Thursday, October 28, 2010

DTN News: Japan Top Stories / Headlines News Dated October 28, 2010

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Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010

Japan's biodiversity pledge: $2 billion

As Japan pledges $2 billion to preserve biodiversity in the developing world, negotiators at COP10 report progress toward concluding an international agreement on access to genetic resources and establishing biodiversity preservation targets over the next decade.

Diet panel gets video of trawler collisions

Prosecutors submit video footage of collisions between a Chinese trawler and Japan Coast Guard vessels near the Senkaku islets in September to a Diet committee amid an ongoing diplomatic spat between the two countries.

Ministries mixed on merits of joining Pacific FTA

Joining a U.S.-backed trans-Pacific free-trade agreement would push up Japan's real gross domestic product by ¥2.4 trillion to ¥3.2 trillion, or 0.48 to 0.65 percentage point, according to an estimate by the Cabinet Office, but the trade and farm ministries' figures paint a different, and split picture.

Japan to try again to mend China relations

Bill eyed to ban EEZ exploration

Beijing drops economic ministerial talks with Tokyo, Seoul

Ozawa appeals rejection by high court

Tanker probe fails to uncover traces of bomb

Red List: 20% of vertebrates' days numbered

Demand convention ratification, Harrison Ford urges U.S. voters

Burned investors sue L&G execs

17th resolution to ban nukes passed

Lawyer putting foreigners first

Swords lost since 760 'found' at Todaiji

Farmer's feral rice comes from paddy rife with life

At ¥1.2 trillion, pet sector recession-proof


Oct. 28, 2010

A dusting of snow covers the ground Wednesday morning on the slopes of Mount Hyonosen in Yabu, Hyogo Prefecture. The season's first snow fell overnight in the mountainous region that borders Tottori Prefecture, local tourism officials said.



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