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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

    ... girls. Watch: Japan military in popularity push The image change comes as nationalist Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing to give the Self Defence Forces (SDF) more money and scope to act ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Yoshimi Watanabe quits as leader of Your Party over cash scandal

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... partner, the secular Buddhist New Komeito, has proved reluctant. Watanabe accepted the money from the chairman of a big cosmetics company. Japanese law requires that all political donations be made public. Watanabe said earlier the money had been a personal loan that he had spent on "miscellaneous items" including a decorative bamboo rake believed to confer luck on its holder. ...

  3. Property - International - JAPAN

    Sekisui House buys Tokyo office tower for 74b yen

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... Greenberg's CV Starr and Asia Pacific Land. Investors are returning to the property market in Japan, where Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's aggressive government spending and loose money policies have ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Director claims censorship, pulls film set in slum from Osaka festival

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AP

    ... "I'm jobless, for months," said a 52-year-old who came to Kamagasaki after losing his home in the 1995 Kobe earthquake. He gambled away his monthly welfare money of 70,000 yen. "Now ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Thousands protest in Japan ahead of Fukushima anniversary

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:49pm by Associated Press

    ... shared an Oscar for The Last Emperor score, and Nobel Prize-winning author Kenzaburo Oe. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which exploded and underwent three core meltdowns, continues to spew ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo governor Naoki Inose who helped secure 2020 Olympics resigns over money scandal

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 10:43am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... claimed was an interest-free, personal loan. Naoki Inose, who was elected head of one of the world’s biggest cities a year ago, had faced weeks of intense pressure over suspicions that the money ... on drawing a line under the scandal. “The fact that (Inose) received a large sum of money from someone who does business related to his authority (to approve hospital openings) is enough to warrant ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe urges Japanese to take 'pride' in nation in public address

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:57pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of money being spent on the military here, Japan's Self Defence Forces are unlike any other military in the world. They are truly unfit for aggression." ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Sale of North Korean 'embassy' in Tokyo delayed over money-laundering claim

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 11:34pm by Julian Ryall

    ... in the apartment for seven years and had never heard of Avar. "I told the court that this was a typical case of money laundering and that the court cannot permit the transaction to go ahead," ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Katsuto Momii, new boss of Japan's NHK, manages to upset everybody

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:40am by Julian Ryall

    ... times," he said. "Korea's statements that Japan is the only nation that forced this are puzzling. "'Give us money, compensate us' they say, but since all ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Prosecutors question former Tokyo governor over cash payment, media report says

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 11:58am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Naoki Inose faces prosecutors investigating undeclared US$500,000 payment he admits was made to him by a hospital tycoon Japanese prosecutors have questioned the man who resigned as Tokyo governor in December over a money scandal, media reported, as an election campaign to replace him kicked off on Thursday. Tokyo prosecutors have begun questioning ...




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