Updated Sunday, January 18, 2015 0:00 am TWN
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo came under fire Tuesday for buying supplies from Chinese factories accused of putting workers at risk in unsafe conditions, with sewage on the factory floor, extremely high temperatures and poor ventilation.
Friday, January 9, 2015
A Japanese firm said Thursday it was recalling tens of thousands of pouches of baby food after an insect was discovered in one package, the latest food scare to rock consumers.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
A human tooth was served with French fries at a McDonald's in Japan last year, reports said Wednesday, the latest in a series of recent woes involving contaminated nuggets and a chip shortage.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Japan's conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he would release a fresh statement on World War II this year, but would stand by previous apologies for wartime misdeeds.
A giant bluefin tuna sold for more than US$37,000 in the first auction of the year at a Tokyo fish market on Monday, as Japan faces growing pressure to cut back on consumption of the threatened fish.
Monday, January 5, 2015
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Japan's Emperor Akihito called for peace in his New Year's greeting to more than 80,000 visitors at the Imperial Palace Friday, with this year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Friday, January 2, 2015
Japan's estimated number of newborn babies last year fell to 1.001 million, the lowest figure on record, further contributing to the ageing and shrinking of the country's population, official data showed Thursday.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Monday, December 29, 2014
Japan plans to draw up a law to speed the deployment of troops overseas for peacekeeping operations and to support allies, reports said Sunday, in a move that could strain relations with neighbors wary about Japan's wartime history.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
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