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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Obama touches down in Japan for first leg of tension-filled Asian tour

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... banquet with the present-day head of state. He heads to Seoul on Friday. Obama is also visiting Malaysia on the week-long tour. ...

  2. News - China - JAPAN

    Japan warns China that seizure of ship could have consequences

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

    ... related to wartime forced labour in Japan have been filed in China against Japanese corporations. China has long maintained a policy of not accepting such civil lawsuits. But a Beijing court ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe warns rally of dangers of bolstering Japan's military

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... long been calls for Japan to pull its own weight in a very one-sided security alliance. Unease in Japan about China's increasing assertiveness, and specifically its strident claims ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Yoshimi Watanabe quits as leader of Your Party over cash scandal

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... in a long line of cash scandals that surface every few months in Japan, as one high-profile legislator after another becomes enmeshed over "loans" from powerful businessmen, which only ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese drug maker Takeda to fight US$6 billion damages over diabetes drug

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... cancer risk with long-term use. The drug is banned in France and Germany. The US judgment comes a week after former GlaxoSmithKline executive Christophe Weber was installed as Takeda's chief ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe to sign deal with Australia PM Tony Abbott on military gear

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:30pm by JULIAN

    ... on Tuesday and give more leeway to Japanese firms' exports. Defence sector companies in Japan have long been calling for a rethink of the government's position and hope to be able to sell ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    UN court rules Japan’s Antarctic whaling ‘not scientific’, revokes permit

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Amsterdam Judges at the highest UN court ordered Japan on Monday to halt whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting the country’s long-held argument that the catch was for scientific purposes and not primarily for human consumption. Tokyo said it was disappointed but would abide by the decision, while activists said they hoped it would bring closer a complete end to whaling ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan may only be able to restart one-third of its nuclear reactors

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:36pm by Reuters

    ... station in 2011. The six reactors at that plant are shut forever, slated for decades-long decommissioning. I think the government is incredibly clever by doing the restarts in the most modern, ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    World's longest-serving death row inmate freed and granted retrial in Japan after 45 years

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... interrogations persist under a long-held belief that a confession is the gold standard of guilt. Hakamada's sister Hideko, 81, who has campaigned for a retrial for decades, thanked supporters who ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    South Korea, Japan and the US to hold summit in The Hague next week

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:17pm by Reuters

    ... it would lead to a bilateral summit between Park and Abe down the road." Professor Jo Yang-hyeon, of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy, said Seoul remained firm in its long ...




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