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
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
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
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
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