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Japan’s Troubled Relations With China

By Yoshinori Kaseda

Tokyo’s relations with Beijing in recent years have been very tense. Mutual visits of the top leaders have been suspended since Prime Minister Noda’s visit to China in December 2011. 1,141 more words

Emerging Markets

Delay announced for US-Japan Defense Guideline's final report

Today, officials from the U.S. and Japan announced their decision to delay the final report on the revision of the Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation scheduled for release later this month. 109 more words

Department Of Defense

War Crimes Trials III: The Indian who dissented

This is the last piece  of the Trilogy on the Japanese War Crimes Trials, which I wrote in my son’s blog. A casual conversation led me to this subject, though I daresay it is a serious subject. 32 more words

Politically Incorrect

Japan's General Elections 2014 – Preview and Conclusions

On the 14th of December, general elections for the House of Representatives were held in Japan. These were early elections, in the context of the dissolution of the Parliament and the proposed “masked” referendum on economic policy. 894 more words

Rassegna settimanale 8 - 14 dicembre: Giappone e Corea del Sud

10 dicembre – Giappone: sondaggi ed attese per il post – elezioni
Le elezioni in Giappone sono alle porte e tutti i sondaggi danno Shinzo Abe ed il suo partito liberal – democratico come vincitori indiscussi. 779 more words

Rassegna Settimanale

Remilitarised Japan to be F-35 maintenance hub

The Pentagon has chosen Japan to supply heavy maintenance for all Asian-based U.S. F-35 fighters. This will come as a major boost to the government of Shinzo Abe, the Japanese Prime Minister, as he seeks to carry out reforms of both Japan’s economy and constitution. 160 more words


Japanese PM Orders 'Thorough Measures' After First Bird Flu Outbreak in 8 Months

Japan ordered the culling of about 4,000 chickens Tuesday following an outbreak of avian influenza at one of the country’s poultry farms.

The owner of the farm in the country’s southwest reported that 20 of his birds died suddenly over the weekend, following which a DNA test revealed the presence of the H5 strain of the bird flu virus, AFP reported. 45 more words