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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... of them seriously. A man was reported missing from a fishing boat in rough seas off Kyushu to the north. Neoguri, which means "raccoon dog" in Korean, was moving northwards at 15km/h ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550623/typhoon-neoguri-threatens-cities-japans-central-islands
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten world’s top online marketer of ivory, whale meat

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:48pm by Reuters

    ... and whale meat Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce company that owns Play.com and Kobo, is the world's biggest online retailer of elephant ivory and whale meat, according to conservationists. ... Mikitani, did not respond to requests for comment. Clare Perry, head of EIA's cetaceans campaign, said sales of whale meat and ivory cast doubt on Rakuten's commitment to sustainability. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1452656/japanese-e-commerce-rakuten-worlds-top-online-marketer-ivory-whale-meat
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Huge sign of the times for Tokyo’s bustling Shibuya pedestrian crossing

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:52pm

    ... for operator Hit Co. “It was made possible by reducing the weight to about three-fifths of a conventional screen.” The screen will sit opposite the statue of the dog Hachiko, a popular meeting place ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1517287/huge-sign-times-tokyos-bustling-shibuya-pedestrian-crossing
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    First whaling fleet leaves Japan since UN hunting ban in Antarctic

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:48am by AFP

    ... things, but we want them to understand our perspective as much as possible. For me, whaling is more attractive than any other job." Yuki Inomata, who works in a local whale meat processing ... but was not targeted at the court battle in The Hague. Japan extensively hunted whales in the 19th century, when they were a source of fuel and food. But the country's taste for whale meat has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1497890/first-whaling-fleet-leaves-japan-un-hunting-ban-antarctic
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    UN court rules Japan’s Antarctic whaling ‘not scientific’, revokes permit

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:07pm by Reuters

    ... The tribunal said no further licences should be issued for scientific whaling, where animals are first examined for research purposes before the meat is sold to consumers. “In light of the fact ... that continue the practice. The meat is popular with Japanese consumers who consider it a delicacy. Norway, the other main whaling nation, in 1993 shifted away from scientific whaling to “commercial” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461792/world-court-rules-japans-whaling-not-scientific-ends-revokes-permits
  6. News - China - JAPAN

    China ‘releases Japanese wartime documents’

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 02:21pm by Reuters

    ... and a member of Abe’s cabinet paid their respects at Yasukuni. Territorial disputes also dog the relationship. These are centred on a string of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea the Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1498237/china-releases-japanese-wartime-documents
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan agrees to call off Antarctic whale hunt after UN court judgement

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... it to continue slaughtering the mammals, ostensibly so it could gather scientific data. However, it has never made a secret of the fact that the whale meat from these hunts can end up on dining tables. Public consumption of whale meat in Japan has steadily and significantly fallen in recent years and there is little support for whaling itself But aggressive anti-whaling campaigns hardened ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1463889/japan-agrees-call-antarctic-whale-hunt-after-un-court-judgment
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    112,000 chickens destroyed after bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:14am by AGENCIES

    ... Takehisa, an agricultural ministry official, said there is believed to be no risk of the virus spreading to humans through the consumption of chicken eggs or meat. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1481263/112000-chickens-destroyed-after-bird-flu-outbreak
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Recent child abuse cases in Japan 'just the tip of the iceberg', say experts

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... just days after Shogo Yamashita was arrested at his home in Tokushima prefecture, southern Japan, after police discovered he had restrained his three-year-old son with a dog lead tied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1436658/recent-child-abuse-cases-japan-just-tip-iceberg-say-experts
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Yakuza sign up vagrants to work on radiation clean-up in Fukushima

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 11:49pm by Reuters

    ... multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Today, the most ambitious radiation clean-up ever attempted is being dogged by both a lack of oversight and a shortage of workers. In January, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1393466/yakuza-sign-vagrants-work-radiation-clean-fukushima

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