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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Take full blame for scandal of wartime ‘comfort women’, UN urges Japan

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... for their treatment despite repeated efforts in the decades since the war. Japanese courts have dismissed claims for reparation and rejected calls for criminal probes, citing the passing of the statute ... fullblame forsex slaves,Tokyo told The United Nations has called on Japan to accept full blame for pressing women from Korea and other Asian nations into sexual slavery in the second world war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559267/take-full-blame-scandal-wartime-comfort-women-un-urges-japan
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Emperor Hirohito cautioned against second world war, says new official history

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Hirohito cautioned against conflict Emperor Hirohito, the demi-god at the apex of the Japanese state when it waged bloody war across Asia, cautioned against ... of the man considered by some to have played a pivotal role in Japan’s march to the second world war, and by others as the helpless puppet of an out-of-control military state. The annals, produced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1588599/japanese-emperor-cautioned-against-second-world-war-according-official-history
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's high-speed Shinkansen bullet train turns 50

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 09:09pm by AP

    ... at a time when the rise of the car and the passenger plane threatened to eclipse it. It was also a symbol of pride for Japan, less than two decades after the end of the second world war ... and riding atop the railway bridge at Hamanako lake was very pleasant. It felt like you were sailing above the sea." Japan started building a high-speed line during the second world war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1606640/japans-high-speed-shinkansen-bullet-train-turns-50
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe sends condolences for martyrs, including war criminals

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Honouring spirits of wartime leaders, some war criminals, may hit chances of meeting Xi Jinping Abe sent condolences for 'martyrs' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a condolence message to a ceremony honouring "martyrs", including some convicted as war criminals after the second world war, his top spokesman said yesterday, news ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581103/i-express-my-grief-death-martyrs-shinzo-abes-message-war-criminals
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe faces questioning by lawmakers on Japan's change to defence policy

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by KYODO

    ... under armed attack. But in the face of strong opposition to the reworking of the post-war security framework, Abe has decided to wait until next year to submit bills to legalise the use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1604856/shinzo-abe-faces-questioning-lawmakers-japans-change-defence-policy
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan seeks its own early-warning aircraft

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

    ... year to shadow intruding aircraft, mostly from China and Russia. That was the highest number of deployments since the final year of the cold war in 1989. Fears of a military clash have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1597600/japan-seeks-its-own-early-warning-aircraft
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Politicians accused of extremism after photos with Japanese far-right leader

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:16pm by AFP

    ... unwillingness to condemn imperial Japan's behaviour up to and during the second world war has proved a sticking point in international relations. His equivocations about the formalised system ... cabinet, announced last week, includes a number of people with hawkish views. Both Takaichi and Inada have visited Yasukuni Shrine, the supposed repository of the souls of Japan's war dead, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587835/shinzo-abes-new-cabinet-members-deny-neo-nazi-links
  8. News - China - JAPAN

    Japan warns China that seizure of ship could have consequences

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 05:12pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... spokesman Yoshihide Suga said the seizure undermined the 1972 joint communique that normalised ties between Japan and China, in which Beijing agreed to renounce “its demand for war reparation from ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo warned on Monday that the seizure of a Japanese ship in Shanghai over pre-war debts threatened ties with China and could undermine the very basis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1493602/japan-warns-china-seizure-ship-could-have-consequences
  9. 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 to a ceremony honouring more than 1,000 second world war-era war criminals, praising their contributions. Abe sent the message in April to a ceremony at the Koyasan Buddhist temple in central Japan ...

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

    Japanese first lady Akie Abe seeks summit with Peng Liyuan at Apec

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:50pm by Reuters

    ... husband's policies, such as ending the ban on Japan's military fighting abroad that has been in force since Japan's defeat in the second world war. The military plans have raised alarm in China and South Korea. She said some critics told her they worry that her husband was leading the country to war. "But I tell them that definitely won't happen, so it's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585378/japanese-first-lady-akie-abe-seeks-summit-peng-liyuan-apec

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