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Japan: What Island Dispute?
October 06, 2010
Japan: What Island Dispute?
Japan’s foreign minister shrugs off talk of a territory dispute with China over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan: What Island Dispute?
Ozawa’s Indictment Demise?
October 05, 2010
Ozawa’s Indictment Demise?
Does a decision to indict the political bigwig signal the end of a long career?
Ozawa’s Indictment Demise?
Russia, Japan Island Row Back
October 04, 2010
Russia, Japan Island Row Back
A dispute over the Southern Kurils/Northern Territories is refocusing minds in Japan.
Russia, Japan Island Row Back
Doctor in the House?
October 02, 2010
Doctor in the House?
Japan has a significant shortage of doctors, a new government survey shows.
Doctor in the House?
Japan’s Nicotine Rush
October 01, 2010
Japan’s Nicotine Rush
Will a hefty tobacco tax hike be enough to stub out smoking in the country?
Japan’s Nicotine Rush
Japan Softens on Refugees
September 29, 2010
Japan Softens on Refugees
After accepting new Burmese exiles, will Japan show more of its humanitarian side?
Japan Softens on Refugees
Prosecutor Diplomacy?
September 28, 2010
Prosecutor Diplomacy?
The Chinese captain release suggests Japan’s prosecutors have a particularly tough job.
Prosecutor Diplomacy?
New Doubt in Japan’s Justice
September 24, 2010
New Doubt in Japan’s Justice
The nation’s justice system is in question thanks to one case of suspected shady practice.
New Doubt in Japan’s Justice
China-Japan Waters Still Rough
September 22, 2010
China-Japan Waters Still Rough
A boat incident continues to inflame 2 nations that should be focusing on trade, not nationalism.
China-Japan Waters Still Rough
Respect for Aged in Japan?
September 20, 2010
Respect for Aged in Japan?
Respect the aged day has put the issue of the missing centenarians back in the news.
Respect for Aged in Japan?
Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
September 17, 2010
Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
The Japanese PM has drawn his allies close and moved rival Ichiro Ozawa to the backbench.
Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
No Downtime for PM Kan
September 15, 2010
No Downtime for PM Kan
The rising yen, economy, Futenma issue, China… Naoto Kan hasn’t got the time to relax.
No Downtime for PM Kan
Kan Holds Onto Japan Leadership
September 14, 2010
Kan Holds Onto Japan Leadership
Prime Minister Naoto Kan has survived a close-fought challenge to his leadership by Ichiro Ozawa.
Kan Holds Onto Japan Leadership
September 13, 2010
Ozawa-Kan Leadership Finale
The DPJ election circus is coming to a close. But will lawmakers be listening to the Japanese public?
Ozawa-Kan Leadership Finale
ANA Eyes Budget Market
September 11, 2010
ANA Eyes Budget Market
Japanese airline ANA looks to branch out into the low-cost domestic and regional market.
ANA Eyes Budget Market
September 10, 2010
Captain Risks Japan-China Ties
Zhan Qixiong’s erratic behavior in the East China Sea has large-scale implications.
Captain Risks Japan-China Ties
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