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  1. 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 ...

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    Yoshiko Yamaguchi, songstress who bridged divide

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by SCMP Editorial

    ... was, in fact, Japanese. Exiled from the country of her birth, she pursued a successful film career in Japan, starring in legendary director Akira Kurosawa's Scandal and later in Samuel Fuller's A House of Bamboo. Between 1974 and 1992, she was a member of the upper house of Japan's parliament, a post she used to promote improved relations between China and Japan. One of her ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Family ties can only take a leader so far

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... affair and it is as evident in the US, Britain and Australia as it is in Japan, the Philippines and India. In Asia, though, it has become so prevalent at the top echelons of power ... northeast Asia in particular, have been otherwise, though. The sons of former leaders and top officials are in charge in China, Taiwan, Japan and North Korea, while the daughter of an ex-president ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's rail diplomacy has huge potential for the nation and allies

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... joint bids for five high-speed-rail projects in competition with Japan. China has global ambitions to export its technology, with the twin objectives of securing access to energy and other ... disputed claims by Japan of theft. China has already built 10,000km of track, and expects to have built five times that much by the end of the decade. Building high-speed railways across borders ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Japan still lags behind in child pornography laws

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Child porn laws still lag in Japan There can never be any excuse for a government to turn a blind eye to child pornography. Finally, after years of foreign pressure, ... to anger. Lives are forever altered from the molestation and the permanent record of the images; once on the internet, they are irretrievable. Japan's failure to ban child pornography had led ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shinzo Abe must start to build consensus, rather than go it alone

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the cabinet's challenges. It also has to consider whether to go ahead with another increase in the unpopular sales tax and whether nuclear reactors should be restarted. Japan's fast-ageing society will suffer unless more women take up jobs and get involved in public decision-making; Japan ranks poorly internationally on female participation in politics, the workforce and boardroom. The 70th ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Sino-Japan ties in need of urgent repair

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Sino-Japan ties in need of repair Throughout the ups and downs of relations between China and Japan, their governments have separated business from politics. A Shanghai ... costs. Beijing portrayed the case as being purely a business dispute, but it is nonetheless likely to embolden activists seeking redress from Japan. Tokyo has consistently argued that treaties ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shinzo Abe's three arrows are looking badly blunted

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Abe's arrows are badly blunted A lot has been going better for Japan with Abenomics, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic strategy is known, since he assumed ... the world's third largest economy grew by an annualised 6.1 per cent. The sales tax increase from 5 per cent to 8 per cent raises revenue to service Japan's massive public debt. Abe has to decide ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Neighbours are right to worry about Japan's plutonium stockpile

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Keep tabs on Japan plutonium If any nation could be expected to exercise restraint and responsibility over the handling of weapons-grade stocks of the plutonium by-product of nuclear power, it should be the one that has been the only target of atomic bombs- Japan. It says something about regional tensions, sensitivity about the resurgence of Japanese nationalism, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Unity the key to Africa's future

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... summitry to its strategy; African leaders have regularly been courted at such events by China, India, Japan, the EU, Turkey and Brazil. US President Barack Obama made appropriate pledges to 50 ...




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