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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... that the Japanese army had been involved in establishing brothels. Sanae Takaichi, policy chief of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), on Wednesday called on the government to withdraw the 1993 ... been a misunderstanding, spread widely throughout the international community, that a large number of women were forcibly taken away by the Imperial Japanese Army to serve as 'sex ...

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

    Shinzo Abe sends condolences for martyrs, including war criminals

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:32pm by Reuters

    ... memories of Japan's past militarism run deep. Abe sent the message as the head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference. "As ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581103/i-express-my-grief-death-martyrs-shinzo-abes-message-war-criminals
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shigeru Ishiba set to decline cabinet post and may challenge Shinzo Abe

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:19pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo The LDP's secretary general is viewed as a potential challenger to Shinzo Abe for the leadership who could prove to be more palatable to China Ishiba expected to decline cabinet post Shigeru Ishiba, the secretary general of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, is expected to turn down a cabinet position in a reshuffle scheduled for September 3, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580620/shigeru-ishiba-set-decline-cabinet-post-and-may-challenge-shinzo-abe
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe likens military revision to Meiji Restoration

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... "However, the prime minister has said on various occasions, including at the press conference yesterday, that we protect people's lives and peace whatever happens." China's state-run ... the Communist Party's flagship People's Daily newspaper in an editorial. It called the Abe government's move "a dangerous signal, as well as a wake-up call". Tokyo and Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545083/japanese-pm-shinzo-abe-likens-military-revision-meiji-restoration
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe’s Yasukuni Shrine offering angers China and South Korea

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:43am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Koichi Hagiuda, an Abe aide and lawmaker, presented the ritual offering, which was made in Abe's name as leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party. "He wants to express his respect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574131/japanese-ministers-visit-yasukuni-war-dead-shrine-anniversary-second-world
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543828/japanese-cabinet-set-relax-defence-rules-despite-strong-opposition
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s approval rating falls to less than 50pc

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:07pm by BLOOM

    ... position." That's because Abe's Liberal Democratic Party-led coalition holds majorities in both the chambers of parliament, and national elections are not due before 2016. Support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562101/japanese-prime-minister-shinzo-abes-approval-rating-falls-less-50pc
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to raise profile overseas with new embassies

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... said Jun Okumura, an international relations analyst with the Eurasia Group, political risk consultants. "I imagine that the officials of the People's Liberation Army will certainly ... geopolitical rivalries will always be in people's minds when Tokyo does something like this Jun Okumura, international relations analyst  Two additional embassies are being opened this year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1299977/japan-raise-profile-overseas-new-embassies
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe ally’s governorship loss seen as backlash to military revision

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... change in Japanese security policy in decades. Takashi Koyari, who ran with the backing of Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its junior coalition partner, was defeated by former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554273/shinzo-abe-allys-governorship-loss-seen-backlash-military-revision
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Crying Japanese politician who became internet sensation to quit over expenditure scandal

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:17pm by Associated Press in Kobe

    ... had urged Nonomura in writing to quit if he could not explain how the money was spent. Members of the Liberal Democratic Party, who form the largest group in the assembly, had also demanded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551866/crying-japanese-politician-who-became-internet-sensation-quit-over

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