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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese girl accused of beheading friend has history of violence

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

    ... a Nagasaki-based nonprofit group providing support to parents, said: "There are also other children with similar traits. It's important that people around them take note of any signs children ...

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

    Ex-Tepco executives deserve indictment over Fukushima nuclear crisis, says Tokyo panel

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:30pm by AFP

    ... the possibility of charges for the former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) managers. But if the panel challenges prosecutors' decision a second time, a group of court-appointed lawyers would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563359/ex-tepco-executives-deserve-indictment-over-fukushima-nuclear-crisis-says
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese woman clings to hope lost sister is alive in North Korea

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... admitted kidnapping 13 Japanese in the 1970s and 1980s to train spies, and five of them returned to Japan. Tokyo suspects hundreds more may have been taken. A support group for "special ... at volleyball." Families like Miho's suffer special agonies, said Kazuhiro Araki, who heads a support group for families of the missing. "We tell the families there's a chance they were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556513/japanese-woman-clings-hope-lost-sister-alive-north-korea
  4. 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

    ... had urged Nonomura in writing to quit if he could not explain how the money was spent. Members of the Liberal Democratic Party, who form the largest group in the assembly, had also demanded ... destinations and his political activities from his personal computer. Nonomura has said he will return the funds that he cannot account for, according to the sources. A civic group in Hyogo is planning ...

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

    Comfort women were just 'wartime prostitutes', says Japanese delegation

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 11:01pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Delegation says comfort women were 'prostitutes' A group of Japanese "patriots" are travelling to the United Nations in Geneva to demand ... The group will also host a reception at the four-star Hotel Bristol to get their message across to delegates at the UN event. "We are not nationalists, but patriots," Yumiko Yamamoto, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550620/comfort-women-were-just-wartime-prostitutes-says-japanese-delegation
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese pop group AKB48 cancels fan events after saw-wielding man injures two idols and employee

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Saw-wielding man hurts two band members and an employee in unprecedented attack Pop group halts fan events after man injures idols Japan's hugely popular pop group AKB48 has cancelled fan events after a saw-wielding man attacked two members and an employee, shocking the nation and raising questions over security. The two women and the male employee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519734/japanese-pop-group-akb48-cancels-fan-events-after-saw-wielding-man-injures
  7. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Two teenage members of Japanese girl group AKB48 were in hospital on Monday after being attacked by a man wielding a saw at one of the band’s regular ... their manager said. “They should be able to leave hospital tomorrow.” A Tokyo concert by the group scheduled for Monday night has been cancelled, as have other meet-and-greets, their management company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519620/slasher-attacks-japan-female-pop-group-akb48-fan-event
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Ageing politicians look to lead the young with Next Generation Party

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:01pm by AFP

    ... yesterday their new Japanese political grouping will be called Next Generation Party. The 81-year-old, a fixture on the fringes of government for decades, has been in search of a new name for his party of mostly elderly men since falling out with his last co-conspirator, with whom he jointly led the Japan Restoration Party. The grouping of about 20 lawmakers includes sworn allies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541239/ageing-politicians-look-lead-young-next-generation-party
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Triple murderer, 68, hanged in Japan for ‘extremely cruel’ crimes

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... rights groups. Separately, another death-row inmate, 60, died in prison of acute respiratory failure on Thursday, local media reported. Shigeo Okazaki, a former police officer, was sentenced ... dispatching three multiple murderers. International advocacy groups say Japan’s system is cruel because inmates can wait for their executions for many years in solitary confinement and are only told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540883/japan-hangs-killer-first-execution-year
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Ruling LDP setting up study group despite vehement opposition to plan on Facebook Japan to consider tax on mobile phones The Japanese government is giving serious consideration to imposing a new tax on owners of mobile phones, with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party setting up a study group to consider the feasibility of the levy and how much it might rake in. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539852/japan-considering-imposing-new-tax-mobile-phones

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