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  1. 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 ...

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    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 ...

  3. 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 ...

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    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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    112,000 chickens destroyed after bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:14am by AGENCIES

    ... farms and testing birds for the virus at other farms. Officials were also setting up areas to disinfect vehicles travelling on major roads around the affected farms to prevent the virus from ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese consultant confesses to bribes to win foreign aid contracts

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 11:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Consultancy paid bribes for foreign aid projects A Japanese consultancy firm said yesterday it was investigating a report that its president had admitted bribing foreign officials to win contracts linked to development projects. Tamio Kakinuma, head of Japan Transportation Consultants (JTC), last week admitted to Tokyo prosecutors that the firm ...

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    South Korea, Japan and the US to hold summit in The Hague next week

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:17pm by Reuters

    ... it would lead to a bilateral summit between Park and Abe down the road." Professor Jo Yang-hyeon, of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy, said Seoul remained firm in its long-standing ...




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