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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Asahi daily accused of ‘media terrorism’ after retracting Fukushima report

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:02pm by Julian Ryall

    ... criticism over its reports on wartime sex slaves since the early 1990s. Critics claim the paper refused to consider that a key witness cited in numerous articles had fabricated his testimony. Yoichi ... of women. "In their view, that means Japan should not have a military," he said. "And they believe it is justified to make false reports to achieve that aim." Similarly, ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan seeks its own early-warning aircraft

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:09am by AFP

    ... as the Chinese and Russian air forces grow more assertive, a report said yesterday. The ministry had asked for an initial 80 million yen (HK$5.69m) from the finance ministry for the next fiscal year starting on April 1 to produce a mock aircraft, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported. The paper said that military planners wanted to complete the development programme for planes featuring advanced ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese school backpacks become a hit with Chinese tourists

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:40pm by Julian Ryall

    ... close to Osaka. Seiban reported that its Kansai store has sold more than 120 bags in less than three months. ...

  4. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan downgrades economic assessment as Abe promises reform

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by AFP

    ... hammers hopes for a quick recovery following Tokyo's April sales tax rise. The monthly report acknowledged spending at home had stalled, throwing into question Tokyo's plans to increase ... consumption appears to be pausing recently," said the report for September. "Attention should be given to the downside risks of the Japanese economy such as lengthening of the reaction after ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan denies report North Korea handed over list of abductees

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 12:59pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan denies truth of media report saying Pyongyang has supplied Tokyo with a list that includes the names of those abducted by North Korea in the past Japan’s top government spokesman on Thursday flatly denied a newspaper report that Pyongyang recently presented Tokyo with a list of about 30 Japanese, including those abducted by North Korea ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's sacred Mount Fuji risks turning into trash mountain

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:51pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and Yamanashi, which have jurisdiction over Japan's highest mountain, have reported discovering large heaps of rubbish and human waste on the slopes, a problem that has apparently worsened since ... and then pay the voluntary fee. That means it costs ¥16,000 to climb Mount Fuji instead of just ¥2,000." Fewer people has not lead to less waste, however, with national broadcaster NHK reporting ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese defence minister and US ambassador agree to ease Okinawa’s burden

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:55pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... cooperation guidelines by the end of this year, and agreed to accelerate work so an interim report can be compiled in time for its expected release in early October, according to the Defence Ministry. ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scandal-plagued Asahi Shimbun admits fabricating interview

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Scandal-plagued newspaper admits faking interview The Asahi Shimbun, under fire for erroneous reports on Japan's wartime military brothels and the testimony of the late ... newspapers, retracted on Thursday a controversial report on the testimony of Masao Yoshida, then chief of the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant, after admitting that it contained erroneous ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Pacific claims fuelled by search for resources, Chinese expansionism

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... “choke point” half-way between the US territory of Guam and Taiwan and could serve as a critical location to monitor Chinese forces – and particularly Beijing’s new generation of submarines ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM pushes North Korea to resolve abductions issue

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 05:26pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... tightened its sanctions over the North’s missile and nuclear tests. The two countries finally began to make progress again after talks in Stockholm in May, when Pyongyang agreed to set up a special ...




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