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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Ex-Tepco executives deserve indictment over Fukushima nuclear crisis, says Tokyo panel

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:30pm by AFP

    ... prosecutors announced last year that they would not pursue a criminal case. But about 5,700 people, including Fukushima residents affected by the nuclear crisis, were dissatisfied ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Panel of Japanese citizens decides three former Tepco officials, including ex-chairman, should face formal accusations over 2011 nuclear disaster following ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563359/ex-tepco-executives-deserve-indictment-over-fukushima-nuclear-crisis-says
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Record HK$413 billion defence budget sought by Japanese government

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

    ... the world, Kyodo reported. This would include building a public relations and cultural promotion office, called Japan House, in six foreign cities, including Hong Kong. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo ... budget for the first time in 11 years, by 0.8 per cent to 4.68 trillion yen, raising eyebrows in China amid tensions over a territorial dispute in the East China Sea. The defence ministry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581800/japan-defence-ministry-asks-record-budget-amid-china-naval-fears
  3. 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

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo The number of babies born in Japan in the January to June period dropped 2.7 per cent from a year earlier to 496,391, pointing to the possibility of the annual figure slipping below the 1 million mark for the first time on record, government data showed on Tuesday. Although the number of births tends to be higher in the latter half of the year, the figure ...

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

    Japan urged to stick to history after Shinzo Abe sent message about wartime criminals

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:32pm by AP

    ... China and South Korea yesterday urged Japan to stick to history and reflect on its wartime aggression after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year ... the sincerity of Tokyo's past apology over wartime aggression. Associated Press ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581563/japan-urged-stick-history-after-shinzo-abe-sent-message-about-wartime
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Guide dog stabbed in Japan as it led owner to work

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:55am by Associated Press in Saitama

    ... Associated Press in Saitama Attack on Oscar, a nine-year-old Labrador, who suffered multiple stab wounds, discovered only when a sighted colleague of the owner noticed dog's injuries. ... to determine the precise location of the attack in July by an unidentified assailant, they said. The dog, a nine-year-old male Labrador retriever called Oscar, apparently did not make any noise during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581388/police-investigate-stabbing-guide-dog-during-owners-morning-commute-office
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Hello Kitty confirmed as human, despite whiskers and pointy ears

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo If it walks like a cat andtalks like a cat, it's human Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cuteness insisted yesterday, despite an uproar from internet users who spluttered: "But she's got whiskers!" The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas the world over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581561/hello-kitty-confirmed-human-despite-whiskers-and-pointy-ears
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

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

    ... the crisis was triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan. Their home was located about 40km away from the Fukushima Daiichi plant. Watanabe and other family members ...

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

    Shigeru Ishiba set to decline cabinet post and may challenge Shinzo Abe

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:19pm by Julian Ryall

    ... minister has been riding high in opinion polls since returning to the post in December 2012. The debate over collective self-defence and reinterpreting the constitution has cost him some goodwill, however, and his support rate fell below 50 per cent for the first time last month. With that debate behind him- the legislation is expected to pass fairly smoothly early next year- the focus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580620/shigeru-ishiba-set-decline-cabinet-post-and-may-challenge-shinzo-abe
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... Officers strike up a conversation and arrange a meeting. Once they have met and the transaction is confirmed, the undercover officer reveals his true identity. In the first six months of this year ... cautioned for sex-related crimes. The NPA instructed forces around the country to introduce cyber correctional guidance in October last year. The phenomenon of enjo kosai- which literally means ...

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

    Japan 'strongly protests' Russian military exercises on disputed Pacific islands

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 06:39pm by Reuters

    ... crisis. The dispute over the islands, which Russia seized from Japan in the waning days of the second world war, has also prevented the two countries from signing a formal peace treaty. ... going into a deep chill. In his first year in office, Abe met Putin five times, while failing to secure a summit with the leaders of neighbouring China or South Korea. Closer ties are driven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572923/japan-strongly-protests-against-russian-exercises-disputed-isles

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