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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Dozens injured as earthquake destroys homes near Nagano, Japan

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 04:15am by AP

    ... in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics. At least 50 homes were destroyed in two villages, with 41 people hurt. The magnitude-6.7 earthquake struck shortly after 10pm on Saturday west of Nagano city at a depth of 10km, the Japan Meteorological Agency said- revising the magnitude from a preliminary 6.8. Ryo Nishino, a restaurant owner in Hakuba, a ski resort village ...

  2. News - Asia - EARTHQUAKE

    Homes collapse, 39 injured in Japan's magnitude-6.8 earthquake

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 09:16am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroyed more than half a dozen homes in a ski resort town and injured at least 30 people, officials said. The magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck Saturday near Nagano city shortly after 10pm (1300 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometres, the Japan Meteorological Agency ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Foes China and Japan finally headed for talks during Asean: sources

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 03:52pm by AP, AFP

    ... Agencies in Naypyidaw Beijing and Tokyo making 'final preparations' for first bilateral talks in nearly two years; Japan and South Korea also slated for fence-mending talks Japan ... in its position that it will not hold a summit with Abe unless Japan recognises the existence of a territorial dispute over the Senkaku Islands, administered by Japan but claimed by China, ...




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