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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito defends anti-war constitution

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:18pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Naruhito sends message to Japan's government that post-war prosperity has been built on peace Prince defends anti-war constitution in speech Crown Prince ... constitution. Speaking on Sunday at an event to mark his 54th birthday, the prince told reporters that the constitution introduced after Japan's defeat in the second world war had played ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1434378/japans-crown-prince-naruhito-defends-anti-war-constitution
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Ageing politicians look to lead the young with Next Generation Party

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:01pm by AFP

    ... yesterday their new Japanese political grouping will be called Next Generation Party. The 81-year-old, a fixture on the fringes of government for decades, has been in search of a new name for his party of mostly elderly men since falling out with his last co-conspirator, with whom he jointly led the Japan Restoration Party. The grouping of about 20 lawmakers includes sworn allies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541239/ageing-politicians-look-lead-young-next-generation-party
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe ally’s governorship loss seen as backlash to military revision

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... change in Japanese security policy in decades. Takashi Koyari, who ran with the backing of Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its junior coalition partner, was defeated by former opposition Democratic party lawmaker Taizo Mikazuki. The loss sends a warning signal to Abe's administration, which has seen voter support drop below 50 per cent in public opinion surveys after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554273/shinzo-abe-allys-governorship-loss-seen-backlash-military-revision
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Crying Japanese politician who became internet sensation to quit over expenditure scandal

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:17pm by Associated Press in Kobe

    ... had urged Nonomura in writing to quit if he could not explain how the money was spent. Members of the Liberal Democratic Party, who form the largest group in the assembly, had also demanded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551866/crying-japanese-politician-who-became-internet-sensation-quit-over
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe likens military revision to Meiji Restoration

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Ending ban on armed forces fighting abroad ranks alongside Meiji Restoration in nation's history, prime minister tells party colleagues Abe likens ... by an erratic North Korea, which yesterday lobbed rockets into the Sea of Japan, or East Sea. But talking to senior officials of his Liberal Democratic Party he said "collective self-defence ...

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

    ... to a major political party, was found to have gone on other day trips, racking up expenses, including visits to Tokyo and the southwestern city of Fukuoka. Of his 195 day trips, ones to the onsen ...

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

    Japan approves end to ban on military fighting overseas in victory for Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:54am by KRISTINE KWOK, Teddy Ng and Agencies

    ... an international relations expert at the Communist Party's Central Party School, said China was likely to step up its propaganda against Japan about wartime history in response. "Historical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1544126/japans-ruling-parties-agree-drop-ban-collective-self-defence
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese cabinet set to relax defence rules despite strong opposition

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

    ... Party, has long been an advocate of protecting the terms of the war-renouncing constitution. But critics say it has caved in to LDP pressure. "They were our last hope to stop Abe and his ... of the constitution based simply upon the opinion of the cabinet is an outrage that destroys the foundation of modern constitutionalism," it said. Politicians from across party lines have allied ...

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

    ... a resolution revising a long-standing interpretation of the US-drafted constitution to lift the ban after his ruling party finalises an agreement with its junior partner. It was not clear whether ...

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

    Tokyo lawmaker Akihiro Suzuki apologises for sexist taunts

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Lawmaker apologises for sexist jibe A Tokyo city lawmaker from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party admitted yesterday he had been ... Democratic Party members. Suzuki's shout was captured on tape, while some in the chamber said they also heard laughter and taunts such as "Are you not able to have a baby?" The story ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539081/tokyo-lawmaker-akihiro-suzuki-apologises-sexist-taunts

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