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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US airbase relocation in spotlight as Japan mayoral vote begins

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 03:43pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Voting began on Sunday in a mayoral election on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa which is being closely watched as a local verdict on the long-stalled and controversial relocation of a US military base. The race to elect the mayor of Nago City- where the US Marines’ Futenma Air Station is set to be relocated- pits incumbent and anti-base Susumu Inamine ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Sacked air chief Toshio Tamogami sets sights on Tokyo governorship

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:39pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Toshio Tamogami's candidacy expected to draw angry responses from China and South Korea Sacked air chiefto join race forTokyo governor Toshio Tamogami- sacked as head of the Japanese air force in 2008 for denying that Japan was the aggressor in the second world war- is now setting his sights on the Tokyo governorship. The governor election has been set ...

  7. Sport - Racing - JAPAN

    Lord Kanaloa eyes Hong Kong Mile

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Lord Kanaloa's stirring victory in yesterday's Yasuda Kinen in Tokyo set up a possible tilt at the Hong Kong Mile. The stallion emphatically swept aside pre-race doubts he could run ... an ominous threat should his trainer Takayuki Yasuda convince the owners to return to Sha Tin for the longer race later this year. "After winning this race today, the Hong Kong Mile looks ...

  8. Sport - Racing - JAPAN

    Lord Kanaloa 'is the strongest sprinter in the world'

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... stretched successfully to 1,400m last time in his Group Three prep race. Despite a moderate getaway, he travelled comfortably for Iwata, wide in midfield but with plenty of cover, then surprised ...

  9. Sport - Racing - JAPAN

    Japanese hopes of winning Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe grow

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of dream ending to Arc quest Orfevre's chances of making racing history on Sunday in giving Japan their first win in Europe's most prestigious race, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, ... quarantine. "There is no choice but to withdraw her as while if the race had been in a fortnight we might have been able to arrange something, it is impossible now with only a few days ...

  10. Sport - Racing - JAPAN

    Lucky Nine foiled by start slip-up in Sprinters Stakes

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... in a misstep at the start. With Lucky Nine and Royal Ascot winner Little Bridge in the HK$20 million race yesterday, this looked before the race like a year Hong Kong could win it and it looked much ... the Japanese rules he can't do that. They are the rules and so that's the risk with him but it's disappointing- if he jumps he races much closer and just about wins the race ...




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