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  1. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Tokyo stocks close 2.45pc lower after US stimulus cut

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... points, to 1,224.09. “The turmoil in emerging markets does not look like it’s close to dying down,” Yoshihiro Okumura, general manager at Chibagin Asset Management, told Dow Jones Newswires. ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo stocks sank more 2.45 per cent on Thursday, sparked by worries over capital withdrawal from emerging markets as the US Federal Reserve scaled back its ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scores killed or missing as huge landslide engulfs Hiroshima suburb

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:17am

    ... has risen to 27 and 10 others are still unaccounted for,” said an official of the disaster management office, a government body. The number of dead had risen rapidly from an initial toll ... Management Agency said. Aerial footage showed several houses buried in thick slurry, their wooden frames splintered by the weight of the mud. Torrents of brown water raced off the mountains behind ...

  3. Property - International - JAPAN

    Tokyo seen as No 1 market in Asia Pacific for property investment in 2014

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:47am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Japanese capital has emerged as magnet for investment in wake of major reforms introduced with aim of boosting economy Tokyo the big draw for 2014, survey ... and PricewaterhouseCoopers. The city emerged as an investment magnet soon after the introduction of dramatic economic reforms aimed at boosting the economy, according to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate Asia ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Slasher attacks Japan female pop group AKB48 with saw at fan event

    Posted May 26th 2014, 12:09pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... meet-the-fans events, managers said. Rina Kawaei, 19, and Anna Iriyama, 18, both suffered broken bones in their right hands and received cuts on their arms and heads from the 50-centimetre saw ... the band’s management said. A 24-year-old man, identified as unemployed Satoru Umeta, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, police said. “We have started questioning the suspect ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fukushima nuclear plant bosses plan to dump water in ocean

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 03:17pm by Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... through treatment before the water is dumped, he said. Japan's Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters could present its comprehensive response to the water management crisis today, Chief ... Fukushima water The Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) plan to manage radioactive water at its wrecked Fukushima plant may include a controlled discharge into the ocean once its toxicity ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Outspoken NHK boss Katsuto Momii makes power grab at Japan broadcaster

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:18pm by AFP

    ... slavery, has launched a power grab at the public broadcaster, it emerged on Tuesday, forcing directors to submit undated resignations. In a revelation that looked set to stir further controversy ... editorial control – are selected by the chairman of the time with the consent of the government-appointed committee that dictates NHK’s management policy, a spokesman for the broadcaster said. “They ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Five killed in Japan as expressway tunnel ceiling collapses onto traffic

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Emergency crews sent to the Sasago tunnel on the Chuo Expressway in Koshu city, 80 kilometres west of Tokyo, were hampered by smoke billowing from the entrance. Dozens of people abandoned their vehicles on the Tokyo-bound section of the carriageway and ran for one of the emergency exits or for the mouth, where they huddled in bitter winter weather. Emergency crews with breathing apparatus ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan nuclear regulator berates Fukushima operator

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 03:56pm by AFP

    ... sloppy standards at the crippled nuclear plant, as yet another problem with contaminated water emerged. The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) called in Tokyo Electric Power president Naomi Hirose and other executives over “the inappropriate management of contaminated water”. “The problems have been caused by a lack of basic checks,” NRA secretary general Katsuhiko Ikeda told ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Flooding, havoc as Typhoon Neoguri batters Japanese mainland

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 01:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... a disaster-management meeting over how to protect against the force of nature. The typhoon is likely to reach areas near the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant by Friday morning. The site’s operator ... wave of muddy water was caught on a dramatic government video played repeatedly during round-the-clock news coverage. “Upon receiving an emergency call on a mudslide in Nagiso Town, police ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Elderly patients among 10 killed in Fukuoka hospital fire

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... rushed out and asked a taxi driver to make an emergency call," he added. Local media reported the fire may have started at a treatment room that had a laser device and thermal therapy equipment that used a water boiler. Hours after the tragedy, Japan's fire and disaster management agency issued administrative guidance to fire headquarters nationwide that officials check ...




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