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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Seiji Yoshida's lies about "comfort women" exploited by Japan's right

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by Julian Ryall

    ... 'Professional liar' a tool for Japan's right When Seiji Yoshida first bared his tortured soul about his actions in Korea during the second world war, he was acclaimed as a hero by the left ... in August 1992. "It may be the worst abuse of human rights in Asia in this century." The second book ultimately proved to be his downfall, however, as Japanese historians pored over ...

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    Japan's new trade minister Yuko Obuchi 'to quit' over misuse of funds

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by Reuters

    ... to resign and take responsibility for a furore she caused, the Nikkei newspaper said. "What I have to do right now is to conduct a thorough investigation into the political funding issue," ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Politicians accused of extremism after photos with Japanese far-right leader

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Politicians move to distance themselves from controversy after posing with far-right leader Neo-Nazi photos add fuel to fire Two newly promoted Japanese ... that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is increasingly surrounding himself with people on the right of Japanese politics. Yamada's blog postings indicate admiration for Adolf Hitler and praise ...

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

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

    ... statement. She said it was drawn up based on articles printed in the Asahi Shimbun that the editorial board of the newspaper has recently admitted were false. The right wing has jumped ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Bomb threats at Japanese universities in row over 'comfort women' issue

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 11:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... silent on the attacks on its former employees, with the right-wing Yomiuri newspaper taking up the cause of freedom of speech to condemn the individuals who sent the letters. In an editorial, ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe faces questioning by lawmakers on Japan's change to defence policy

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by KYODO

    ... and answer session about Abe's policy speech the day before. "We should discuss in detail what matters to the people and their concerns, such as the issue of the right to collective ... landmark decision in July on the use of the right to collective self-defence. "I will make a decision by the end of the year on another consumption tax hike to 10 per cent after fully ...

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    Luck and instinct determined fate of hikers on Japan's killer volcano

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 09:18pm by AP

    ... the noise of big fireworks, right above her head. Some people were taking pictures of the plume rising, but she started running down. She saw big rocks shoot up high into the sky, their shape ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Maternity harassment a serious problem for Japan's working women

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

    ... A verdict is due on October 23. Japanese law guarantees women the right to seek less physically demanding roles during pregnancy. They also guarantee 14 weeks of maternity leave surrounding ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese defence minister and US ambassador agree to ease Okinawa’s burden

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:55pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... The guidelines specify the role and mission of the Self-Defence Forces and the US military. The upcoming revision, the first in 17 years, is expected to reflect new developments surrounding Japan’s right ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan extends its sea territory by 177,000 sq km in line with UN ruling

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:09pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Sovereign rights taken over two areas totalling 177,000 sq km in line with UN ruling, opening way to exploitation of fisheries and minerals Japan extends its sea ... as the Shikoku Basin Region and the Southern Oki-Daito Ridge Region. An ordinance adopted by the Japanese cabinet on Tuesday means Tokyo now has sovereign rights over the two areas, including fisheries ...




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