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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Triple murderer, 68, hanged in Japan for ‘extremely cruel’ crimes

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan hanged a man on Thursday, the nation’s first execution this year, and the ninth since the conservative government of Shinzo Abe came to power in December 2012. Masanori Kawasaki, 68, was convicted of stabbing three peop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540883/japan-hangs-killer-first-execution-year
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese yakuza boss arrested for brutal 1998 killing

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:07am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese gangster boss held over brutal killing Japanese police yesterday arrested the leader of a particularly brutal yakuza organised crime syndicate for allegedly gunning down a man in public. Satoru Nomura, 67, the top leader of Kudokai- one of Japan's most dangerous yakuza crime syndicates- was taken into custody over the 1998 killing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590372/japanese-yakuza-boss-arrested-brutal-1998-killing
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    In new tack, Japanese police target teens selling sex, not their customers

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... which warns them of the crimes they are committing and the potential dangers. After a dose of moral re-education, the girls are then taken home and their parents informed that they have been cautioned for sex-related crimes. The NPA instructed forces around the country to introduce cyber correctional guidance in October last year. The phenomenon of enjo kosai- which literally means ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1579532/new-tack-japanese-police-target-teens-selling-sex-not-their-customers
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... were directly employed by Tepco. Allegations continue to swirl that organised crime has had a hand in staffing subcontractors. The arrangements mean that, despite pledges by Tepco of extra cash ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583938/fukushima-workers-clean-crippled-plant-sue-danger-money
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe sends condolences for martyrs, including war criminals

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

    ... under the 1952 treaty that formally ended the war. "It is a fact that [the accused] were judged guilty of crimes against peace by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East," ... 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
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese murder suspect, 16, says she ‘wanted to dissect’ someone

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:11pm by AFP

    ... she graduated from used to visit her apartment once a week to talk with her. Violent crime is still relatively rare in Japan, but several high-profile cases involving young people in recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562100/japanese-murder-suspect-16-says-she-wanted-dissect-someone
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's justice minister resigns over links to organised crime

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 10:24am

    ... Japan’s justice minister quit on Tuesday due to ill health, and amid calls for his resignation over past ties to an organised crime syndicate, dealing another blow to unpopular Prime ... resignation after a magazine report linked him to organised crime. Tanaka said he acted as a matchmaker at a mobster’s wedding and attended a party thrown by the head of a crime group about 30 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1067858/japans-justice-minister-resigns-over-links-organised-crime
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Facebook page, however, suggest that the majority of voters do not agree with his plans. "Kitchen knives can be used in a violent crime, so are you planning to put a new tax on knives?" ... "Nevertheless, we must start our investigation from the perspective of crime prevention and dealing with the diffusion of mobile phones among younger and younger users," he said. The suggestion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539852/japan-considering-imposing-new-tax-mobile-phones
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    One-eyed gang chief jailed for extortion in Japan

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo One-eyed gang chief is jailed for extortion The second in command of Japan's biggest yakuza crime organisation was convicted of extortion yesterday. ... means "one-eyed" in the dialect of western Japan. Takayama is second in command of the Yamaguchi-gumi, a vast organised crime syndicate that had 27,700 members at the end of last year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1197421/one-eyed-gang-chief-jailed-extortion-japan
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan teenager chopped up mother he 'didn't like', reports say

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 01:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo A Japanese teenager who allegedly killed his mother and chopped her body into pieces has told police he simply did not like her, and wanted to know more about dissection, reports have said. The 19-year-old allegedly dismember ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1198626/japan-teenager-chopped-mother-he-didnt-reports-say

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