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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 - Asia - TRADE

    Free-trade deal signed between Japan and Mongolia

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan, Mongolia agree to vast tariff exemptions Japan and Mongolia signed a free-trade deal yesterday, as Tokyo looks to tap the fast-growing economy and its ... of products, including beef and cars, all Mongolian exports to Japan and 96 per cent of Japanese products sent to Mongolia will be exempt from any tariffs within the next decade, officials said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557286/free-trade-deal-signed-between-japan-and-mongolia
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anger erupts over court denial of welfare to foreign permanent residents of Japan

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Julian Ryall

    ... ruling Activists, analysts and foreign residents of Japan have reacted with dismay to a decision by the Supreme Court that foreigners with permanent residency are not entitled to welfare benefits. Friday's ruling by the highest court means that even foreign nationals born in Japan, who have spent all their lives in the country and paid their taxes, national insurance premiums ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557063/anger-erupts-over-court-denial-welfare-foreign-permanent-residents-japan
  4. Business - Economy

    Japan government's lowered economic growth forecast in line with central bank

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Government estimates in line with central bank, which says consumer prices will continue to rise Japan government lowers economic growth forecast Japan's government ... with the Bank of Japan's projections. Members of the government's top advisory panel, the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy (CEFP), did not object to the BOJ's view that consumer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1557377/japan-governments-lowered-economic-growth-forecast-line-central
  5. News - World - FOOD SAFETY

    China food scandal spreads to Japan as Burger King, Starbucks admit using tainted supplier

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:18pm

    ... Reuters in Shanghai McDonald’s Japan spokesman says company sourced about a fifth of its Chicken McNuggets from Shanghai Husi and halted sales of the product on Monday A toxic food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in US coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King and others, as well as McDonald’s products as far away as Japan. McDonald’s and KFC’s parent Yum Brands apologised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557182/china-food-scandal-spreads-japan-starbucks-and-burger-king-admit-they
  6. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton aborts Japan stint to seek treatment for heel injury

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:33am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Purton cuts short Japan stint over heel injury Despite riding in tremendous form, newly crowned Hong Kong champion jockey Zac Purton has aborted his off-season stint in Japan after aggravating a heel injury and was flying home to Australia on Sunday night to seek specialist treatment. Purton had won two of the three races he had contested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1556876/zac-purton-returns-australia-seek-treatment-heel-injury
  7. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Brazil and Japan to team up on offshore oil project

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Brazil to tap Japan technology for offshore oil venture Brazil plans to use Japanese technology in building a floating structure and ships for its huge offshore oil development project, media reports said yesterday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff will announce the use of Japanese technology in building ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1556926/brazil-and-japan-team-offshore-oil-project
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe says he will see to restart of nuclear power station in southwestern Japan

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 02:03pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan's prime minister says tells business executives he will ensure nuclear power station is restarted "by some means or other,” despite widespread unease following the Fukushima meltdown Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told business leaders in southwestern Japan that his government will see to it that a nuclear plant in the region ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556601/abe-says-he-will-see-nuclear-power-station-restart-southwestern-japan
  9. Business - Economy

    Poll points to gradual rebound in Japan business sentiment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:57am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Business sentiment improvement backs central bank's growth view as impact of tax rise fades Poll points to gradual rebound in Japan mood   Confidence among Japanese ... companies between June 30 and July 14, of which 280 replied. The Reuters tankan, which closely correlates with the Bank of Japan's key tankan survey, supports the central bank's view ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1555863/poll-points-gradual-rebound-japan-business-sentiment
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s nuclear watchdog gives green light to restart two nuclear reactors

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo First atomic plants get nod to switch back on For the first time since bringing in tougher safety rules last year, Japan’s nuclear regulator has said  two ... meltdown following a 2011 tsunami. NRA officials issued a more-than-400-page report on the Sendai plant in southern Japan, technically giving its operator approval to switch on its reactors. Prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555373/japans-nuclear-watchdog-gives-green-light-restart-two-nuclear-reactors

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