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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to start new ‘research whaling’ in Antarctic, despite IWC resolution

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:07pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan announces new 'research whaling' following ruling by the International Court of Justice in a move conservationists claim is a cover for commercial ... said in Tokyo on Friday. “We will make preparations so we can start new research whaling in the Antarctic in fiscal next year,” based on a ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ), ...

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    Japan seeks its own early-warning aircraft

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:09am by AFP

    ... year to shadow intruding aircraft, mostly from China and Russia. That was the highest number of deployments since the final year of the cold war in 1989. Fears of a military clash have ...

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    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... Reuters in Fukushima Fukushima nuclear operator ordered to pay HK$3.65m in damages to bereaved husband Tepco loses landmark suicide case A Japanese court has ruled that Fukushima nuclear ... herself on fire after falling into depression. We will study the verdict. We pray that Hamako Watanabe has found peace TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY The district court in Fukushima ruled in favour ...

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    Japanese PM pushes North Korea to resolve abductions issue

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 05:26pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... tightened its sanctions over the North’s missile and nuclear tests. The two countries finally began to make progress again after talks in Stockholm in May, when Pyongyang agreed to set up a special ...

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    Japan launches whaling 'research' hunt in its coastal waters

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 02:29pm by AFP

    ... as Japan hopes to resume its Antarctic Ocean hunt next year, despite an order from the UN's top court to stop activity in the area. Tokyo was forced to abandon its 2014-15 hunt in March when the International Court of Justice said the annual expedition was a commercial activity masquerading as research. A hunt in July saw the slaughter of 90 sei whales and 25 Bryde's whales. In another ...

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    Japanese musician Aska’s loose lips anger Tokyo’s underworld

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:44pm by Julian Ryall

    ... ecstasy pills. Aska pleaded guilty to the charges on August 28 and is awaiting sentencing, with the court asked to take his cooperation into account. That assistance has already led to the arrest ... he got the drugs, then the police can say in court that he is headed towards rehabilitation and he might get off with a suspended sentence." He said, however, that such a strategy had ...

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    Japan’s Emperor Hirohito cautioned against second world war, says new official history

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... that as a living god, who was simultaneously commander in chief of Japan’s military, he had the final say over the wars that the country waged in the 1930s and 1940s. They insist the invasion ...

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    Politicians accused of extremism after photos with Japanese far-right leader

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:16pm by AFP

    ... if there are people who would misunderstand that she does," he said. Abe has courted criticism for his strident nationalism and views on history that some find unpalatable. In particular, his ...

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    Japan names five women to new cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 07:23pm by AP

    ... and has appointed women to other powerful positions such as the head of the Federal Reserve Board and Supreme Court justice. In France, women make up about half the ministerial posts. ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fukushima workers in clean-up of crippled plant sue for danger money

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... the plaintiffs said in court. ...




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