Japanese constitution - updates

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Campaigners push for pacifist Japanese to win Nobel Peace Prize

Jul 12, 2014 - 9:00 PM

It was not possible to nominate Japan s pacifist constitution – put in place after the end of World War II – so activists move to get the peace loving population on the prize list instead

NEW CONSTITUTION. Crowds of Japanese people walk through Ginza, in Tokyo, on Japan's Constitution Day. In May 2004, for the first time, a majority of respondents in a national poll favor revising the Constitution. So says a survey conducted by The Asahi Shimbun, a Japanese daily newspaper. Photo by Andy Rain/ EPA

China hits Philippines for seeking Japan's help

Jun 26, 2014 - 5:11 PM

Having suffered two wars with Japan China is also cautious about giving the Japanese army the international role that the Philippines supports

BOOSTING TIES. Philippine President Benigno Aquino (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) attend a joint news conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan on June 24, 2014. Photo by Yuya Shino/Pool/EPA