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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo to honour UN court's judgement, but refuses to rule out future programmes Japan has said it will cancel its annual Antarctic whaling hunt ... officials said the next Antarctic hunt, which would have started in late 2014, had been scrapped, just weeks after the most recent one finished. “We have decided to cancel research whaling (in ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1463889/japan-agrees-call-antarctic-whale-hunt-after-un-court-judgment
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Okinawa on alert as ‘once in decades storm’ Super Typhoon Neoguri takes aim

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 02:01pm by Reuters

    ... to be downgraded by the time it hit the Japanese mainland. China's National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center today issued an orange alert for high seas likely to be generated by the storm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1548685/super-typhoon-neoguri-once-decades-storm-barrels-towards-japan
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    UN court rules Japan’s Antarctic whaling ‘not scientific’, revokes permit

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Amsterdam Judges at the highest UN court ordered Japan on Monday to halt whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting the country’s long-held argument that the catch was for scientific ... or the 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling. Whaling was once widespread around the world, but Japan is now one of only three countries, alongside Iceland and Norway, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461792/world-court-rules-japans-whaling-not-scientific-ends-revokes-permits
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe likens military revision to Meiji Restoration

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... in so-called "collective self-defence", in a highly contentious change in the nation's pacifist stance. The conservative premier, who has long cherished a desire to beef up Japan's ... "However, the prime minister has said on various occasions, including at the press conference yesterday, that we protect people's lives and peace whatever happens." China's state-run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545083/japanese-pm-shinzo-abe-likens-military-revision-meiji-restoration
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese cabinet set to relax defence rules despite strong opposition

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Treaty," he said. "Then, memories of the war were still very immediate in people's minds because such a large part of the Japanese population had lived through the war ... visits to Perth and the resource-rich Pilbara mining region, will be the first visit for bilateral talks by a Japanese leader since 2002. The visit comes less than a month since Abbott ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543828/japanese-cabinet-set-relax-defence-rules-despite-strong-opposition
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    ‘I’m putting my life on the line’: Video of Japanese politician crying goes viral

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:03pm

    ... are considered unsightly in a conservative culture that favours quiet, reserved personal styles. Nonomura’s behaviour has been widely seen as extreme, perhaps even a sign of illness. Japanese politicians ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545554/im-putting-my-life-line-video-japanese-politician-crying-goes-viral
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Making bouquets last longer: Japanese scientists slow flower ageing

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... for the short shelf-life of flowers in one Japanese variety of morning glory. Morning glory is the popular name for hundreds of species of flowering plants whose short-lived blooms usually unfold early ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1546998/making-bouquets-last-longer-japanese-scientists-slow-flower-ageing
  8. 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

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Media report says North Korea has handed Tokyo a list of at least ten of Japanese nationals living there, including some believed to have been abducted Japan was to decide ... that some of them were alive. The Nikkei business daily newspaper said on Thursday that North Korea had handed Japan names of at least 10 of its nationals said to be living there, including some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545349/japan-lift-some-n-korea-sanctions-amid-report-surviving-abductees
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pacifist sets himself on fire in Tokyo protest against Japan defence policy changes

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:43pm by Reuters

    ... firefighters using hoses to extinguish the flames. Conservatives say the charter's war-renouncing Article 9 has restricted Japan's ability to defend itself and that a changing regional power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543273/man-sets-himself-fire-protest-against-japan-defence-policy-changes
  10. Sport - Soccer - JAPAN

    Mexican Javier Aguirre to become Japan's new coach, say reports

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... at the Asian Cup, said: "At the World Cup, where it really matters, Japan were soft." JFA technical director Hiromi Hara said Aguirre's ties to Spain, where he lives, made him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1543748/mexican-javier-aguirre-become-japans-new-coach-say-reports

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