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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's Crown Princess Masako attends first banquet in more than a decade after stress-related illness

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 02:53am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Masako's appearance at banquet for Dutch royals is her first in more than a decade Japanese princess back after long illness Japan's Crown Princess ... in Dutch-occupied Indonesia, where many soldiers and civilians from the Netherlands were taken prisoner. "It was most unfortunate that these long friendly relations between Japan and the Netherlands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1627897/japans-crown-princess-masako-attends-first-banquet-more-decade-after
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... recently, including a tremor lasting as long as seven minutes, an official at the Japan Meteorological Agency’s volcano division said. “There is an increase in activity that under certain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1623705/japan-warns-increased-activity-volcano-near-nuclear-plant
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe seeks to move on from cabinet scandals but foes scent blood

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:02am by JULIA RYALL

    ... after Obuchi and Matsushima resigned, Abe appointed a former bureaucrat as his new trade and industry minister and a long-standing supporter as the head of the Ministry of Justice. Both Yoichi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1621620/shinzo-abe-seeks-move-cabinet-scandals-foes-scent-blood
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Seiji Yoshida's lies about "comfort women" exploited by Japan's right

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by Julian Ryall

    ... a raid on a factory to abduct young women. The discrepancies began to stack up. That Yoshida was able to keep the pretence going as long as he eventually did was remarkable, but in 1996 he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1614619/seiji-yoshidas-lies-about-comfort-women-exploited-japans-right
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's sacred Mount Fuji risks turning into trash mountain

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

    ... and installed rubbish bins at the rest stations that dot the zig-zag paths to the top of the 3,776-metre peak. Toilet facilities have long been a problem on the hiking routes and authorities have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594823/japans-sacred-mount-fuji-risks-turning-trash-mountain
  6. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda calls for stable yen

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... to achieve the price stability target of 2 per cent, as long as it is necessary for maintaining that target in a stable manner," he said. The bank has stood still on monetary policy since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1594215/bank-japan-governor-haruhiko-kuroda-calls-stable-yen
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM pushes North Korea to resolve abductions issue

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 05:26pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... with the results Tokyo wants, which could lead to even deeper acrimony. The abductions, along with the North’s nuclear weapons and long-range missile development, have long been a major source of tension ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591722/japanese-pm-pushes-north-korea-resolve-abductions-issue
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Christine Lagarde backs Shinzo Abe’s plan for women to lift Japan economy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... wealthy nations. The Japanese leader, who swept to power in late 2012 on promises to revive to the long-tepid economy, recently reshuffled his cabinet. More than a quarter of the posts are now ... and on their basis of the performance, but I changed my mind," she said. "I very strongly and very firmly believe that quotas or targets, however we want to call them... are a necessity." Long ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591186/christine-lagarde-backs-shinzo-abes-plan-women-lift-japan-economy
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... km south of Tokyo and which Beijing has long insisted is merely a rock and therefore cannot be used by Japan to extend its EEZ. By stationing warships and, potentially, aircraft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1590823/japan-pacific-claims-fuelled-natural-resources-hunt-and-china-navy-expansion
  10. 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 conflict but celebrated military success, according to the long-awaited official history of his reign, released on Tuesday. The mammoth 61-volume set, which has taken 24 years to compile at a cost ...

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

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