip, or captain of the team, and younger brother Kosuke, 29, is the lead who delivers the first stone. Based on the strategy planned by Yusuke, Kosuke throws the stone to a targeted position.
In the aftermath, Kitamura could not be reached, according to officials of the Nagano prefectural police and local fire department. The man accused of stalking Flora also could not be contacted. Police are working to identify the bodies as well as investigating the cause of the fire. Flora and Kitamura's ...
Ever since that moment in Nagano, countless people have approached Moseley to tell him that his run in 1998 is what got them into skiing. And while he makes sure to give due credit to New Canadian Air Force members JF Cusson and JP Auclair for originally inventing the 360 mute grab, he's begun to ...
Hinako, who has Down syndrome, is a fourth-grader at a school for disabled children in Nagano Prefecture. Her mother put up the notice in November to ensure her daughter could safely reach her school. “Now looking for people who can watch over (this girl) by pretending to be a passenger on a bus,” the ...
Akito Watabe celebrates winning the World Cup Nordic combined meet on Saturday in Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture. 7:45 pm, February 03, 2018. Jiji Press HAKUBA, Nagano (Jiji Press) — Akito Watabe won his fourth straight Nordic combined World Cup event in Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, on Saturday. It marked his fifth ...
Twenty years ago, Jonny Moseley skied to a gold medal in men's moguls at the 1998 Nagano Olympics after landing a 360 mute grab on the course's final jump. But it's about more than one gold medal, or one particular trick. It's about a moment and how that moment played a role in helping to shape the ...
NAGANO – A sample of the natural ice ridge phenomenon known as omiwatari (crossing of the gods) was spotted Friday on Lake Suwa, Nagano Prefecture, for the first time since 2013. “I'm so relieved to finally see this winter scenery that best represents Lake Suwa after five long years,” said Kiyoshi ...
NAGANO--The Nagano Aioi-za Roxy, believed to be Japan's oldest movie theater, marked its 100th anniversary in December. Beloved by the townsfolk, the cinema has been showing a unique choice of films instead of the usual movie premieres on its three screens for 365 days a year. The old-fashioned ...
Imagine a lake half frozen and its shores all covered in snow. Yet this frozen lake still teams with life. All the barren trees around the lake turn beautiful when they are covered in snow. In the background are mountains covered in snow. Now in the middle of that scene place a mid-sized city. You have just ...
Representatives of a bus company, passengers, relatives and friends of victims of a fatal bus crash on Monday marked the second anniversary of the accident that claimed the lives of 13 passengers and two drivers in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture, on Jan 15, 2016. All passengers killed were university ...
Women hoping to find Mr. Right in 2018 should check for dates on the Otoko Goyomi (Men's Calendar) published by the village of Otari in Nagano Prefecture. The calendar showcases a dozen local bachelors who are looking for wives. Otari is promoting the charms of its rustic scenery and hot springs along ...
Nagano says it's resulted in a significant drop in the number of police calls to the community. Many of those calls in the past had to do with ...
Nagano Keiki Co., Ltd. (TSE:7715) currently has a 10 year dividend growth rate of -3.09%. This number is calculated using the geometric ...
Taking a look at valuation rankings for Nagano Keiki Co., Ltd. (TSE:7715), we see that the stock has a Value Composite score of 15. Developed ...
Besides the obvious contenders such as Hokkaido, Nagano and Niigata, showshoeing can be enjoyed anywhere that snow falls in quantity.
Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Nagano Keiki Co., Ltd. (TSE:7715)'s ROIC Quality Score is 5.391425. ROIC is a profitability ratio ...
Shares of Nagano Tokyu Department Store Co Ltd (TYO:9829) closed at 202 yesterday. Nagano Tokyu Department Store Co Ltd currently has ...
Shares of NAGANO KEIKI CO., LTD. (TYO:7715) last traded at 1279, representing a move of 3.98%, or 49 per share, on volume of 58,300 ...
The ROIC Quality of Nagano Keiki Co., Ltd. (TSE:7715) is 5.391425. This is calculated by dividing the five year average ROIC by the Standard Deviation of the 5 ...
The Piotroski F-Score of Nagano Keiki Co., Ltd. (TSE:7715) is 7. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock.
Last Thursday, tourism officials from Hokkaido, Nagano and Niigata ... said Hideaki Yoshimi, an official of the Nagano Tourism Organization.
Kenji Nagano is a journalist who covered the securities industry for the Nikkei business newspaper and served as editor-in-chief of Nikkei ...
After a zookeeper lifts the cover of the manhole, Karl the raccoon gets out. Soon he returns to the manhole by maneuvering the cover and fits it ...
NAGANO – Police arrested a woman on Tuesday for alleged vandalism at a building in the historically important Zenkoji Temple complex in ...
NAGANO – Police have launched an investigation into vandalism following the discovery of graffiti at Zenkoji Temple in the city of Nagano.
Counselors in Nagano Prefecture were seen typing nonstop in September between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., as they replied to high volumes of ...
The Hamburg State Opera's supervisory board has announced on Oct. 4 its decision to extend conductor Kent Nagano's contract by five years.
Shares of NAGANO JAPAN RADIO CO., LTD. (TYO:6878) closed at 219 yesterday. NAGANO JAPAN RADIO CO., LTD. currently has a total ...
The Yomiuri Shimbun Buronson, the writer of the “Fist of the North Star” manga series, is scheduled to open a free manga school in April in his ...
TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested an organized crime boss over the cultivation of marijuana in Nagano Prefecture, ...


 

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