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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Monsters called Yokai move in on Pokemon's turf in Japan

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 11:23pm by AFP

    ... "It's becoming like a second Pokemon," he said. Matt Alt, a pop-culture commentator who co-authored Yokai Attack!, a book detailing the monsters and spooks of Japanese popular culture, says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593441/monsters-called-yokai-move-pokemons-turf-japan
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's sacred Mount Fuji risks turning into trash mountain

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:51pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Mount Fuji was recognised in June last year as a Unesco World Cultural Heritage site. Many people have also expressed outrage at the discovery of graffiti on rocks at four locations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594823/japans-sacred-mount-fuji-risks-turning-trash-mountain
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM pushes North Korea to resolve abductions issue

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

    ... spies in Japanese language and culture. It allowed five of them to return to Japan that year, but said the others had died. Tokyo accused Pyongyang of falsifying its claims about the deaths, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591722/japanese-pm-pushes-north-korea-resolve-abductions-issue
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... by the Scandinavian nations. Germany was 14th and the US 23rd. Traditional and modern culture in Japan tends to encourage the stereotype of the docile, cutesy girl as the ideal for womanhood, and Japanese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584535/shinzo-abe-names-five-women-japans-new-cabinet
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Record HK$413 billion defence budget sought by Japanese government

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 06:51pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... the world, Kyodo reported. This would include building a public relations and cultural promotion office, called Japan House, in six foreign cities, including Hong Kong. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581800/japan-defence-ministry-asks-record-budget-amid-china-naval-fears
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... that Fukushima was a manmade disaster caused by Japan's culture of "reflexive obedience", but no-one has been punished criminally. Additional reporting by Kyodo ...

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

    ‘I’m putting my life on the line’: Video of Japanese politician crying goes viral

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:03pm

    ... are considered unsightly in a conservative culture that favours quiet, reserved personal styles. Nonomura’s behaviour has been widely seen as extreme, perhaps even a sign of illness. Japanese politicians ...

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

    Japanese pop group AKB48 cancels fan events after saw-wielding man injures two idols and employee

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:29pm by AP

    ... it was cancelling a concert at its main theatre in Tokyo's Akihabara electronic and sub-culture district, as well as several other events around Japan. Affiliates in central Japan and Osaka also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519734/japanese-pop-group-akb48-cancels-fan-events-after-saw-wielding-man-injures
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s public holiday tally climbs to 16 with Mountain Day

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... animistic beliefs have shaped the culture- needed to celebrate its hills. Japan already marks Marine Day, which is sometimes translated as Ocean Day, on the third Monday of July. The legislation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519138/japans-public-holiday-tally-climbs-16-mountain-day
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Cuddly mascots face the chop in Japanese cuteness cull

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... cultural landscape. But the huge number of yuru-kyara condemns most to obscurity. Now Osaka prefecture has decided it is time for a cull, and is looking to trim its stable of 45 yuru-kyara ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1507785/cuddly-mascots-face-chop-japanese-cuteness-cull

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