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  Municipality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A municipality or general-purpose district (see also: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government.
Municipalities are not necessarily the same as townships.
In the Republic of China on Taiwan, a municipality (直轄市 in Wade-Giles: chi-hsia-shih) is a city with equal status to a province: Taipei and Kaohsiung.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/m/mu/municipality.html   (528 words)

  
 Municipality
A municipality or "general-purpose district" (compare with: "special-purpose district") is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government.
In Canada, a municipality is a city, town, township, county, or regional municipality which has been incorporated by statute by the legislatures of the Provinces and territories of Canada.
In South Africa, municipalities are subdivisions of a province, and are ranked by size.
www.tuxedo-shop.com /search.php?title=Municipality   (711 words)

  
 Municipality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the Netherlands, a municipality (''Municipalities in the Netherlandsgemeente'') is part of a province (''Provinces of the Netherlandsprovincie/'').
In Sweden, a municipality (''Municipalities of Swedenkommun'') is part of a county (''Counties of Swedenlän/'').
In the Republic of China on Taiwan, a municipality (直轄市 in Wade-Giles: Municipalities in Taiwanchi-hsia-shih) is a city with equal status to a province: Taipei and Kaohsiung.
www.infothis.com /find/Municipality   (1056 words)

  
 Municipality of Japan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Municipalities have four names: cities, towns, villages and special ward (the ku of Tokyo).
Colloquially, most municipalities are said without suffixes except for a few conventional cases such as Shinshu-shinmachi, Nagano and.
Subprefectures (shicho) are branch offices of the prefectures and not municipalities by themselves.
lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Municipality_of_Japan   (756 words)

  
 Municipality - Gurupedia
A municipality or general-purpose district (see also: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village
In the United States, a municipality is a city, town, township, county, borough, parish, or any other similar division which is part of a U.S. state.
Taiwan, a municipality (直轄市 in Wade-Giles: chi-hsia-shih) is a city with equal status to a province: Taipei and Kaohsiung.
www.gurupedia.com /m/mu/municipality.htm   (360 words)

  
 Japan Travel Guide
Gateway to Japan is out of date (1998), but by far the best travel guide with respect to historical and cultural background information.
Japan offers a very wide range of attractions, from historical and cultural treasures to modern and futuristic sights and beautiful forests, mountains and sea coasts.
Most of Japan's major cities offer efficient public transportation networks, and are connected with each other by the shinkansen, the Japanese bullet train.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e623.html   (293 words)

  
 Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Japan 2000 is a website concerning "The Japanese People of the New Millennium," sponsored by the Fort Worth (Texas) Japanese Society and providing links to many different aspects of Japanese culture, including EcoKids, a nationwide group of schools and programs to link children in ecological activities around Japan.
At the time that Japan was being awakened by the influence of Chinese civilisation, all of Europe was feeling the significant impact of the Mediterranean civilisation and was incorporated into the Roman system.
Japan, through its encounter and contact with the advanced West, made rapid progress and became the first non-Western country to embark upon the process of modernisation.
www.millenniumworld.org /Asia/japan.html   (3575 words)

  
 Municipality of Japan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Colloquially most municipalities are called without suffixes except for a few conventional cases.
A city (市 shi) is a local public body in Japan, along with prefecture (ken or other equivalents), town (cho) and village (mura).
Prefectures (to, do, fu, and ken) are municipalities above cities, towns, and villages, and below the nation.
www.peacelink.de /index.php?title=Cities_of_Japan&redirect=no   (373 words)

  
 CBK - Centrum Beeldende Kunst Leiden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Voices from Japan is one of the main attractions and consists of a presentation of the work of contemporary Japanese artists which is spread throughout the city centre.
Voices from Japan is organised by the Centre of Visual Arts (Centrum Beeldende Kunst) in Leiden, the Municipal Museum De Lakenhal, and the faculty of Art History of the University of Leiden, in co-operation with the Botanical Gardens and the Siebold House in Leiden.
This is the new Japan centre of the Netherlands: the former place of residence of Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866).
www.leiden.nl /cbk/archief/2000/japan-eng.htm   (1255 words)

  
 Japan
Compulsory education in Japan extends only through the lower secondary level (i.e., through approximately age 15), and competition for positions in upper secondary schools - and later for positions in universities - is usually intense.
Pre-elementary education in Japan is non-compulsory and takes place at day care centers (for children aged 1 to 5) and kindergartens (for children aged 3 to 5).
Standards for student performance in Japan are maintained through the combination of the Courses of Study adopted by the Monbusho and the country's rigorous system of high school and university entrance examinations.
www.edc.org /CCT/saw2000/nations/jpn.htm   (1797 words)

