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  1. Sport - Other Sport

    Vettel says dominance of Formula One not turning off fans

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 05:11pm by Associated Press in Suzuka, Japan

    ... Associated Press in Suzuka, Japan On the verge of claiming his fourth straight Formula One title, Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel doesn’t think his overwhelming dominance has made the sport less interesting for fans. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was quoted after Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix as suggesting that Vettel’s dominance risks putting fans to sleep, similar to the era ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1328644/vettel-says-dominance-formula-one-not-turning-fans
  2. 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
  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing denies Xi planned to visit Holocaust Memorial during trip to Europe

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 03:46pm by Teddy Ng

    ... the nation's atonement for its wartime past. The aim was to contrast Germany's record with Japan's, the report said. Ambassador Shi Mingde told reporters on the sidelines of a Chinese ... the idea of a visit to the memorial because it did not want to be dragged into a dispute between China and Japan. Beijing's already tense relations with Tokyo have increasingly worsened since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1441842/beijing-denies-xi-planned-visit-holocaust-memorial-during-trip-europe
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's indigenous stealth fighter to fly this year amid arms race worries

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of stealth fighter jet this year A prototype of Japan's first domestically produced stealth fighter will get airborne before the end of the year, a significant development in Tokyo's ... Japan GO ITO, MEIJI UNIVERSITY The single-seat, fifth-generation fighter- which has the unofficial name "Shinshin", meaning "Spirit of God"- bears a resemblance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1484605/japans-indigenous-stealth-fighter-fly-year-amid-arms-race-worries
  5. Business - Economy

    Business sentiment up in Japan but outlook clouded by sales-tax rise

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Confidence suggests sales tax increase may have less impact on growth than first predicted Sentiment in Japan up but outlook cloudy Confidence at Japanese manufacturers ... increase may be less pronounced than thought. The monthly Reuters Tankan, which closely correlates with the Bank of Japan's tankan survey, gives an early glimpse of business morale after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1486378/business-sentiment-japan-outlook-clouded-sales-tax-rise
  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan official heads to Seoul for talks on 'comfort women'

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan, S Korea discuss wartime sex slavery South Korea and Japan held rare high-level talks yesterday on the sensitive issue of wartime sex slavery, which has contributed to a freeze in diplomatic ties. Kyodo cited an unnamed government official as saying that Japan would indicate it was mulling an official apology and money for the so-called comfort women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1484007/japan-official-heads-seoul-talks-comfort-women
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    North Korea demands Japan allow international ferry services to resume

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:30am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo head N Korea asks Japan to let ferry sail again North Korea is demanding that Japan permit a ferry to restart journeys between the two nations in return for the reopening of an investigation into the fate of Japanese nationals abducted by Pyongyang’s agents. The demand is the just latest from Pyongyang. North Korea has already requested that Japan allow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483399/north-korea-demands-japan-allow-international-ferry-services-resume
  8. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    ‘Iron Chef’ Zhou Fude popularised Chinese food in Japan and overseas

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:37pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Zhou Fude 1943-2014 'Iron Chef' popularised Chinese food in Japan Zhou Fude, a Chinese cook who helped to turn the Japanese television show Iron Chef into a worldwide cult hit, ... on to open his own restaurant after making a name for himself on television. Zhou also appeared as a lecturer on international cuisine on a cooking programme aired by NHK, Japan's national ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1482447/iron-chef-zhou-fude-popularised-chinese-food-japan-and-overseas
  9. Business - Banking & Finance - ACQUISITIONS

    Japan's Orix eyeing Standard Chartered's PrimeCredit unit

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:21am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Japanese firm is said to be weighing a bid for the British bank's PrimeCredit business in HK Orix 'interested in StanChart unit' Orix, Japan's most acquisitive financial firm, is considering bidding for Standard Chartered's consumer credit unit in Hong Kong, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Orix may team up with another investor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1482498/japans-orix-eyeing-standard-chartereds-primecredit-unit
  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan and S. Korea hold talks to lift tension ahead of Obama visit

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:14am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo and Seoul in bid to lift tension Japan and South Korea will hold talks this week to try to improve frosty relations before US President Barack Obama ... Korean counterpart, according to a statement released yesterday. Relations between Tokyo and Seoul have sunk to their worst level in years, mired in disputes linked to Japan's 1910-45 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1481267/japan-and-s-korea-hold-talks-lift-tension-ahead-obama-visit

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