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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan birthrate drops 2.7 per cent in first half of year to fewer than 500,000 babies

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:48pm

    ... slipping below the 1 million mark for the first time on record, government data showed on Tuesday. Although the number of births tends to be higher in the latter half of the year, the figure ... The nation’s population is expected to shrink by nearly 40 per cent by 2060 in the worst-case scenario. Couples in the world’s five biggest developed economies – the United States, Japan, Germany, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580811/japan-birthrate-drops-27-cent-first-half-year
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Pacific claims fuelled by search for resources, Chinese expansionism

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... – in large part due to objections raised by China and North Korea – preliminary research in the Pacific suggests that the region holds a treasure trove of resources, including vast amounts of rare ... energy dependency on others,” he added. “If methane hydrate does become a viable source of energy, then this will be a very important development for Japan,” he added. And while much effort ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1590823/japan-pacific-claims-fuelled-natural-resources-hunt-and-china-navy-expansion
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan extends its sea territory by 177,000 sq km in line with UN ruling

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:09pm by Julian Ryall

    ... although analysts suggest that China's failure to speak out might be linked to the large-scale development work its engineers have carried out on a number of atolls in the South China Sea ... is investing US$7 million on improving the island's infrastructure, including the construction of a lighthouse and navigational facilities, while efforts have been under way for several years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1589572/japan-extends-its-sea-territory-177000-sq-km-line-un-ruling
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's sacred Mount Fuji risks turning into trash mountain

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:51pm by Julian Ryall

    ... at the foot of the mountain," said Nikki Aoki, a spokeswoman for the Fuji-san Club, a group dedicated to preserving the mountain's natural environment. "It used to cost a car full ... the government provided a commitment to meet the strict regulations on preserving the mountain's flora, fauna, environment and scenery. Unesco will carry out a new inspection of the mountain and its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594823/japans-sacred-mount-fuji-risks-turning-trash-mountain
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese defence minister and US ambassador agree to ease Okinawa’s burden

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:55pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... The guidelines specify the role and mission of the Self-Defence Forces and the US military. The upcoming revision, the first in 17 years, is expected to reflect new developments surrounding Japan’s right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595404/japanese-defence-minister-and-us-ambassador-agree-ease-okinawas-burden
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Defence, business and nuclear energy issues are on the table as leaders meet in Tokyo With eye on China, India and Japan bolster ties Japan and India agreed yesterday to strengthen strategic ties as Asia's second and third biggest economies keep a wary eye on a rising China, and said they would accelerate talks on the possible sale of an amphibious aircraft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583277/eye-china-india-and-japan-bolster-ties-defence-business-and-nuclear-energy
  7. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda calls for stable yen

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... can move on various factors, such as economic developments in the United States, Europe and Asia. "Still, there's solid coordination between the government and the Bank of Japan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1594215/bank-japan-governor-haruhiko-kuroda-calls-stable-yen
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe's picks for party posts point to possible thaw in ties with China

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 11:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Abe selects lawmakers with friendly ties to China for top party posts Picks point to possible thaw in ties Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe picked two veteran lawmakers with friendly ties to China for top party posts yesterday in an apparent signal of hope for a thaw in chilly ties with Beijing and a summit with President Xi Jinping. The change in executives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584716/abes-picks-party-posts-point-possible-thaw-ties-china
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM pushes North Korea to resolve abductions issue

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 05:26pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... with the results Tokyo wants, which could lead to even deeper acrimony. The abductions, along with the North’s nuclear weapons and long-range missile development, have long been a major source of tension ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591722/japanese-pm-pushes-north-korea-resolve-abductions-issue
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Christine Lagarde backs Shinzo Abe’s plan for women to lift Japan economy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... level of the G7 [group of the most developed economies] could raise income per capita by 4 per cent, permanently. "To target something even higher, which is the level of northern Europe, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591186/christine-lagarde-backs-shinzo-abes-plan-women-lift-japan-economy

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