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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Christine Lagarde backs Shinzo Abe’s plan for women to lift Japan economy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... filled by women. The move followed growing calls for Japan to make better use of its highly educated but underemployed women as a rapidly ageing population strains the public purse. Dozens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591186/christine-lagarde-backs-shinzo-abes-plan-women-lift-japan-economy
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan names five women to new cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 07:23pm by AP

    ... and leaders. The nation has a vast pool of talented, well-educated women, but they are far under-represented in positions of power in government and business, making up 10 per cent of parliament ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584535/shinzo-abe-names-five-women-japans-new-cabinet
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With new cabinet post, Yuko Obuchi's political star keeps rising in Japan

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by Julian Ryall

    ... other women tipped to break the men-only barrier at the top of Japanese politics. Makiko Tanaka, the daughter of former prime minister Kakuei Tanaka, served as minister of education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586658/new-cabinet-post-yuko-obuchis-political-star-keeps-rising-japan
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    In new tack, Japanese police target teens selling sex, not their customers

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... which warns them of the crimes they are committing and the potential dangers. After a dose of moral re-education, the girls are then taken home and their parents informed that they have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1579532/new-tack-japanese-police-target-teens-selling-sex-not-their-customers
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese girl accused of beheading friend has history of violence

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by AP

    ... the problem to the municipal government, according to sources. But a member of the city's education board said he believed no official report was made. A former teacher at the primary school said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563720/japanese-girl-accused-beheading-friend-has-history-violence
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese murder suspect, 16, says she ‘wanted to dissect’ someone

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:11pm by AFP

    ... are checking security footage to verify this. The suspect attended school for only three days in the first semester, according to the prefectural education board. A teacher at the junior high school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562100/japanese-murder-suspect-16-says-she-wanted-dissect-someone
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Osaka mayor says Allied soldiers raped French women after D-Day

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... slaves'. We have to educate Japanese who would be able to argue and reply to them, 'We were wrong, but you were wrong as well'," Hashimoto said in the speech, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1534282/osaka-mayor-says-allied-soldiers-raped-french-women-after-d-day
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Debate swirls in Japan over Shinzo Abe's military expansion push

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 06:54pm by AP

    ... prime minister — was among vocal opponents of the constitution. Abe advocates a “breakaway from the postwar regime” as a way to overcome the humiliation as well as the education system, social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1503459/japan-split-over-revision-pacifist-constitution
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese schoolchildren to learn disputed islands belong to Tokyo

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 05:49pm by AFP

    ... Japanese education chiefs will instruct schools to teach children that islands at the centre of disputes with China and South Korea belong unequivocally to Tokyo, the government said yesterday, ... high schools will be issued to education boards across the nation, a Japanese education ministry official said. "From the educational point of view, it is natural for a state to teach its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1415795/japanese-schoolchildren-learn-disputed-islands-belong-tokyo
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe wants more patriotic tone in school textbooks

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 02:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Tokyo Prime minister is pursuing a more conservative agenda on education, backing changes in how Japan's second world war record is taught Abe tilts to right ... "Classrooms are one place where he can appease ultraconservatives by taking a more firmly nationalist stance." Abe and the nationalists have long argued that changes in the education system were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1392703/japanese-pm-shinzo-abe-wants-more-patriotic-tone-school-textbooks

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