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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Controversy engulfs Japan's NHK over failure to cover pacifist fire protest

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:19am by Julian Ryall

    ... by describing the issue of “comfort women” forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army during the early decades of the last century as “puzzling.” “[The issue of] comfort women is bad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549425/controversy-engulfs-japans-nhk-over-failure-cover-pacifist-protester-who
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo lawmaker Akihiro Suzuki apologises for sexist taunts

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:27pm by AFP

    ... The object of his taunts was Ayaka Shiomura, 35, who was questioning senior figures in the Tokyo city administration on plans to help mothers when abuse erupted from seats occupied by Liberal ... initially only appeared in two liberal-leaning newspapers last Thursday, but gathered pace both domestically and internationally. By the weekend, it dominated television talk shows, resulting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539081/tokyo-lawmaker-akihiro-suzuki-apologises-sexist-taunts
  7. 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
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Ruling LDP setting up study group despite vehement opposition to plan on Facebook Japan to consider tax on mobile phones The Japanese government is giving serious consideration to imposing a new tax on owners of mobile phones, with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party setting up a study group to consider the feasibility of the levy and how much it might rake in. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539852/japan-considering-imposing-new-tax-mobile-phones
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    'Comfort women' claims not corroborated, Japanese review finds, but 1993 apology stands

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:53am by AFP

    ... of conservative Prime Minster Shinzo Abe said earlier this year it would not reverse the apology, known as the Kono statement, which was issued under a liberal government and acknowledged official ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537284/comfort-women-claims-not-corroborated-japanese-review-finds-1993-apology
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo council told to 'clean itself up' after sexist jeers at assembly woman

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... politicians from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) over the jeers during a debate on child-rearing this week. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537177/tokyo-council-told-clean-itself-after-sexist-jeers-assembly-woman

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