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  1. 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

    ... have good ties with China," said political analyst Atsuo Ito. Abe has signalled that he hopes to meet Xi at an Asia-Pacific leaders gathering in Beijing in November. "Japan and China ... 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's cabinet reshuffle 'designed to ease China tensions'

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... aimed at cooling a raging maritime dispute with China. Commentators say Noda's reshuffle is also an attempt to boost his waning popularity and reinvigorate his government after a costly ... who normalised diplomatic ties with Beijing 40 years ago- has warm links with China, which has been jousting with Japan over disputed East China Sea islands. Noda is considering appointing ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese families want war criminal names dropped from Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... politicians' regular visits to the shrine have been controversial, prompting anger in China and South Korea, which suffered badly from Japanese wartime aggression. Some on the political right believe ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Brash Tokyo governor quits to form political party

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 04:37pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Tokyo’s outspoken and nationalistic governor said on Thursday he is quitting after nearly 14 years in office to form a new political party ahead of expected national elections. Shintaro Ishihara, who recently played a key role in reviving a bitter territorial dispute with China, told a packed news conference that he wants to fix the nation’s fiscal ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Boom in Chinese tourism to Japan

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 04:15am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Kyoto Politics put to the side as favourable exchange rate and luxury goods help the island nation to lure 80 per cent more visitors from China Boom in Chinese tourism ... And she dismisses concerns over the tensions that have dominated Sino-Japanese relations in recent years with a wave of a hand. "This is tourism and that is politics," she said. "We ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe seeks to move on from cabinet scandals but foes scent blood

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:02am by JULIA RYALL

    ... Shiozaki have already publicly faced questions over alleged influence peddling, improper donations or problems in reporting political funds. All three have denied wrongdoing. But the opposition, ... Miyazawa and Yoko Kamikawa are considered political conservatives, are members of Shinto organisations, have close links with business, are opponents of Tokyo ceding too much in the debate over ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    New US ambassador Caroline Kennedy arrives in Japan

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 05:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Narita

    ... nations on women’s empowerment in politics and business. Kennedy’s appointment has been hailed in Japan, although some critics have voiced concern at having a diplomatic novice in the important post at a time of high tensions between the close US ally and a rising China. A scion of political royalty, Kennedy has largely shunned the limelight though she has publicly championed her ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With new cabinet post, Yuko Obuchi's political star keeps rising in Japan

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by Julian Ryall

    ... political star keeps on rising When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe unveiled his new 18-strong cabinet in Tokyo last week, there were few surprises. Perhaps the least surprising appointment ... to the cabinet in 2008, Obuchi is still just 40 years old, making her a stripling in Japan's political world. Even more significantly, she is a woman in the old boys' club that still rules ...

  9. News - China - JAPAN

    China's African Union ambassador slams ‘troublemaker’ Japan after Abe visit

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 09:43am by Agence France-Presse in Addis Ababa

    ... Hitler,” he said. Abe’s three-country Africa tour, which took him to Ivory Coast, Mozambique and Ethiopia, was aimed at boosting Japan’s economic and political ties with Africa, where China ... in Addis Ababa China launched a scathing diplomatic attack against Japan on Wednesday, warning African nations of an impending “resurrection of Japanese militarism” and branding Prime Minister ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese opposition parties all at sea as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepares to call snap poll

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 11:04pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and it's fair to consider that he has decided to go to the people." The media is similarly convinced of the prime minister's direction, with the Yomiuri newspaper quoting senior political ... at the Japan campus of Temple University, told the South China Morning Post. And while the Democratic Party and minor opposition parties may privately accept that "they don't have ...




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