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2008-07-22 Tue 17:19
The traditional East Asian calendars divide a year into 24 solar terms.
Taisho is the 12th solar term.
Taisho usually will be around July 22 ,and begins this day and ends around August 7 in the Gregorian calendar.
Fine weather continues during this period.
2008-07-22 Tue 13:55
Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic has been arrested in Serbia after more than a decade on the run.
He, who was the Bosnian Serb wartime political leader, is one of the world's most wanted men .
He has been indicted by the UN tribunal for war crimes and genocide over the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica.
2008-07-22 Tue 00:00
112 Kofun which were an outstanding scale nationwide were constructed between late 4th century and late 7th century in Mozu of Sakai.
These Kofun belong to a large grouping of burial mounds known as the Mozu Kofun Group,
Several small kofun(Bai-chou) are usually located around the large-sized one.
In Bai-chou, the relative(or the subject) of the head buried at the main large-sized Kofun are considered to be buried.
For example, the Daisen Kofun is surrounded by 12 small Kofun held to belong to Emperor Nintoku's attendants.
The Mozu Kofun Grou are located in the Sakai northwest part and built on the plateau near the ancient coastline.