Japan

Type: Country
Name: Japan
population: 128,137,504
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 20 reports

Japan’s Abe to meet hardship as two cabinet ministers resign over scandal : October 21, 2014, 3:02 am

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s newly launched cabinet on Monday was jolted by resignations of two female ministers over their political funds scandal, with the prime minister seeing the appointments of the two resigning officials as his ... [Published Daily Times - 34 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 10 reports

3D-printed gun maker in Japan sentenced to two years in prison

A 28-year-old former university employee was sentenced today in Japan to two years in prison for manufacturing plastic 3D-printed firearms in violation of national weapons laws, according to The Japan News. Yoshitomo Imura is said to have created at least ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 26 mins ago]
Entities: 3D Printing, Japan, Prison
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 28 reports

US dollar up in Asian trade as stock markets rally worldwide

AFPTOKYO--The dollar strengthened against the euro and yen in Asia on Monday, in line with a regional equities rally after a surge on Wall Street at the end of last week.In Tokyo afternoon trading, the greenback bought 107.26 yen against 106.78 yen in ... [Published China Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

US, Japan Agree on Access to Bases After Environmental Incidents Oct 20, 2014

TOKYO — Japanese officials will have access to U.S. military bases in Japan following oil spills or other environmental accidents, according to a bilateral agreement struck as part of the ongoing realignment of U.S. forces in the Asia-Pacific region.The ... [Published Military.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Northeast Asian Stability and Japan's Security Policy

the Abe government made a cabinet decision to reinterpret the Article 9 peace clause of Japan’s constitution to recognise the exercise of collective self-defence under limited circumstances. While the scope of the proposed changes are an evolution rather ... [Published Economy Watch - 5 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 49 reports

Japan PM appoints successors to trade, justice ministers

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News – 5 minutes agoTokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Monday named successors to the trade and justice ministers who resigned from their posts earlier in the day.For the trade minister's ... [Published Yahoo! India - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 23 reports

Asia Markets: Japan's Nikkei surges 4% as Asian markets rebound

Stocks in Tokyo staged their biggest rally in 16 months on Monday as investors bargain-hunted despite lingering concerns about global growth that sparked volatility in markets last week. After sliding 5% last week, the Nikkei Stock Average NIK, +3.98% ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 9 reports

Mitsubishi Celebrates MRJ Rollout; First Flight Scheduled for Q2 2015

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation held a rollout ceremony on Saturday for the MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet).The rollout ceremony, which was broadcast live over the internet, was held at the Komaki Minami Plant of MHI’s ... [Published Asia Travel Tips - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 72 reports

In Japan, two female cabinet ministers resign

TOKYO -- The resignation Monday of Yuko Obuchi, Japan's industry minister, was a heavy blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the cabinet he named last month. And there are concerns in the government and ruling parties that Obuchi is only the first in ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 18 reports

Japan ministers visit controversial war shrine despite China anger

TOKYOThree Japanese cabi-net members visited a shrine for war dead on Saturday a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drew angry responses from China and South Korea by sending a ritual offering there.Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine is widely seen as a symbol ... [Published Oman Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 14 reports

New chapter in Japan’s aviation sector

All Nippon Airways (ANA) CEO and president Shinichiro Ito (R) delivers his speech alongside Mitsubishi Aircraft president Teruaki Kawai (3rd R) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industrires chairman Hideaki Omiya (2nd R) during a ceremony of the Mitsubishi Regional ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 16 reports

3 Japanese female ministers visit notorious Yasukuni Shrine

TOKYO, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Three Japanese female ministers on Saturday paid visits to the notorious war-linked Yasukuni Shrine during its autumn festival.The visits by the ministers, namely Internal Affairs Minister Sanae Takaichi, Chairperson of the ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Oct 18 2014]

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