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Nikkei Publications has put forth this extremely impressive site. English-language information includes front page summaries and the full-text of the cover story from The Nikkei Weekly, as well as headlines and top stories updated 3 times daily from the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, including market data. The Japanese version of the site contains an even larger range of content. More than just an advertisement for the printed editions, Nikkei Net clearly has a mandate as a serious conduit of Japan news.

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With more than 1000 reporters and photographers, Kyodo News is one of Japan's largest news services (the other is Jiji Press) providing wire reports to hundreds of news outlets both domestic and international. Kyodo's website main feature is its collection of searchable newsbriefs and market information updated every fifteen minutes. The Japan Weekly section gives a nice overview of the week's top news stories from a Japanese perspective.

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Japan's foremost English language news source and international face of Japan's leading Mainichi Shimbun newspaper.

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Asahi's service contains a good selection of late-breaking stories with photos. The English-language side has been greatly enhanced recently.

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This site features The Daily Yomiuri, the leading English-language daily in Japan. News content consists of editorials and top news from the Daily and editorials from the monthly This Is Yomiuri magazine in English and in Japanese.

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The Japan Times is the longest running English-language periodical in Japan with its first issue appearing in 1897. Respected for its high-quality content and sharp editorial stance, the Japan Times belies the image of a newspaper for an insulated niche market. The Times' website features domestic news headlines and uploaded daily (M-F), a "Weekly News Roundup" of domestic and international briefs from multiple wire services, and the daily lead editorial. Among its other interesting offerings are a reprint of the Times' centennial anniversary special "100 Years, 100 Views" series and award-winning sumo coverage.

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Metropolis is the only magazine that has its distribution of 30,000 copies independently verified by Japan's Audit Bureau of Circulations. The magazine is delivered to 67,500 readers from 600 distribution points throughout Tokyo, Yokohama and Chiba. There are a further 30,000 regular internet readers.

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Abyznews Links is a website containing links to thousands of different news sites throughout the world. They catagorize the different sites by the different types of news media they provide, ie broadcast or internet. With all the different sites available, you are sure to find the news you are looking for.

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