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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Explosion at Nippon Steel plant plagued by series of accidents

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Explosion at steel plant plagued by accidents At least 13 people were injured yesterday in an explosion at a steel plant in central Japan, an official said, the latest in a series of accidents at the site. Television pictures showed clouds of black smoke billowing from the Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal facility in Tokai, where 3,000 employees were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584575/explosion-nippon-steel-plant-plagued-series-accidents
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese yakuza boss arrested for brutal 1998 killing

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:07am by AFP

    ... for allegedly gunning down a man in public. Satoru Nomura, 67, the top leader of Kudokai- one of Japan's most dangerous yakuza crime syndicates- was taken into custody over the 1998 killing of a 70-year-old man, a police spokesman said. "He is suspected of firing a gun at point-black range [to kill the victim]... and of shooting a weapon in public," the spokesman said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590372/japanese-yakuza-boss-arrested-brutal-1998-killing
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Emperor Hirohito cautioned against second world war, says new official history

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... of the man considered by some to have played a pivotal role in Japan’s march to the second world war, and by others as the helpless puppet of an out-of-control military state. The annals, produced ... “deeply sorry for my imperial ancestors.” They depict a man who spoke out against the military commanders who had taken Japan into full-scale war against China in 1937 with the promise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1588599/japanese-emperor-cautioned-against-second-world-war-according-official-history
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo closes Yoyogi Park amid dengue fever outbreak

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 02:42pm by AP and Kyodo

    ... Associated Press and Kyodo in Tokyo Man who had not recently visited Yoyogi Park confirmed to have dengue A man who had not recently visited Yoyogi Park nor travelled abroad has been ... in central Tokyo, according to the health ministry. The exception is a man in his 30s from Saitama prefecture, north of Tokyo, the Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry said. It said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585832/tokyo-closes-yoyogi-park-amid-dengue-fever-outbreak
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... society's consciousness must evolve from the mindset that the primary roles of women were that of wife and mother, while the man's role was to work outside the home, but such ideas were deeply ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584535/shinzo-abe-names-five-women-japans-new-cabinet
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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