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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    PM urges anti-terrorism steps at Japan's nuclear plants

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 07:00pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan’s prime minister has acknowledged that Japanese nuclear plants need to increase anti-terrorism measures, a major weak spot found in the wake ... the chances of such attacks on Japan were extremely low. Regulators are currently working to beef up anti-terrorism measures at the plants.   ...

  2. Checked, fingerprinted and snapped- welcome to Japan

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo and Felix Chan Every foreign visitor to Japan will be electronically fingerprinted and photographed, according to law changes approved by the Japanese government yesterday. The new anti-terrorism regulations, set to be passed by the Japanese parliament by mid-year, will apply to tourists as well as foreign residents of Japan. Human rights group Amnesty ...

  3. The many faces of terrorism

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... The British prime minister made yet another fiery anti-terrorism speech and the international media reported the tragic event as if it were a non-fiction version of the new Steven Spielberg movie War ...

  4. Japan's bitter prospects after Abe

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... announced his decision to resign just when parliament had begun meeting to discuss one of his most-cherished measures, that is, extending the anti-terrorism law to allow Japanese naval forces ... Ozawa, the DPJ president, repeated his opposition to the extension of the anti-terrorism law, and will press the government to call for new elections to the lower house. But this is something ...

  5. Fukuda offers new brand of diplomacy

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Japan's navy has been providing fuel for coalition forces in Afghanistan since 2001 under an anti-terrorism law that has already been extended three times. The law expires on November 1. Mr Fukuda ...

  6. After Abe: back to old ways?

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Brad Glosserman

    ... to fight the extension of the Anti-terrorism Special Measures Law- which permits the Marine Self-Defence Force to refuel vessels as part of the US 'war on terror'. So far, he has outfoxed ...

  7. Neighbours and friends await LDP fallout

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... after negotiation and possible compromise. And one of the first issues up is the renewal of the Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law, which must be passed by November 1 for the deployment ...

  8. Deluded Japan's intelligence failure

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia told the BBC that gathering intelligence is the key to defeating terrorists. He is right. Unfortunately, intelligence- in the sense of accurate information, and brain candle-power- has been sorely lacking in Japan this week. Kunio Hatoyama, the justice minister and thus the anti-terrorism chief, claimed that a friend and fellow member ...



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