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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 - JAPAN

    Japan birthrate drops 2.7 per cent in first half of year to fewer than 500,000 babies

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:48pm

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo The number of babies born in Japan in the January to June period dropped 2.7 per cent from a year earlier to 496,391, pointing to the possibility of the annual figure ... but the figure was about 2,000 to 3,000 less compared with a year before in each month between January and May, it said. Japan’s birthrate is one of the world’s lowest at around 1.4 per cent. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580811/japan-birthrate-drops-27-cent-first-half-year
  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping emissary Li Xiaolin ‘planning Japan visit to improve relations’

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:25am by AP

    ... is considering visiting Japan next month, sources knowledgeable about the matter said. If the visit by Li Xiaolin, the youngest daughter of former president Li Xiannian, is realised, the likelihood ... In addition to the event in Osaka on September 22-23, she is considering attending a ballet with the theme of friendship between Japan and China on October 7 in Tokyo, the sources said. Since Abe took ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580752/xi-jinping-emissary-li-xiaolin-planning-japan-visit-improve-relations-say
  4. Business - Economy

    Rebound in exports lifts Japan's economic hopes

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Rebound in Japan's exports lifts hopes Japan's exports rose last month for the first time in three months in a tentative sign that demand overseas is starting to recover, which could raise hopes that exports can offset a slump in consumer spending. The export data will be a relief for the Bank of Japan, which has based its economic growth and inflation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1578043/rebound-exports-lifts-japans-economic-hopes
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Japan's contemporary history told through photography

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... the 1970s to the Present" is a travelling show that makes use of the collection of The Japan Foundation, which co-presents it with the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1577550/japans-contemporary-history-told-through-photography
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Soundpocket's Around Sound Art Festival extends its reach to Japan

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... in 2009, the local sound art outfit will be taking part of its Around Sound Art Festival to Amino, a small town outside Kyoto, Japan. Twenty enthusiasts will attend a weekend retreat at the end ... Australian Michael Graeve and Tetsuya Umeda from Japan will fly in for the event to create installations that will be positioned next to works by Paolo Piscitelli and Phill Niblock at the Kwun Tong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1574241/soundpockets-around-sound-art-festival-extends-its-reach-japan
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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