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  1. 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

    ... historical grievances with Japan at the local level in the United States. The Virginia House of Delegates voted 81-15 on Thursday to approve the measure requiring "that all textbooks approved ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Koreans win in Virginia battle over sea's name Legislators in the US state of Virginia approved a bill requiring school textbooks to include ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan expands military footprint for first time in 40 years, risking angering China

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 08:48pm by Reuters

    ... but it makes no secret of the fact that it perceives China generally as a threat as it becomes an Asian power that could one day rival Japan's ally in the region, the United States. Japan, in its ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's indigenous stealth fighter to fly this year amid arms race worries

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... is deploying the Chengdu J-20," he added. Another opponent of the project might be the United States, Ito said. That is because the ATD-X is an alternative to US-made aircraft. "There ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe promotes Japanese maglev trains for US railways

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AFP

    ... the technology was "something that will bring great benefits to Japan and hopefully to the United States". In Japan, the company hopes to launch the maglev service- billed as faster, smoother ... blossoms, Mount Fuji and the state-of-the-art technology," a relaxed-looking Abe said ahead of the ride. As the distinctive white and pink petals of the blossom swirled in the breeze, the pair ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... in the United States. Actos- a prescription medication launched in 2010 to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes- had been a promising drug for Takeda, which was recently forced ... by a US jury following a trial over the safety of its Actos diabetes medicine. The company said it "respectfully disagrees" with the judgment awarded in the southern state of Louisiana ...

  6. 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

    ... as a normal military might, at a time of rising tensions with China. The SDF has not fired a shot in battle since a battered and broken Japan surrendered in 1945, accepting a United States ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Yoshimi Watanabe quits as leader of Your Party over cash scandal

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

    ... plans to remake Japan's Self Defence Forces as a modern military. The conservative premier has spoken repeatedly of his desire to revise the country's United States-imposed pacifist ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe warns rally of dangers of bolstering Japan's military

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... in the past 100 years." By exercising collective selfdefence, Japan will directly [join] in a war NOBEL LAUREATE KENZABURO OE The protest in central Tokyo came as China called on the United States to restrain ally Japan at the end of talks between the American and Chinese defence chiefs. A national opinion poll showed growing public opposition to Abe's plans ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe dismisses opposition to Japan state secrets legislation

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 08:01pm by AFP

    ... says law is needed to allow the United States and other allies to share national security information with Japan. Along with the creation of a US-style National Security Council in his office, ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Hawkish premier rejects opposition to state secrets bill that critics fear will stifle press freedom and keep public in the dark Japan pm pushes secrets bill ...

  10. Property - International - JAPAN

    Sekisui House buys Tokyo office tower for 74b yen

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... entirely financed by debt. Another daVinci property, an iconic office tower in Tokyo's Shiba district, was bought last year by a group including United States insurance magnate Maurice ...




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