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  1. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Japan to pledges US$1b for Sahel security, stabilisation

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 01:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Yokohoma, Japan

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yokohoma, Japan Japan said Sunday it would give US$1 billion in aid to help stabilise the Islamist-infested Sahel region of Africa, months after the deaths of 10 ... of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development. “Japan will provide 100 billion yen (US$1 billion) in assistance over five years for the development and stability of the Sahel,” Abe told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1251985/japan-pledges-us1b-sahel-security-stabilisation
  2. News - China - CHINA-JAPAN RELATIONS

    China urges Japan to break from aggressive past after Shinzo Abe honours war criminals

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:38am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Japan government must 'win trust of Asian neighbours', says China's foreign ministry after Prime Minister sends condolence message to 'Showa Martyrs', including wartime leaders China has called on Japan to break from its aggressive past and win the trust of its Asian neighbours, the day after news that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had honoured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581393/china-urges-japan-break-aggressive-past-after-shinzo-abe-honours-war
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Guide dog stabbed in Japan as it led owner to work

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:55am by Associated Press in Saitama

    ... Associated Press in Saitama Attack on Oscar, a nine-year-old Labrador, who suffered multiple stab wounds, discovered only when a sighted colleague of the owner noticed dog's injuries. Police are investigating the stabbing of a guide dog, in Saitama Prefecture, near Tokyo, in Japan, during its owner’s morning commute to work, investigators said today. The police have yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581388/police-investigate-stabbing-guide-dog-during-owners-morning-commute-office
  4. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    New stock index makes waves in Japan

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:20am by Bloomberg

    ... revolution. Bespectacled and lean at 40, the lifelong employee of Japan Exchange Group is executing a plan backed by the government to shame corporate executives into boosting profits rather than ... (ETF) net deposits in the year. Almost US$2 billion was tracking the gauge by August 7 in four ETFs and 19 investment trusts, Japan Exchange president Atsushi Saito said this month. The US$1.2 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581648/new-stock-index-makes-waves-japan
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan urged to stick to history after Shinzo Abe sent message about wartime criminals

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:32pm by AP

    ... China and South Korea yesterday urged Japan to stick to history and reflect on its wartime aggression after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honouring more than 1,000 second world war-era war criminals, praising their contributions. Abe sent the message in April to a ceremony at the Koyasan Buddhist temple in central Japan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581563/japan-urged-stick-history-after-shinzo-abe-sent-message-about-wartime
  6. News - Asia - DISEASE

    Teenager contracts dengue fever in Japan, in first such case in 70 years

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:56am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Rare case of dengue contracted in Japan The Japanese health ministry said yesterday it had found a patient who contracted dengue fever while in the country, the first time ... condition was stable. The infection is likely to have occurred in Japan through a mosquito which bit a person who caught the virus overseas, the ministry said. The National Institute of Infectious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581276/teenager-contracts-dengue-fever-japan-first-such-case-70-years
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan birthrate drops 2.7 per cent in first half of year to fewer than 500,000 babies

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:48pm

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo The number of babies born in Japan in the January to June period dropped 2.7 per cent from a year earlier to 496,391, pointing to the possibility of the annual figure ... but the figure was about 2,000 to 3,000 less compared with a year before in each month between January and May, it said. Japan’s birthrate is one of the world’s lowest at around 1.4 per cent. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580811/japan-birthrate-drops-27-cent-first-half-year
  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping emissary Li Xiaolin ‘planning Japan visit to improve relations’

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:25am by AP

    ... is considering visiting Japan next month, sources knowledgeable about the matter said. If the visit by Li Xiaolin, the youngest daughter of former president Li Xiannian, is realised, the likelihood ... In addition to the event in Osaka on September 22-23, she is considering attending a ballet with the theme of friendship between Japan and China on October 7 in Tokyo, the sources said. Since Abe took ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580752/xi-jinping-emissary-li-xiaolin-planning-japan-visit-improve-relations-say
  9. Business - Economy

    Rebound in exports lifts Japan's economic hopes

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Rebound in Japan's exports lifts hopes Japan's exports rose last month for the first time in three months in a tentative sign that demand overseas is starting to recover, which could raise hopes that exports can offset a slump in consumer spending. The export data will be a relief for the Bank of Japan, which has based its economic growth and inflation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1578043/rebound-exports-lifts-japans-economic-hopes
  10. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Japan's contemporary history told through photography

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... the 1970s to the Present" is a travelling show that makes use of the collection of The Japan Foundation, which co-presents it with the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1577550/japans-contemporary-history-told-through-photography

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