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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Record HK$413 billion defence budget sought by Japanese government

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 06:51pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... military budget Japan's government has requested a record defence budget and is also seeking a big increase in spending on diplomacy to counter the growing influence of China. The defence ministry announced yesterday that it would request a record 5.5 trillion yen (HK$413 billion) to buy stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine. Japan's foreign ministry requested a 10.8 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581800/japan-defence-ministry-asks-record-budget-amid-china-naval-fears
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe says he will see to restart of nuclear power station in southwestern Japan

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 02:03pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan's prime minister says tells business executives he will ensure nuclear power station is restarted "by some means or other,” despite widespread unease following the Fukushima meltdown Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told business leaders in southwestern Japan that his government will see to it that a nuclear plant in the region ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556601/abe-says-he-will-see-nuclear-power-station-restart-southwestern-japan
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s nuclear watchdog gives green light to restart two nuclear reactors

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo First atomic plants get nod to switch back on For the first time since bringing in tougher safety rules last year, Japan’s nuclear regulator has said  two ... meltdown following a 2011 tsunami. NRA officials issued a more-than-400-page report on the Sendai plant in southern Japan, technically giving its operator approval to switch on its reactors. Prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555373/japans-nuclear-watchdog-gives-green-light-restart-two-nuclear-reactors
  4. Business - Economy

    Poll points to gradual rebound in Japan business sentiment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:57am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Business sentiment improvement backs central bank's growth view as impact of tax rise fades Poll points to gradual rebound in Japan mood   Confidence among Japanese ... companies between June 30 and July 14, of which 280 replied. The Reuters tankan, which closely correlates with the Bank of Japan's key tankan survey, supports the central bank's view ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1555863/poll-points-gradual-rebound-japan-business-sentiment
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan, Britain to launch joint research into fighter jet missile technology

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... for its Patriot system Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles, a report said on Thursday. The plan – which comes months after Japan lifted a self-imposed ban on weapons exports – was likely to be approved by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet at a meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555561/japan-and-britain-launch-joint-research-fighter-jet-missile-technology
  6. News - Asia - SPACE

    Japan plans unmanned moon missions to compete with China's Jade Rabbit

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:54pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Tokyo plans unmanned missions to moon in bid to capitalise on China's faltering exploration programme, with first launch possible in 2019 Japan bids to hop ahead of Jade Rabbit Japan has unveiled plans to put a series of unmanned spacecraft on the moon. They will conduct research, recover samples and eventually aim to exploit any resources which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555417/japan-plans-unmanned-moon-missions-compete-chinas-jade-rabbit
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mixed reaction among Asian people to Shinzo Abe's more muscular Japan

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:32pm by AP

    ... low in Japan's two neighbours but many respondents in Vietnam and the Philippines said they trusted the Japanese leader. Abe is "quite well respected in a number of other Asian countries, with half or more in five of 10 trusting him in world affairs", the poll said. In South Korea, which is involved in disputes with Japan over the interpretation of wartime history, 94 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554924/mixed-reaction-among-asian-people-shinzo-abes-more-muscular-japan
  8. Business - Economy

    Bank of Japan says recovery, inflation on track as tax rise pain eases

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Central bank keeps policy steady, sticks to 2 per cent inflation target Japanese recovery on track as tax pain eases The Bank of Japan maintained its stimulus programme ... that Japan is making steady progress in hitting the price goal, and that the economy can ride out the tax rise as brighter economic prospects nudge companies into boosting wages and capital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1554973/bank-japan-says-recovery-inflation-track-tax-rise-pain-eases
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi Jinping's 'Asia for Asians' mantra evokes imperial Japan

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:24am by CURTIS CHIN

    ... Curtis Chin Curtis Chin is wary of China's challenge to the region's security status quo Xi's 'Asia for Asians' mantra evokes expansionist Japan A small ... and images, a very modern, troubling question comes to mind: Does "New China" equal "Old Japan"? Or, more pointedly, does China risk becoming the Japan of some seven decades past, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1553414/xi-jinpings-asia-asians-mantra-evokes-imperial-japan
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    On the shelf

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Susan Jung

    ... to find the fresh fruit in Hong Kong so the bottled juice is a fine substitute. It's produced in Yamaguchi, Japan, and contains only yuzu juice. I love the pure taste of yuzu, and plan ... a sharper aroma and more acidic flavour than yuzu. The juice, which is produced in Oita-ken, Japan, is very refreshing, and would make a delicious citrus tart, using the juice in place of the usual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581112/shelf

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