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Japan-UK 150

Japan-UK is a series of events held in the UK to celebrate 150 years of friendship between the two countries. Japan-UK 150 will run from Autumn 2008 until the end of 2009. It will feature a wide range of activities to encourage in such fields...

Sushi Hits France in a Big Way

Planet Sushi, assimilating classic Japanese cuisine with innovative and exclusive recipes has created a unique concept and has become a worldwide success. Since its opening in 1998 in Paris, the restaurant revolutionized the world of sushi with its free home delivery of sushi service. Popular...

Hapa Social Networking Website

Social networking website strictly for multicultural ethnicity individuals. "Share, talk, communicate in a user led social network for individuals, family members and those members of the community. Share the wealth of your experience and plan for the future with those like you. Find others with...

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Only offered for the Nintendo DS system, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is an entirely original entry into the GTA series. The game brings a new level of interactivity with the use of the DS touch screen, players navigate their way through the streets as...

Treeless Mountain

View Trailer"When their mother needs to leave in order to find their estranged father, seven year-old Jin and her younger sister, Bin, are left to live with their Big Aunt for the summer. With only a small piggy bank and their mother's promise to return...

Redesign of Famous Oxford Circus Crossing

Taking design cues from Tokyo's Shibuya district, central London's Oxford Circus has begun work on a £5m project to pedestrianize the street crossing. Oxford Circus is one of the most famous landmarks in the world, with more than 200m visitors a year. This is part...

2009 International Lao New Year Festival

Pii May or Lao New Year is considered the most important and largest traditional festival in the country. The festival coincides with the end of the dry season and the beginning of the monsoon season - seen as a day of rebirth and purification. Although...

Sake San Jose 2009

Hosted by Yu-Ai Kai Senior Community Center, Sake San Jose combines a sake tasting of various sakes as well as a walk through San Jose's Japantown businesses and restaurants. Each business and restaurant will host a various assortment of sakes made in Japan and the...

San Francisco Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

The blooming cherry blossoms in San Francisco's Japantown marks the beginning of the Cherry Blossom Festival. "The Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco started as a community event in specific reaction to the redevelopment of Japantown in the 1960s. Traditional Japanese arts are showcased with...

Kal Penn joins Obama in White House

The White House today hired actor Kal Penn to join the staff as an associate director in the Office of Public Liaison for President Barak Obama's administration. "His role will be to connect Obama with the Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities, as well as arts...