August 2011 - Japan Special Weapons News
- Japan's Neighbors Give Cautious Welcome to New PM VOA 31 Aug 2011 -- Previous comments by the 54-year-old politician Yoshihiko Noda are prompting concern about whether he truly desires better relations with Japanís neighbors.
- U.S. Aim to Interfere into Disputes over East Sea of Korea KCNA 30 Aug 2011 -- The U.S. in a recent letter to the International Hydrographic Organization clarified its official stand that the East Sea of Korea should be marked as "Japan Sea."
- Noda Elected Japan's New Prime Minister VOA 30 Aug 2011 -- The fiscal conservative of the governing left-of-center party appears to have little support among the public.
- Noda Elected Japan's New Prime Minister RFE/RL 30 Aug 2011 -- Japan's parliament has elected former Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda as the country's new prime minister.
- Yoshihiko Noda named new Japanese premier RIA Novosti 30 Aug 2011 -- The Japanese parliament elected Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda the country's new prime minister, following the resignation of Naoto Kan.
- Finance Minister Noda is Picked as Japan's Likely PM VOA 29 Aug 2011 -- In a party runoff election Japanís Finance Minister Noda defeated Trade Minister Kaieda to put himself in position to be the countryís next PM.
- Finance Minister Noda wins Japan leadership race RIA Novosti 29 Aug 2011 -- Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda has been elected the new head of Japan's ruling party, succeeding outgoing Prime Minister Naoto Kan.
- Joint Academic Seminar Held KCNA 29 Aug 2011 -- A joint academic seminar for checking Japan's invasion of Tok Islets and urging Japan to redress its past was opened in Pyongyang and Seoul.
- Japanese coast guard to reinforce border patrol RIA Novosti 27 Aug 2011 -- The Japanese Coast Guard will beef up border patrols following the intrusion of two Chinese ships into Japanese waters.
- Japan's Prime Minister Announces Resignation RFE/RL 26 Aug 2011 -- Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan has announced he is resigning after a little more than a year in office.
- Japanese Prime Minister Resigns VOA 26 Aug 2011 -- Japan will soon see its seventh prime minister in a span of five years.
- TEPCO Reported Tsunami Threat 4 Days Before Disaster VOA 25 Aug 2011 -- Japanese regulators say they were told days before the March 11 earthquake that the Fukushima plant could be hit by tsunami larger than it was designed to withstand.
- Minju Joson Refutes Japanese Accusations KCNA 23 Aug 2011 -- Japan in its "defense white paper for 2011" issued on July 2 claimed the nuclear and missile program of the DPRK poses a serious threat.
- Japanese premier plans to resign by August 30 RIA Novosti 23 Aug 2011 -- Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan announced on Tuesday he will step down shortly and expects to see his successor in office by next week, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported.
- Stricken Japanese Nuclear Plant to Remain Off-Limits VOA 22 Aug 2011 -- Top Japanese government officials: Areas around the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant will likely remain off-limits for several decades.
- KCNA on S. Korean Authorities and Japanese Ambition KCNA 21 Aug 2011 -- The south Korean authorities are actively backing the Japanese reactionaries in their moves to grab Tok Islets.
- Japan First to Recognize Tok Islets as Korean Territory KCNA 20 Aug 2011 -- Tok Islets have remained part of the Korean territory from ancient times.
- Waterway Stirs Passion in S. Korea VOA 12 Aug 2011 -- Passions have flared again in South Korea over the naming of the body of the water separating the Korean peninsula and Japan.
- KCNA on Japan's "White Paper on Defense" KCNA 11 Aug 2011 -- The Japanese in the "white paper on defense" for 2011 released recently expressed "concern" about nukes and missiles of the DPRK.
- KCNA on Japanese Foreign Policy KCNA 09 Aug 2011 -- The Japanese are now working hard to legally allow wartime mobilization of civilian ships and the exercise of "right to collective self-defense."
- Japan's Claim to Tok Islets Has No Validity KCNA 09 Aug 2011 -- Japan, in the latest "Defense White Paper", asserts that Korea's Tok Islets belong to its territory.
- U.S. Sends First Representative To Nagasaki Commemorations RFE/RL 09 Aug 2011 -- For the first time, the US this year has sent an official to the annual commemorations of the atomic bombing of the city of Nagasaki.
- Grave Situation in Tok Islets Attributable to Humiliating Diplomacy KCNA 06 Aug 2011 -- The Japanese reactionaries are becoming evermore undisguised in their moves to grab Tok Islets.
- Japanese Lawmakers Barred from South Korea VOA 01 Aug 2011 -- A trio of conservative Japanese lawmakers, intending to visit Ulleung island off the eastern Korean coast, was refused entry Monday into South Korea.
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