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The showdown that obscured Japan's national security debate
Nikkei Asian Review

The showdown that obscured Japan's national security debate

Close Opposition Democratic Party legislator Yukio Edano, bottom, explains a no-confidence motion against the cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, top, in the Diet Friday. TOKYO -- After three nights of high-stakes drama, the upper house of ... Nikkei Asian Review, 2 weeks ago
Japan okays law allowing army to fight abroad Oman Tribune, 2 weeks ago
China Post

Tsai has chance meeting with Abe: reports

By Stephanie Chao ,The China Post TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was rumored to have had a chance encounter with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a hotel in Tokyo, according ...
 China Post20 hours ago
Japan Times

LDP loses enthusiasm for Article 9 revision, but Abe still determined

Momentum for amending the Constitution has ebbed markedly in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party after the prime minister expended much political capital in getting unpopular national security legislation enacted, observers said. Since the ...
 Japan Times3 days ago

Japan set to pass security bills despite mass protests

Japan set to pass security bills despite widespread anger Tokyo (AFP) - Swelling crowds gathered outside Japan's parliament on Friday as lawmakers looked close to passing security bills that could see Japanese troops fight abroad for the first ...
 Yahoo!Xtra3 weeks ago Crowds hold last ditch rally as Japan set to pass security bills  Manila Bulletin3 weeks ago Crowds hold last-ditch rally as Japan set to pass security bills  Gulf News2 weeks ago

Japan govt pushes bills to expand military role despite protests

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the policy shift, which would mark the biggest change in defence policy since the creation of Japan's post-war military in 1954, is vital to meet new challenges such as from a rising China. But the bills have sparked ...
 Bdnews24.com3 weeks ago Japan bills to expand military role near enactment despite protests  Channel NewsAsia3 weeks ago Japan government pushes bills to expand military role despite protests  Investing.com3 weeks ago
Japan Times

Ruling bloc on verge of enacting security laws

The ruling camp was poised to enact contentious security laws late Friday in the Upper House after shrugging off a range of no-confidence and censure motions filed against the government earlier in the day. The battle over the bills, which ...
 Japan Times3 weeks ago Security bills set to be jackhammered through Diet  Japan Times3 weeks ago
Japan Times

Sweeping beauties of Kumano's brush area

In the soft morning drizzle, a handful of people line up before an altar-like mound of stones where a small fire crackles and hisses. Each person in turn throws a handful of old brushes into the blaze. The local garbage incinerator? No — this is ...
 Japan Times3 weeks ago
Finland Times

First nuclear reactor resumes operation in Japan after Fukushima crisis

Operators restart the nuclear reactor at the central control room of the Kyushu Electric Power Sendai nuclear power plant in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima prefecture, is Japan's southern island of Kyushu on August 11, 2015. Japan switched on the nuclear ...
 Finland Times4 weeks ago Reactivation of N-reactor major step in securing stable supply of power  ACQ Magazine1 month ago Japan restarts first N-power plant  Times of India1 month ago Japan goes nuclear again  IAfrica.com1 month ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Aide apologizes for dismissing legal concerns over defense bills, but heat still on Abe

Close Isozaki says he misspoke by calling the principle of legal consistency "irrelevant." TOKYO -- An aide to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has retracted a comment that played into the hands of critics of legislation broadening Japan's ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 months ago

Abe adviser retracts remarks about security bills' constitutionality, vows not to resign

After drawing fire from the opposition camp, a key adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday retracted his remarks downplaying the need for the national security bills currently being debated in the Upper House to be consistent with the ...
 Japan Times2 months ago Abe's senior aide blurts inconvenient truth about ruling camp's contempt for law, constitution and democrac  Daily Times2 months ago
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