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  1. 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

    ... knife- is banned, while possession of guns is strictly limited to licensed hunters. Additional reporting by Reuters ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan faces season of peak power demand without nuclear plants

    Posted May 19th 2014, 11:07pm by Julian Ryall

    ... at the Fukushima plant in March 2011. Work is still under way at the site to get four crippled reactors under control and to clean up the radiation that escaped when it was destroyed by an earthquake ... not believe there will be energy shortages because utilities can control the power balance very carefully and accurately," said Tomoko Murakami, a nuclear-energy expert with the Institute ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan says historic maps bolster claim to islands controlled by South Korea

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:28pm by Julian Ryall

    ... that these islands are part of Shimane Prefecture and we just want them to be returned to our control." He declined to say comment on whether senior government members would attend this year's ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Osaka bar owner backed in dancing permit row

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:52pm by Julian Ryall

    ... allowed people to dance without a licence and then the police searched my home as well." The Law on Control and Improvement of Amusement Business was passed in 1948 and requires any ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Obama touches down in Japan for first leg of tension-filled Asian tour

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... if push came to shove over the Japanese-controlled Senkaku islands, which Beijing claims as the Diaoyus. Historical interpretations keep muddying the Japan-China relationship, said ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's indigenous stealth fighter to fly this year amid arms race worries

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... to the Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter, with a twin tail configuration and raised pilot canopy. The aircraft also has a 3-D thrust vectoring capability, a fly-by-optics flight control system and an advanced ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe warns rally of dangers of bolstering Japan's military

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... over a large swathe of the East China Sea, including disputed remote islands controlled by Japan but also claimed by China. Hagel was in Japan earlier this week, reassuring its leaders ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese drug maker Takeda to fight US$6 billion damages over diabetes drug

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... in the United States. Actos- a prescription medication launched in 2010 to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes- had been a promising drug for Takeda, which was recently forced ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Toyota recalls nearly 6.4 million faulty cars for a variety of faults

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... that it lied to safety regulators and the public as it tried to cover up deadly accelerator defects. Dozens of deaths were blamed on the problems, which caused vehicles to speed out of control and fail ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s diplomatic ‘blue book’ reasserts claims to islands, angering China and South Korea

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... ships near Tokyo-controlled islands called the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China. China announced a new air defence zone over the islands last year, sparking sharp protests from the US, ...




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