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07
Jan
2014

ABC Radio - Don Rothwell on the legalities of whaling in the Southern Ocean

In this ABC NewsRadio interview Don Rothwell dicusses the legal issues surrounding Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.

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07
Jan
2014

The World Today - Don Rothwell on Australian action against whaling

In this interview Don Rothwell discusses the possible implications of the case in the International Court of Justice on the Australian Antarctic territory claim.

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07
Jan
2014

Xinhua - Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Peter Drysdale on Abe's Yasukuni visit

Professors Tessa Morris-Suzuki and Peter Drysdale's analyses of Japan PM Shinzo Abe's Yasukuni shrine visit have been quoted in Xinhua's English edition. Read the entire article on the Xinhua website.

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06
Jan
2014
03
Jan
2014

David Envall on Abe's Yasukuni visit and escalating tensions in Asia

Visits by Japanese prime ministers to the Yasukuni Shrine, which honours Japan’s war dead (including convicted Class-A war criminals), have repeatedly caused tensions in Asia over the years.

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30
Dec
2013

Peter Drysdale on what to make of Mr Abe and his visit to Yasukuni Shrine

Four days ago, Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, paid a surprise official visit to Yasukuni Shrine, the memorial which enshrines Japan’s war dead including 14 Class-A war criminals in Tokyo.

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29
Dec
2013

Tessa Morris-Suzuki on Abe's visit to Yasukuni Shrine

Ever since Abe’s return to power, a possible prime ministerial visit to Yasukuni had been the subject of guessing games.

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24
Dec
2013

Toshiya Takahashi on Japan’s new secrecy law

Japan’s Act on Protection of Specified Secret (PSS Act) passed the Diet this month despite strong opposition inside and outside the legislature.

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22
Dec
2013

EngageAsia workshop wets appetite for all things China and Japan

There’s more to learning a language than sitting in a classroom, students from across NSW and the ACT have discovered at a two-day Asian culture workshop at ANU.

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16
Dec
2013

East Asia Forum - Illuminating Japan's future

Has Fukushima become a thing of the past in Japan?

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