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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese military displays a softer side as Shinzo Abe seeks to boost its role

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... contests, a much-touted soprano vocalist and dating events. The armed forces are also visible in youth culture, with young teens tuning into Girl und Panzer, a cartoon about schoolgirls who do ... and other cultural activities were contributing to softening the image of troops. "As more and more people get to know these kind of activities, I think the image of SDF will change," said ...

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    Japanese minister's visit to Yasukuni Shrine upset neighbours

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 04:43pm by AFP

    ... Shindo's visit to the shrine was an individual act to gain political capital, and would not have any significant impact on relations between China and Japan. Earlier yesterday, three Chinese ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe warns rally of dangers of bolstering Japan's military

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... States to restrain ally Japan at the end of talks between the American and Chinese defence chiefs. A national opinion poll showed growing public opposition to Abe's plans ...

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    Japan agrees to call off Antarctic whale hunt after UN court judgement

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... sentiment among the Japanese public, who came to see the issue as an attack on differing cultural values. Japan had argued that its JARPA II research programme was aimed at studying the viability ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Beijing criticised for dragging Japan into a media ‘cold war’

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 03:31pm

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper claims Chinese government wants to alienate Japan from international community through campaign focusing on its wartime past ... and “spreading accusations that Japan is a dangerous country”. The Yomiuri pointed out that several Chinese ambassadors have contributed editorial pieces to push Beijing’s line in national newspapers ...

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    Panasonic offers pollution premium on top of pay for staff sent to China

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... a special review for those sent to Chinese cities." At the weekend, a top Chinese environment official said that air quality was below national standards in almost all China's major cities ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Cuddly bear Kumamon becomes a marketing superstar in Japan

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... name Baccarat. "Kumamon's true role is to be a medium for boosting Kumamoto's brand image," said Shogo Toyota from Osaka's Research Institute for Culture, Energy ...

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    Outspoken NHK boss Katsuto Momii makes power grab at Japan broadcaster

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:18pm by AFP

    ... of murder, rape and pillage carried out by invading Japanese troops as they took the then-Chinese capital Nanjing in 1937. Hyakuta made the claim while stumping for a far-right candidate ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Caroline Kennedy snubs NHK over governor’s nationalist comments

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:58pm by Julian Ryall

    ... was Chinese "propaganda". Kyodo reported that NHK had made a request to the embassy for an interview with Kennedy, the daughter of late US president John F. Kennedy, shortly after she took ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Chinese fakes hit Japan's luxury diaper market

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:26am by Julian Ryall

    ... with companies in Tokyo calling on local authorities to act. The booming Chinese market is proving a lucrative one for Japanese firms such as Daio Paper, which makes the hugely popular Goo.n line of disposable diapers. And because they are superior to Chinese products, that has elevated them to the status of a luxury product. That popularity, however, has made them a target for the fakers. ...




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