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34 min ago | Mashable

Former Nuclear Power Exec Reveals Secret Payments to Japan's Prime Ministers

The contentious public debate around whether to use nuclear power in Japan, in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster , took another major turn on Monday when it was revealed that a former power company official made secret payments to Japanese prime ministers for nearly two decades.


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2 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

PM to Japan: Help T&T - Swith arms treaty

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shortly after his arrival at Piarco International Airport South Terminal yesterday where he was greeted by Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Dookeran and Ambassador of Japan Yoshimasa Tezuka.


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6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Japan is stepping up sanctions against Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014.


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6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Paternity blues: Social hurdles still high for Japanese men seeking hands-on fatherhood

An increasing number of Japanese fathers are taking a more active role in raising their children, but some also feel beaten down by a society that doesn't support their efforts.


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6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Police probe possible link between 2channel postings and Sasebo killing

A series of anonymous murder confessions were posted on the popular 2channel Internet forum Saturday evening, prompting police to investigate their possible link with the death and dismemberment of 15-year-old Aiwa Matsuo in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture.


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7 hrs ago |

Inside Leica's Kyoto Store

Iconic camera maker Leica hit the web a few weeks ago to offer a glimpse into the conceptual design behind its Kyoto flagship store located on Hanamikoji street in the Gion district.


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11 hrs ago | Newsday

Japan's firms to focus on ICT, agro processing

Japanese firms with a focus on Information and Communication Technology , Clean Technologies and Agro-processing are being encouraged by Prime Minister Kamla Persad- Bissessar to set up shop at the recently launched Tamana Intech Park in east Trinidad.


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15 hrs ago | The Courier

Calligraphy teaching group from Japan visits Ballarat High School

BALLARAT High School was one of four schools chosen to visit by a Japanese calligraphy teaching group in its whistle stop tour of Australia.


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16 hrs ago | Power Online

Yingli Green Energy To Supply 32 MWs Of PV Modules To A Large Scale Project In Japan

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Japan Corporation , has signed an agreement to supply 32 MWs of multicrystalline PV modules to a large-scale project located in ... (more)


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17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

A journalist receives a check for radiation after visiting Tokyo Electric Power Co.'


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Sun Jul 27, 2014


Japan Likely to Adopt a Tourist-First Model for Its Casinos

Japanese citizens, like Singaporeans, may have to pay to get in while foreigners can enter for free when casinos open their doors for business in Japan, according to reports in a leading business daily.


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Daily Times

Young Chinese pursue studies in Japan

BEIJING: Zhu Qianling, a graduate of Tianjin University of Science & Technology , has been working on her visa for Japan after receiving an offer from Chiba University earlier this month.


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Schoolgirl 'Beheads' Classmate In Japan

A 15-year-old Japanese schoolgirl is being held in police custody after she admitted murdering her classmate and dismembering her body.


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The Japan Times

Rola's dad arrested over alleged health fraud

The father of TV personality Rola has been arrested on suspicion of swindling A 875,000 from the Japanese health insurance system between December 2008 and January 2009, police sources said.


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The Indianapolis Star

Secret USS Indianapolis photos unveiled to survivors

Secret USS Indianapolis photos unveiled to survivors A previously unpublished collection of USS Indianapolis photos was unveiled at the survivors reunion in Indianapolis.


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The Georgia Straight

Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest

The Arakawa River originates near, and flows through, Fukushima city, which is located about 70 kilometres from the devastated Daiichi nuclear power plant.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Nuclear Energy, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Asian Tsunami Disaster,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Mail

Fury of PoWs after new leader of BNP visits shrine to Japanese war...

'No blood, no drugs, no weapons': Mystery surrounds the death of couple found in each others arms in Hilton hotel room after apparent double suicide by 'overdose' Fury of PoWs after new leader of BNP visits shrine to Japanese war criminals who killed Allied troops in Second World War The new leader of the BNP has been accused of insulting Britain's ... (more)


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China's navy no longer so inferior to Japan's, experts say

The destroyer Wuhan leads a fleet of Chinese ships, heading for the biggest joint naval exercise with Russia in the Sea of Japan.


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Deer Fill the Street in a Japanese Town

About 1,000 deer live in the roughly 1,200 acres that constitute Nara Park in Nara, Japan.


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Times of Oman

Japanese PM opens LatAm tour with Mexico energy deals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shakes hands with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto during a meeting with Japanese bussinesmen at the Industriales Club in Mexico City, on July 25, 2014.


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