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Japanese governmental panel backs abortion pill amid small pro-life protests

Pro-life activists launch a protest out of concern that access to an abortion pill would increase the number of abortions in Japan

Japanese woman of Uyghur origin wins seat in Japan’s parliament

Arfiya Eri’s election gives hope to second-generation Uyghurs living in exile, advocates say

‘Don’t blame women’: Japan birth drive sparks online debate

Policy changes such as expanding daycare provision can help boost birth rates, but the increase is often "temporary"

Kenzaburo Oe: Novelist who won Nobel with ‘poetic force’

Known for his pacifist and anti-nuclear views, Oe saw himself as part of a generation of writers "deeply wounded" by World War II

Seoul to compensate Japan wartime forced labor victims

Seoul and Tokyo have ramped up security cooperation in the face of growing threats from Kim Jong Un's North Korea

Japan ‘Happy Science’ cult leader Okawa dies

Okawa was the singular leader and founder of the Happy Science group, which was started in 1986

Climate campaigners slam Japan’s growing push for fossil gas in Asia

Climate activists said fossil gas is a dirty energy source that is also responsible for more global warming than previously known

The Japanese ex-soldier who declared war on sexual abuse

Her story has inspired dozens more people to report sexual and other abuse in the military

Japan bids farewell to four pandas returning to China

There are an estimated 1,860 giant pandas left in the wild, mainly in bamboo forests in the mountains of China

Women’s group warns against Philippines’ ‘dangerous liaisons to set war against...

Gabriela said it would be "foolish" to believe that the US and Japan "are here to form military ties with Philippine interests in mind”

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