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, city (1990 pop. 1,026,455), Fukuoka prefecture, N Kyushu, Japan, on the Shimonoseki Strait between the Inland Sea and the Korea Strait. It was formed in 1963 by the union of the cities of Kokura, Moji, Tobata, Wakamatsu, and Yawata (or Yahata), which are now wards.
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a city in Japan on the northern coast of Kyushu, on Kanmon (or Shimonoseki) Strait, Fukuoka Prefecture. In 1963, Moji became part of the city of Kitakyushu. Moji is one of Japan’s main ports; together with the city and port of Shimonoseki it forms the united port of Kanmon.

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Shooting Stars, sponsored by The Portland Group - Kirsty Cummings of River Island, Linsey Howe of Louis Furnishings and James Blackwell of Moji
The Moji Marine Accidents Commissioner's Office in the city of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, designated Luke Magno Dias, captain of the 36,080-ton Co-op Venture that ran aground in Kagoshima Prefecture's Shibushi Bay as a witness, which is equivalent to a defendant in a criminal court case.
The ordinance is specifically aimed at designating tourist spots facing the strait such as Retro Town of Kitakyushu's Moji port, the Aruka port district in Shimonoseki and Hinoyama Park Shimonoseki as ''scenic regions.
In fact, it was at this NPC competition where Reyes met and befriended TEAM PROLAB athlete Moji Oluwa while they were both competing there.
Tenders are invited for Providing Water Supply Facilities to SC/BPL Residents Plots in Village Dhani Moji, Distt.
The victim, identified as 51-year-old Moji Silas Tholl, lived in the house with a woman and her three children, sheriff's Lt.
And Mark Mitchinson, 19, of Willington, County Durham, who works at Moji coffee shop on Framwellgate Bridge, said: "The street cleaners keep Durham tidy, but there are still too many people who just throw their litter away, including cigarette ends.
The seven ports are Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, Moji and Hakata ports, all of which are known for handling many cargo containers.
The Japan Coast Guard said the 17 people were arrested Wednesday at Moji port in Kitakyushu.
The Moji Local Marine Accidents Inquiry Agency on Wednesday handed down three-month suspensions to the captains of two fishing boats that collided off the southwestern prefecture of Oita in June last year leaving two crew members dead and seven others injured.