Back to Japan: Nothing lost in translation

Back to Japan: Nothing lost in translation
We paid $ 130 for a passport renewal, $ 50 to expedite things and $ 20 to have it mailed. Then they said my birth certificate wasn't any good. This was my original 1948 birth certificate from Queen of Angels Hospital in Los Angeles. They said it doesn't …
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Streetscapes: Federal Office Building gets a makeover at 100
Today, you can go to the Federal Office Building to renew your passport, passing through a newly updated lobby and security station. The design work was a collaboration of A-list Twin Cities firms — Snow Kreilich Architects, MSR, HGA and the …
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Israel Tops Japan for 7th on Cusp of Blue Division

Israel Tops Japan for 7th on Cusp of Blue Division
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Though it was the highest placement game on Friday's slate and a battle for seventh place amongst a record FIL World Championship field of 38, the contest between Israel and Japan was a bit of a bitter pill for both teams to take …
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Reporter without a visa at the border
On Tuesday, authorities detained Vargas at McAllen/Miller International Airport because his Philippine passport lacks a U.S. visa. … (When he decided to go to McAllen, he didn't realize that when he left, he'd have to risk a highway or airport …
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Immigration Advocate, Detained on Texas Border, Is Released in Visa Case
Mr. Vargas has been traveling around the country with a Philippine passport that is valid but has no United States visa. Because of this valley's proximity to the Mexican border, airports and roads leading out have Border Patrol checkpoints at which …
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'This baby's death is on your conscience, Putin – damn you for centuries
And in a dramatic ramping up of the rhetoric, the US ambassador to the United Nations even said that Russian troops may have fired the deadly Buk SA-11 missile. …. One of the victims was a U.S. citizen, holding both Dutch and American passports.
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Latest Passport Agency News

0.6m BD expats in Malaysia to get MRPs
The Bangladeshi expatriates will apply for MRPs to these centres and then the centres will send data to the Department of Immigration and Passports in Dhaka through online. The passport office will then send the MRPs to Bangladesh Mission in Malaysia …
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India, Japan for continuing efforts to simplify visa procedure
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed India's consideration to relax visa requirements for ordinary passport holders of his country. Editor's Pick. India offers sops to Japan for investment in electronics sec · Strong Indo-Japan ties can do …
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Corrections
○An article about the Washington Passport Agency in this weekend's Travel section, which was printed in advance, incorrectly says that only first-time applicants must present photos at an appointment for a passport. In fact, photos are required from …
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Japan Inc. Needs to Get Off Galapagos

Japan Inc. Needs to Get Off Galapagos
The reference, of course, is to fellow French passport holder and Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, the CEO Japanese call "Le Cost Killer." When he took over the faltering automaker in June 2000 and began cutting jobs and downsizing everything in sight, Ghosn …
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Passport Picks: Main Street at Christmas in Stockbridge, Mass.
Commemorative buttons, at a cost of $ 5 apiece, offer admittance to any of the day's activities, while children under the age of 12 are welcome at no charge. Horse-drawn wagon and carriage rides are to be available for an additional fee. Other holiday …
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Cell Phones on Planes? Let's Hope Not.
Most people fail to realize that the average airfare in 2013 is about half of what it was three decades ago—and that's after factoring in the various add-on fees that have become so popular. The average fare has fallen 18 percent since 2000 alone …
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How to Travel Abroad : Getting a Passport for Traveling Abroad

How to obtain a passport for traveling abroad in foreign countries; get expert tips and advice on international travel in this free instructional video. Expe…

This is the first video in my saga to get to Japan! Topics: Moving to Japan vs. China Taking a dog to Japan Needing a birth certificate to get a passport Che…
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Report: Snowden's US Passport Revoked

Report: Snowden's US Passport Revoked
A U.S. official on Sunday said Edward Snowden's passport was annulled before he left Hong Kong for Russia. Snowden's travel plans could be complicated – but not thwarted – by a lack of passport. The U.S. official said that if a senior official in a …
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Passport Premiere Detects Around the World Fare Opportunities From Japan
Passport Premiere Detects Around the World Fare Opportunities From Japan, Price Hikes From Europe. Email; Printer … In Asia, Japan has suddenly become an around the world hotspot thanks to the Yen's 20% slide against the U.S. dollar. In June, 2012 …
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