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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With eye on China, India and Japan bolster defence and business ties

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Defence, business and nuclear energy issues are on the table as leaders meet in Tokyo With eye on China, India and Japan bolster ties Japan and India agreed yesterday to strengthen strategic ties as Asia's second and third biggest economies keep a wary eye on a rising China, and said they would accelerate talks on the possible sale of an amphibious aircraft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583277/eye-china-india-and-japan-bolster-ties-defence-business-and-nuclear-energy
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan birthrate drops 2.7 per cent in first half of year to fewer than 500,000 babies

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:48pm

    ... The nation’s population is expected to shrink by nearly 40 per cent by 2060 in the worst-case scenario. Couples in the world’s five biggest developed economies – the United States, Japan, Germany, ... in their lifetimes. Demographers say the fertility rate needs to reach 2.1 just to replace deaths and keep populations constant. The effects on economies, personal wealth and living standards are far ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580811/japan-birthrate-drops-27-cent-first-half-year
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shigeru Ishiba set to decline cabinet post and may challenge Shinzo Abe

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:19pm by Julian Ryall

    ... will once again turn to the economy, believes Okumura. "It all hinges on that and, my feeling would be that if the economy maintains its current trajectory of growth, then it will be difficult to challenge the prime minister," he said. And while the economy is looking reasonably healthy, Abe must make a decision on whether to go ahead with the second phase of a hike in the consumption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580620/shigeru-ishiba-set-decline-cabinet-post-and-may-challenge-shinzo-abe
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's prime minister repeats call for talks with China during November APEC meeting

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 03:49pm by Associated Press in Sao Paulo, Brazil

    ... for a peaceful solution while saying “no schedule has been set up” for a visit to Japan by Russian President Vladimir Putin later this year. As for the Japanese economy, Abe stressed that his policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565555/japanese-prime-minister-repeats-call-talks-china-during-november-apec
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese issued with anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... public that the world's third largest economy must return to an energy source which once supplied more than a quarter of its power. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561381/japanese-issued-anti-radiation-pills-ahead-nuclear-restart
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to lift some North Korea sanctions amid report of surviving abductees

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 10:20am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... 2012 promising to revive the economy and bolster Japan’s security stance. “The ‘revelation’ that there are more than 10 survivors is encouraging but the timing seems to divert attention away ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545349/japan-lift-some-n-korea-sanctions-amid-report-surviving-abductees
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... the number of working women as part of his wider bid to kick-start growth in the world's No3 economy. Japan has one of the developed world's lowest rates of female workforce participation ...

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

    Japan PM moves closer to winning support for looser limits on military

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:56pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... exceeds the bounds of the constitution. Surveys have shown many voters oppose changing that interpretation, but that even more are confused. With opposition parties in disarray and the economy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531540/japan-pm-moves-closer-winning-support-looser-limits-military
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tamagotchi Friends to go on sale in Europe in time for Christmas

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 10:01pm by AFP

    ... 40 million units between 1996 and 1999. Now an updated version, called Tamagotchi Friends, is set for release in Europe next month and in North America next year. "Tamagotchi" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1368111/tamagotchi-friends-go-sale-europe-time-christmas
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... Day and National Foundation Day. Japan has steadily added to its total of days off, along with switching from a six-day working week to five days as the country's economy has matured. ...

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

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