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Hong Kong 2018 Flower Show Bonsai Display

Hong Kong’s 2018 Flower Show Bonsai Display

It’s a major event when Hong Kong kicks off its annual Flower Show, which is organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to promote horticulture and the awareness of greening.  Every year, hundreds of thousands of local citizens and…

Japan's decision was made after the U.S., New Zealand, and Australia enacted laws to prevent Huawei from supplying 5G equipment due to security concerns. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

Japan Ditches Huawei for 5G Service Rollout

Japan has apparently excluded Huawei as a potential equipment supplier for the country’s 5G infrastructure build-out. The decision was made after Japan’s key allies —  including the U.S., New Zealand, and Australia — enacted laws to prevent Huawei from supplying 5G…

When thinking about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one might assume China to be the biggest producer. However, the surprising truth is that China only accounts for 5 percent of the production of TCM. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Traditional Chinese Medicine Made in Japan

When thinking about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one might assume China to be the biggest producer. However, the surprising truth is that China only accounts for 5 percent of the production of TCM. Meanwhile, countries like Japan and South Korea…

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Hong Kong’s 2018 Flower Show Bonsai Display

It’s a major event when Hong Kong kicks off its annual Flower Show, which is organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to promote horticulture and the awareness of…

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Japan Ditches Huawei for 5G Service Rollout

Japan has apparently excluded Huawei as a potential equipment supplier for the country’s 5G infrastructure build-out. The decision was made after Japan’s key allies —  including the U.S., New Zealand, and…

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Made in Japan

When thinking about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one might assume China to be the biggest producer. However, the surprising truth is that China only accounts for 5 percent of the…

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Taste Makinohara Tea, the Finest Tea in Japan

The town of Makinohara is recognized as Japan’s greatest area for tea cultivation.  The abundance of tea plantations that border the highways and fill the region, making it possible to…

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Why People Love Traveling to Japan

Japan received about 28.8 million tourists in 2017, becoming one of the most visited countries on Earth. The Japanese government is expecting the number to climb to 40 million tourists per…

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Enjoy the Beauty of the Flowering Iris

Growing up in a country town with mainly hot and dry weather, when the heat hit, many ornamental plants died, but the iris was sure to survive. An iris displays…

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The Japanese Custom of Removing Shoes

If you have been to Japan, you know that its people have deeply entrenched traditions about removing their shoes before entering homes and other indoor places.