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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... Obama at The Hague in the Netherlands, on the sidelines of an international nuclear conference. It will mark the first formal talks between South Korea's President Park Geun-hye and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe since they took office more than a year ago. Although not a one-on-one encounter, the talks will be a significant step forward because Park has repeatedly ruled ...

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    Tokyo's plum blossom haven to axe all its trees

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:48pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Tokyo's plum blossom haven to axe all its trees A Tokyo park once named Japan's best for viewing plum blossoms is cutting down all its trees after losing a five-year battle with plum pox. The 45-square-kilometre Umeno Koen (Plum Park) in western Tokyo's Ome City closed on April 4, four days after hosting its annual plum blossom festival. ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe warns rally of dangers of bolstering Japan's military

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... people rallied yesterday in a Tokyo park against government plans to soften Japan's constitutional commitment to pacifism and give its military a more active role. "By exercising ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Director claims censorship, pulls film set in slum from Osaka festival

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AP

    ... recognisable landmarks of the slum, such as a park known for both squatters and illegal rubbish dumping and the centre where men line up for jobs. It also shows the protagonist receiving an amphetamine ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Thousands protest in Japan ahead of Fukushima anniversary

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:49pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Banging on drums and waving “Sayonara nukes” signs, thousands of people rallied in a Tokyo park and marched to Parliament on Sunday to demand an end to nuclear power ahead of the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster. Participants at the demonstration, one of several planned across cities in Japan, said they would never forget the March 11, 2011, ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Accusations over wartime sex slaves a total lie, say Japanese nationalists

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 03:21am by Reuters

    ... 1910-1945 colonisation of the Korean peninsula, including the question of compensation and an apology to the comfort women. South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Saturday urged Japan to stop ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese politicians say Korean ‘comfort women’ claims fabricated

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 10:38pm by Julian Ryall

    ... to place a bronze statue in memory of the comfort women in a park. "It was shocking to see the stone plaque with the words 'I was a sex slave of the Japanese military'," she ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan stages rally over disputed islands with South Korea

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 02:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... to the island chain. Tokyo is embroiled in separate territorial spats with China and Russia. Japan’s conservative premier has yet to hold a summit with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye since he took ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's defence ban must be revised, says government panel

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:44pm by Julian Ryall

    ... "Even my conservative friends in South Korea say the same and I believe President Park [Geun-hye] secretly supports this as well." Abe has said he wants Japan to assume a greater role ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Biden warned Japan's Abe about visiting Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... Park Geun-Hye since taking office in December 2012, with Tokyo locked in separate sovereignty disputes with its neighbours. The parlous state of relations in northeast Asia is a headache ...




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