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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe gambles on early election in December as economy stalls

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 05:27pm by Reuters

    ... "I am aware that critics say 'Abenomics' is a failure and not working but I have not heard one concrete idea what to do instead... Are our economic policies mistaken, or correct? ...

  2. 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

    ... three concreted areas atop rocks surrounded by a coral reef. In total, the land area covers just 9 square metres. But the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which administers the island, ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Record HK$413 billion defence budget sought by Japanese government

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 06:51pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... said yesterday that China had not changed its policy on improving relations with Japan. "Japan must face reality, show sincerity, take concrete actions and make efforts to eliminate ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scores killed or missing as huge landslide engulfs Hiroshima suburb

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:17am

    ... lives. Despite widespread concreting to shore up hillsides, mountainous and densely populated Japan is prone to this kind of disaster. In October last year, dozens of people were killed when ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Five killed in Japan as expressway tunnel ceiling collapses onto traffic

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Otsuki Charred bodies found inside burned cars after concrete panels fall onto expressway Five killed as road tunnel collapses Japanese rescuers found five charred ... meant that for several hours rescuers were forced to suspend their efforts to reach those believed trapped under the more than one tonne of concrete ceiling panels that crashed from the roof. ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan collapse tunnel closed again after crash

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 06:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo A five-car crash closed a highway tunnel in Japan on Sunday, just one day after it was re-opened following a ceiling cave-in which killed nine people four weeks ago, police said. One person was injured in the crash in the congested Sasago Tunnel, some 80 kilometres west of Tokyo. Nine people died on December 2 when concrete panels suspended from ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Police raid Japan tunnel operator after collapse

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 11:28am by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Police were searching the offices on Tuesday of the company operating an expressway tunnel where hundreds of concrete ceiling slabs collapsed onto moving vehicles ... the concrete slabs in the Sasago Tunnel collapsed. An inspection of the tunnel’s roof in September found nothing amiss, according to Satoshi Noguchi, another company official. An estimated 270 concrete ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan orders inspection of road tunnels after fatal cave-in

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... other tunnels in the region with the same design, as well as the Sasago carriageway. There are reportedly around 20 such tunnels nationwide. Footage from inside the tunnel showed concrete panels ... of visual surveys, with workers looking for cracks and other abnormalities, or listening to the acoustics of the concrete and metal parts by hitting them with hammers. Officials said that during ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo asks Nagasaki bomb maker for help in fighting Fukushima leaks

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... off defunct reactors known as concrete cocooning that could reduce the 11 trillion yen (HK$868 billion) estimated cost for cleaning up the Fukushima power station. The Hanford site stretches ... building first being demolished down to the reactor's core, which was already surrounded by a 1.2 metre concrete shield. The core was then wrapped in more concrete to provide safe storage ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Build-up on remote Japanese atoll raises strategic questions

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... is Japanese ANALYST JUN OKUMURA The concrete dock is being constructed just outside the coral reef off the western end of Okinotorishima and will be used to unload fuel, water, construction materials ... the waves is because they are protected by concrete embankments and blocks. Officials in Tokyo confirmed yesterday that no new objections to the work on Okinotorishima have been raised by Chinese ...




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