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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Take full blame for scandal of wartime ‘comfort women’, UN urges Japan

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... deported to brothels, but also admitting they were recruited, transported and managed by coercion. Rodley said that was a worse stance than in the committee's five previous hearings ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mount Fuji at greater risk of eruption due to 2011 quake, scientists warn

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 10:25pm by Julian Ryall

    ... as 750,000 people might be forced to flee their homes if Fuji did erupt on the same scale as in 1707. It also warned rail and road links from Tokyo would almost certainly be severed by flows ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese woman clings to hope lost sister is alive in North Korea

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... upset by the death of her elder brother in a road accident. They were notified when bodies were found, but none was a match. In 2002, Morimoto met other families who believed their loved ones ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Safety probe after Japan road tunnel collapse kills 9

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 02:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... as well as at Sasago. And the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ordered emergency inspections of all 49 highway tunnels nationwide that have the same design. Nexco said safety ... years old, according to the Transport Ministry. The country is also prone to earthquakes and despite a tightening of safety regulations over the last 20 years, older structures could ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's nuclear safety regulator accused of ignoring risk from volcanoes

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:17pm by Reuters

    ... to one 12,000 years ago would cover the Sendai facility with 15 centimetres of ash and block roads. The utility said it would be able to clear the ash and Sendai could still function. Kyushu ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan police get arrest warrant over body-in-post killing

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:25am

    ... was stabbed after death or while she was unconscious. Investigators also found a two-metre box in which the corpse had been transported from Osaka, 400km to the southwest. The delivery service which ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nurse's corpse was sent across Japan in parcel marked 'doll'

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Nurse's corpse was sent in parcel marked 'doll' The corpse of a young nurse was sent by parcel post across Japan in a box that was labelled as containing a doll, police revealed yesterday. The body of Rika Okada was found in a storage lock-up in Tokyo. Investigators also found the two-metre box in which it had been transported from ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Three dead, hundreds injured as new storm batters Japan

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Road, rail and air travel disrupted by fresh snowstorms Japan struggles with more snow Road, rail and air-travel services in Japan faced further disruption ... car and a truck on an icy road in Shiga, central Japan. Meanwhile, a farmer died after a tractor overturned on a snow-covered road in southwestern Oita, according to local media. Watch: Tokyo ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan snowstorm leaves 19 dead, more than 1,600 injured

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:14pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... sparked widespread transport chaos. At least 19 people have died in snow-related incidents after the record-breaking storm, the top-selling Yomiuri Shimbun reported, with the blast now battering the northern island of Hokkaido. More than 6,900 people were trapped in small communities cut off by snow-blocked roads and railway lines, the Yomiuri said, while petrol deliveries to some petrol ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Osprey troop transporters on Japan's buy list amid fears over China

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Move to purchase US-built aircraft comes as Tokyo shifts defence focus to island territories Troop transporters on buy list amid fears over China Japan's defence ministry is pushing ahead with plans to purchase the controversial MV-22 Osprey aircraft, widely seen as the best way of rapidly transporting troops to potential hot spots. The US-built Osprey has ...




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