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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe warns rally of dangers of bolstering Japan's military

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... provokes disquiet in China and on the Korean peninsula, where memories linger of Tokyo's brutal expansionism last century. However, his position is welcomed in Washington, where there have ... "stay vigilant" against Japan's actions and "not be permissive and supportive" of Tokyo. Washington has criticised Beijing's recent declaration of an air defence zone ...

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    North Korea demands Japan allow international ferry services to resume

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

    ... decision to sell the Tokyo headquarters of the North Korean residents’ association in Japan be rescinded. The two nations have had at least two rounds of talks in recent months. A third meeting is expected to take place before the end of the month. Japan has been encouraged by the new-found flexibility displayed by the North Korean regime. There are genuine hopes in Tokyo that there may ...

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    US sailors sue Fukushima nuclear plant operator for faking radiation data

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:21pm by AP

    ... and went beyond the reach of a US court. The new lawsuit names only the utility. The sailors were on the carrier USS Ronald Reagan, which ferried supplies to the quake zone. But TEPCO hit back: ...

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    Japan’s diplomatic ‘blue book’ reasserts claims to islands, angering China and South Korea

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... ships near Tokyo-controlled islands called the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China. China announced a new air defence zone over the islands last year, sparking sharp protests from the US, ...

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    Japan may only be able to restart one-third of its nuclear reactors

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:36pm by Reuters

    ... radius- the size of the Fukushima exclusion zone. Some reactors can essentially be ruled out, like Tepco’s Fukushima Daini station, which is well within the Daiichi plant evacuation zone and faces ...

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    Japanese politicians say Korean ‘comfort women’ claims fabricated

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 10:38pm by Julian Ryall

    ... before the Diet on Thursday, Nobuo Ishihara, Kono's deputy, confirmed that the government did not verify accounts given by 16 South Korean women who claimed they had been forced into sexual ... said, adding that the justification for the statue- the Kono Statement- was the "fairly vague" testimonies of the South Korean women. "War is a sad event and there were a lot ...

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    South Korea, Japan and the US to hold summit in The Hague next week

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:17pm by Reuters

    ... unpopular with South Koreans than North Korean supremo Kim Jong-un. But prospects for a meeting rose earlier this month when Abe promised to honour Tokyo's two previous apologies over its ...

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    Japan moves closer to nuclear restart, three years after Fukushima

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:16am

    ... zone due to high levels of radiation. Cleaning up Fukushima is expected to take decades and cost at least 11 trillion yen (HK$838 billion). Watch: Measuring radiation in Japan- 'Safecast ...

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    Accusations over wartime sex slaves a total lie, say Japanese nationalists

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 03:21am by Reuters

    ... on the testimony of 16 South Korean women, their identities kept anonymous in line with a Japanese government pledge. Any revision to the landmark apology by then-chief cabinet secretary Yohei Kono would ... the second world war. The government of Abe, which wants to bolster the military and be less apologetic about the past, has said it will set up a team to review the testimony of South Korean comfort ...

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    Japan’s ex-PM says comfort women apology review not in country’s interests

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 05:17pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Koreans. “It is no mistake that the Japanese military needed comfort women stations and the government was involved in establishing them,” said Murayama, who as prime minister issued a general ... for sex slavery was made after “comprehensive investigation into” evidence. In 1993, after hearing testimony from 16 Korean women, a statement issued in the name of then-chief cabinet secretary ...




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