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Japan PM Shinzo Abe Charged for Election Rigging @ The High Court

A group of plaintiffs have filed election protests against Japan’s PM Abe for having benefited from rigged elections. The High Court of Japan displayed a very dishonorable conduct, uncharacteristic in Japanese setting, by employing hundreds of police personnel restricting cameras even outside the building.

But the people are fighting back…

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Abe’s Humiliation in Beijing

For decades, Sino-Japanese relations were conducted under the principle of “separating politics and economics” (seikei bunri). In fact, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s 2006 book Utsukushii Kuni e [Towards a Beautiful Country], which embodied his grand vision for Japan during his first prime ministership, referred explicitly to Japan’s bifurcated policy of seikei bunri as the guiding principle of the Japan-China relationship.

All that changed in September 2010 when the Japan Coast Guard arrested a Chinese fishing boat captain and detained his ship in the waters off Kubajima in the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, which inflamed both sides of the territorial dispute between the two nations. It was followed two years later by the Noda government’s purchase of the islands from their private owner and their subsequent nationalization, which further infuriated the Chinese. Cementing hostilities was Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni Shrine in December 2013.

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Abe’s scandal-hit Cabinet could fall like dominos

Japan’s Cabalist PM Abe is falling in disgrace as top personalities of his administration are exposed to multiple scandals.

News Analysis: Abe’s scandal-hit Cabinet could fall like dominos if opposition camp keeps up attacks

2014-10-29 17:19:18

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Japanese Troops Getting Ready for US War with China

Considered a major historical shift, Japan is getting ready for war at the prodding of the White House.

After the Second World War, Japan Constitution disallow the use of its armed forces for offensive purposes. Under PM Abe, however, an army of unparalleled discipline is getting ready for deployment.

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