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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese military displays a softer side as Shinzo Abe seeks to boost its role

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... he said. "People';s mindset is now changing... We are undoubtedly in a new stage." ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    115 Japanese stores sharing customers' facial data

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by WASHPOST

    ... it is necessary to make clear rules because providing people's facial data to a third party could constitute an invasion of privacy. The facial data in question was shared by 115 stores of 50 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s diplomatic ‘blue book’ reasserts claims to islands, angering China and South Korea

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... and stability. Beijing dismissed the report, and made an apparent reference to Abe's efforts to turn pacifist Japan's self-defence forces into a regular army. "The new version ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan set to restart nuclear power plants after 2011 Fukushima disaster

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 12:13am by KRISTINE

    ... is running out of steam. Since taking office in late 2012, Abe and his Liberal Democratic Party have been working to bring the nuclear reactors back online. Public opinion, however, is divided. ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese politicians say Korean ‘comfort women’ claims fabricated

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 10:38pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and that the Japanese army had nothing to do with recruiting or operating their business. Matsuura's group put forward a document by the US Office of War Information, dated September 1944, ... of 1943, the Army issued orders that certain girls who had paid their debt could return home. Some of the girls were thus allowed to return to Korea." Matsuura's response ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s ex-PM says comfort women apology review not in country’s interests

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 05:17pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... say up to 200,000 women, mostly from Korea but also from China, Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan, were forced to serve as sex slaves in Japanese army brothels. However, a minority ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considers revision of comfort women apology

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:58pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... but also from China, Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan, were forced to serve as sex slaves in Japanese army brothels. However, a minority of right-wing Japanese insist there was no official ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito defends anti-war constitution

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:18pm by Julian Ryall

    ... with post-war democracy and my sense is that the family is somewhat to the left of the Liberal Democratic Party," he said. "They seem to me to represent the softer side of the Japanese body ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Head of Japanese broadcaster NHK vows impartiality after war sex slavery row

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:34pm by AFP

    ... that the Japanese Imperial Army’s system of forcing of women into military brothels during the second world war was “common in any country at war”. That I offered personal views at my inaugural press ...




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