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Uji

(o͞o`jē), town (1990 pop. 177,010), Kyoto prefecture, S Honshu, Japan. It is a resort and is noted for its green tea and for cormorant fishing. Uji is best known for its 11th-century monastery, Byodo-in, with its beautiful pavilion, Phoenix Hall.
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AFFILIATIONS: YODEN AND ISHIOKA--Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; DURRAN--Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, and Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; Enomoto--Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto, Japan; Hayashi--Graduate School of Science, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan; MIYOSHI--RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science, Kobe, Japan; Yamada--Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
The 33-year-old from Uji, Kyoto won the 10,000m bronze medal at the 1997 World Championships in Athens and also took third place on the podium in the marathon at the 2003 World Championships in Paris.
KYOTO - A former part-time cram school teacher was sentenced to 18 years in prison Tuesday for fatally stabbing a 12-year-old female student in 2005 at the school in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture.
A former part-time cram school teacher was sentenced to 18 years in prison Tuesday for stabbing a 12-year-old female student to death in 2005 at the school in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture.
In July 2006, labor ministry officials filed an investigative report with prosecutors seeking criminal action against Matsuzaki's employer, a truck operator based in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, on suspicion of making him work excessive overtime.
In Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, resident register data on 220,000 people were stolen by a part-time employee of an information processing company which was asked by the municipal government to create a system for infant medical examinations in 1999.
Three people died and seven were injured in an accident involving 12 vehicles on an expressway in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, on Monday morning, police and firefighters said.
South Korea also asked Japan to make humanitarian considerations to the case of ethnic Koreans in the Utoro district in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, who are under threat of eviction, according to the officials.
Police said Kazuhiro Nakamura, from Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, allegedly demanded 80 million yen in cash from the Osaka-based company in a letter received Wednesday containing the white powdery substance accompanied with a message warning that he will put poison in the company's products if his demand is not met.
expert on racism and discrimination on Tuesday visited a district in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, where ethnic Koreans living there since World War II are under threat of eviction.
A 23-year-old woman was rescued with a broken bone in her right shoulder Friday evening after she tumbled off a platform at Shinden Station on the JR Nara Line in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, and an express train came to a halt above her head, firefighters said.
Next year, the tea summit will be held in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, another well-known tea-growing region in Japan.