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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel hails Okinawa base move as a 'milestone'

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 12:56pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Tokyo Decision to move station from populated area ends years of wrangling, but opposition remains Hagel hails Okinawa base move as a 'milestone' A long-simmering dispute between the US and Japan over the fate of a military base on Okinawa was resolved yesterday when the governor of Okinawa gave his approval to move it to a remote area ...

  2. News - China - JAPAN

    Japanese hail Chinese student for saving boy from raging river

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Online applause for tourist who jumped into raging river to rescue nine-year-old Japanese hail Chinese student for saving boy Sino-Japanese diplomatic relations may be strained, but a Chinese tourist's bravery in saving a boy from a raging river has generated much praise in Japan's online community. The nine-year-old fell ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scandal-hit research scientist commits suicide in research centre

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... unveiled a study earlier this year that was hailed as a "game-changer" in the quest to grow transplant tissue in the lab. But the feted research unravelled amid claims Obokata used ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US airbase relocation in spotlight as Japan mayoral vote begins

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 03:43pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the use of roads and other facilities in the city necessary for building works. The agreement reached in December was hailed as a breakthrough that could remove a running sore in relations between ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    New US ambassador Caroline Kennedy arrives in Japan

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 05:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Narita

    ... nations on women’s empowerment in politics and business. Kennedy’s appointment has been hailed in Japan, although some critics have voiced concern at having a diplomatic novice in the important ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Okinawa elects anti-US-base mayor, but Tokyo says plans will go ahead

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:39pm by AFP

    ... host to a disproportionate share of the US military presence in Japan. The agreement reached in December was hailed as a breakthrough that could remove a running sore in relations between ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan launches new satellites to boost surveillance

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 05:40pm by AFP

    ... stance on North Korea, hailed the successful launch. “The government will make the most use out of the system... in order to enhance our country’s national security and crisis management,” he ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Criticism by mainland Japanese of Okinawa activists dismissed as 'racist'

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... and a conventional propeller-driven aeroplane, has a poor safety record. But the marchers were met by a hail of abuse from onlookers- some of which was captured on video and later uploaded on websites ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Russia, Japan vow new push to end islands dispute

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 03:58pm by AFP

    ... talks on finding options for a solution that could be presented to the leaders. Abe, who was making the first high-level official visit by a Japanese prime minister to Moscow in a decade, hailed ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan government distances itself from 'comfort women' comment

    Posted May 14th 2013, 01:16pm by AFP

    ... the second world war, according to many mainstream historians. “When soldiers risk their lives under a hail of bullets, and you want to give them a rest somewhere, it is clear that you need a comfort ...




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