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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Christine Lagarde backs Shinzo Abe’s plan for women to lift Japan economy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo IMF chief agrees on boosting women in workforce to lift economy, but says Japan could do more Lagarde backs Abe's women plan IMF chief Christine Lagarde yesterday backed Tokyo's efforts to boost the Japanese economy by increasing women's participation in the workforce, and called for even more action, including loosening immigration rules. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591186/christine-lagarde-backs-shinzo-abes-plan-women-lift-japan-economy
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo A main plank in the government's economic plans, know as 'Abenomics', is a far greater involvement of women at all business levels Five women were chosen for Shinzo Abe's cabinet yesterday, matching the past record and sending the strongest message yet about his determination to revive the economy by attracting women as workers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584535/shinzo-abe-names-five-women-japans-new-cabinet
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Stupid and nonsensical: Japanese right rages at ‘comfort women’ honour

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:21pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Nationalist fury at new sex slaves memorial Nationalists in Japan have condemned the announcement that another memorial to Asia's "comfort women" is to be set up in the United States, insisting that the campaign to honour the women is historical nonsense. The City Council of Fullerton, in Orange county, California, passed a bill on Wednesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581562/stupid-and-nonsensical-japanese-right-rages-comfort-women-honour
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    More Japanese women freeze eggs and put their careers first

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:14am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo New guidelines lead many to put childbirth on hold for sake of careers More Japanese women freezing eggs More and more career-oriented Japanese women are now seeking to freeze and preserve their eggs for future pregnancy. Guidelines adopted by the Japan Society for Reproductive Medicine last year allowed unmarried women to do so- and without medical cause- from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565166/more-japanese-women-freeze-eggs-and-put-their-careers-first
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Asahi daily accused of ‘media terrorism’ after retracting Fukushima report

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:02pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of women. "In their view, that means Japan should not have a military," he said. "And they believe it is justified to make false reports to achieve that aim." Similarly, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591182/japans-asahi-daily-accused-media-terrorism-after-retracting-fukushima
  6. 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

    ... tsunami triggered a meltdown at an atomic power plant at Fukushima, a policy that polls indicate is opposed by a majority of the nation's women. Obuchi's meteoric rise has fuelled ... other women tipped to break the men-only barrier at the top of Japanese politics. Makiko Tanaka, the daughter of former prime minister Kakuei Tanaka, served as minister of education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586658/new-cabinet-post-yuko-obuchis-political-star-keeps-rising-japan
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Take full blame for scandal of wartime ‘comfort women’, UN urges Japan

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva UN demands independent inquiry into scandal of 'comfort women', calling on Japan to stop its denials and to refrain from defaming victims Accept fullblame forsex slaves,Tokyo told The United Nations has called on Japan to accept full blame for pressing women from Korea and other Asian nations into sexual slavery in the second world war. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559267/take-full-blame-scandal-wartime-comfort-women-un-urges-japan
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Campaign against Japan’s left-wing daily an effort to rewrite history

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:52pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Deniers of historical abuses apparently behind campaign sparked by Asahi Shimbun admitting past reporting on 'comfort women' inaccurate Revisionist push ... August that there were inaccuracies in its reporting dating back to the 1980s on the comfort women issue. The paper retracted parts that focused on the mobilisation of sex slaves on the Korean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583940/campaign-against-japans-left-wing-daily-effort-rewrite-history
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Politicians accused of extremism after photos with Japanese far-right leader

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:16pm by AFP

    ... of sex slavery, the controversial issue of the so-called comfort women, has particularly irked South Korea and China. Both regularly call on him to re-think his views. Abe's new 18-strong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587835/shinzo-abes-new-cabinet-members-deny-neo-nazi-links
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe's picks for party posts point to possible thaw in ties with China

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 11:41pm by Reuters

    ... the number of women in an effort to polish his image. Abe's line-up faces a number of challenges, including how to repair ties with China that have been frayed by rows over territory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584716/abes-picks-party-posts-point-possible-thaw-ties-china

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