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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese diplomat arrested over suspicious fire at embassy in DRC

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 02:33pm by Julian Ryall

    ... in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, apparently in an effort to destroy evidence that money had gone missing. Shinya Yamada was summoned back to Tokyo after the fire, which broke out in the four-storey ... Department sent a team of investigators to the Congo in August and again in November to try to determine the cause of the blaze. Tokyo police officers arrested 30-year-old Yamada on charges of arson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1371810/japanese-diplomat-arrested-over-suspicious-fire-embassy-drc
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe’s Yasukuni Shrine offering angers China and South Korea

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:43am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Koichi Hagiuda, an Abe aide and lawmaker, presented the ritual offering, which was made in Abe's name as leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party. "He wants to express his respect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574131/japanese-ministers-visit-yasukuni-war-dead-shrine-anniversary-second-world
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s approval rating falls to less than 50pc

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:07pm by BLOOM

    ... position." That's because Abe's Liberal Democratic Party-led coalition holds majorities in both the chambers of parliament, and national elections are not due before 2016. Support for the opposition Democratic Party of Japan was at 6 per cent in the Nikkei poll. "His frog marching the nation rightwards seems to carry few risks as the political opposition is fragmented ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562101/japanese-prime-minister-shinzo-abes-approval-rating-falls-less-50pc
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe likens military revision to Meiji Restoration

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

    ... 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
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese cabinet set to relax defence rules despite strong opposition

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

    ... expressions of opposition would have an impact, but we were really pinning our hopes on New Komeito standing its ground." New Komeito, the Buddhist-backed ally of the ruling Liberal Democratic ...

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

    Tokyo lawmaker Akihiro Suzuki apologises for sexist taunts

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

    ... 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
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

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

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Ruling LDP setting up study group despite vehement opposition to plan on Facebook Japan to consider tax on mobile phones The Japanese government is giving serious consideration to imposing a new tax on owners of mobile phones, with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party setting up a study group to consider the feasibility of the levy and how much it might rake in. ...

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

    Tokyo council told to 'clean itself up' after sexist jeers at assembly woman

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... politicians from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) over the jeers during a debate on child-rearing this week. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537177/tokyo-council-told-clean-itself-after-sexist-jeers-assembly-woman

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