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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Pacific claims fuelled by search for resources, Chinese expansionism

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... a staggering 300 trillion yen (HK$21.75 trillion) are believed to lie on or below the seabed in the vast tracts of the Pacific Ocean that Japan will incorporate into its exclusive economic zone from ... – in large part due to objections raised by China and North Korea – preliminary research in the Pacific suggests that the region holds a treasure trove of resources, including vast amounts of rare ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1590823/japan-pacific-claims-fuelled-natural-resources-hunt-and-china-navy-expansion
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan 'strongly protests' Russian military exercises on disputed Pacific islands

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 06:39pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Exercises put pressure on Tokyo, which is seeking energy from its giant neighbour Japan slams Russian drills on seized isles Japan "strongly protested" yesterday against Russian military exercises on northern Pacific islands that it also claims and which have been at the root of strained relations between the two countries since the end of the second world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572923/japan-strongly-protests-against-russian-exercises-disputed-isles
  3. Property - International - JAPAN

    Tokyo seen as No 1 market in Asia Pacific for property investment in 2014

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:47am by Peggy Sito

    ... finds Tokyo is being seen as the top destination for real-estate investment in the Asia-Pacific region next year, according to an industry report by the Urban Land Institute ... the Asia Pacific real estate tax leader at PwC Hong Kong, said: "If we look at new ways to enhance returns, we can see investors are trying to enter at the development level and an increasing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1377562/tokyo-seen-no-1-market-asia-pacific-property-investment-2014
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan launches whaling 'research' hunt in its coastal waters

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 02:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Whalers begin coastal 'research' hunt Whaling ships left Hokkaido yesterday to start the seasonal "research" hunt in Pacific coastal ... moratorium that allows lethal research on the mammals, but has made no secret of the fact that their meat ended up in restaurants and fish markets. The smaller Pacific coastal whaling hunt comes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587170/japan-begins-seasonal-pacific-whale-slaughter-see-animals-stomach-contents
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan seeks its own early-warning aircraft

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:09am by AFP

    ... on differing perceptions of Japan's wartime aggression in Asia. Yesterday's report comes after Japan lifted a self-imposed ban on weapons exports, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks to expand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1597600/japan-seeks-its-own-early-warning-aircraft
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese school backpacks become a hit with Chinese tourists

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:40pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo School backpacks a hit with tourists The traditional Japanese primary-school child's backpack has become the surprising must-have souvenir for foreign visitors to Japan this year. Known locally as randoseru- from the Dutch word ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1598233/japanese-school-backpacks-become-hit-chinese-tourists
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With eye on China, India and Japan bolster defence and business ties

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:53pm by Reuters

    ... to strengthen strategic ties as Asia's second and third biggest economies keep a wary eye on a rising China, and said they would accelerate talks on the possible sale of an amphibious aircraft ... for a five-day trip aimed at capitalising on a personal affinity with Abe to bolster security and business ties. "The 21st century belongs to Asia... but how the 21st century will be depends on how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583277/eye-china-india-and-japan-bolster-ties-defence-business-and-nuclear-energy
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe's picks for party posts point to possible thaw in ties with China

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 11:41pm by Reuters

    ... have good ties with China," said political analyst Atsuo Ito. Abe has signalled that he hopes to meet Xi at an Asia-Pacific leaders gathering in Beijing in November. "Japan and China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584716/abes-picks-party-posts-point-possible-thaw-ties-china
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Record HK$413 billion defence budget sought by Japanese government

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 06:51pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... The leaders of the two countries have not met since Abe took office in late 2012. There have been signs Abe and President Xi Jinping could meet on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic ... Abe has been more assertive than his predecessors in raising the country's international profile and security presence. In a key step away from the country's post-war pacifism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581800/japan-defence-ministry-asks-record-budget-amid-china-naval-fears
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to start new ‘research whaling’ in Antarctic, despite IWC resolution

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:07pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan announces new 'research whaling' following ruling by the International Court of Justice in a move conservationists claim is a cover for commercial practices Japan plans to restart “research whaling” in the Antarct ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595942/japan-start-new-research-whaling-antarctic-despite-iwc-resolution

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