  
 Cities of Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
LAHORE: The Christian community in Pakistan and people belonging to civil society groups in India expressed concern and sorrow over the tragedy caused by the massive earthquake in Pakistan, which flattened a number of cities and towns in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Northern Areas and North West Frontier Province (NWFP) areas.
In celebration of the 10th Anniversary in Japan, Gap has created 10 iconic limited edition items and its first advertising campaign unique to the Japanese market.
Results of the survey which was released in Osaka, Japan, placed the average rental for office space in KL at US$1.05 (RM3.96) per square foot.
www.infothis.com /find/Cities_of_Japan   (355 words)

  
 Municipality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A municipality or general-purpose district (see also: special-purpose district) is an administrative region generally composed of a clearly defined area and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government.
In China, a municipality (直辖市 in pinyin: zhíxiéshì) is a city with equal status to a province: Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing
In Puerto Rico, a municipality (municipio) serves as a second-order administrative division.
www.city-search.org /mu/municipality.html   (385 words)

  
 It's not just Sushi II -- More of Bill Stonehill's reports from from Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prefectures in Japan are the level of government between cities and villages and the central government, and are the equivalent of states in the USA.
Municipalities are increasingly protesting about their debt burden, but it remains to be seen if the central government will pay any attention to their anguish or not..
Japan is signatory to all sorts of treaties barring chemical warfare and requiring destruction of chemical weapons, all signed with much pious muttering and then completely ignored.
www.morrock.com /notsush2.htm   (22012 words)

  
 Newsline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Almost all municipalities around the nation pay at least $2,700 to the parents of a newborn.
Japan's health ministry plans to increase the lump sum it gives to new parents by between $450 and $900, the Asahi Shimbun reported Monday.
In Japan, municipal governments are in charge of operating the national health insurance system.
globalnewsline.com /health/.../bc-japan-birthallowance   (173 words)

  
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Japan, Manchukuo and China will unite as good neighbors in mutual support of each other with the ultimate goal of establishing a new order in East Asia and will seek, as their common objective, the creation of an axis for peace in the Orient.
Japan, Manchukuo and China will respect each other's inherent characteristics, cooperate closely to secure peace in the Orient, conceive measures for mutual aid and amity in various field in order to fulfill a good neighbor policy.
Japan, Manchukuo and China will eradicate communistic elements and organizations in their territories, and will cooperate with each other relative to information and propaganda concerning anti-Comintern defense.
www.ibiblio.org /pha/timeline/146app01.html   (970 words)

  
 GAIA
Japan operates the most number of waste incinerators than any other country in the world today.
Greenpeace Japan and the world-renowned expert on waste incineration and zero waste Dr. Paul Connett of St. Lawrence University have together toured Japan since July asking large and small municipalities to adopt zero waste policies.
Greenpeace Japan will continue to approach and work with municipalities which are implementing progressive policies on waste management throughout Japan, and help create a network of zero waste communities demanding community based sustainable waste management programs and practices.
www.no-burn.org /press/releases/kamikatsu.html   (465 words)

  
 PAZARDJIK MUNICIPALITY
The municipality has many possibilities for developing of this branch and it is necessary to be used rationally.
One of the biggest plants in the municipality was the plant for Data Carriers in the village Dragor.
Together with the condition - the municipality is a basic deliverer of those materials for the neighbour municipalities and also the creation of a lot of building firms, servicing in the area, they are valuated as a very strong side of the municipal economy (8 points).
www.pazardjik.bg /industry.html   (3706 words)

  
 Taxation in Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In Japan the individual income tax is based on the self-assessment system, under which each taxpayer is required to compute his/her tax base and tax amount, file a final return with a tax office and pay the tax amount accordingly.
The expatriates no doubt have no intention to reside in Japan permanently,and they are treated as non-permanent resident taxpayers for the first five years of their residence in Japan and as permanent resident taxpayers thereafter.
The amount of such income is required to be calculated based on the number of days spent outside Japan by expatriates, and in connection therewith the day of his departure from Japan is not counted as absence from Japan while the day he returns to Japan is counted as absence from Japan.
www.hi-ho.ne.jp /yokoyama-a/taxationinjapan.htm   (3989 words)

