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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anger erupts over court denial of welfare to foreign permanent residents of Japan

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Julian Ryall

    ... in his most recent blog posting. "Non-Japanese can be taxed and exploited at will, but if there's ever a question of the local government thinking that nonJapanese deserve social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557063/anger-erupts-over-court-denial-welfare-foreign-permanent-residents-japan
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pacifist sets himself on fire in Tokyo protest against Japan defence policy changes

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:43pm by Reuters

    ... to protest against plans to end a ban on exercising "collective self- defence", or aiding a friendly country under attack. Shots of the incident on social media showed a man clad in a suit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543273/man-sets-himself-fire-protest-against-japan-defence-policy-changes
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

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

    ... considered because there is a need to introduce new security measures to cover cybercrimes and other illegal activities that utilise social media, Nakayama said. Comments on the politician's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539852/japan-considering-imposing-new-tax-mobile-phones
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo council told to 'clean itself up' after sexist jeers at assembly woman

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... not able to have a baby?" She and her allies said the heckling came from an area occupied by local members of Abe's ruling LDP. None have been publicly identified so far. Social media ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537177/tokyo-council-told-clean-itself-after-sexist-jeers-assembly-woman
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Slasher attacks Japan female pop group AKB48 with saw at fan event

    Posted May 26th 2014, 12:09pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... over the country to shake hands and pose for pictures, as well as on social networking sites. Fans are given around seven seconds to pose with their idols, the Yomiuri reported on Monday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519620/slasher-attacks-japan-female-pop-group-akb48-fan-event
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Cuddly mascots face the chop in Japanese cuteness cull

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... beginning, and neither was Funassyi," said Noriko Nakano, who works at the association's headquarters in central Shiga. "It is important to use social networking and blogging, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1507785/cuddly-mascots-face-chop-japanese-cuteness-cull
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Debate swirls in Japan over Shinzo Abe's military expansion push

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 06:54pm by AP

    ... prime minister — was among vocal opponents of the constitution. Abe advocates a “breakaway from the postwar regime” as a way to overcome the humiliation as well as the education system, social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1503459/japan-split-over-revision-pacifist-constitution
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    ‘I am extremely sorry’: Justin Bieber apologises after visit to Japan’s Yasukuni war shrine

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:43pm by AFP

    ... as they were shared on social media sites, with many Chinese and South Koreans launching attacks. Two photos were later deleted from Bieber’s Instagram account. One photo, of him standing in front ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1495112/justin-bieber-sparks-fresh-controversy-yasukuni-shrine-holiday-snaps
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anne Frank’s diary vandalised in public libraries across Tokyo

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... of impending doom." Yasumi Iwakami, a journalist who writes on social causes in Japan, tweeted there had been sporadic "delusional" arguments about the existence of a Jewish conspiracy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1432655/anne-franks-diary-vandalised-tokyo-libraries
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Yoichi Masuzoe elected Tokyo governor in boost to Shinzo Abe

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... the broadcaster said. "I will make Tokyo the world's No 1 city," Masuzoe told supporters. "I want to work on social welfare, disaster preparedness, the economy and especially to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1424445/government-backed-pro-nuclear-candidate-wins-tokyo-governor-vote

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