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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    112,000 chickens destroyed after bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:14am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Tokyo 112,000 chickens destroyed after bird flu outbreak Japanese officials ordered the slaughter of about 112,000 chickens at two poultry farms after confirming ... South Korea. On Saturday, local authorities banned the movement of chickens from the two affected farms, as well as other nearby farms. Authorities have been sanitising areas around the two ...

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    Osaka mayor says Allied soldiers raped French women after D-Day

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... politician jumping feet first into the sensitive topic of the Japanese use of coerced prostitution during the second world war, which saw thousands of women- mainly Koreans- forced to work ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan gets cold feet on total nuclear phase-out

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 06:54pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan’s cabinet on Wednesday stopped short of committing to phase out nuclear power by 2040, backtracking from an advisory panel’s recommendations in the face of opposition from pro-nuclear businesses and groups. The decision cam ...

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    Recent child abuse cases in Japan 'just the tip of the iceberg', say experts

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... to a window frame. And also this month, the director of an IT company was arrested in Tokyo after stamping on the feet of a boy who was reading in a book store. Four similar incidents were reported ...

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    Deaf Japanese composer admits someone else wrote his music

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... with illness. Viewers flocked in their tens of thousands to buy his Hiroshima piece, which became an anthem-like tribute to the tsunami-hit region's determination to get back on its feet, known ...

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    Japan demonised by second world war victors, says sacked air chief Toshio Tamogami

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 10:46pm by Julian Ryall

    ... a nation regains its independence, it must be able to stand on its own two feet and regain its self-confidence," he said. "If it cannot do that, then it is doomed to fade. And that is why ...

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    Fukushima attempt at rebrand- Fukuppy- gets lost in translation

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 02:20pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Fukushima rebrand gets lost in translation A promotional campaign by a company in Japan has raised a few eyebrows after a new mascot designed to boost the firm’s profile was given the unfortunate name Fukuppy. The cheerful mascot- in the shape of an egg with wings and red feet- is the brain-child of Fukushima Industries Corp. It takes its moniker from ...

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    Fukushima nuclear plant operators prepare for dangerous procedure

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:07am by Julian Ryall

    ... a professor emeritus at Yale University. "Conditions in the unit 4 pool, 100 feet from the ground, are perilous, and if any two of the rods touch it could cause a nuclear reaction that would ...

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    'Fukuppy' firm blames 'misunderstanding' over mascot

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 02:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... been much ridiculed on social networking sites for its egg-like mascot with blue wings and red feet. “I’m Fukuppy. Nice to meet you,” the smiling character with a human face tells visitors ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nuclear fears contaminate sales for Japan farmers

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 02:00pm by AFP

    ... to buy it. Masahiro Saito, a chicken farmer who has seen a 20 per cent loss in his turnover, feels less unlucky than his cereal and vegetable-growing neighbours, some of whom have had to pack up for good. “At the peak of the radiation in March 2011, I recorded five becquerels of radioactive caesium per kilogramme on my chickens,” said Saito – well below the government limit. Like most ...




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