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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe promotes Japanese maglev trains for US railways

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AFP

    ... multibillion-dollar national high-speed rail project. Japanese business newspaper Nikkei reported that the operator, Central Japan Railway, does not plan to charge licensing fees in the US for the maglev ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China vigilant as Japan relaxes arms export regime to fortify defence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:51am by AFP

    ... will participate in joint development and production of defence equipment." Japan's post-second-world-war constitution, imposed by the US-led occupiers, banned the country from waging war. ...

  3. Property - International - JAPAN

    Sekisui House buys Tokyo office tower for 74b yen

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... in an upscale commercial and business district, according to four people briefed on the deal. The tower is largely occupied by affiliates of NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile-phone operator. ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe warns rally of dangers of bolstering Japan's military

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... in the past 100 years." By exercising collective selfdefence, Japan will directly [join] in a war NOBEL LAUREATE KENZABURO OE The protest in central Tokyo came as China called on the United ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Activists say Japan will try to bend rules of child abduction convention

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:53pm by Julian Ryall

    ... "But I will fight on for other parents who are affected by their child being taken away." Under the terms of the new law, a central authority has been set up within Japan's foreign ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anne Frank’s diary vandalised in public libraries across Tokyo

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... how many libraries are affected." Kaori Shiba, the archives director at the central library in Shinjuku ward, where 39 books were vandalised at three libraries, said: "Each book had 10-20 pages torn out, leaving it unusable." Toshihiro Obayashi, deputy director of the central library in Suginami, said 119 books were damaged at 11 of the area's 13 public libraries. ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito defends anti-war constitution

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:18pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and act in compliance with its articles. His comments echo those made by Emperor Akihito when he spoke to the press to mark his 80th birthday in December. "After the war, Japan was occupied ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Head of Japanese broadcaster NHK vows impartiality after war sex slavery row

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:34pm by AFP

    ... in territories occupied by Japan during the second world war, according to many mainstream historians. The politically-charged issue has stoked wider regional tensions, with South Korea and China ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Second Japan snowstorm leaves thousands stranded as death toll rises to 23

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:16pm by Reuters

    ... services were suspended in some areas after the Valentine’s Day storm dumped more than a metre of snow in parts of central Japan and blanketed the capital with record snow for the second weekend in a row, snarling airline traffic and slowing production at some Japanese automakers. The freak storm dumped more than 1.1 metres of snow in Yamanashi prefecture in central Japan, the most in more ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel hails Okinawa base move as a 'milestone'

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 12:56pm by NYT

    ... strategic posture and check the growing military influence of China. Okinawa governor Hirokazu Nakaima said he had approved a central government request for a landfill project at the new site, ... offices yesterday after the agreement became known. Some pushed into the building's lobby, occupying it, according to reports by the NHK television network. The decision came only after Abe ...




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