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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to start new ‘research whaling’ in Antarctic, despite IWC resolution

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:07pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... cancelled its annual Antarctic whaling hunt for the fiscal year this year after the ICJ ordered in March that the whaling be halted, ruling against Tokyo’s claim that it was for scientific research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595942/japan-start-new-research-whaling-antarctic-despite-iwc-resolution
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's sushi bars chop and change the menu as competition bites

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by KYODO

    ... sushi chain, which is operated by Genki Sushi, mainly in eastern Japan. Its restaurants do not use rotating conveyor belts, although their sushi is inexpensive. At Uobei, customers place orders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1592592/japans-sushi-bars-chop-and-change-menu-competition-bites
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... announced that they were withdrawing an article published in May that claimed the vast majority of employees at the Fukushima nuclear plant defied orders to remain at their posts in order to bring ...

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

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

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

    ... and Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, also attended the conference. Lagarde, who is embroiled in a graft scandal dating back to when she was a French finance minister, ...

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

    Japan launches whaling 'research' hunt in its coastal waters

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 02:29pm by AFP

    ... as Japan hopes to resume its Antarctic Ocean hunt next year, despite an order from the UN's top court to stop activity in the area. Tokyo was forced to abandon its 2014-15 hunt in March when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587170/japan-begins-seasonal-pacific-whale-slaughter-see-animals-stomach-contents
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese told to stock up on toilet paper amid rumblings of earthquake drill

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... hitting Tokyo. "I order all the ministers to do their best to respond swiftly and appropriately by placing top priority on people's lives," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583115/japanese-told-stock-toilet-paper-amid-rumblings-earthquake-drill
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Researcher points to Wi-fi snooping dangers at major Japanese airports

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:48pm by AP

    ... of visitors choose not to encrypt free Wi-fi connections in order to avoid users having to enter passwords. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580938/researcher-points-wi-fi-snooping-dangers-major-japanese-airports
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... Reuters in Fukushima Fukushima nuclear operator ordered to pay HK$3.65m in damages to bereaved husband Tepco loses landmark suicide case A Japanese court has ruled that Fukushima nuclear ... of Watanabe, a court official said. Kyodo news reported that Tepco was ordered to pay 49 million yen (HK$3.65 million) in compensation. Watanabe had sought about 91 million yen in damages. The court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580940/japanese-court-rules-against-tepco-landmark-suicide-case
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scores killed or missing as huge landslide engulfs Hiroshima suburb

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:17am

    ... considerable resources were pressed into action. “I have ordered [government officials] to carry out the rescue operation in an integrated manner, aware of the possibility of further rain,” he told reporters in Tokyo. “I also ordered them to raise the number of Self-Defence Force [military] personnel to several hundred in order to strengthen rescue operations,” he said, adding he would ...

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

    Japanese firms encourage workers to sleep on the job

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:48pm by GDN

    ... cent managed more than eight hours. British workers get only 27 minutes more, at six hours and 49 minutes, but Canadians, Mexicans and Germans all regularly achieve more than seven hours. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576221/japanese-firms-encourage-workers-sleep-job

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