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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese lawmakers see red over minister Midori Matsushima's scarf

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Lawmakers see red over minister's scarf Japan's upper house of parliament, often called the chamber of wisdom, has been rocked by a dress-code row after a minister appeared sporting a red scarf. Justice Minister Midori Matsushima wore the stole when she attended a plenary session on Wednesday, prompting complaints from opposition ...

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    Suspect arrested after body parts of missing girl, 6, are found in Japan

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:59pm by KYODO

    ... close together. The bags also contained a dress and sandals identical to those worn by Mirei. ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe likens military revision to Meiji Restoration

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... armed forces, faced massive opposition from a population deeply wedded to the principle of pacifism that underpins its modern identity. Collective selfdefence is as significant as the Meiji ...

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    Japanese schoolchildren to learn disputed islands belong to Tokyo

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 05:49pm by AFP

    ... of Japan's ambassador Koro Bessho for the dressing down. In a statement, the ministry accused Japan of "holding on to its past bad habit of distorting history and nostalgia over past ...

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    Celebrations in Japan as Emperor Akihito marks 80th birthday

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 03:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... was the first commoner in modern times to marry into Japan’s imperial family. Following their fairy-tale wedding in 1959, Michiko, now 79, also became the first empress to raise her children herself, ...

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    Japanese emperor's funeral plans inspire an ageing society

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:50am by AP

    ... after their affairs or their graves. "I really empathise with their feelings," said Setsuko Imamura, a former part-time kimono-dressing instructor who turned 79 this month. "We ...

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    Japanese politician who handed Emperor Akihito letter receives death threat

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 01:40pm by Julian Ryall

    ... to the Fukushima nuclear plant when three of its six reactors suffered melt-downs after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Yamamoto has received a public dressing down from the government, the media, ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Strong typhoon heads for Japan and Fukushima nuclear plant

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 11:44am by AFP

    ... typhoons. It has admitted contaminated water may well have flowed into the sea. Japan’s atomic watchdog summoned the president of Tepco for a public dressing-down for sloppy standards at the plant ...

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    Japan nuclear regulator berates Fukushima operator

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 03:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Fukushima boss handed a public reprimand Japan’s atomic watchdog summoned the boss of Fukushima’s operator Tepco on Friday for a public dressing-down over sloppy standards at the crippled nuclear plant, as yet another problem with contaminated water emerged. The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) called in Tokyo Electric Power president Naomi ...

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    Japanese minister Keishu Tanaka refuses to quit over yakuza claims

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in Tokyo

    ... Agencies in Tokyo Keishu Tanaka 'undergoing tests'; he reportedly will quit over alleged role at gangster's wedding Minister accused of yakuza links taken to hospital Japan's justice minister, appointed just 18 days ago, has admitted himself to hospital and appears set to resign after admitting that he played a ceremonial role in a yakuza wedding decades ago. ...




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