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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan exploiting Asian guest workers, US State Department report says

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:22pm by Julian Ryall

    ... trainees paid as much as US$7,300 to take part, but were required to sign "contracts that mandate forfeiture of thousands of dollars if workers try to leave". Many of the trainees ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    'Comfort women' claims not corroborated, Japanese review finds, but 1993 apology stands

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:53am by AFP

    ... a multibillion-dollar settlement in regard to property and claims. The issue also infuriates China, which regularly castigates Tokyo on its attitude to the past. ...

  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

    ... countries, the report said. Japanese bureaucrats customarily avoid commenting on diplomatic movements until shortly before they happen, although Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop revealed ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Cuddly mascots face the chop in Japanese cuteness cull

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... to a public particularly susceptible to oversized puppets. The most successful go on to become national celebrities, playing their part in an industry worth tens of billions of dollars a year ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Furniture buying spree lands Japanese research lab in new scandal

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Research lab in more hot water after shopping spree A publicly funded research institute in Japan, already embattled after accusing one of its own stem-cell scientists of faking data, has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on designer furniture, reportedly to use up its budget. The Riken Institute, headed by Nobel chemistry laureate Ryoji Noyori, ...

  6. 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 ... of China, particularly in territorial disputes, and the deal with Canberra is designed to help cement the bilateral defence relationship. Tony Abbott, the Australian prime minister, will next week ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe promotes Japanese maglev trains for US railways

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AFP

    ... multibillion-dollar national high-speed rail project. Japanese business newspaper Nikkei reported that the operator, Central Japan Railway, does not plan to charge licensing fees in the US for the maglev ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese plan to generate power at experimental Monju reactor canned

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Plan to generate power from fast-breeder reactor 'scrapped' Japan will scrap plans to generate electricity at its multibillion-dollar experimental Monju fast-breeder reactor, a media report said yesterday, in a move that could affect the nation's nuclear fuel cycle programme. Monju was designed to generate more fuel than it consumes ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tepco took months to release record strontium readings at Fukushima, says regulatory official

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 04:38pm by Reuters

    ... a billion dollars to help contain contaminated water at Fukushima last September, just days before Tokyo won its bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the International ...

  10. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Tokyo stocks close 2.45pc lower after US stimulus cut

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... “While the continuation of the Fed’s tapering programme implies higher US interest rates, a stronger dollar and a weaker yen – all of which are fundamentally positive for Japan stocks ... target due to slumping demand for its digital cameras as consumers increasingly turn to smartphones for taking pictures. In forex trade, the dollar fetched 102.44 yen compared with 102.25 yen ...




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