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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

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Development of ATD-X jet part of Tokyo's effort to upgrade its defence capabilities; analysts warn it could spark claims of arms race in Asia First flight ... I do anticipate that China and North Korea might claim that Japan is starting a new arms race in the region by developing this sort of aircraft, although it must be remembered that Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1484605/japans-indigenous-stealth-fighter-fly-year-amid-arms-race-worries
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe ally’s governorship loss seen as backlash to military revision

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Poll backlash for Abe over military revision A candidate backed by Japan's ruling coalition has lost a race for a governorship in an apparent backlash against Prime ... more defeats to follow." Three more governorship races are set for later this year, to be followed by a series of local polls nationwide next April. No general election is mandated until ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554273/shinzo-abe-allys-governorship-loss-seen-backlash-military-revision
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    15 members of Japanese municipal assembly embroiled in votes scandal

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

    ... of irony, the candidate who was due to benefit from the electoral fraud only managed to come second in the two-horse race. Police from Aomori Prefecture on Wednesday arrested six members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556514/15-members-japanese-municipal-assembly-embroiled-votes-scandal
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s military shift challenged in court by ex-civil servant

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... added. Building up military power would not work in safeguarding Japan, and would only lead to an arms race, Chindo said. There was no immediate government reaction on the suit, but Chief Cabinet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552281/japans-military-shift-challenged-court-ex-civil-servant
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nuclear issue looms large in race to be Tokyo's next governor

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan's energy future will dominate the election for governor Tokyo poll 'a vote on nuclear power' The race to become the next governor ... the election on February 9 will be a two-horse race between the anti-nuclear former prime minister Morihiro Hosokawa and Yoichi Masuzoe, an academic and former health minister, who served as a member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1412020/nuclear-issue-looms-large-race-be-tokyos-next-governor
  6. Sport - Soccer - JAPAN

    Miracles can happen for Japan, says revved-up Keisuke Honda

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... and hardly set pulses racing in a 1-0 victory over Cyprus in their final home tune-up on May 27. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1528794/miracles-can-happen-japan-says-revved-keisuke-honda
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fire engulfs Japanese tanker after explosion

    Posted May 29th 2014, 11:19am

    ... the stricken tanker as water jets doused it. Coastguard officials said they had raced to the scene after hearing that the Shoko-Maru had exploded. They said seven of the eight crew had been rescued, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1521009/fire-engulfs-japanese-tanker-after-explosion
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Big trouble in Little Korea: spiral of race hate grips Tokyo

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Tokyo residents say they are living in fear amid rising violence after Korean and Japanese leaders fuelled historic nationalist sentiments Kim Dong-sun says she is often frightened to walk home after work, but particularly on Sundays - one of the busiest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1274071/big-trouble-little-korea-spiral-race-hate-grips-tokyo
  9. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Bending Adversity, by David Pilling

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... a new generation of Japanese to put the race for wealth ahead of the traditional commitment to family and society. But there is hope. Opportunities have diversified, particularly for young ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1437135/book-review-bending-adversity-david-pilling
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Yoichi Masuzoe elected Tokyo governor in boost to Shinzo Abe

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... to atomic energy at the core of his platform in the race to lead the capital city of 13.3 million people. Hosokawa came in a close third after lawyer Kenji Utsunomiya, who also opposes nuclear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1424445/government-backed-pro-nuclear-candidate-wins-tokyo-governor-vote

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