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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Stupid and nonsensical: Japanese right rages at ‘comfort women’ honour

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:21pm by Julian Ryall

    ... already and it was perfectly legal," he said. "The main aim of these women was to earn large amounts of money, which they did because they earned as much as 50 times the amount ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Subsidies for storing nuclear debris from Fukushima plant offered by Tokyo

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:58pm by Julian Ryall

    ... from the nuclear disaster, let slip that he considered finding a final storage space for the waste as merely a question of how much money the government offered local authorities. "I ... In an editorial, the left-leaning Mainichi Shimbun called on the government "not to resort to money in settling the matter, but instead to explain repeatedly the necessity and safety of the storage ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anger erupts over court denial of welfare to foreign permanent residents of Japan

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and contribute to the pension scheme, it's something of an insult to be told that you have no right to get some of that money back when you need it," he said. "I imagine that many foreign ... welfare benefits, too bad because they're not guaranteed," he wrote. "We'll just take your money and deprive you of any guarantee that you'll ever get any equal benefit ...

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    15 members of Japanese municipal assembly embroiled in votes scandal

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by Julian Ryall

    ... handed over the money to drum up more votes for the mayor. Cash incentives were apparently not enough to get the 33,328 residents of the city to return Okawa, however, and he lost by around 2,000 ...

  5. 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

    ... in March, the report showed. At a three-hour news conference on July 1, Nonomura burst into tears, banged his fist on a table and yelled at reporters. The assemblyman insisted he spent the money ... 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 ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    ‘I’m putting my life on the line’: Video of Japanese politician crying goes viral

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:03pm

    ... crying His news conference on Tuesday followed a Kobe newspaper report this week that raised questions about Nonomura visiting the hot springs 106 times last year, using public money. Such visits ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to lift some North Korea sanctions amid report of surviving abductees

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 10:20am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... abductees. In return, Japan promised to lift travel curbs, restrictions on the amount of money that can be sent or brought to the impoverished North without notifying Japanese authorities, and allow ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Review confirms basis of Japan’s sex slave apology

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 02:18pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Dutch sex slaves. In South Korea, seven women accepted the money out of more than 200 eligible recipients, following criticism of the private fund instead of official compensation. Seoul has ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan arrests 13 Chinese in theft operation targeting online banking

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... by secretly accessing internet bank accounts, transferring the funds then withdrawing the money from ATMs. Police have identified the leader of the group as Lin Xiumei, 42, who was arrested in Tokyo ... Police allege that Lin was also operating an illegal underground bank that transferred the stolen money to China. The case is the first time that a suspect has been arrested on suspicion ...

  10. 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 ...




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