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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

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

    ... a government dispute resolution system, but has declined to say how many or how much it has paid. Watanabe, who had declined to settle out of court, said after the verdict: "I am satisfied ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580940/japanese-court-rules-against-tepco-landmark-suicide-case
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anger erupts over court denial of welfare to foreign permanent residents of Japan

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japanese Supreme Court rules that a Chinese permanent resident is not entitled to payouts even though she has paid taxes all her life Foreigners riled over welfare ruling Activists, analysts and foreign residents of Japan have reacted with dismay to a decision by the Supreme Court that foreigners with permanent residency are not entitled to welfare ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557063/anger-erupts-over-court-denial-welfare-foreign-permanent-residents-japan
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Ex-Tepco executives deserve indictment over Fukushima nuclear crisis, says Tokyo panel

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:30pm by AFP

    ... the possibility of charges for the former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) managers. But if the panel challenges prosecutors' decision a second time, a group of court-appointed lawyers would ... by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake. The waves crashed into Fukushima and swamped cooling systems, sparking meltdowns that spewed radiation over a wide area. "We welcome the decision by the judicial panel- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563359/ex-tepco-executives-deserve-indictment-over-fukushima-nuclear-crisis-says
  4. 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
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s military shift challenged in court by ex-civil servant

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Ex-civil servant files action against Tokyo's move to reinterpret its war-renouncing constitution Court challenge to wider role forJapan's military ... China. The legal action filed with the Tokyo District Court seeks to block a decision by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet last week to reinterpret rules which have long banned the use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552281/japans-military-shift-challenged-court-ex-civil-servant
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tepco plans to dump toxic Fukushima groundwater in ocean after treatment

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 02:12pm by AFP

    ... atomic crisis in a generation. The vast utility said it now wants to start pumping out the underground water, purify it with a state-of-the-art cleaning system and then release it. "But we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568251/tepco-plans-dump-toxic-fukushima-groundwater-ocean-after-treatment
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing as anti-nuclear sentiment runs high

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 06:26pm by AFP

    ... and a renewed commitment to building a more peaceful world.” Anti-nuclear sentiment flared in Japan after an earthquake-sparked tsunami left some 19,000 dead or missing and knocked out cooling systems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1567715/hiroshima-marks-anniversary-atomic-bombing-anti-nuclear-sentiment-runs
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Take full blame for scandal of wartime ‘comfort women’, UN urges Japan

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... for their treatment despite repeated efforts in the decades since the war. Japanese courts have dismissed claims for reparation and rejected calls for criminal probes, citing the passing of the statute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559267/take-full-blame-scandal-wartime-comfort-women-un-urges-japan
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan exploiting Asian guest workers, US State Department report says

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:22pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of human rights abuses under this system." Abiko estimates that around 20 court cases are presently being heard involving the trainee scheme. Some allege overtime payments of 300 yen ... and ensuring they do not try to abscond. "We completely agree with the US report and want the system to be abolished," said Lila Abiko, a lawyer who has represented a number of interns, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540535/japan-exploiting-asian-guest-workers-us-state-department-report-says
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan, Britain to launch joint research into fighter jet missile technology

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... for its Patriot system Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles, ... the parts exports would be destined for Washington’s Patriot Advanced Capability-2 (PAC-2) missile defence system, the report said. If approved, the US exports would be the first since Japan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555561/japan-and-britain-launch-joint-research-fighter-jet-missile-technology

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