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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan's Shinzo Abe visits South Asia in bid to counter China's influence

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by Reuters

    ... to introduce the dynamism of both countries to Japan's economy by strengthening relations with them and engaging in top-level sales activities," said Abe, who is accompanied by 50 top ... exports. Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited Tokyo in May and Abe's return visit should bring progress on Japan's commitment to invest 600 billion yen (HK$44 billion) over ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With new cabinet post, Yuko Obuchi's political star keeps rising in Japan

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Woman who's Japan's new minister of economy, trade and industry is widely seen as on course to become its first woman prime minister Yuko Obuchi's ... to the cabinet in 2008, Obuchi is still just 40 years old, making her a stripling in Japan's political world. Even more significantly, she is a woman in the old boys' club that still rules ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Chinese diplomat formerly in Japan missing, amid reports of probe

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 02:19am by Julian Ryall

    ... in Tokyo who returned home in the second half of last year is reportedly being questioned over the disclosure of sensitive information to contacts in Japan. The diplomat has been identified as Tang Benyuan. While in Tokyo he was tasked with developing contacts with senior members of Japan's political parties. Japanese media reported yesterday that following his return to China, Tang, 54, ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong on collision course with Japan in second leg of Asian Sevens Series

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 12:23am by Alvin Sallay

    ... from the slight [injury] concerns over Jamie and Salom, we ticked off everything we wanted to achieve Gareth Baber "Japan are looking very good and have quality but we are not looking so far ahead as we have to get past our quarter-finals and semis first," said Hong Kong head coach Gareth Baber. "Japan have not been tested physically so far and it remains to be seen ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Japan ring changes to fight for Asian Sevens Series crown

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 11:02pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Japan ring changes to fight for Asian crown Japan have rung the changes for the second leg of the Asian Sevens Series in Kuala Lumpur, bringing in six ... Japan sevens manager Yusuke Kuwano "This is a very important tournament for us if we are to defend our Asian sevens crown," said Japan manager Yusuke Kuwano. "With only three legs ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Give the Chinese their due place in the second world war fight against Japan

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 05:00am by Alex Lo

    ... this year. Later, there will be the 83rd anniversary of the Mukden Incident that triggered Japan's 1931 invasion of China on September 18 and the newly established Martyrs' Day on September 30. Meanwhile, there is a new official textbook for fifth-graders on the Nanking massacre. Remembering Japan's imperialism and atrocities is necessary, especially when Japanese right-wing ...

  7. News - China - SINO-JAPANESE TIES

    Beijing leaders out in force at 1945 war anniversary in pointed message to Japan

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 02:13pm by Teddy Ng

    ... out Japan insalute to war's end President Xi Jinping and top leaders attended a large-scale event in Beijing yesterday to mark 69 years since the end of the second Sino-Japanese war, commemorations that coincide with China's ramped up efforts to publicly call out Japan over its wartime abuses. Xi and members of the Communist Party's powerful Politburo Standing Committee ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan names five women to new cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 07:23pm by AP

    ... and just 3.9 per cent of board members of listed Japanese companies. Women in Japan have long complained about obstacles at work, getting equal pay for equal work and finding child-care or helpful ... in the 18-member cabinet is extremely rare for Japan, It matches the highest number, set back in 2001, under Junichiro Koizumi. Abe's previous cabinet, which was dissolved earlier in the day, had two ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Japan primed for release of third arrow of Abenomics

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:23pm by KOICHI HAMADA

    ... Koichi Hamada Koichi Hamada says focus should turn to labour reform and deregulation Japanese economy primed for release of Abe's third arrow Last April, Japan's government ... Minister Shinzo Abe's three-pronged strategy to revive Japan's economy- signals the government's commitment to fiscal consolidation. But it has also dealt Japan a heavy macroeconomic ...

  10. News - China - SINO-JAPANESE TIES

    Month of commemorations of China's 1945 victory over Japan begins

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:49am by Li Jing

    ... remembrances- the 83rd anniversary of the Mukden incident that was the pretext for Japan's 1931 invasion of China on September 18 and the newly established Martyrs' Day on September 30. ... Zemin, was also given the honour. In February, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the national legislature, designated September 3 to mark victory over Japan ...




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