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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe sends condolences for martyrs, including war criminals

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:32pm by Reuters

    ... in whose name Japanese soldiers fought during the war. "I offer my sincere condolences to the spirits of those Showa martyrs who gave their lives for the sake of today's peace ... but ultra-conservatives reject them entirely as victors' justice. Abe was among those publicly critical of the war crimes tribunal before he took office for the first time in 2006. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581103/i-express-my-grief-death-martyrs-shinzo-abes-message-war-criminals
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Stupid and nonsensical: Japanese right rages at ‘comfort women’ honour

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:21pm by Julian Ryall

    ... places across the US since the first was erected in Palisades Park, New Jersey, in 2010. However, the council's decision has been fiercely criticised by Japan's conservatives ... on the Asahi's admission and is using it to call for a radical rethink of the government's position on the issue. In an editorial on Wednesday, the conservative Yomuiri Shimbun said: "There has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581562/stupid-and-nonsensical-japanese-right-rages-comfort-women-honour
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Hello Kitty confirmed as human, despite whiskers and pointy ears

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... on November 1, 1974. She is a Scorpio. She has a twin sister, Minny White, and lives in an unnamed suburb of London with father George and mother Mary, according to her profile on the web. Despite her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581561/hello-kitty-confirmed-human-despite-whiskers-and-pointy-ears
  4. 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

    ... in their lifetimes. Demographers say the fertility rate needs to reach 2.1 just to replace deaths and keep populations constant. The effects on economies, personal wealth and living standards are far ...

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

    Scores killed or missing as huge landslide engulfs Hiroshima suburb

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:17am

    ... considerable resources were pressed into action. “I have ordered [government officials] to carry out the rescue operation in an integrated manner, aware of the possibility of further rain,” he told ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577586/least-18-dead-japan-landslide
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe’s Yasukuni Shrine offering angers China and South Korea

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:43am by AFP, Reuters

    ... a conservative ideology that takes a less apologetic tone over Japan's wartime past. The shrine honours 14 Japanese leaders convicted as war criminals by an Allied tribunal, as well as Japan's war dead. Two cabinet ministers visited the shrine. "I think it's natural to pay homage to the people who sacrificed their precious lives for this country," said Keiji Furuya, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574131/japanese-ministers-visit-yasukuni-war-dead-shrine-anniversary-second-world
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan 'strongly protests' Russian military exercises on disputed Pacific islands

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 06:39pm by Reuters

    ... war. The exercises on the islands are a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to court resource-rich Russia and keep the door open to dialogue with Moscow, despite the Ukraine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572923/japan-strongly-protests-against-russian-exercises-disputed-isles
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Surviving former kamikaze pilots reject moves to glorify their mission

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:16pm by AFP

    ... into the minds of the public this year. "I respect kamikaze pilots- they sacrificed their lives for their families and the country," 18-year-old Tokyo university student Tsurugi Nakamura said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573065/surviving-former-kamikaze-pilots-reject-moves-glorify-their-mission
  9. 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
  10. 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

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