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Fukushima amplifies Japanese energy import dependence

When Typhoon Wipha flooded Japan with heavy rains last week, the operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant ordered precautionary measures to prevent leakage of contaminated water. 701 more words

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Japanese Upper House Election Incoming!

Well, it’s been an interesting half a year for Japan. The election of LDP leader Shinzō Abe last December seems to have broken Japan out of its monotonous political stagnation. 666 more words

Japan

A Step Forward Towards a Japan-Colombia EPA

Joint Study

From February to July 2011, a study group for a possible Japan-Colombia EPA was held by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). The report of this study was issued in  August 2011. 410 more words

Japan

Knot in Japanese Minds

The “knot” in Japanese minds is to become a “normal country”. A “normal country” should have independent foreign policy and military. However, the Japanese Constitution stipulates that, Japan shall not have the right to declare war, and the state shall not have armed forces. 1,153 more words

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Japan, Please fire First Shot at Diaoyu Islands (2)

 

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Japanese Mentality

Certainly, it is impossible for Japan to make an apology. As mentioned earlier, Shinzo Abe has made ​​it clear that: Diaoyu Islands(Senkaku Islands for Janpanese name) belong to Japan. 1,202 more words

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Japan, Please fire First Shot at Diaoyu Islands (1)

Currently, the standoff over the Diaoyu Islands(Senkaku Islands for Janpanese name) is becoming a crisis on the verge of breaking out.

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Support for Japan's Abe government rises to two-thirds: poll.

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    Reuters/Reuters – Japan‘s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves as he arrives at his official residence in Tokyo December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai…

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