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2010-02-17 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, a fresh view on Japanese society will be brought to life in a new colorful and insightful book that explores the nation's rich cocktail culture and the near-mythical secrets around its traditional spirits.

2008-09-12 18:00:26

Tokyo, Sept. 12 (Jiji Press)--Japan's major alcoholic beverage maker Oenon Holdings Inc. said Friday that it will recall "shochu" distilled spirit products made with tainted rice resold by food processor Mikasa Foods.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.