National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Thousands of rescuers desperately search for seven people unaccounted for in Hiroshima landslide that killed at least 39

| Updated: 03:34 EST, 21 August 2014Just days after Hiroshima stood still to mark the 69th anniversary of its World War II bombing, thousands of rescuers combed through wreckages of the city's homes in the slim home of finding survivors of devastating ... [Published Mail Online UK - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Crews searching through mud for victims after torrents of rock and debris kill at least 36 in Hiroshima

JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty ImagesA rescue helicopter surveys the site Wednesday. TOKYO — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia and Japan Held 14th Round Industrial Development Policy Dialogue

View CommentsJapan and Ethiopia held a five days dialogue that lasted from August 11 to 15 on Industrial Development. The dialogue was held in Addis Ababa and it was the 14th Round of Policy Dialogue on Industrial Development.According to Walta Information ... [Published 2Merkato - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Govt recognition to boost vocational school standards

By Mitsuhiko Watanabe / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer At the beginning of this fiscal year, the education ministry launched a system in which it recognizes vocational school courses that provides practical occupational education in close cooperation with ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

The First Meeting of the “Advisory Panel on Science and Technology Diplomacy”

skip navigations Japanese (日本語) Other Languages Sitemap Visa Feedback Links Economic Affairs Regional Affairs Americas Europe July 29, 2014 Japanese 1. Today, on July 29, the first meeting of the “Advisory Panel on Diplomacy” was held with the attendance ... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The eight minds guiding Japan's 130T yen 'pension whale'

TOKYO -- There is a growing interest in what is going to happen to the 130 trillion yen ($1.26 trillion) being managed by the Government Pension Investment Fund, the world's largest institutional investor, as Japan tries to let the so-called "pension ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

At odds with West, Putin looks east to bolster ties with North Korea

TOKYO - Angry with the West's response over Ukraine and eager to diversify its options, Russia is moving rapidly to bolster ties with North Korea in a diplomatic nose-thumbing that could complicate the U.S.-led effort to squeeze Pyongyang into giving ... [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Need for security network growing in Asia

TOKYO -- When a flotilla of ships of the Russian Pacific Fleet called at the Vietnamese naval base at Cam Ranh in June, it was a clear indication that Vietnam was courting Russia in a bid to counter China's growing clout.The port call followed a sudden ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Trade, Innovation, Competition, IP In Two New Discussion Papers

The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development recently issued papers on competition analyses of licensing agreements and on the measurement of trade and innovation.The first paper [pdf], authored by Hiroko Yamane, professor emeritus at ... [Published Intellectual Property Watch - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese arms firms: Late starters

JAPAN’S parliament decided in 1967 that, in keeping with the country’s pacifist post-war constitution, it should restrict exports of military equipment. In 1976 the policy was hardened into a ban on almost all foreign sales of weaponry. However, three ... [Published The Economist - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

Japan Ends Ban on Military Self-Defense

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a major revision to Japan’s pacifist post-war defense policy amid wide public protests Tuesday – but don’t expect to see Japanese troops sweeping across foreign battlefields anytime soon. Under the new policy, Japan’s ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

US to despatch more ships to Japan

The US moved yesterday to reassure Tokyo over its mounting security concerns, saying it would send more missile defense ships to Japan following North Korean launches and use a high-level trip to warn China against abusing its “great power.”Japan has ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 06 2014]

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He claimed the damage was extensive "because of intense rain, extremely fragile slopes and the disaster hitting in the dead of night"
...This infers it has been coordinated closely with the "Kaizen” initiative that the Ethiopian Government is implementing across the country with"
...conducted as a technical assistance project by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and thus, has been coordinated closely with the "Kaizen” initiative that the Ethiopian Government is implementing across the country with assistance of Japan. This is also the platform that created the “Champion Products approach,” which is a tool for promoting trade and increasing exports."
...Yonezawa, a Waseda University professor who has long maintained that Japan's public pensions should shift away from government bonds to stocks. "If you continue investing a major portion (of pension funds) in government bonds, you will not achieve your targeted return" he said

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Thousands of rescuers desperately search for se... [Published Mail Online UK - 21 hours ago]
Crews searching through mud for victims after t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 20 2014]
Ethiopia and Japan Held 14th Round Industrial D... [Published 2Merkato - Aug 15 2014]
Ethiopia, Japan holds 14th Round of Policy Dial... [Published Walta Information Center - Aug 15 2014]
Govt recognition to boost vocational school sta... [Published The Japan News - Aug 10 2014]
The First Meeting of the “Advisory Panel on Sci... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan - Jul 31 2014]
The eight minds guiding Japan's 130T yen 'pensi... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 28 2014]
At odds with West, Putin looks east to bolster ... [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 27 2014]
Need for security network growing in Asia [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 25 2014]
Trade, Innovation, Competition, IP In Two New D... [Published Intellectual Property Watch - Jul 24 2014]
Beyond abduction [Published Global Times - Jul 23 2014]
Japanese arms firms: Late starters [Published The Economist - Jul 17 2014]
Major reforms to Vatican financial, media organs [Published News.va - Jul 09 2014]
Japan Ends Ban on Military Self-Defense [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
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US to despatch more ships to Japan [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 06 2014]
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Japan Ends Ban on Military Self-Defense [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a major revision to Japan’s pacifist post-war defense policy amid wide public protests Tuesday – but don’t expect to see Japanese troops sweeping across foreign battlefields anytime soon. Under the new policy, Japan’s ...
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