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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    15 members of Japanese municipal assembly embroiled in votes scandal

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Assembly. Police said the latest six arrests are in connection with the accepting of hundreds of thousands of yen in August 2013 from Tadashi Mizuki. Mizuki, a key supporter of Okawa, allegedly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556514/15-members-japanese-municipal-assembly-embroiled-votes-scandal
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Crying Japanese politician who became internet sensation to quit over expenditure scandal

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:17pm by Associated Press in Kobe

    ... Ryutaro Nonomura, 47, spent about 3 million yen (HK$230,000) without acquiring any receipts during a total of 195 one-day business trips to such destinations as a hot spring resort in Hyogo, Tokyo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551866/crying-japanese-politician-who-became-internet-sensation-quit-over
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    ‘I’m putting my life on the line’: Video of Japanese politician crying goes viral

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:03pm

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Clip shows Hyogo Prefectural assemblyman accused of dubious spending on trips to a hot springs bursting into tears, uttering nonsensical phrases and banging on the desk A video clip of a weeping Japanese politician accused of dubious spending on trips to a hot springs has gone viral, leaving many outraged and puzzled. The video shows Ryutaro Nonomura, 47, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545554/im-putting-my-life-line-video-japanese-politician-crying-goes-viral
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan moves to outlaw child porn possession

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 12:45pm

    ... said. Police data have shown the number of victims hit a new record of 646 in 2013 only for those minors identified. This number, however, is believed to be just the tip of the iceberg. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1525181/japan-moves-outlaw-child-porn-possession
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China blasts Japan's Yasukuni Shrine as 'a liability' after lawmakers' visit

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... in East Asia and earned him a slap on the wrist from Washington, which said it was "disappointed". Conservative lawmakers make regular trips to the shrine during spring and autumn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1494680/japans-neighbours-condemn-lawmakers-visit-yasukuni-shrine
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    150 Japanese lawmakers visit controversial Yasukuni Shrine, straining regional tensions

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:47am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... paid their respects at Yasukuni, where 14 war criminals convicted by an Allied tribunal are honoured along with the nation’s war dead, as part of the shrine’s annual spring festival that ends ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1494219/150-japanese-lawmakers-visit-controversial-yasukuni-shrine
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese minister's visit to Yasukuni Shrine upset neighbours

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 04:43pm by AFP

    ... of a surprise because conservative lawmakers usually make their visits to the shrine during one of several annual festivals. But this year's April 21-23 spring festival partially overlaps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1478552/japanese-cabinet-minister-courts-controversy-second-yasukuni-war-shrine
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo's plum blossom haven to axe all its trees

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:48pm by BLOOM

    ... widely recognised sign of spring's arrival in the country. Plum blossoms can range in color from white to a vivid red. Plum pox is the "most devastating" viral disease among stone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1467757/tokyos-plum-blossom-haven-axe-all-its-trees
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Cherry blossoms signal hay fever about to hit one in four Japanese

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Spring's high pollen count triggers runny nose and sneezing in up to 25 per cent of Japanese Blossoms spread hay fever misery Spring in Japan brings explosions of pink and white cherry blossoms that provide a beautiful backdrop for picnics across this nature-loving country. But it also heralds a mass outbreak of facemasks and speciality goggles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462757/cherry-blossoms-signal-hay-fever-about-hit-one-four-japanese
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    South Korea, Japan and the US to hold summit in The Hague next week

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:17pm by Reuters

    ... and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe since they took office more than a year ago. Although not a one-on-one encounter, the talks will be a significant step forward because Park has repeatedly ruled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1454088/south-korea-japan-and-us-hold-summit-hague-next-week

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