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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anger erupts over court denial of welfare to foreign permanent residents of Japan

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Julian Ryall

    ... are facing economic hardship may increase the risk of city governments seeking to exercise that right. "It's shameful," said Eric Fior, a French national who owns a language school ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to lift some North Korea sanctions amid report of surviving abductees

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 10:20am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... nationals in North Korea, which is in the Korean language, includes names and personal histories, according to Japanese government officials involved in the talks, the Nikkei said. The Japanese ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM may visit North Korea in cold war kidnap probe

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 04:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... to monitor the probe. North Korea admitted in 2002 to having abducted 13 Japanese people as part of a scheme to train its spies in customs and language. Five of them returned home but Pyongyang said ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Lost in translation: British journalist 'shocked' Japanese book he dictated denies Nanking Massacre

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:57pm by Julian Ryall

    ... But Scott-Stokes claims his Japanese translator twisted his words. I realised I felt that Mr Stokes was having his words taken out of context ANGELA ERIKA KUBO Most controversially, the Japanese-language ... suffers from worsening Parkinson’s disease that makes it difficult for him to type or write. He was also unable to read all of the Japanese-language version of the book. Scott-Stokes dictated ...

  5. Sport - Rugby - JAPAN

    Living the Wright dream in the professional era

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 09:37pm by John Carney

    ... baby daughter, Chloe, was born there. That was an experience, because of the language barrier as it's not like Hong Kong where most people speak English. "But I can get by as far as the language is concerned. The food's really good. I like the lifestyle. "The team's based in Nagoya, which is a lot quieter than Hong Kong. There's fresh air and you can even ride ...

  6. News - World - JAPAN

    Japan’s embrace of Russia under threat with crisis in Ukraine

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:24pm

    ... stressed the need to respect territorial integrity, softer language than Tokyo signed up to in a G7 statement on the Crimean situation on Monday. G7 leaders pulled out of talks on a G8 summit ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    'Fukuppy' firm blames 'misunderstanding' over mascot

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 02:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... on why they chose the intriguing moniker or whether they had considered how it might be rendered in other languages. One of Japan’s biggest makers of industrial cooling systems, Fukushima ... the 1980s, who is now well-loved across the nation. The use of English, or English-derived words, is also very common in Japan, but despite many years of compulsory language schooling, standards ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anti-Korean activists must pay for hate rallies outside school in Japan

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... are deemed intended to arouse a sense of discrimination among the public toward Korean residents in Japan." He said the hateful language the members of the anti-Korea group Zaitokukai ...

  9. News - China - JAPAN

    Japanese hail Chinese student for saving boy from raging river

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Jeremy Blum

    ... this boy, his life would have been in danger." Chinese-language Japanese news site Riben Xinwen said Yan had been looking at universities and planned to enter Osaka City University's PhD ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Man sues Japanese broadcaster for using too many loanwords

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

    ... of crisis that this country is becoming just a province of America." Japanese has a rich native vocabulary, but has a tradition of borrowing words from other languages, often quite inventively ... borrowed from many other languages are also in use. ...




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