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  1. 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 ... a pipeline- due to its own energy needs, while another consideration might be as a counterbalance to Russia as Tokyo and Moscow prepare to debate the future of the islands off northern Japan that were ...

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

    Tough laws force Japan's yakuza to change their ways

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... they're having to diversify." Japanese gangs also face a challenge to their monopoly at home, with groups from China, South Korea, Russia, Iran and elsewhere making inroads ... the Philippines and Cambodia. "In Cambodia, there is no mafia presence, the entire political structure in the Philippines is corrupt so it's just a case of making sure you pay the correct ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1133323/tough-laws-force-japans-yakuza-change-their-ways
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM in no rush to go to the polls

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... of the risk of a "political vacuum" in a speech likely to anger an opposition that has urged him to keep a promise to call an election soon. The ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) swept ... create at will a political vacuum that would cause policies to stall." Noda had promised in August to call an election "soon" in order to secure opposition votes for another key ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1072586/japanese-pm-no-rush-go-polls
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM signals election can wait, defies opposition

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 04:23pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda made clear on Monday he is in no rush to go to the polls, speaking of unfinished business and the risk of a “political vacuum” ... shouldn’t create at will a political vacuum that would cause policies to stall.” Noda promised in August to call an election “soon” in order to secure opposition votes for another key piece ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1072478/japan-pm-signals-election-can-wait-defies-opposition
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Abe says strong economy tops his platform

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 10:09am by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Sea islands. He singled out North Korea, China and Russia as regional security concerns and said his party would increase the defence budget and strengthen the coast guard around the disputed ... and policy disagreements, the DPJ has lost dozens of members since the summer. Former DPJ Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama announced his retirement from politics Wednesday after failing to gain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1088119/japans-abe-says-strong-economy-tops-his-platform
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's opposition formally censures PM Noda over alleged incompetence

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... with South Korea, China and Russia a "national crisis" caused by incoherent foreign policy. The non-binding motion, a symbolic wrist slap signalling the opposition's refusal to work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1025804/japans-opposition-formally-censures-pm-noda-over-alleged-incompetence

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