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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Maternity harassment a serious problem for Japan's working women

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 09:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Abe wants females to help boost the economy, but many are pressured into staying at home Japanese women fighting 'maternity harassment' When Sayaka Osakabe returned to work after a second miscarriage, one of the first questions her boss asked was whether she was having sex again. Despite laws guaranteeing equal opportunity and a near parity of sexes ...

  2. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan downgrades economic assessment as Abe promises reform

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese outlook dims as PM upbeat Japan downgraded its assessment of the economy yesterday for the first time in five months, as a string of weak data hammers hopes for a quick recovery following Tokyo's April sales tax rise. The monthly report acknowledged spending at home had stalled, throwing into question Tokyo's plans to increase ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM pushes North Korea to resolve abductions issue

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 05:26pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Shinzo Abe declares that resolving the matter of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and '80s is 'the top priority of my administration' Japan’s prime minister turned up the pressure on North Korea on Saturday to answer questions over the fate of possibly hundreds of Japanese citizens believed to have been abducted ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese musician Aska’s loose lips anger Tokyo’s underworld

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:44pm by Julian Ryall

    ... in Japan and an expert on Japan's underworld groups, said: "If he can show the police what they call 'the colours of reflection' and he does cooperate on questions such as where ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan urged to stick to history after Shinzo Abe sent message about wartime criminals

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:32pm by AP

    ... action to win the trust of Asian neighbours and the international community," spokesman Qin Gang said. South Korea's Foreign Ministry said Abe's message raised questions about ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shigeru Ishiba set to decline cabinet post and may challenge Shinzo Abe

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:19pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and a cabinet position would compel him to toe the line. Abe also appears to have lost some faith in his previously close ally, with questions raised about his management ability after the poor handling ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Surviving former kamikaze pilots reject moves to glorify their mission

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:16pm by AFP

    ... to judge whether it was right or wrong. But I'm still mourning the soul of my late buddy. I'm sorry for letting (him) die alone." For Kagawa, there is no question that kamikaze ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan party official questions plan to let Fukushima evacuees go home

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 04:29pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Reuters in Tokyo A Japanese ruling party official has called into question a government plan to let people who fled from the Fukushima nuclear disaster go home, saying the government ... that someone must say ‘they cannot live in this area but they would be compensated’,” Ishiba was quoted as saying in the Asahi Shimbun newspaper. The question of letting people go home is politically ...




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