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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's sacred Mount Fuji risks turning into trash mountain

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:51pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and Yamanashi, which have jurisdiction over Japan's highest mountain, have reported discovering large heaps of rubbish and human waste on the slopes, a problem that has apparently worsened since ... and then pay the voluntary fee. That means it costs ¥16,000 to climb Mount Fuji instead of just ¥2,000." Fewer people has not lead to less waste, however, with national broadcaster NHK reporting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594823/japans-sacred-mount-fuji-risks-turning-trash-mountain
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scandal-plagued Asahi Shimbun admits fabricating interview

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by KYODO

    ... newspapers, retracted on Thursday a controversial report on the testimony of Masao Yoshida, then chief of the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant, after admitting that it contained erroneous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1592589/scandal-plagued-asahi-shimbun-admits-fabricating-interview
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Pacific claims fuelled by search for resources, Chinese expansionism

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... earth minerals, oil and gas. The Japanese government is particularly excited about vast deposits of methane hydrates. A solid compound containing high levels of methane trapped in a crystal ... seabed deposits dredged up from the seabed close to the island of Minami-Torishima contain high concentrations of rare earth minerals such as dysprosium and terbium, used in liquid crystal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1590823/japan-pacific-claims-fuelled-natural-resources-hunt-and-china-navy-expansion
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... not contain details of the massacre of civilians, Kyodo News reported. The episode continues to poison Sino-Japanese relations, not least because a minority on Japan’s right insist it was a legitimate ... Household Agency to produce the annals. The agency said it used 3,152 documents, including 40 new items, to compile the 12,000-page record. Local media said it did not contain the clearest ...

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

    Don't want to wash your plates after meals? Now you can eat them instead

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Forget dirty dishes... eat them instead Edible tableware, such as plates made of prawn crackers and cups made of seaweed, are gaining popularity in Japan as environmentally friendly substitutes for disposable dishes, thus cutting down on polystyrene foam and plastic waste. For example, the "e-tray" series by Japanese firm Marushige Seika K. K. features ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586734/dont-want-wash-your-plates-after-meals-now-you-can-eat-them-instead
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... at an Apec summit in Bali. On economic policy, Akie Abe said Japan should consider cutting wasteful spending and boosting the economy before going ahead with a rise in the sales tax to 10 per cent, ... tax. "I think there are still areas where, if not a waste, taxes are not being used properly and could probably be fixed," she added. "I can understand there are aspects ...

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

    Subsidies for storing nuclear debris from Fukushima plant offered by Tokyo

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:58pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Payments for taking in nuclear-contaminated soil and water akin to bribes, green group says Tokyo dangles subsidies to store Fukushima waste Running out of space ... from the nuclear disaster, let slip that he considered finding a final storage space for the waste as merely a question of how much money the government offered local authorities. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572362/subsidies-storing-nuclear-debris-fukushima-plant-offered-tokyo
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan denies report North Korea handed over list of abductees

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 12:59pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Commission. The Nikkei first reported a week earlier that North Korea had presented Japan with a list containing a double-digit number of abduction victims during the Beijing meeting. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550990/japan-denies-report-n-korea-handed-over-list-abductees
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Flooding, havoc as Typhoon Neoguri batters Japanese mainland

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 01:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... massive downpours present an extra headache for the plant where workers are locked in a daily struggle to contain huge amounts of contaminated water, used to keep the destroyed reactors cool, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551017/flooding-havoc-typhoon-neoguri-batters-japanese-mainland
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan approves end to ban on military fighting overseas in victory for Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:54am by KRISTINE KWOK, Teddy Ng and Agencies

    ... documents containing details of Japanese behaviour during the second world war may be released," Lin said. "Chinese courts may also accept lawsuits against Japanese concerning wartime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1544126/japans-ruling-parties-agree-drop-ban-collective-self-defence

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