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Abe, Ishiba meet over Cabinet reshuffle

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in talks with his party's secretary general, Shigeru Ishiba, on Friday ahead of a scheduled Cabinet reshuffle.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

VietNam News

NA chief meets Japanese delegation

Addressing a delegation of young parliamentarians from the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, led by Matsumoto Yohei, in Ha Noi yesterday, Chairman Hung said he hoped they would help create a sustainable future for co-operation between the two countries.

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Related Topix: Liberal Democratic Party (Japan), World News, Vietnam

Wed Aug 27, 2014

English Dong-A

Ex-Japanese PM Murayama`s speech in Korea

Ex-Japanese PM Murayama`s speech in Korea . AUGUST 28, 2014 07:46. . Even at age 90, he was enthusiastic when delivering speech and answering to questions.

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Chosun Ilbo

Japan's Abe Sent Note to Ceremony Honoring War Criminals

Japan has confirmed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a personal message to a ceremony honoring hundreds of World War II-era Japanese war criminals.

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Related Topix: Liberal Democratic Party (Japan), South Korea, World News, Asia

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Canada.com

Cohen: The incomparable Robert Drew

OTTAWA, ONT., DEC 5, 2013--MUGLOGO Andrew Cohen--writer--mug logo EDITORIAL mug ASSIGNMENT 115390 SAXO--NOT ENTERED VIDEO--NO This has been a sad summer for Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Canada, Richard Attenborough, Alabama, University of Alabama

The Japan Times

Opposition strength through unity

The opposition camp remains splintered and powerless against the ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party.

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Related Topix: Liberal Democratic Party (Japan), Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Reuters

Japan industry fights 'Minamata' costs as mercury trade ban looms

Japan's government lobbied hard for a global pact that limits mercury use and to name the resulting treaty after Minamata, the site of a homegrown industrial disaster from the 1950s when the toxic metal poured into a river, poisoning thousands.

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Wawatay News

Grassy Narrows, NDP call for action on mercury poisoning

Grassy Narrows and the New Democratic Party are calling for "real action" on mercury poisoning in the Treaty #3 community.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Korea Herald

Japan's government plays roulette with casinos

MGM Resorts is looking over Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market as a site for a giant casino.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Japan Travel, Japan, Asia, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Las Vegas Sands, Gaming, Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)

Thu Aug 21, 2014

ABC News

Mongolia Hosts China's Leader, Seeks Port Access

Landlocked Mongolia is hoping to secure better access to Chinese ports as President Xi Jinping becomes the first Chinese head of state in more than a decade to visit this sprawling resource-rich nation sandwiched between China and Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Xi Jinping,

The Republic

Mongolia hosts China's leader, seeks port access

Landlocked Mongolia is hoping to secure better access to Chinese ports as President Xi Jinping becomes the first Chinese head of state in more than a decade to visit this sprawling resource-rich nation sandwiched between China and Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Mongolia, Xi Jinping,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Japan Times

Debate on foreigner voting rights reignites ahead of 2020 Olympics

The recurring debate over how much of a say non-Japanese residents should have in the country's political process is flaring up once again, amid Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to attract more foreign workers to the country's shores ahead of the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 2020.

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Related Topix: Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Asia News Network

TOKYO: Abe skips Yasukuni over China, South Korea ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe apparently decided not to visit Yasukuni Shrine on Friday to mark the end of World War II out of consideration for China and South Korea, in the hope the gesture would help bring about meetings with the two nations' leaders.

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Related Topix: Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Russia Taday

Russian MPs split over fresh suggestion to ban foreign adoptions

Nationalist party LDPR wants to expand the adoptions ban on all countries that use sanctions against Russia, but United Russia party urges caution, saying such restrictions should only apply to countries that actually allow the mistreatment of kids.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Family, Kids, Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)

Thu Aug 14, 2014

NHK World

Abe decides not to visit Yasukuni Shrine

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe didn't visit Yasukuni Shrine on Friday, the day Japan commemorates the end of World War Two.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Japan Times

All eyes on Ishiba as Abe closes in on date for Cabinet reshuffle

The focus is increasingly on whether his rival, Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Shigeru Ishiba, will assume a ministerial post.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Vietnam Boosts Economic Partnership With Japan

A delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee's Economic Commission is currently on a six-day visit to Japan to strengthen comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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Related Topix: Liberal Democratic Party (Japan), Thailand, World News

English Dong-A

Japan goes against tide over sex slavery issue

Japan goes against tide over sex slavery issue . AUGUST 08, 2014 03:19. . Despite mounting international pressure on Japan over the Japan`s wartime sex slavery issue, Japan is going against the tide, attacking the Japanese daily Asahi Shimbun for its admission of past reports on the issue and diverting the attention from the sex slavery issue.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Asahi Shimbun

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Bloomberg

GPIF Needs Overhaul Before Asset Changes, Shiozaki Says

Japan should submit a bill in the next parliamentary session to overhaul the world's biggest pension fund, before it buys more risky assets, said the ruling Liberal Democratic Party 's deputy policy chief.

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Related Topix: Liberal Democratic Party (Japan), Financial Markets

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Xinhuanet

Abe continues to send mixed messages

The upcoming Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Beijing in November has been floated by numerous local media outlets Monday as an opportune venue for Japan and China to hold a summit.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Liberal Democratic Party (Japan), Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

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