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  1. News - World - G20 SUMMIT

    US, Japan, Australia risk antagonising China with agreement on military cooperation

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 09:45am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Brisbane Pledge by US, Australia and Japan set to antagonise China despite Barack Obama's warm talks with Xi Jinping in Beijing Trio vows to deepen military ties Eyeing Beijing's assertiveness, US President Barack Obama and the prime ministers of Japan and Australia have committed to deepen their military cooperation and work together ...

  2. News - Asia - ASEAN

    Japan announces plan for 2015 forum on 'peace building' in Asia

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 05:18am by AP

    ... as regional development that helped democratisation, Japanese officials said. Japan planned to invite high-level government officials, as well as members of international organisations and NGOs, from ... of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, plus Japan, China, South Korea, the United States, Russia, India, Australia and New Zealand. Japan and 10 Southeast Asian countries on Wednesday agreed to widen ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - ASIAN CUP

    Australia, Iran, Japan and South Korea desperate for form ahead of Asian Cup

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 11:29pm by AP

    ... desperate for form ahead of finals Time is running out for Australia, Japan, Iran and South Korea, Asia's four failed participants from the 2014 World Cup, to find form before the continental ... off in Australia in January. South Korea travel to Iran on Tuesday while Japan and Australia, finalists in the 2011 Asian Cup, meet in Osaka. Four days before the Australia game, Japan take ...

  4. News - Asia - US-India relations

    Obama to visit India in January, talk with Modi

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 10:14am by AP

    ... and Indian leaders also agreed in the talks on a plan to hold a trilateral foreign ministerial meeting involving the United States, India and Japan. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was the chief ...

  5. News - Asia - MOTORING

    Toyota launches its hydrogen-fuelled vision of the future, the Mirai

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 10:26pm by AP

    ... carmaker announced yesterday it would begin selling hydrogen-fuel-cell cars in Japan on December 15 and in the United States and Europe in mid-2015. The sporty-looking, four-door Toyota Mirai will retail for 6.7 million yen (HK$450,000) before taxes. Toyota hopes to sell 400 in Japan and 300 in the rest of the world in the first year. "In time, the fuel-cell vehicle will become ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN committee votes to hold North Korea accountable for human rights abuses

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 11:24pm by AP

    ... said Choe Myong-nam, a foreign ministry adviser for UN and human rights issues. His colleagues gave no details on that threat. Choe also accused the European Union and Japan ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Lukewarm response from scientists to US-China climate change deal

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:05am by AP

    ... this agreement helps, it's only letting up on the pedal, not slowing the car. World leaders forged the first international treaty to combat global warming in Kyoto, Japan, in 1997. But developing ...

  8. News - World - CLIMATE

    What the US-China climate deal means to the world

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 11:04am by AP

    ... on the table a year ahead of the Paris climate summit, pressure now builds on other countries including India, Russia and Japan to present their own targets. Guri Bang, of the CICERO environmental ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mixed reaction among Asian people to Shinzo Abe's more muscular Japan

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:32pm by AP

    ... low in Japan's two neighbours but many respondents in Vietnam and the Philippines said they trusted the Japanese leader. Abe is "quite well respected in a number of other Asian countries, with half or more in five of 10 trusting him in world affairs", the poll said. In South Korea, which is involved in disputes with Japan over the interpretation of wartime history, 94 ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

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

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Typhoon threatens Japan's major cities A strong typhoon swerved towards Japan's heavily populated central islands yesterday after it slammed through ... heaviest rainfall in a half century, according to the Okinawa government. One of the biggest storms to hit Japan, Neoguri was forecast to reach Kyushu island today. It could then travel across ...




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