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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. Business - Companies

    Japan's JX eyes Indonesia, Vietnam for refining push

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Indonesia, Vietnam in JX sights for refiners Japan's biggest oil refiner, JX Nippon Oil & Energy, is looking at building refineries and petrol stations in Indonesia and Vietnam as fuel consumption slumps at home, in what would be its first major downstream oil investment in Asia outside Japan. The two markets are the most promising locations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1577236/japans-jx-eyes-indonesia-vietnam-refining-push
  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US military advised against troops visiting Japan's war-linked shrine

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:41am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo US military leaders in Japan advised against a planned visit by some of their troops to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo in early April, before US President Barack Obama’s visit to the Japanese capital, apparently out of consideration to South Korea and China, a US military source said on Saturday. US Forces Japan headquarters warned against the visit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575321/us-military-advised-against-troops-visiting-japans-war-linked-shrine
  4. Sport - China - VOLLEYBALL

    'Tired' China lose again as Japan snatch Macau leg of World Grand Prix

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 10:39pm

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Macau kinwa.chan@scmp.com Mainlanders unable to match fresher Japanese this time around but still qualify for Tokyo finals Japan snatch Macau leg as 'tired' China lose again Japan claimed honours in the Macau leg of the women's World Grand Prix series on Sunday after pulling off a 3-1 win over China in the last match of the three-day tournament. Led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1575612/tired-china-lose-again-japan-snatch-macau-leg-world-grand-prix
  5. News - Asia

    Shinzo Abe down to his last arrow in plan to revive Japan's economy

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:19pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... to his last arrow After Shinzo Abe was elected prime minister in 2012, Tomonobu Kumahira, a college student from Japan, thought he wouldn't last long. After all, prime ministers have short ... Kumahira hopes Japan can stop the revolving door of leaders that has paralysed the country's politics and prevented the world's third-biggest economy from playing a bigger role ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573775/shinzo-abe-down-his-last-arrow-plan-revive-japans-economy
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan 'strongly protests' Russian military exercises on disputed Pacific islands

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 06:39pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Exercises put pressure on Tokyo, which is seeking energy from its giant neighbour Japan slams Russian drills on seized isles Japan "strongly protested" yesterday ... crisis. The dispute over the islands, which Russia seized from Japan in the waning days of the second world war, has also prevented the two countries from signing a formal peace treaty. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572923/japan-strongly-protests-against-russian-exercises-disputed-isles
  7. Business - Economy

    June machinery orders rebound 8.8pc in Japan but outlook looks bleak

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:09am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Weak exports and industrial production cloud outlook for capital spending Machinery orders rebound in Japan Japan's core machinery orders rose for the first time ... Corporate investment is one of the key- and so far missing- ingredients of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recipe for economic revival, dubbed "Abenomics", aimed at pulling Japan out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1573811/june-machinery-orders-rebound-88pc-japan-outlook-looks-bleak
  8. Business - Economy - JAPANESE ECONOMY

    Japan economy shrinks 6.8 per cent, most since tsunami, as tax rise bites

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 09:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Contraction is biggest since 2011 earthquake, but government takes a relaxed view Japanese economy shrinks as tax rise hits Japan suffered its biggest economic contraction ... recovery. While the news is unlikely to shake the Bank of Japan's conviction that the economy can ride out the impact of the rise in tax, it could add pressure on the bank for further monetary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1572651/japan-economy-shrinks-tax-rise-bites
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    To repair Sino-Japan ties, it's up to Shinzo Abe to show sincerity

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of Japan's second world war defeat. China has made that a pre-condition for talks, so it would obviously be a good start. But Abe's nationalist tendencies and pressure from the political far ... is understandable: Abe's shrine visit, his pushing for a reinterpretation of Japan's pacifist constitution so that the military can fight overseas and perceived disregard for his country's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570877/repair-sino-japan-ties-its-shinzo-abe-show-sincerity
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Halong blamed for 10 deaths and dozens of injuries in Japan

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... the weekend, reports said yesterday. The storm was moving over the Sea of Japan (East Sea), after making landfall on the largest and most populous island of Honshu, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The outer bands of the storm were continuing to lash northern Japan with heavy rain as officials warned of landslides, floods and tornadoes. The agency downgraded the typhoon to a tropical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1571531/typhoon-halong-blamed-10-deaths-and-dozens-injuries-japan

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