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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese families want war criminal names dropped from Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Shinzo Abe, argue that Yasukuni is no different from other countries' war memorials. But the secret addition of 14 second world war leaders- including army general and prime minister Hideki ...

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    Shinzo Abe seeks to move on from cabinet scandals but foes scent blood

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:02am by JULIA RYALL

    ... the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal and are likely to vigorously support the prime minister in his political agenda. Interestingly, both are also apparently keen to improve Japan's ties ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Biography of Emperor Hirohito a whitewash: US historian Herbert Bix

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:11am by Julian Ryall

    ... of military-led governments through the 1920s and 1930s, Bix insisted that "Hirohito was never a puppet". Hirohito failed to prevent his army from invading Manchuria in 1931 and then sanctioned ... prime aim as the war turned against his armies was to preserve the monarchy. Bix also pointed out that the release of the memoirs coincided with the "campaign to pump up nationalist ...

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    Bomb threats at Japanese universities in row over 'comfort women' issue

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 11:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Party's Policy Research Council, who is among those who deny that the Japanese army forced women from across Asia into sexual slavery in the early decades of the last century. "The groundless ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese school backpacks become a hit with Chinese tourists

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:40pm by Julian Ryall

    ... but top-of-the-range versions and new releases are retailing for more than 60,000 yen. More outlets have also been launched in the duty-free lounges at major airports, including Kansai International Airport, ...

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    Stupid and nonsensical: Japanese right rages at ‘comfort women’ honour

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:21pm by Julian Ryall

    ... that the Japanese army had been involved in establishing brothels. Sanae Takaichi, policy chief of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), on Wednesday called on the government to withdraw the 1993 ... been a misunderstanding, spread widely throughout the international community, that a large number of women were forcibly taken away by the Imperial Japanese Army to serve as 'sex ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Researcher points to Wi-fi snooping dangers at major Japanese airports

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:48pm by AP

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Wi-fi snooping highlighted at airports Users of free wireless internet connections at Japan's Narita, Kansai and Kobe airports are vulnerable to electronic ... doing so in favour of user convenience. Free Wi-fi connections are available at about 900,000 locations nationwide, including public facilities and convenience stores, but many of them ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Controversy engulfs Japan's NHK over failure to cover pacifist fire protest

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:19am by Julian Ryall

    ... by describing the issue of “comfort women” forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army during the early decades of the last century as “puzzling.” “[The issue of] comfort women is bad ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese cabinet set to relax defence rules despite strong opposition

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... was in Tokyo, where the two countries reached a long-awaited free trade deal. Tokyo and Canberra also agreed to strengthen defence ties, moving towards a possible submarine deal. Agence France-Presse ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe set to visit Papua New Guinea after gas project success

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... and Australia reached a long-awaited free trade deal when Prime Minister Tony Abbott visited Tokyo. Tokyo and Canberra also agreed this month to boost their defence ties, moving towards a possible ...




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