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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo seeks US military guarantee to protect unspecified ‘remote islands’

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:34pm by Julian Ryall

    ... those expressions of appreciation into unmistakable US support for Tokyo's right to protect its sovereign territory. And while the "remote islands" have not been identified ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554274/diaoyus-their-minds-tokyo-seeks-us-military-guarantee-protect-remote
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Crying Japanese politician who became internet sensation to quit over expenditure scandal

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:17pm by Associated Press in Kobe

    ... Associated Press in Kobe Ryutaro Nonomura, whose extraordinary display of emotion went viral on the internet, quits over unexplained expenditure of public funds An assemblyman in western Japan’s Hyogo Prefecture, whose hysterical weeping at a press conference was widely circulated on the internet, offered to resign on Friday over his dubious spending of public funds, sources said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551866/crying-japanese-politician-who-became-internet-sensation-quit-over
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    UN heritage body refuses request to preserve letters of kamikaze pilots

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:28am by Julian Ryall

    ... the charter's war-renouncing Article 9 has hindered Japan's ability to defend itself as a sovereign nation. Advocates of a new interpretation also argue the change is vital to cope with security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1532127/un-heritage-body-refuses-request-preserve-letters-kamikaze-pilots
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Review confirms basis of Japan’s sex slave apology

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 02:18pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... provided through a private fund 2 million yen ($20,000) each to about 280 women in the Philippines, Taiwan and South Korea, and funded nursing homes and medical assistance for Indonesian and former Dutch sex slaves. In South Korea, seven women accepted the money out of more than 200 eligible recipients, following criticism of the private fund instead of official compensation. Seoul has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537568/review-confirms-basis-japans-sex-slave-apology
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM moves closer to winning support for looser limits on military

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:56pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Japan’s ability to defend itself as a sovereign nation. Advocates of a new interpretation also argue the change is vital to cope with security threats including those from an increasingly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531540/japan-pm-moves-closer-winning-support-looser-limits-military
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan arrests 13 Chinese in theft operation targeting online banking

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... by secretly accessing internet bank accounts, transferring the funds then withdrawing the money from ATMs. Police have identified the leader of the group as Lin Xiumei, 42, who was arrested in Tokyo ... and illegally transfer funds to other accounts. In one case, a Japanese company lost a total of 36 million yen from its corporate account, Jiji Press reported. The criminal group's accounts, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531099/japan-arrests-13-chinese-theft-operation-targeting-online-banking
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... organiser Ken Takada said. Written under US direction after World War II, the 1947 constitution says the Japanese people “forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation,” and that “land, ...

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

    Cuddly mascots face the chop in Japanese cuteness cull

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo While some puppets become lucrative national celebrities, most are condemned to obscurity Cuddly mascots face the chopin cuteness cull Dozens of state-funded cuddly mascots could be culled in western Japan after a local authority found the public doesn't recognise many of them, as managers look to rein in an obsession with cuteness. Thousands ...

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

    Furniture buying spree lands Japanese research lab in new scandal

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Research lab in more hot water after shopping spree A publicly funded research institute in Japan, already embattled after accusing one of its own stem-cell scientists of faking data, has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on designer furniture, reportedly to use up its budget. The Riken Institute, headed by Nobel chemistry laureate Ryoji Noyori, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1482446/furniture-buying-spree-lands-japanese-research-lab-new-scandal
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan may only be able to restart one-third of its nuclear reactors

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:36pm by Reuters

    ... of the front-runners have local governments strongly behind nuclear power and the wealth it brings to communities through jobs and government subsidies. FAULTY TOWERS Other communities may balk at disaster ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1463159/japan-may-only-be-able-restart-one-third-its-nuclear-reactors

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