Officials contend Japan will no longer hunt for whales in the Antarctic and will instead focus on Japanese territorial waters. Photo: AFP
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Reputation of Japan sinks with decision to quit whaling body

  • In a move that makes little sense, Tokyo is the latest to land a blow on a multilateral organisation that will allow it to resume commercial hunting in its territorial waters

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Officials contend Japan will no longer hunt for whales in the Antarctic and will instead focus on Japanese territorial waters. Photo: AFP
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