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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Maternity harassment a serious problem for Japan's working women

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 09:34pm by Reuters

    ... case has pushed bullying over pregnancy at work into the media spotlight, and coincides with the first hearing on maternity harassment in the country's Supreme Court. The court case ... was a contract worker, editing a quarterly newsletter. After a first miscarriage, she asked her boss for help to cut back her work load. She said he told her "to put off pregnancy for 2-3 years ...

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    Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Warning issued over activity in the Kirishima mountain range on the southwestern island of Kyushu at a volcano less than 100 kilometres from a mothballed nuclear plant ... people in Japan’s worst volcanic disaster in nearly 90 years. Ioyama, a mountain on the southwestern island of Kyushu, has been shaken by small tremors and other signs of rising volcanic activity ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese families want war criminal names dropped from Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... discomfort", said an official from the group's chapter in Fukuoka. The call follows similar demands over the years, from both inside and outside Japan. Nationalists, including Prime Minister ... formal talks with President Xi Jinping or South Korea's President Park Geun-hye since they came to office over the past two years. But Abe made brief contact with Premier Li Keqiang earlier ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan minister in sadomasochism bar scandal hit by fresh allegations

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 02:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... in power company Tepco Japan’s industry minister was under renewed pressure on Friday over his stake in the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant that he oversees, just a day after admitting his ... tenure as industry minister. Miyazawa reportedly bought the vast majority of the stock before the atomic crisis, for which the company was severely criticised. “I don’t think there is any problem ...

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    Japan's Crown Princess Masako attends first banquet in more than a decade after stress-related illness

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 02:53am by AP

    ... official duties. In a sign of her recovery, the royals last year attended the king's inauguration in the Netherlands, where they have close ties. The princess, in a silky white formal dress ...

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    Tokyo defends underfire industry minister as he admits breaking funding rules

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 10:46pm by AP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Third scandal hits minister, but Tokyo backs him Tokyo has defended its under-fire industry minister as he faced fresh questions over political funding, which followed a bondage-bar scandal and criticism over an investment in the crippled Fukushima atomic plant's operator. Japan's usually staid political scene has been left reeling from ...

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    Japan's new trade minister Yuko Obuchi 'to quit' over misuse of funds

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo New trade minister 'to quit' over misuse of funds Japan's newly appointed trade and industry minister plans to resign following reports that some of her support groups misused political funds, Japanese media said. Yuko Obuchi, the 40-year-old daughter of a former premier, had told people close to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that she planned ...

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    More problems hit Japanese minister still smarting from S&M scandal

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Industry chief denies conflict of interest over his stake in power company More woe for minister after S&M row Japan's industry minister was under renewed pressure yesterday over his stake in the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant that he oversees, just a day after admitting his underlings had spent office cash at a sex bar. ...

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    Japanese PM Abe’s public support slumps in wake of resignations

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 11:39am by Reuters

    ... acknowledging doubts over whether her support groups misused political funds. The Yomiuri survey found 73 per cent agreed that it was right for Obuchi to quit. Midori Matsushima also stepped down as justice minister on the same day over allegations she violated election laws by handing out paper “uchiwa” fans to voters. Obuchi and Matsushima were two of five women that Abe appointed ...

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    Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet below 50pc

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:10am by AP

    ... Agencies in Tokyo Backing for premier's cabinet drops to below 50pc amid growing questions over financial misuse by groups linked to trade minister Support for Abe falls as tax plan ... September. The poll was conducted Saturday and yesterday amid growing questions over the financial reports of political groups associated with Trade Minister Yuko Obuchi and the alleged misuse ...




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