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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scores killed or missing as huge landslide engulfs Hiroshima suburb

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:17am

    ... the hillside into the tightly-packed houses that sit on the edge of a commuter belt, in an area where town gives way to farmland. One man, gesturing to the mud-covered remains of a house, told NHK: “My ... is to help that person.” Another man told reporters he had seen everything he owned swept away. “We could hear the earth rumbling and all of a sudden, things roared past us,” he said. A woman spoke ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577586/least-18-dead-japan-landslide
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Halong blamed for 10 deaths and dozens of injuries in Japan

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... But the Nikkei newspaper said as many as 10 deaths were linked to the storm. The body of an Iranian man was found in Ibaraki, northeast of Tokyo, while two Japanese women died in the country's west, the Nikkei said. The National Police Agency declined to confirm the number of deaths, saying it had yet to compile a nationwide total. The coastguard yesterday resumed searching for a man who went ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1571531/typhoon-halong-blamed-10-deaths-and-dozens-injuries-japan
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese pop group AKB48 cancels fan events after saw-wielding man injures two idols and employee

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Saw-wielding man hurts two band members and an employee in unprecedented attack Pop group halts fan events after man injures idols Japan's hugely popular pop group AKB48 has cancelled fan events after a saw-wielding man attacked two members and an employee, shocking the nation and raising questions over security. The two women and the male employee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519734/japanese-pop-group-akb48-cancels-fan-events-after-saw-wielding-man-injures
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Controversy engulfs Japan's NHK over failure to cover pacifist fire protest

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:19am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo National broadcaster won’t comment on decision not to report on man who set himself alight to protest reinterpretation of constitution to allow troops to fight ... using still images or footage captured by horrified onlookers on mobile phones. The man had been addressing crowds from the top of a pedestrian bridge outside Shinjuku Station. As police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549425/controversy-engulfs-japans-nhk-over-failure-cover-pacifist-protester-who
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri heads east after hitting Japan’s Kyushu region

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:45am by Associated Press in Kyodo

    ... to western Japan. In Seiyo, Ehime Prefecture on the smallest main island of Shikoku, a 77-year-old man was confirmed dead on Thursday after being found collapsed in a waterway. On Wednesday, a 12-year-old boy died after being hit by mudflow in Nagiso, Nagano Prefecture, while an 83-year-old man died in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, after falling into a river. Heavy rain pounded many areas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551746/typhoon-neoguri-heads-east-after-hitting-japans-kyushu-region
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pacifist sets himself on fire in Tokyo protest against Japan defence policy changes

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Witnesses say man denounced plan to change self-defence policy before bursting into flames Pacifist protester sets himself on fire in Tokyo A man in Japan set himself ... the man survived, although a police spokeswoman confirmed the incident, which took place near bustling Shinjuku station. Witnesses said the man, perched on a pedestrian bridge, used a megaphone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543273/man-sets-himself-fire-protest-against-japan-defence-policy-changes
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... of them seriously. A man was reported missing from a fishing boat in rough seas off Kyushu to the north. Neoguri, which means "raccoon dog" in Korean, was moving northwards at 15km/h ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550623/typhoon-neoguri-threatens-cities-japans-central-islands
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Flooding, havoc as Typhoon Neoguri batters Japanese mainland

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 01:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... said. A middle-aged man in the town told public broadcaster NHK that he went out to see a river in the neighbourhood late on Wednesday as he heard what sounded like “an earthquake”. “I saw rocks ... men were found dead in irrigation ditches in the northeastern and southwestern part of the country. A 62-year-old man knocked off his boat in rough waters in southwestern Kochi Prefecture, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551017/flooding-havoc-typhoon-neoguri-batters-japanese-mainland
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese cabinet set to relax defence rules despite strong opposition

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... That a man set himself on fire on a busy Tokyo street demonstrates the depth of feeling against plans to relax Japan's rules of military engagement, according to opponents of the change. ... the man, aged in his 50s or 60s, spoke through a megaphone while sitting on a pedestrian bridge to protest against the government's move before self-immolating as hundreds of people watched ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543828/japanese-cabinet-set-relax-defence-rules-despite-strong-opposition
  10. Sport - Soccer - JAPAN

    Mexican Javier Aguirre to become Japan's new coach, say reports

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... Aguirre the highest-paid Japan coach yet. Italian Zaccheroni stepped down after Japan's meek exit from the World Cup, where they were beaten by Ivory Coast, held to a goalless draw by 10-man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1543748/mexican-javier-aguirre-become-japans-new-coach-say-reports

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