  
 Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The individual’s municipality determines his or her eligibility as well as the total amount to be expended.
According to the principles of care management, its purpose is to provide comprehensive care to vulnerable and long-term clients, and to emphasize integration of services, continuity of care, advocacy and empowerment.
Since the government manages the payment for services such as care management, care managers focus on this issue rather than on organizing a package of services for the elderly that respond to the needs identified in the assessment and that are based on service availability.
www.geronto.org /vitalaging/May2002/japan.htm   (577 words)

  
 district defenition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In Austria, a district is an administrative subdivision normally encompassing several municipality municipalities, roughly equivalent to the Landkreis in Germany.
While there are matters of administrative law of which the municipalities themselves are in charge or where there are special bodies, the district is the basic unit of general administration in Austria.
In the modern sense, a district (and#24066;and#36758;and#21306;, pinyin: shì xiá qand#363;) is a subdivision of a city such as Municipality of China municipalities, Sub-provincial city sub-provincial cities and Prefecture-level city prefecture-level cities.
www.dictionarywords.com /district-defenition.html   (1484 words)

  
 Iconomania­­Dashi Sculpture and Festive Ritual, S. McPherson
William Coaldrake's analysis of elite gate styles and status in Tokugawa Japan discusses "the karahafu, the ubiquitous element in the contemporary symbolism of prestige; the curved tie beams and chamfered cornices, originally part of the architecture of Zen Buddhism and redolent with authority transcending the secular domain; and the iconography of karashishi,
Japan's dynamic, autonomous seafaring culture clashed with the Tokugawa ideal of a completely regulated, immobile and transparent society.
Marius B. Jansen, "Japan in the Early Nineteenth Century," in The Cambridge History of Japan, vol.
www.humnet.ucla.edu /humnet/arthist/icono/mcpherson/dashi.htm   (3592 words)

  
 Abstracts - Re-Imagining Culture in the Russo-Japanese War [Birkbeck, University of London]
The war in Japan concluded with the outbreak of civil disorder in the Hibiya Riots of September 1905, when the war-weary people vented their anger at the ‘unfair’ peace terms of the Treaty of Portsmouth.
Few people in Russia expected war to break out with Japan in 1904, and even fewer understood why there should be military hostilities in such a remote part of their empire.
In Krakow, Feliks ‘Mangha’ Jasienski walked in the city in the armour of a samurai warrior and a local monument to Polish insurgency was represented by Stanislaw Wyspianski in a famous drawing cycle as Mount Fuji.
www.bbk.ac.uk /russojapanesewar/abstracts.html   (1569 words)

  
 zingmagazine 17
He was at the center of critical writing and art associated with the student movements in Japan.
The beige is the base: empty time of 110 years, from the introduction of the municipality system in Japan in 1889 to just yesterday.
With the offering of Yanagi, memory is again made to conform with depersonalized symbols of Japan’s wartime past, not as submarine as Yanagi’s plunge might suggest.
www.zingmagazine.com /zing17/r/history.html   (686 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A village (村 mura or son) is a local administrative unit in Japan.
It is a local public body along with prefecture (ken or other equivalents), city (shi), and town (cho).
It is larger than an actual settlement, being in actuality a subdivision of a rural district, districts are subdivided into towns and villages, with no overlap, and no uncovered area.
www.hostingciamca.com /index.php?title=Villages_of_Japan   (107 words)

  
 Towns Of Japan Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan.
It is a local public body along with prefecture (ken or other equivalents), city (shi), and village (mura).
See also: Municipality of Japan, Japanese addressing system.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Towns_of_Japan   (303 words)

  
 East-West Center: Research Projects: Innovations in Early Life-Course Role Transitions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The analysis is based on the 2000 National Survey on Family and Economic Conditions including 4,482 men and women age 20–49 throughout Japan, together with municipality-level data covering population structure and information about childcare centers.
Common patterns and innovative variations will be examined in relation to background characteristics of the respondents and their earlier life-course experiences.
We explore the potential for diffusion of four types of innovative behaviors that are rare in Japan now: non-marital fertility, cohabitation, remaining unmarried throughout childbearing years, and use of childcare centers for very young children.
www.eastwestcenter.org /res-pr-detail.asp?resproj_ID=158   (427 words)

  
 Front Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Another example of natural farming is one of Fukuoka's methods of growing rice and barley on his farm in Japan.
Wetland rice, such as that grown in Fukuoka's municipality in Japan, is grown in flooded paddies in order to reduce the competition of other plants.
It does not matter if we grow rice or vegetables, if we are at home or in Japan, nor if we nurture a small garden or an expansive farm.
futurepositive.synearth.net /2003/04/01?print-friendly=true   (1571 words)

  
 SUNY Press :: Folk Performing Arts, The
This is the first full-length study in English of Japan's folk performing arts covering such topics as the different categories of presentations, public policies affecting the folk performing arts, performance events within and without communities, and the folk performing arts in literature.
Throughout, it addresses issues concerning the survival and preservation of traditional culture in contemporary Japan.
In Japan, almost every municipality is home to one or more of the diverse dramatic, dance, narrative, and musical presentations that make up the folk performing arts.
www.sunypress.edu /details.asp?id=53610   (404 words)

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