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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Panasonic offers pollution premium on top of pay for staff sent to China

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... a special review for those sent to Chinese cities." At the weekend, a top Chinese environment official said that air quality was below national standards in almost all China's major cities last year. Premier Li Keqiang has pledged to "declare war" on pollution. Only three of the 74 cities monitored by the government met a new air-quality standard, said Wu Xiaoqing, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1448122/panasonic-offers-pollution-premium-top-pay-staff-sent-china
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pollution from China triggers health alert in Japan's Kumamoto prefecture

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... warning over smog drifting from China. Officials in Kumamoto, on Kyushu island, said the air quality was likely to be substantially below national standards, amid warnings of health risks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1180527/pollution-china-triggers-health-alert-japans-kumamoto-prefecture
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Brash Tokyo governor quits to form political party

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 04:37pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Committee. Ishihara has been credited with pushing through reforms such as restricting diesel emissions for better air quality and cutting government spending. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1069557/brash-tokyo-governor-quits-form-political-party
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Cherry blossoms signal hay fever about to hit one in four Japanese

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... of medicines. Air purifiers, bed cleaners, pollen-absorbing sprays and trench coats that repel pollen and water are also among kafun-sho goods, a market worth an estimated US$1.5 billion annually. The latest hit is the battery-powered "Kafun blocker" a beekeeper-like nylon hood, that its maker claims "shuts out 99.99 per cent of pollen" by taking air through a fan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462757/cherry-blossoms-signal-hay-fever-about-hit-one-four-japanese
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAPAN

    'It is not twilight, but a new dawn that is breaking over Japan': Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:51pm by Shinzo Abe

    ... For example, in Japanese cities aspiring to world-class status, limits on floor space will become a thing of the past. We will soon see high-quality housing, business complexes, and zero-emissions ... of any threat to regional stability would be enormous. The foundation underpinning prosperity is freedom of movement for people and goods. On sea-lanes, in air space, and now in outer space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1412415/it-not-twilight-new-dawn-breaking-over-japan-shinzo-abe

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