Japanese

Japanese ranks as one of the world’s most important languages with over 126 million speakers.  The majority of speakers, about 124 million, reside within Japan and the island group of Okinawa.

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Do you have a "yen" for something . . .

When you really want something, it can be said you have a "yen" for it. But the phrase doesn't actually refer to Japanese currency—it refers to Chinese opium, which was available in Britain and America in the late 1800s. The phrase comes from the Chinese word..

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Healthy & Delicious Japanese Food

If you do business around the world, you need to know about the food from different cultures. When travelling, it is also important to know how to make healthy food choices. Here is some important information to know if you are dining in Japan.

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Sake

Sake is a Japanese alcoholic beverage, but not everyone knows that it is made from rice. Unlike true wine, in which alcohol is produced by fermenting the sugar naturally present in fruit, sake is made through a brewing process more like that of beer. Sake..

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Sushi vrs. Sashimi

If you have having dinner at a Japanese restaurant, it is important to know that Sushi and Sashimi are different.    Sushi is vegetables and raw fish served over rice.  Sashimi is raw fish without rice.  Enjoy!

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