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Posted on Sustainabilitank.info on September 10th, 2012
by Pincas Jawetz (pj@sustainabilitank.info)

September 10, 2012 – TODAY’S TOP STORIES of the JAPAN TIMES online:
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[NATIONAL NEWS]
Noda speaks with China, South Korea leaders, seeks to view disputes from ‘broad viewpoints’
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda told Chinese President Hu Jintao on Sunday that Tokyo wants to handle rising tensions between the two countries over the Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea “from broad viewpoints.”
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www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120910a1.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Clinton says U.S. will do what it can to calm East Asia territorial rows
www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120910a6.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Putin expresses desire to settle all pending issues with Japan
www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120910a7.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Japan seeks to resume talks with North Korea soon
www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120910a8.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
New energy policy postponed amid lack of consensus
www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120910a9.html

[NATIONAL NEWS]
Tens of thousands converge in Okinawa to protest Osprey deployment
Tens of thousands of people gathered for a rally in Okinawa on Sunday to protest against the planned deployment of U.S. Ospreys in the prefecture in the face of a series of problems involving the tilt-rotor military aircraft.
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www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120910a2.html

LATEST OP-ED STORIES:

Tokyo-Seoul: enough is enough!

By RALPH COSSA

The political leadership in Tokyo and Seoul apparently has never learned a cardinal rule of diplomacy: When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.

Will ASEAN step up to try to bridge Japan-China rift?

By PAVIN CHACHAVALPONGPUN

ASEAN has assiduously sought to assuage tensions between Japan and China by giving both more room to maneuver so that each feels less victimized.

Nationalists making waves in Japan-China ties

By FRANK CHING

Although Japan and China re-established diplomatic ties 40 years ago, their territorial dispute over uninhabited islets has left them loath to celebrate.

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AND FROM CHINA DAILY:

President Hu: Tokyo ‘must realize this is serious’

President Hu Jintao urged the Japanese government on Sunday to realize the seriousness of the tension over the Diaoyu Islands and stopĀ “nationalization”.

Putin rules out trade war with EU

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday dismissed any talk of a trade war with Europe over a European Commission competition investigation into state-controlled gas monopoly Gazprom.

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