Hirado

Hirado

(hērä`dō), town (1990 pop. 26,864), Nagasaki prefecture, on Hirado island, off NW Kyushu, Japan. The Portuguese traded at its port c.1550, and Dutch and English factories were established in the early 17th cent. There was also trade with China and Korea. The Konyo Temple is one of the town's many historical sites. Hirado Island is connected by bridge to Kyushu and by the world's longest continuous truss bridge span to neighboring Ikitsuki Island.
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(hereinafter referred to as JAL) entered into an agreement to develop Japan's first ever Castle Stay event at Hirado Castle located in Nagasaki Prefecture.
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Still within the early modern period but moving to the extreme west of the country, the chapter by Markus Riittermann presents an absorbing account and interpretation of a most unusual item, a letter on a wrapping cloth (fukusa), held in the Matsura Museum in Hirado, Nagasaki.
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"One can immediately list a thousand reasons why we want nothing to do with the refugees--that they're lazy, dirty, primitive and ungrateful, that many are certainly terrorists and Islamists, people of a different culture who don't want to integrate," the 72-year-old bishop told Hungary's Hirado TV news show.
The Mass was in Japanese, at 6 a.m., in a quaint chapel on a mountaintop in Hirado, Nagasaki.
En agosto de 1586 arribo a Hirado, la antigua Firando, y muy pronto fue ministro del colegio de Funai (actual Oita).
The reader will also learn much about port cities such as Melaka, Ayutthaya, Banten, Batavia, Manila, Quanzhou, Macau, Hirado, and Nagasaki.
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Now, it seems that exports from the SPM terminal have begun in earnest, with the first tanker Maersk Hirado docked in the SPM platform on the 7th of March, and already loading oil from the platform.