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  1. Ex-Japanese PM urges Taiwan to review limits on Japanese food importsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 |

    Noda was among a group of 10 ese lawmakers visiting Taiwan mainly to discuss food safety issues as Taiwan was scheduled to tighten regulations May 15 related to ese food imports after it was found that food items from the radiation-affected prefectures of Gunma, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, and Chiba had made their way illegally into Taiwan last month. The new measures, requested by the Legislature, require that the specific places of origin, rather than just the country of origin, be listed on ese food products.


  2. Democratic Voice of Burma: Shinzo Abe pledges support for Burma's peace processRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Burmanet

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged his support for Burma's peace process as Naypyidaw officials paid a visit to Tokyo. During a meeting with Burma's President's Office Minister Aung Min on 14 April, Abe stated his desire to see a peace deal finalised swiftly.


  3. Conference highlights need to empower women, embrace diversity in the workplaceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Japan Times

    A two-day conference aimed at empowering and inspiring women to bring about social change and elevate them as leaders was held last week in Tokyo, highlighting the need for greater diversity in the workplace. The Women's International Networking Conference was founded in 1997 by Norwegian social entrepreneur Kristin Engvig.


  4. Konan W.U. students set to mark 50 years of Shakespeare in EnglishRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Japan Times

    In 1964, the late Polish theater scholar Jan Kott wrote "Shakespeare, Our Contemporary," an influential book that questioned the processes of producing Shakespeare in the here and now and whether the Bard's texts should serve as clues for an archeological dig to recover something of their original history - or as conduits that channel concerns specific to a present time, place and people. In the winter of 1966, a group of students gathered in a cold classroom in Kobe to grapple with similar questions and more.


  5. Noda's 'Egg' scrambles understandingRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Japan Times

    After his acclaimed French debut last year with "The Bee," news of Hideki Noda's return to the Theatre National de Chaillot in central Paris with his pop-war-and-Olympian extravaganza "Egg" created quite a buzz of anticipation. Premiered in 2012 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre where Noda is artistic director, the play starts with a very large, very open stage strewn with debris.


  6. Abe never uses word 'apology' on sexual ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has never used the word "apology" on the issue of the country's sexual enslavement of women during World War II and is unlikely to do so in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of the war's end, a Japanese activist said Thursday. Mina Watanabe, secretary general of the Tokyo-based Women's Active Museum on War and Peace, made the remark during a presentation about how Japan has handled the sexual slavery issue at a seminar held at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies .


  7. Fukushima: An Unnatural Disaster That Must Never Be RepeatedRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Common Dreams

    Four years have passed since the March 11 tragic triple meltdowns began at Fukushima Daiichi. There is no end in sight.


  8. MeSH ORA framework: R/Bioconductor packages to support MeSH over-representation analysisRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | BioMed Central

    Department of Medical and Life Science, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Tokyo University of Science, 2641 Yamazaki, Noda 278-8510, Chiba, Japan Database Center for Life Science , Research Organization of Information and Systems , Faculty of Engineering Building 12, The University of Tokyo, 2-11-16 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku 113-0032, Tokyo, Japan BackgroundIn genome-wide studies, over-representation analysis against a set of genes is an essential step for biological interpretation. Many gene annotation resources and software platforms for ORA have been proposed.


  9. Security in the Asia Pacific Region and U.S.-Japan Space CooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | State Department

    I'm so pleased to be up here with my Japanese colleagues as well as Doug Loverro from the Pentagon. I'd also like to thank the Elliot School and Scott Pace, as well as co-sponsors PARI at the University of Tokyo and the Mitsubishi Research Institute, for organizing this important discussion.


  10. Heart-shaped madness as women splurge for Valentine's DayRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Women jostled feverishly Friday in stores to buy Valentine's Day chocolates for the men in their lives - guys who do sweet nothing in return. While the ladies splurge on the object of their desire - as well as friends, colleagues and bosses - men simply wait for the goodies to pour in on Feb. 14 and gorge to their heart's content.


  11. Valentine's in Japan a one-way holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Women buy boxes of chocolates as gifts before Valentine's Day at Tokyo's Mitsukoshi department store on Feb 13. Japanese women jostled feverishly for elbow room at stores to buy Valentine's Day chocolates for the men in their lives -- guys who do sweet nothing in return. Japanese women jostled feverishly for elbow room at stores on Friday to buy Valentine's Day chocolates for the men in their lives - guys who do sweet nothing in return.


  12. Now Available: Chuounyu Co., Ltd. - Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 |

    Chuounyu Co., Ltd. is a logistic service provider. The company offers transportation, warehousing, and cargo services.


  13. constitutionally pacifist JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2012 | The Weekly Standard

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  14. Wrestling in Pacific: It comes down to styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    A significant change to the way DODDS Pacific goes about its high school wrestling business could be in the cards, depending on which way athletics directors vote during a video conference slated for March. On Tuesday, DODDS Pacific athletics coordinator Don Hobbs sent e-mail correspondence to ADs and coaches asking for input on a possible switch from the current international freestyle format to the collegiate folkstyle format favored by high schools and colleges in the States.


  15. Katsuya Okada, new leader of Japan's opposition Democratic Party, faces daunting challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    The battle to head the opposition Democratic Party of Japan was a tough one for Katsuya Okada, who required a run-off vote before narrowly defeating Goshi Hosono on Sunday by 13 votes. But the next task facing Okada is even more daunting: overcoming the political machine that is the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the still-popular prime minister, Shinzo Abe.


  16. DPJ presidential candidates vow to increase female ranks in DietRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Katsuya Okada , seeking the top post in the Democratic Party of Japan, speaks as his two opponents, Goshi Hosono and Akira Nagatsuma, look on at a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo on Thursday. The three men running for president of the Democratic Party of Japan vowed Thursday in Tokyo to boost the number of female lawmakers as a way to make the largest opposition force strong enough to challenge the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.


  17. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan Applauds the Entry into...Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    Encourages progress towards the Canada-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement Tokyo, Jan 13, 2015 - - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan today congratulates the governments of Canada and South Korea on the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement , which came into force on January 1, 2015. The CKFTA constitutes Canada's first free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region.


  18. TOKYO: Japan's poultry farmers fear avian flu pandemicRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Asia News Network

    A highly pathogenic strain of the avian influenza virus was confirmed at a poultry farm in Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture, on Tuesday, following detection in Nobeoka and Miyazaki, both in Miyazaki Prefecture. The latest outbreak is the third this season, defined as October to May, and it is feared that it may develop into the first nationwide pandemic since 2010, when the virus brought about a massive plague among birds.


  19. Poultry farmers fear avian flu pandemicRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Journal Gazette

    A highly pathogenic strain of the avian influenza virus was confirmed at a poultry farm in Nagato, on Tuesday, following detection in Miyazaki Prefecture.


  20. Japan's newly elected ruling coalition parties agree to cut corporate taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The China Post

    Japan's ruling coalition agreed on Tuesday to cut the corporate tax rate, one of the world's highest, as a key part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's bid to stoke growth. Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and junior coalition partner Komeito adopted the new rate for the fiscal year starting in April.