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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    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, ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    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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    Japan names Makoto Taki as new justice minister

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 10:48am by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... questionable political funds and was a go-between in the wedding of an organised crime figure 30 years ago. Tanaka’s resignation was seen as another blow to Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s unpopular ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's justice minister resigns over links to organised crime

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 10:24am

    ... resignation after a magazine report linked him to organised crime. Tanaka said he acted as a matchmaker at a mobster’s wedding and attended a party thrown by the head of a crime group about 30 years ...



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