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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... the nation's flagship carrier, cancelled 11 flights yesterday, mostly leaving Tokyo for Kyushu. ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Okinawa on alert as ‘once in decades storm’ Super Typhoon Neoguri takes aim

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 02:01pm by Reuters

    ... The commander at Kadena Air Base, one of the largest U.S. military establishments on Okinawa, which hosts the bulk of the U.S. forces in Japan, warned that damaging winds were expected by early Tuesday. ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Work to start on upgrading US base in Japan despite fierce opposition

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:14pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and the US have examined other potential sites, and several thousand of the troops presently stationed at Futenma will be relocated to Guam, but the decision has been taken to retain the bulk ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US sailors sue Fukushima nuclear plant operator for faking radiation data

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:21pm by AP

    ... and went beyond the reach of a US court. The new lawsuit names only the utility. The sailors were on the carrier USS Ronald Reagan, which ferried supplies to the quake zone. But TEPCO hit back: ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's indigenous stealth fighter to fly this year amid arms race worries

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... to land on Japan's new Hyuga Class "helicopter carriers". Washington is reportedly keen for Japan to buy more Raptors, instead of developing its own aircraft. The ATD-X project ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Okinawa elects anti-US-base mayor, but Tokyo says plans will go ahead

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:39pm by AFP

    ... residents on Okinawa, which hosts the bulk of 47,000 US troops based in Japan. Additional reporting by Associated Press ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Sacked air chief Toshio Tamogami sets sights on Tokyo governorship

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:39pm by Julian Ryall

    ... defence policy for Japan that would include nuclear weapons, aircraft carriers and a missile strike capability. Ganbare Japan! also staged a protest landing on the disputed Diaoyu Islands, ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Radical group suspected in weapons fire close to US base near Tokyo

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 09:34am by Agence France-Presse

    ... The two countries have a mutual defence agreement that means Tokyo is sheltered under Washington's security umbrella. But many people in Okinawa, where the bulk of US troops are based, resent ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    British ‘drug mule’ faces 10 years’ jail in Japan

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... smuggling organisation usually gives a carrier instructions for how to return the luggage, regardless of whether or not it tells the person” that its contents were contraband, said the ruling posted ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Strong typhoon heads for Japan and Fukushima nuclear plant

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 11:44am by AFP

    ... it was biggest typhoon since 2006, when Typhoon Xangsane barrelled through the region, killing some 250 people in the Philippines and Vietnam. Flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said it had cancelled a total ...




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