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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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: ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Osprey troop transporters on Japan's buy list amid fears over China

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... it is replacing in the US military. It can also operate from aircraft carriers and be refuelled during flight. But the Osprey has been deeply unpopular in Okinawa even before it was first deployed by US ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Man sues Japanese broadcaster for using too many loanwords

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... or "parking", among many others. Although English provides the bulk of loanwords- an inheritance of the US occupation after the second world war and subsequent fascination with American culture- words ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo maintains a steady course on military spending

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... which includes the completion of its first aircraft carrier, plans for two nuclear-powered carriers and the ramping up of construction of nuclear submarines- there have also been significant ... "22DDH" helicopter carriers, the first of which is scheduled to be operational in 2015. At just under 250 metres with a displacement of 27,000 tonnes, these vessels are significantly larger than ...




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