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Strawberry milk is best-selling product for online shopping in Japan

Online shopping is big in Japan, where people are time-poor, Internet is high-speed, and delivery infrastructure is efficient and cheap. One of the best-selling products at Rakuten, Japan’s biggest online shopping mall, is a box of sweets called strawberry milk, from a sweets shop called Frantz in the city of Kobe. Scroll down to read …

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Memories with President Aquino in Kansai’s lovely Ashiya region, part 2

My memories of the Kansai region of Japan involve two presidents. I was just remembering these over the weekend since I’m in Osaka for a long overdue but quick trip. I already blogged about my memory of Osaka involving President Fidel Ramos. My other memory of the Kansai region of Japan, involving a president of …

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