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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Man sentenced to two years in jail in Japan for making guns with 3D printer

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:16am by AFP

    ... is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls. Yoshitomo Imura, 28, was found guilty of making two guns at his home and publishing a video online detailing the process, said ... the US Congress renewed a ban on guns that contain no metal. While Japanese police do carry guns, Japan has very strict firearms control laws and few people possess guns or have ever come ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet below 50pc

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:10am by AP

    ... of money by her political funds control body. The scandal around Obuchi may have affected the rating, Kyodo said. Abe tapped 40-year-old Obuchi less than two months ago to head the powerful ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China 'seriously concerned' after Japan PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:35am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... tiny islands in the East China Sea controlled by Japan but also claimed by Beijing, according to Japanese lawmakers recently in Beijing. Japanese diplomatic experts ruled out such a move ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Seiji Yoshida's lies about "comfort women" exploited by Japan's right

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by Julian Ryall

    ... of justifying their increasing control over the media," he said. ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Biography of Emperor Hirohito a whitewash: US historian Herbert Bix

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

    ... the full-scale invasion of China in 1937, Bix pointed out. He "exercised close control" over the use of chemical weapons in China and approved the unannounced attack at Pearl Harbour. "The ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese yakuza boss arrested for brutal 1998 killing

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:07am by AFP

    ... for allegedly gunning down a man in public. Satoru Nomura, 67, the top leader of Kudokai- one of Japan's most dangerous yakuza crime syndicates- was taken into custody over the 1998 killing of a 70-year-old man, a police spokesman said. "He is suspected of firing a gun at point-black range [to kill the victim]... and of shooting a weapon in public," the spokesman said. ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's high-speed Shinkansen bullet train turns 50

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 09:09pm by AP

    ... in the driver's seat of one of the early bullet trains at a railway museum outside Tokyo. He pulled a lever on the control panel, looking straight ahead as he was trained, though all he could see were ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan seeks its own early-warning aircraft

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:09am by AFP

    ... countries. The two nations are at odds over the Japan-controlled, China-claimed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. China calls the uninhabited islands Diaoyu. They have also conflicted ...

  9. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda calls for stable yen

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... important," Kuroda said yesterday in a meeting with business executives in Osaka, western Japan. Kuroda said it was difficult to control yen levels with Japanese policy alone because currency rates ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Pacific claims fuelled by search for resources, Chinese expansionism

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Under the terms of the UN granting Japan control over the areas, Tokyo is now permitted to carry out “the establishment and use of artificial islands, installations and structures.” Concerned at China’s ongoing efforts to expand the ocean areas that it controls, as well as Beijing’s claims to sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands, which Japan calls the Senkaku Islands, analysts believe ...




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