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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe to sign deal with Australia PM Tony Abbott on military gear

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:30pm by JULIAN

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Abe to sign deal with Australia on military gear Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to sign a deal with his Australian counterpart in Tokyo next week to jointly develop and market military equipment. Tokyo has moved swiftly to take advantage of recent legal changes covering the development and export of defence equipment that went into effect ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... pacifism. Abe is keen to expand Japan's network of security partnerships with countries such as India and Australia to cope with the challenges presented by China. Modi, for his part, ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe set to visit Papua New Guinea after gas project success

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... Guinea, after a huge liquified natural gas project came onstream, a report said yesterday. Abe will visit PNG as part of a tour starting on July 6 that will also include visits to Australia ... and Australia reached a long-awaited free trade deal when Prime Minister Tony Abbott visited Tokyo. Tokyo and Canberra also agreed this month to boost their defence ties, moving towards a possible ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese cabinet set to relax defence rules despite strong opposition

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Abe in that as well; he never saw the war himself." Additional reporting by Associated Press   Shinzo Abe to visit Australia next week Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Australia next week and make a rare address to Parliament, with his counterpart Tony Abbott yesterday trumpeting their "strong friendship". The trip from July 7-10, which will include ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan approves end to ban on military fighting overseas in victory for Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:54am by KRISTINE KWOK, Teddy Ng and Agencies

    ... support in a crisis, said Rory Medcalf, director of the International Security Programme at the Lowy Institute in Australia. Southeast Asian countries, in particular the Philippines and Vietnam, ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan agrees to call off Antarctic whale hunt after UN court judgement

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... as scheduled”, including the northern Pacific. Japan also has a coastal whaling programme that is not covered by a commercial whaling ban. Watch: Japan says will honour ICJ whaling decision Australia ... experts have suggested Japan might simply redesign its whaling programme to skirt the ICJ ruling, but Australia and New Zealand are expected to keep up the diplomatic pressure to ensure Tokyo ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    UN court rules Japan’s Antarctic whaling ‘not scientific’, revokes permit

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:07pm by Reuters

    ... around the world. The International Court of Justice sided with plaintiff Australia in finding that the scientific output of the whaling programme did not justify the number of whales killed. ... comply, said Koji Tsuruoka, the country’s chief lawyer before the court. He said the government would need to study the ruling before taking any further action. Judges agreed with Australia ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Obama touches down in Japan for first leg of tension-filled Asian tour

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... is a tumultuous region with a multitude of fractures that the US has done little to mend over the last half-century, said Christian Wirth, a research fellow at Griffith University in Australia. “Since ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan may only be able to restart one-third of its nuclear reactors

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:36pm by Reuters

    ... adopt as soon as this week. In a measure of the keen interest in, and lack of hard information about Japan’s nuclear restarts, shares of uranium producers such as Canada’s Cameco and Australia ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... about 2,500 in Australia. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ...




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