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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe wants more patriotic tone in school textbooks

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 02:00am by NYT

    ... for teaching patriotism, require that primary and secondary school textbooks give a "balanced picture" of disputed historical facts. In an interview, ministry officials said that in practice ... pacifism: adding a more patriotic tone to Japan's school textbooks. The proposed textbook revisions have drawn less outcry abroad than Abe's visit on Thursday to a shrine that honours war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1392703/japanese-pm-shinzo-abe-wants-more-patriotic-tone-school-textbooks
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s diplomatic ‘blue book’ reasserts claims to islands, angering China and South Korea

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... to stir up tensions." South Korea summoned the Japanese ambassador over what it saw as a fresh move by Japan to stake its claim and a plan to promote the stance in all elementary school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465133/japans-diplomatic-blue-book-reasserts-claims-islands-angering-china-and
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Cherry blossoms signal hay fever about to hit one in four Japanese

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... logged or replanted, and, says Kimihiro Okubo of Nippon Medical School, that has led to a rise in pollen, which can travel 300 kilometres on the air. The government for its part has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462757/cherry-blossoms-signal-hay-fever-about-hit-one-four-japanese
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan marks third anniversary of tsunami, Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 05:50pm by AP

    ... of Higashi-Matsushima has seen some rebuilding of public housing, schools and other facilities. Altogether, the city lost 1,000 residents. “We survivors have a responsibility to live a full life on behalf ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1446139/japan-marks-third-anniversary-tsunami-fukushima-nuclear-crisis
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Hundreds rally against plan to relocate US military base in Okinawa

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:57am by Associated Press in Naha, Okinawa

    ... uncertainty as Nago’s mayor, a vocal opponent of the relocation plan, was re-elected last month. Wakana Toguchi, a 12-year-old school girl who joined the rally with her family, said she hoped to show ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1426437/hundreds-rally-against-plan-relocate-us-military-base-okinawa
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Composer dubbed ‘Japan’s Beethoven’ Mamoru Samuragochi admits he can hear

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo A man dubbed “Japan’s Beethoven”, who admitted someone else wrote his music and came under fire when his ghost composer claimed he could hear perfectly well, apologised on Wednesday, but insisted he used to be deaf. Mamoru Samuragochi said his impairment had improved in recent times but that when he had first paid part-time music school teacher Takashi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1426488/composer-dubbed-japans-beethoven-mamoru-samuragochi-admits-he-can-hear
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US state of Virginia votes to also call Sea of Japan the East Sea in textbooks

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 10:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Koreans win in Virginia battle over sea's name Legislators in the US state of Virginia approved a bill requiring school textbooks to include the Korean name for the sea between Japan and South Korea, in a major win for Seoul. The two key US allies, battling renewed tensions dating from imperial Japan, fought a proxy battle over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1423309/us-state-virginia-votes-also-call-sea-japan-east-sea-textbooks
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese schoolchildren to learn disputed islands belong to Tokyo

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 05:49pm by AFP

    ... Japanese education chiefs will instruct schools to teach children that islands at the centre of disputes with China and South Korea belong unequivocally to Tokyo, the government said yesterday, ... high schools will be issued to education boards across the nation, a Japanese education ministry official said. "From the educational point of view, it is natural for a state to teach its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1415795/japanese-schoolchildren-learn-disputed-islands-belong-tokyo
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    ‘Japan’s Beethoven’ Mamoru Samuragochi not even deaf, says ghost composer

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 05:01pm by AFP

    ... communities. In a press conference that lasted for more than an hour and was broadcast live on television, part-time music school teacher Takashi Niigaki said for the last 18 years he had been penning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1422061/japans-beethoven-mamoru-samuragochi-not-even-deaf-says-ghost-composer
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anti-Korean activists must pay for hate rallies outside school in Japan

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo In a landmark court ruling, Korean school in Kyoto wins compensation after group's racist speeches scared children and disturbed classes Activists must pay for hate rallies A Japanese court has ordered a group of anti-Korean activists to pay a Korean school in Kyoto 12 million yen (HK$954,500) in compensation for disturbing classes and scaring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1326670/anti-korean-activists-must-pay-hate-rallies-outside-school-japan

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