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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese military displays a softer side as Shinzo Abe seeks to boost its role

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... contests, a much-touted soprano vocalist and dating events. The armed forces are also visible in youth culture, with young teens tuning into Girl und Panzer, a cartoon about schoolgirls who do battle in tanks. Japan's most popular Twitter hashtag last year was #KanColle, a reference to an online game in which anthropomorphised warships compete to out-pretty each other as young ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1482444/japanese-military-displays-softer-side-shinzo-abe-seeks-boost-its-role
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    South Korea, Japan and the US to hold summit in The Hague next week

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:17pm by Reuters

    ... for the two countries to seek ways to smooth their ruffled feathers," said Professor Cho Sei-young, of Dongseo University, in Busan, South Korea. "However, it is too premature to say whether ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1454088/south-korea-japan-and-us-hold-summit-hague-next-week
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Rise in childhood cancer in Fukushima sparks debate

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 10:47am by The Guardian

    ... rise in the number of thyroid cancer cases among local children and young adults. The results have prompted a bitter debate about the potential effects the meltdown had on the health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1445087/rise-childhood-cancer-fukushima-sparks-debate
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Surge in cancers among young in Fukushima, but experts divided on cause

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:50am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Surge in cancers among young in Fukushima, but experts divided on cause Fifty-nine young people in Fukushima prefecture have been diagnosed with or are suspected of having thyroid cancer, but experts are divided about whether their illness is caused by nuclear radiation. All of them were younger than 18 at the time of the nuclear meltdown in the area ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1388611/surge-cancers-among-young-fukushima-experts-divided-cause
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Recent child abuse cases in Japan 'just the tip of the iceberg', say experts

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... proud of the way it nurtures its young people. Tetsuya Sato, 23, was previously arrested in May last year for assaulting his wife and received a suspended sentence. When his daughter ... for the mistreatment of children, but most could be traced back to simple economics. "The single biggest problem is financial problems in young families," he said. Yamamoto added that lots of new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1436658/recent-child-abuse-cases-japan-just-tip-iceberg-say-experts
  6. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Bending Adversity, by David Pilling

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... a new generation of Japanese to put the race for wealth ahead of the traditional commitment to family and society. But there is hope. Opportunities have diversified, particularly for young ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1437135/book-review-bending-adversity-david-pilling
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese drug smugglers use online shoppers as mules

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:33pm by Julian Ryall

    ... supposed destination, police interviewed the young woman residing at the address. The woman told investigators that she had purchased a handbag on the online shopping site but sent the package ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1437576/japanese-drug-smugglers-use-online-shoppers-mules
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anne Frank’s diary vandalised in public libraries across Tokyo

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Pages ripped from copies of book across Tokyo Library vandals target the diary of Anne Frank Scores of copies of Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl in public libraries across Tokyo have been vandalised, increasing fears about a shift to the right in Japanese politics. Only people imbued with bigotry … would seek to destroy Anne’s words ABRAHAM ...

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

    US state of Virginia votes to also call Sea of Japan the East Sea in textbooks

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 10:18pm by AFP

    ... spokesman Cho Tai-young. Japan, which opposed the textbook change and hired a team of lobbyists to defend its position, had stressed that Sea of Japan was the only name for the body of water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1423309/us-state-virginia-votes-also-call-sea-japan-east-sea-textbooks
  10. 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

    ... of punishments would work to suppress them.” But others believe there needs to be more of an element of education and better ethics among young people. “I think one of the reasons this is becoming ... and humiliating form of bullying, he said, adding that Japanese society and the media needed to take steps now to instil in young people the appropriate way to behave. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1411867/japan-plans-crack-down-revenge-porn-new-legislation

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