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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe likens military revision to Meiji Restoration

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... the coming of rapid industrialisation that would lead to the first Sino-Japanese war and the disaster of the second world war. Asked to expand on the prime minister's comparison, deputy chief ...

  2. News - China - JAPAN

    China ‘releases Japanese wartime documents’

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 02:21pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai China has released previously confidential Japanese wartime documents, including some about comfort women forced to serve in military brothels during the second world war, state media reported. The publication comes during a fraught pe ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by Julian Ryall

    ... one poster asked, adding that it was ironic that the public was going to be asked to pay yet another new tax at the same time the government debated reducing the tax rate for corporations ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China vigilant as Japan relaxes arms export regime to fortify defence

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan to resume selling weapons, rescinding a self-imposed moratorium in effect since 1967 Beijing wary as Tokyo lifts ban on arms sales Japan yesterday lifted a self-imposed ban on weapons exports, introducing new rules for ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    150 Japanese lawmakers visit controversial Yasukuni Shrine, straining regional tensions

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:47am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... “China's position in upholding the principle of the Sino-Japanese declaration has not changed.” Japan said the ship seizure, apparently the first time the assets of a Japanese company have been ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    North Korea demands Japan allow international ferry services to resume

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:30am by Julian Ryall

    ... coast of Japan. Niigata was, ironically, the hometown of Megumi Yokota, who is the most famous of all the Japanese abductees. She was kidnapped and forced aboard a dinghy in November 1977, ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    ‘Secret’ Japanese bar sues foodie website over unwanted publicity

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:56pm by AFP

    ... the Asahi Shimbun and Nikkei business daily reported. The bar, which opened in 2010, requires customers and their guests to ring a doorbell and ask staff to unlock an iron door. "It was a way ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM Abe compares China-Japan rivalry to pre-war UK-Germany ties

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:28am by AFP

    ... spokesman yesterday denied the leader meant war between Asia's two big powers was possible. Sino-Japanese ties, long plagued by what Beijing sees as Japan's failure to atone for its ... was evading Japan's "history of aggression" by comparing Sino-Japanese relations to those of the UK and Germany prior to the first world war. "There's no need to make an issue ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Biden warned Japan's Abe about visiting Yasukuni Shrine

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

    ... At the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, Abe caused a stir when he drew a comparison between current Sino-Japanese relations and those between Britain and Germany in the run-up to the first ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Policy chief of Japan's ruling party defends war shrine visits

    Posted May 12th 2013, 04:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Homages to war-crime convicts are an 'internal affair', lawmaker tells protesting neighbours LDP staffer defends war shrine visits The policy chief of Japan's ruling party has vowed to keep paying homage at a c ...




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