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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan extends its sea territory by 177,000 sq km in line with UN ruling

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:09pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Sovereign rights taken over two areas totalling 177,000 sq km in line with UN ruling, opening way to exploitation of fisheries and minerals Japan extends its sea ... as the Shikoku Basin Region and the Southern Oki-Daito Ridge Region. An ordinance adopted by the Japanese cabinet on Tuesday means Tokyo now has sovereign rights over the two areas, including fisheries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1589572/japan-extends-its-sea-territory-177000-sq-km-line-un-ruling
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Christine Lagarde backs Shinzo Abe’s plan for women to lift Japan economy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, told the Tokyo meeting. "What about Japan? Here, we have shown through our study that gradually raising the female labour force to the average ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591186/christine-lagarde-backs-shinzo-abes-plan-women-lift-japan-economy
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese yakuza boss arrested for brutal 1998 killing

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:07am by AFP

    ... made to choke off their sources of funding. Kudokai is one of the largest yakuza crime syndicates in the Kyushu region of western Japan. It is acknowledged by local governments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590372/japanese-yakuza-boss-arrested-brutal-1998-killing
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Emperor Hirohito cautioned against second world war, says new official history

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... capitalism, along with the enormous wealth that brought. He remained controversial around the world, and was the target of protests during foreign tours, including to Britain in 1971, where former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1588599/japanese-emperor-cautioned-against-second-world-war-according-official-history
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan birthrate drops 2.7 per cent in first half of year to fewer than 500,000 babies

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:48pm

    ... in their lifetimes. Demographers say the fertility rate needs to reach 2.1 just to replace deaths and keep populations constant. The effects on economies, personal wealth and living standards are far ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580811/japan-birthrate-drops-27-cent-first-half-year
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Record HK$413 billion defence budget sought by Japanese government

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 06:51pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... for an upgraded Soryu class submarine. Funds will also go towards the purchase of land on the Amami Islands between Okinawa and Kyushu for another military base. China increased its defence budget by 12.2 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581800/japan-defence-ministry-asks-record-budget-amid-china-naval-fears
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... decision is the latest blow for the utility, which was bailed out with taxpayer funds in 2012 and expects to spend more than US$48 billion in compensation for the nuclear disaster. The triple ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580940/japanese-court-rules-against-tepco-landmark-suicide-case
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    In new tack, Japanese police target teens selling sex, not their customers

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... to pay for the company of a teenage girl, as well as the appetite of minors for brand-name goods and accessories and, consequently, the funds to buy them, Japanese authorities passed strict new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1579532/new-tack-japanese-police-target-teens-selling-sex-not-their-customers
  9. 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
  10. 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

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