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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese musician Aska’s loose lips anger Tokyo’s underworld

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:44pm by Julian Ryall

    ... are the result of the police simply going through the emails and phone numbers on Aska's mobile phone. Sources also told Flash that drug use in Japan's entertainment world was rife, although ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

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

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Ruling LDP setting up study group despite vehement opposition to plan on Facebook Japan to consider tax on mobile phones The Japanese government is giving serious consideration to imposing a new tax on owners of mobile phones, with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party setting up a study group to consider the feasibility of the levy and how much it might rake in. ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... might be in North Korea. She was struck by similarities- the remote beach, silent phone calls to the family home cut off shortly after people answered. On some of these, Miho's family heard ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Quake measuring 6.8 causes small tsunami on Japan's northeastern shores

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:04pm by AFP

    ... woken by earthquake alerts sent by the Japan Meteorological Agency to their mobile phones. The Fukushima plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), said there were no reports of any ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Controversy engulfs Japan's NHK over failure to cover pacifist fire protest

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:19am by Julian Ryall

    ... using still images or footage captured by horrified onlookers on mobile phones. The man had been addressing crowds from the top of a pedestrian bridge outside Shinjuku Station. As police ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese broadcasters refuse to run ads for 'smart' Panasonic TVs

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Broadcasters refuse to run ads for 'smart' TVs Japanese broadcasters are refusing to air commercials for Panasonic's new "smart ... said they will not show commercials for the product, claiming the split screen simultaneously showing broadcast content and web pages may confuse viewers, reports said. "IPTV, or smart ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Chinese nationals use mobile phones to cheat for driver's licences in Japan

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... dozens of Chinese nationals used their mobile phones to cheat on the written section of their tests. Tokyo Metropolitan Police acted after finding that about 200 Chinese were issued with a licence to drive in Japan even though they could hardly read the written questions. They were coached via their phones how to write the correct answers. They passed the test by wearing concealed ...

  8. Property - International - JAPAN

    Sekisui House buys Tokyo office tower for 74b yen

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... in an upscale commercial and business district, according to four people briefed on the deal. The tower is largely occupied by affiliates of NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile-phone operator. ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan plans to crack down on 'revenge porn' with new legislation

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 05:52pm by JULIAN RYALL IN TOKYO

    ... blocked Ikenaga’s phone calls and mail messages after he began to make threats against her, including a threat to post explicit photos of her on the internet. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo bar where financial power brokers partied closes

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:22pm by BLOOM

    ... Sachs and Barclays as well as the former Japan head office of Lehman, closed yesterday, Kan Yamamoto, a spokesman for Kirin Holdings, said by phone. The Tokyo-based brewer opened the bar in 2003 ...




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