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  1. 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

    ... said Richard Heydarian, a political science lecturer at Ateneo De Manila University. "There is a lingering concern over US strategic retrenchment in the region," he said. "So ... "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 ...

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    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 ...

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    Making bouquets last longer: Japanese scientists slow flower ageing

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... in a study carried out jointly with Kagoshima University. "Unmodified flowers started withering 13 hours after they opened, but flowers that had been genetically modified stayed open for 24 ...

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

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

    ... steps are little more than nominal... They are not substantive. They are not something that would benefit North Korea greatly,” said Hajime Izumi, a professor at the University of Shizuoka. ... from Abe’s extremely unpopular coup against Japan’s postwar pacifist order,” said Jeffrey Kingston, director of Asia studies at Temple University’s Japan campus. ...

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    Japanese mother and three children jump to death in 'family suicide'

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the two-year-old was found stuck in branches of a nearby tree. Despite a high-quality healthcare system universally available, relatively few people with psychological problems seek treatment in Japan, ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's nuclear safety regulator accused of ignoring risk from volcanoes

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:17pm by Reuters

    ... the power of science to predict future volcanic eruptions. Japan lies on the "Ring of Fire", a horseshoe-shaped band of fault lines and volcanoes circling the edges of the Pacific Ocean. ... a professor of volcanology at the University of Tokyo, who advised officials when they were forming regulatory guidelines for monitoring volcanoes. Eruptions that form calderas are devastating, ...

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    Japan PM moves closer to winning support for looser limits on military

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:56pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... at Temple University’s Japan campus. “There’s no opposition so he can ride roughshod. The New Komeito was the only fly in the ointment.” Komura’s latest proposal would allow the exercise of force ...

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    Japan PM Shinzo Abe eyes landmark change on limits to military combat abroad

    Posted May 16th 2014, 06:38pm by Reuters

    ... Benedict Exconde of the Yuchengco Centre of the De La Salle University in Manila. “Countries in Asia, especially those whose citizens suffered from the horrors brought about by the Imperial ...

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    Debate swirls in Japan over Shinzo Abe's military expansion push

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 06:54pm by AP

    ... a political science professor at Sophia University in Tokyo and an opponent of revision. But Takeshi Iwaya, a senior lawmaker in charge of the ruling party’s defence policy, said: “If we stick ...

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    Casino tycoon Kazuo Okada files defamation complaint against Wynn Resorts

    Posted May 01st 2014, 09:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Billionaire Okada files defamation complaint against Wynn Resorts Universal Entertainment and its billionaire founder Kazuo Okada have filed a criminal complaint against Wynn Resorts and its CEO Steve Wynn in Japan on allegations of defamation. The complaint marks the latest salvo in a long-running feud between the two former business partners. Universal said ...




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