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Japan protests China paper’s map of atomic clouds

Japan protests China paper’s map of atomic clouds

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan protested Wednesday to China over a newspaper’s depiction of exploding mushroom clouds in a map of Japan, calling it offensive. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide [...]
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World citizen Japan prepares for the worst

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Australia and Japan continue to hope for the best from China, but they are putting in place mechanisms to deal with the worst. This is the grave purpose underlying the new [...]
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Ancient Silk Town Paves Way for Japan’s Abandoned Rice Fields

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Tomiyoshi Kurogoushi sighs as he looks over the terraced rice fields in the mountains of central Japan that were tended by generations of his family. Most are now covered in [...]
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Japan City Evacuates 90000 as Typhoon Nears Kyushu

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Neoguri weakened to a tropical storm as it moved toward Japan’s southernmost main island of Kyushu after prompting the evacuation of almost 90,000 people amid [...]
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Japan pushes for closer ties

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has used a historic address to the Australian Parliament to move the two countries closer to a strategic defence alliance in a development [...]
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Cute Japan pop star recruits soldiers as Abe boosts military

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Just as prime minister Shinzo Abe beefs up Japan’s military, the armed forces have turned to a 20-year pop idol for a softer touch in recruiting soldiers in a country [...]
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Typhoon slams into Japan’s Kyushu island

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Sky News | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Neoguri has slammed into the Japanese mainland bringing widespread flooding, ripping trees from their roots and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as tens of [...]
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Disney Resumes On-Demand Movie Sales on ITunes in Japan

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Walt Disney Co. (DIS), the world’s largest entertainment company, resumed sales of new movies through Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s online store in Japan after halting them [...]
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Typhoon Neoguri bears down on Japanese mainland

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Neoguri bore down on the Japanese mainland Wednesday after slamming into the southern Okinawa island chain, killing two people in the country and leaving a trail of [...]
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Japan denies report on N Korea’s abduction survivor list

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan on Thursday denied as “sheer misreporting” a front page newspaper story that North Korea had provided a list of some 30 Japanese survivors still living in [...]
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Japan May orders data shock casts shadow over recovery scenario

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s machinery orders tumbled by a record margin in May, dashing hopes for a bounce and casting doubt over a scenario of investment-led recovery in the world’s [...]
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Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife’s suicide

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman’s suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to [...]
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Halal tourism takes off in Japan

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers. For a [...]
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Japan May core machinery orders unexpectedly fall 19.5 pct mth/mth

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s core machinery orders unexpectedly fell 19.5 percent in May from the previous month, government data showed on Thursday, casting doubt over the outlook for a [...]
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Abe pushing Beijing, Seoul together

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s decision to hold a summit with South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul without first visiting Pyonyang reflects the rapidly [...]
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