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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's indigenous stealth fighter to fly this year amid arms race worries

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and a number of private companies, primarily Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera told the Diet's defence committee on April 10 that he had recently visited Mitsubishi ...

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    Drug giant Novartis replaces Japanese trio over side-effects cover-up claim

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... that the data was falsified, but "we noted that there were several irregular practices", said a lawyer speaking on behalf of committee head Kunio Harada. Failing to report the side effects ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese consultant confesses to bribes to win foreign aid contracts

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 11:09pm by AFP

    ... gave 130 million yen (HK$9.8 million) in bribes, Japan's Yomiuri newspaper said. He had signed a confession, it added.  said it had set up an internal committee to look into the claims. ... the independent committee announces results of their investigation." Kakinuma, 65, told prosecutors that his firm paid kickbacks to civil servants in Vietnam, Indonesia and Uzbekistan to win work ...

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    South Korea, Japan and the US to hold summit in The Hague next week

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:17pm by Reuters

    ... it would lead to a bilateral summit between Park and Abe down the road." Professor Jo Yang-hyeon, of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy, said Seoul remained firm in its long-standing ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s 1993 apology for sex slavery won’t be revised, Shinzo Abe says

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... to think of the comfort women who experienced immeasurable pain and suffering, a feeling I share equally with my predecessors," he told a parliamentary committee. ...

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    Japan marks third anniversary of tsunami, Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 05:50pm by AP

    ... that all people of Japan unite their hearts and stand by each other for a long period so that they can live without losing their hopes and in good health,” Akihito said. In northern Japan, some ...

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    Rise in childhood cancer in Fukushima sparks debate

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 10:47am by The Guardian

    ... in Fukushima, although tests there apply to people aged up to 18. Inevitably, parallels have been drawn with the 1986 disaster in Chernobyl. Estimates vary, but according to the UN Committee ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Outspoken NHK boss Katsuto Momii makes power grab at Japan broadcaster

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:18pm by AFP

    ... editorial control – are selected by the chairman of the time with the consent of the government-appointed committee that dictates NHK’s management policy, a spokesman for the broadcaster said. “They are also discharged by the chairman with the consent of the committee,” he said, without offering an explanation for Momii’s demand for their undated resignations. “I don’t have the material ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan stages rally over disputed islands with South Korea

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 02:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese rally in Tokyo in support of marine territorial claims to a group of islets in the East China Sea also claimed by South Korea Japan held an annual rally on Saturday marking Tokyo’s claim to a set of tiny islands controlled by South Korea, further fuelling a long-standing territorial row between the neighbouring countries. Some 500 people ...

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    Japan demonised by second world war victors, says sacked air chief Toshio Tamogami

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 10:46pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Ganbare Japan! Zenkoku Kodo Iinkai (Do your best Japan! National Action Committee) in February 2010. He strongly agrees with Abe's belief that Japan needs to face down its critics. "As a nation regains its independence, it must be able to stand on its own two feet and regain its self-confidence," he said. "If it cannot do that, then it is doomed to fade. And that is why ...




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