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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Okinawa on alert as ‘once in decades storm’ Super Typhoon Neoguri takes aim

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 02:01pm by Reuters

    ... has a four-tier color-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe warning, followed by orange, yellow and blue. Hong Kong Observatory scientific officer Tam Yee-ting ... Agencies in Tokyo Japan’s weather agency on Monday night issued emergency warnings to urge people in the country’s southern islands to take maximum precautions as a super typhoon described ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1548685/super-typhoon-neoguri-once-decades-storm-barrels-towards-japan
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri heads east after hitting Japan’s Kyushu region

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:45am by Associated Press in Kyodo

    ... it moved further east, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Since the agency issued its first special alert on Monday warning that the season’s eighth typhoon could be the strongest in decades, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551746/typhoon-neoguri-heads-east-after-hitting-japans-kyushu-region
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... dismissed a 1996 report on the issue by Radhika Coomaraswamy, the UN's special rapporteur on violence against women, on the grounds that it ignored US military documents that described ...

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

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

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

    ... Post, a spokesman issued a terse statement: “NHK has not reported the incident mentioned in the question. “I’m afraid we do not answer [about] the decision in regard of the news coverage.” ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549425/controversy-engulfs-japans-nhk-over-failure-cover-pacifist-protester-who
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... the main island of Honshu, which includes Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. Kyushu's Fukuoka prefecture issued warnings for strong winds, high tides and heavy rains, and advised people to stay indoors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550623/typhoon-neoguri-threatens-cities-japans-central-islands
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan approves end to ban on military fighting overseas in victory for Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:54am by KRISTINE KWOK, Teddy Ng and Agencies

    ... "For a long time, the Japanese government has been stirring up trouble on historical issues," Foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei told a regular press briefing. "It's only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1544126/japans-ruling-parties-agree-drop-ban-collective-self-defence
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to lift some North Korea sanctions amid report of surviving abductees

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 10:20am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Japanese citizens, and five abductees and their families subsequently returned to Japan. North Korea said the remaining eight were dead and that the issue was closed, but Japan pressed for more ... have said that North Korea already knows the fate of the missing Japanese and that the promised reinvestigation was largely a diplomatic ploy. Progress on the emotive issue of the abductees, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545349/japan-lift-some-n-korea-sanctions-amid-report-surviving-abductees
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese cabinet set to relax defence rules despite strong opposition

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

    ... been criticised by 139 local councils, with the Aomori Municipal Assembly issuing a statement describing the move as "totally unacceptable". "Altering the interpretation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543828/japanese-cabinet-set-relax-defence-rules-despite-strong-opposition
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo council told to 'clean itself up' after sexist jeers at assembly woman

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... up", he said. Health Minister Norihisa Tamura, whose portfolio includes the welfare of working women, said the abuse was "not only deeply disrespectful to women, it was a major human rights issue". The comments came as colleagues of opposition member Ayaka Shiomura, 35, demanded the assembly identify and punish those who directed abuse at her. Shiomura, from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537177/tokyo-council-told-clean-itself-after-sexist-jeers-assembly-woman
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan exploiting Asian guest workers, US State Department report says

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:22pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo US State Department calls training scheme for young foreigners a form of forced labour Japan accused ofexploiting Asian guest workers The United States has issued a strongly worded criticism of the Japanese government's Industrial Trainee and Technical Internship Programme, describing the scheme that supposedly aids young foreign workers as "forced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540535/japan-exploiting-asian-guest-workers-us-state-department-report-says

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