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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese drug maker Takeda to fight US$6 billion damages over diabetes drug

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Drug maker vows to fight US$6b damages Japan's biggest drug maker, Takeda Pharmaceutical, said it would fight a huge US$6 billion damages order imposed ... on Monday, which also ordered the firm's co-defendant, US drugs firm Eli Lilly, to pay US$3 billion in damages. Takeda's Tokyo-listed shares slumped 5.16 per cent to 4,572 yen (HK$344) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1469910/japanese-drug-maker-takeda-fight-us6-billion-damages-over-diabetes-drug
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... by Angela Meng Canadian pop star visits controversial site just days after Japan lawmakers' visit and PM Shinzo Abe's offering caused uproar Justin Bieber sparks controversy with Yasukuni Shrine holiday snaps Teenage heartthrob Justin Bieber tonight apologised for posting photos of himself visiting Japan’s controversial Yasukuni Shrine earlier in the day.  The photos ...

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

    Drug giant Novartis replaces Japanese trio over side-effects cover-up claim

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Drug trio quit in side-effects scandal Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said yesterday it was replacing the top executives at its Japanese unit over ... lawyers hired by the company said earlier yesterday that sales staff had also hidden their improper involvement in drug studies probing possible side effects of cancer treatments. The claims come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1464233/drug-giant-novartis-replaces-japanese-trio-over-side-effects-cover-claim
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Director claims censorship, pulls film set in slum from Osaka festival

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AP

    ... to Kamagasaki to make a film about a teenager, and whether success and wealth are necessary for happiness. But he quickly falls into trouble, and his plan unravels. The full-length feature shows ... injection from a drug dealer operating in the slum. Ota says Osaka officials wanted those scenes and others deleted, as well as the slang words doya (cheap accommodations) and shabu (stimulants). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455694/director-claims-censorship-pulls-film-set-slum-osaka-festival
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tragedy of stalked Japanese teenager forces police to act

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... not to name a teenage girl in a bid to protect her from further abuse from a man who allegedly molested her on a train and then started following her. The girl was 14 when she was assaulted ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Outrage over bungled handling of harassment is too late for schoolgirl killed by her ex-boyfriend Tragedy of stalked teenager forces police to act Fiercely criticised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1333211/tragedy-stalked-japanese-teenager-saaya-suzuki-forces-police-act
  6. 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

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Ignorance, poverty and decline of the nuclear family blamed for rise in violence against children, the true extent of which is unknown Wave of child abuse shocks ... the problem is definitely becoming bigger," said Tsuneo Yamamoto, head of the Family Research Division of the Japanese Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. "And we fear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1436658/recent-child-abuse-cases-japan-just-tip-iceberg-say-experts
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese drug smugglers use online shoppers as mules

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

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japanese police bust smugglers who tricked women buying handbags into passing on shipments of marijuana they were mailed Drugs ring uses web shoppers as mules Police in Japan have cracked a drug-smuggling ring that took advantage of the nation's honesty and its fondness for online shopping. The scam turned women shopping for handbags and other items ...

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

    ... remorse for wartime abuses, particularly the use of sex slaves, known as "comfort women". Japanese politicians express exasperation at the repeated requests for contrition, pointing ...

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

    Meet Babymetal: Japan’s bizarre mix of teen-idol pop and death metal

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:28pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Tokyo Only in Japan, where teen pop meets death metal Sprinkling a sugary coating of teen-idol pop on to the remorseless clamour of death metal sounds like a musical fusion best confined to the imagination of a record industry executive. But Babymetal, a trio of Japanese teenage girls, have paired rah-rah skirts and ribbons with infernal metallic riffs to produce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1451021/meet-babymetal-japans-bizarre-mix-teen-idol-pop-and-death-metal
  10. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Bending Adversity, by David Pilling

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

    ... They are particularly valuable when combined with the thoughts of a cross-section of the Japanese public, ranging from teenagers in Tokyo to Buddhist priests, artists, bankers and office workers. Pilling also ...

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

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