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  1. 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. ...

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    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 ...

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    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” ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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, ...

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    Japan's dishonest labelling scandal spreads to top department stores

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... operates 45 hotels, also admitted on Tuesday that 22 of its restaurants and seven banquet facilities have misleading food labels, largely involving shrimps and steak meat. Hotel New Otani Kumamoto also said it too used cheaper shrimps and meat but claimed them as high-end. A traditional ryokan-style hotel in the ancient capital of Nara also said it used Australian beef but labelled ...

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    Marine Park to open in Japanese town infamous for dolphin killing - but slaughter will continue

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 03:00pm by AFP

    ... and whale meat as they watch the captive animals frolic. The town of Taiji has begun researching a plan to section off part of a cove and turn it into a place where people can swim in the water ... This is part of Taiji's long-term plan of making the whole town a park, where you can enjoy watching marine mammals while tasting various marine products, including whale and dolphin meat ...

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    Japan defends PM’s ‘Gordon Gekko speech’ on Wall Street

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 04:07pm by AFP

    ... titan-turned-criminal Gordon Gekko with his own country’s economic resurgence. Shinzo Abe’s address to the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday – which touched on everything from hot dogs and sushi to baseball ... with metaphors, from the musical to the culinary. In one section he pointed to hopes that sushi carts would one day be lined up alongside New York City’s famous hot dog vendors – apparently confirming ...

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    Sushi-go-round – Japan tradition served with technology and speed

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 01:42pm by AFP

    ... this year, according to research firm Fuji-Keizai Group. A key challenge, however, is that Japanese people are eating less fish and more meat these days as world prices rise due to strong demand ...




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