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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese murder suspect, 16, says she ‘wanted to dissect’ someone

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:11pm by AFP

    ... that the victim's belly was cut open. Investigative sources told the Kyodo news agency that the suspect said she had dissected a small animal before. The suspect is likely to undergo psychiatric evaluation, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562100/japanese-murder-suspect-16-says-she-wanted-dissect-someone
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Take full blame for scandal of wartime ‘comfort women’, UN urges Japan

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... responsibility," said Nigel Rodley, head of the UN Human Rights Committee. In a report issued after a hearing on Japan's human rights record on Thursday, the committee said it was time ... of limitations. Japan issued a landmark apology in 1993- known as the Kono Statement- and mainstream public opinion holds that the wartime government was culpable. But lawmakers on the political right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559267/take-full-blame-scandal-wartime-comfort-women-un-urges-japan
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anger erupts over court denial of welfare to foreign permanent residents of Japan

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Julian Ryall

    ... they are not Japanese. The ruling apparently gives local authorities across Japan the legal right to halt financial assistance to non-Japanese residents. The fact that many municipalities across the country are facing economic hardship may increase the risk of city governments seeking to exercise that right. "It's shameful," said Eric Fior, a French national who owns a language school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557063/anger-erupts-over-court-denial-welfare-foreign-permanent-residents-japan
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese woman clings to hope lost sister is alive in North Korea

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... could swap classrooms and fool their teachers. "Of course, this is just a feeling, but we're twins and there's a special connection. If she was dead, I would know right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556513/japanese-woman-clings-hope-lost-sister-alive-north-korea
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mixed reaction among Asian people to Shinzo Abe's more muscular Japan

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:32pm by AP

    ... the Diaoyus and Japanese know as the Senkakus. In sharp contrast, 65 per cent of respondents in Vietnam said they had confidence in Abe "to do the right thing in world affairs". The figure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554924/mixed-reaction-among-asian-people-shinzo-abes-more-muscular-japan
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo seeks US military guarantee to protect unspecified ‘remote islands’

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:34pm by Julian Ryall

    ... those expressions of appreciation into unmistakable US support for Tokyo's right to protect its sovereign territory. And while the "remote islands" have not been identified ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554274/diaoyus-their-minds-tokyo-seeks-us-military-guarantee-protect-remote
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Comfort women were just 'wartime prostitutes', says Japanese delegation

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 11:01pm by Julian Ryall

    ... that the UN Commission on Human Rights admits that comfort women were nothing more than prostitutes, and to insist that the organisation stops using the term "sex slaves". The delegation, from Japanese Women for Justice and Peace and the Alliance for Truth About Comfort Women, plan to observe proceedings of the Committee of Civil and Political Rights over three days from Monday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550620/comfort-women-were-just-wartime-prostitutes-says-japanese-delegation
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tusked marauder: Wild boar lets Japanese TV cameraman have it

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:34pm by WIRE

    ... before he falls to the ground, with the animal delivering a couple of swift – and painful – bites to his leg and bottom. But the attack could have been worse, as the boar decided to rip off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541240/tusked-marauder-wild-boar-lets-japanese-tv-cameraman-have-it
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe likens military revision to Meiji Restoration

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... understood as the birth of the modern nation. The comments emerged on Tuesday after Shinzo Abe proclaimed Japan's powerful military had the right to go into battle in defence of allies, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545083/japanese-pm-shinzo-abe-likens-military-revision-meiji-restoration
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese farmers seek aid for cattle in Fukushima radiation zone

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 04:12pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... They want the farm ministry or other government agencies to help them figure out what is causing the spots on the animals’ hides and to stop culling abandoned livestock and burning the radiation-contaminated vegetation they need to feed the animals. “The ministry told us they don’t know what is causing the spots. Well, they need to do more research and figure it out. They can’t just run away, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536893/japanese-farmers-seek-aid-cattle-fukushima-radiation-zone

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