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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Obama touches down in Japan for first leg of tension-filled Asian tour

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... measure of US attention, and the Ukraine crisis has rekindled interest in Europe. The cancellation of Obama’s visit to the region last year to deal with a domestic budget battle didn’t help. ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan marks third anniversary of tsunami, Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 05:50pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary on Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis. Japan has struggled to rebuild towns and villages and to clean up radiation from the meltdowns ...

  3. News - World - JAPAN

    Japan’s embrace of Russia under threat with crisis in Ukraine

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:24pm

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Improving ties driven by mutual energy interests has been a goal of the Abe administration Russia’s incursion into Ukraine is setting off alarm bells in Tokyo, where officials worry that any push by Japan’s Western allies to impose econom ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US sailors sue Fukushima nuclear plant operator for faking radiation data

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:21pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Diego US sailors sue over Fukushima 'lies' Nearly 80 US sailors are seeking US$1 billion from the operator of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. They allege the company lied about the high level of radiation in the area where they were carrying out a humanitarian mission after the tsunami that triggered a nuclear crisis three years ...

  5. Property - International - JAPAN

    Sekisui House buys Tokyo office tower for 74b yen

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... that allow lenders to recoup losses from a bust that followed the global financial crisis. The Osaka-based homebuilder has agreed to buy the 20-storey, 41-year-old Kokusai Akasaka Building ... by Lehman Brothers, the investment bank whose failure triggered the global financial crisis. When the market collapsed in 2008, investors could not make payments on the loans and the building's ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by NYT

    ... reaction. The US team had been flown to Japan to help deal with the crisis, but all they knew was that the Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Co, which owned the plant, were at a loss ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Blame flies over Japan’ s killer snow storm

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:19pm by Julian Ryall

    ... such a possibility when we worked out criteria for emergency warnings." The government's poor handling of the crisis has prompted comparisons with the response to the killer typhoon that battered ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's defence ban must be revised, says government panel

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:44pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of military crisis- legally described as collective defence- until there is enough public support for rewriting the constitution. The 14-strong panel held its latest round of discussions on Tuesday, ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan plans to crack down on 'revenge porn' with new legislation

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 05:52pm by JULIAN RYALL IN TOKYO

    ... as a “new social crisis.” The number of cases has risen rapidly in recent years, up from 8,121 incidents that police were required to handle in 2008 to 27,334 reports in 2012. When the figures ... told the South China Morning Post. “That is combined with a lack of ethics in many people now, making this a new social crisis,” he said. “Revenge porn” is a very easy but very personal ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAPAN

    'It is not twilight, but a new dawn that is breaking over Japan': Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:51pm by Shinzo Abe

    ... defence budgets should be made completely transparent, with verifiable public disclosure. Moreover, Asian governments should create a mechanism for crisis management and strong communication ...




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