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Australia must continue to oppose Japanese whaling
Opinion
Opinion

Australia must continue to oppose Japanese whaling

While the Antarctic waters may be safe, the practice shouldn't be allowed to continue.

  • by The Canberra Times

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Fried, boiled or raw: how to consume whale meat
Japan

Fried, boiled or raw: how to consume whale meat

As Japan announces it will resume commercial whaling there is a small dedicated following in the food blog sphere arguing the best way to cook it.

  • by Ben Weir
'Extremely disappointed': Australia lashes Japan's decision to restart commercial whaling
Animals

'Extremely disappointed': Australia lashes Japan's decision to restart commercial whaling

Tokyo has withdrawn from the International Whaling Commission on the basis that it could not resume the commercial hunt while bound by global rules.

  • by Fergus Hunter & Steve Jacobs
'Panic selling': Global angst snowballs as Japan enters bear market
Japan

'Panic selling': Global angst snowballs as Japan enters bear market

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average tumbled 5 per cent into a bear market on Christmas Day as the global equity rout continued unabated.

  • by Keiko Ujikane & Tan Hwee Ann
Nissan exec Greg Kelly released on bail in Japan
Courts

Nissan exec Greg Kelly released on bail in Japan

Television footage captured the bespectacled Kelly, slowly walking out of the detention centre on Christmas Day.

  • by Mari Yamaguchi
Japanese emperor celebrates his last birthday on throne

Japanese emperor celebrates his last birthday on throne

Akihito's 30-year reign of the Heisei is the only era without war in Japan's modern history.

  • by Mari Yamaguchi
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Scores injured in Japan restaurant explosion
Japan

Scores injured in Japan restaurant explosion

The explosion occurred in Sapporo, the capital city the northern main island of Hokkaido, and caused nearby apartment buildings and houses to shake.

Prosecutors indict Nissan's former chairman for under-reporting pay
Courts

Prosecutors indict Nissan's former chairman for under-reporting pay

Former chairman Carlos Ghosn, as well as another executive and the automaker itself, have been charged with violating financial laws.

Japanese PM warns Britain no-deal Brexit would damage trade
UK

Japanese PM warns Britain no-deal Brexit would damage trade

Shinzo Abe's warning contradicts assurances from some British ministers that Britain could cope if their proposal is rejected when it goes to Parliament on December 11.

  • by Gordon Rayner
Japanese pilot jailed in Britain for being nine times over drink limit
Japan

Japanese pilot jailed in Britain for being nine times over drink limit

First officer Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, was arrested on October 28 after the driver of a Heathrow airport crew bus smelled alcohol.

South Korea orders Mitsubishi company to compensate forced labourers
South Korea

South Korea orders Mitsubishi company to compensate forced labourers

South Korea's top court has ordered Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to compensate 10 Koreans for forced labour during Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula.