North Korea Threatens ‘Nuclear Clouds’ Over Japan After Shinzo Abe Speech

By Colin Fredericson October 3, 2017 5:41 pm Last Updated: October 3, 2017 5:41 pm Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan, addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 20, 2017. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) ShareTweetShareEmail    North Korea threatened Japan with “nuclear clouds” and claimed the Japanese prime minister’s speech on stopping…

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CAN JAPAN CLAW BACK THE ¥1.4 TRILLION IT SENT TO NORTH KOREA?

Pro-Pyongyang credit unions bailed out by Tokyo may have helped fund the weapons programme now sending missiles over Hokkaido – while a ¥1 billion donation from Hong Kong benefitted residents group Chosen Soren BY JULIAN RYALL 24 SEP 2017    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: EPA A campaign that would effectively bankrupt Chosen Soren, the association of…

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US nuclear carrier conducts naval drills with Japan as N. Korea threatens H-bomb test

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 15:47 Get short URL USS Ronald Reagan sails with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer Ise during their joint military drill in the sea off Japan © apan Maritime Self-Defense Force / Reuters   9797 The 100,000-ton US Navy supercarrier ‘Ronald Reagan’ has conducted drills with Japanese warships south of the…

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Japan split over how to deal with North Korean missile launches

Updated 1644 GMT (0044 HKT) September 15, 2017 (CNN)Residents in northern Japan were woken abruptly Friday by blaring air raid sirens signaling a North Korean intermediate-range ballistic missile was about to fly over their heads. It was the second time in just over two weeks the rogue state had fired a projectile over Japanese territory,…

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China Warns North Korea Tensions At “Tipping Point”, Russia Says “Sanctions Exhausted”

by Tyler Durden Aug 29, 2017 10:31 AM 77 SHARES TwitterFacebookReddit Following North Korea’s firing a ballistic missile across Japan overnight, China has warned that tensions on the Korean peninsula have reacha “tipping point” and urged all sides to avoid provocations. Seems pretty provocative to us… As ChannelNewsAsia reports, Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying urged all sides to avoid…

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Japan’s doctors propose raising ‘outdated’ retirement age to 75

 Older people increasingly represent a greater share of the declining Japanese population. Photograph: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images Daniel Hurst in Tokyo @danielhurstbne Tuesday 18 July 2017 12.54 BSTLast modified on Tuesday 18 July 2017 13.20 BST Doctors have come up with a novel idea to help Japan keep pace with its rapidly ageing population: raising the definition of senior citizen to those aged…

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