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    Welcome to Kyodo News Photos. By using keywords and other database searching techniques the site will give you access to tens of thousands of images from Japan, China, North and South Korea and other Asian and Pacific Rim datelines. Kyodo News Photos is a service of Kyodo News International, a division of Kyodo News, Asia's largest news agency. In addition to current news, editors and researchers will find a wealth of feature biographical, historical and institutional images in a database going back to 1997. Newly available on the site are photos from Mainland China made available by agreement with Global Image Express. Although only registered commercial users can download full-size images, others can search and browse thumbnail pictures from the entire database.

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