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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Abe invites new Indian PM Modi to make Japan his first stop

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... that the Chinese People's Liberation Army might decide to test the mettle of the new Modi administration," he added. "Or, to state the matter more plausibly, any clash- deliberate ... according to Japan's foreign ministry, during which he congratulated the incoming Indian leader on his Bharatiya Janata Party's resounding election win and expressed his desire to improve ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... of a regular soldier. "The people who are putting these memorials up in America should put that on the statues," he said. "It's completely stupid and in the future they will all ... 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" ...

  3. The right mind

    Posted Sep 28th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... to protect politicians and encourage people to vote. In return, public works projects became synonymous with kickbacks to the underworld and blind eyes were turned to gangsters' control ... on the United Nations Security Council- and I get the impression that the people are far more comfortable with themselves as Japanese than they were in years gone by,' said Noriko Hama, a professor ...

  4. Ex-LDP stalwart in epic battle

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... to the political equivalent of the gas chambers.' The attitudes and comparisons may be offensive to some, but 68-year-old Mr Kamei clearly appeals to the people of the Hiroshima No. 6 constituency, ... the party for refusing to support Mr Koizumi's postal privatisation plans, he is now a member of Kokumin Shinto (People';s New Party), which can trace its history back to August 17, ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese cabinet set to relax defence rules despite strong opposition

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

    ... Treaty," he said. "Then, memories of the war were still very immediate in people's minds because such a large part of the Japanese population had lived through the war ... expressions of opposition would have an impact, but we were really pinning our hopes on New Komeito standing its ground." New Komeito, the Buddhist-backed ally of the ruling Liberal Democratic ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Cover-up at Kai Tak? Allies 'caused Hong Kong plane crash that killed 19 to assassinate British investigator'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Julian Ryall

    ... labourer on the Japanese Army's infamous Burma railway. It was in Burma that Lane learned more about the officer and the secret record-keeping he had conducted in anticipa-tion of the time ... gathering in Rangoon after their liberation, the major "solemnly promised that he would pursue to the ends of the Earth those Japanese responsible for the murder and ill-treatment of Allied ...

  7. The China Lover

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... a film-obsessed outsider- into one of the Japanese Red Army terrorists who sides with the Palestinian cause and leads the attack on Israel's Lod Airport in 1972. Before that bloody finale he works ... to be Chinese to become a symbol of unity for the peoples of the lands occupied by Japan. Initially, Sato believes the official line that benevolent Japan is bringing health, wealth and happiness to its ...

  8. Battle for relevance likely to be a fight to the death

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... it survives this election as well. The two new parties set up by renegades from the LDP- the People's New Party and New Party Nippon- are temporary flags of convenience that are almost certain ... about moulding the Liberal Democratic Party into a stable, modern organisation. For several of the other parties entering the final straight of the campaign, it is about their very existence. ...

  9. Touching base

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... in Japan. 'The simplest thing for Japan-US relations would be for the two sides to go through with some of these changes, but be more responsive to the needs of the Okinawan people.' ... power, such as those of the British in Singapore, or in a liberating occupation? The second issue is political transition, when a change in the nature of the party in power leads to new levels ...

  10. A real chance for political change in Japan

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... to the people's needs and more willing to answer the public's questions? 'Japanese people look at other countries and their leaders- Barack Obama in the United States, Gordon Brown and, before ... of wresting control of both the upper and lower houses of the Diet from the Liberal Democratic Party in elections that must be held before September 10. Replacing the scandal-tainted leader ...



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