Restaurant at LDP headquarters starts serving whale meat

/ Sep 20, 2014

Restaurant at LDP headquarters starts serving whale meat

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party started offering whale meat dishes at a restaurant in its headquarters in Tokyo on Friday as criticism grew over “research whaling.” LDP General Council head Toshihiro Nikai made the proposal to introduce whale meat dishes as a gesture to ...

Japan snubs IWC's ruling, plans to resume whaling program

/ Sep 19, 2014

Japan snubs IWC's ruling, plans to resume whaling program

Japan said Friday it would resume its whaling program in the Antarctic despite passage of a resolution opposing its hunt by the international body that oversees whales, terming the negative vote “regrettable.” The International Whaling Commission on Thursday adopted a resolution saying that Japan ...

Nation's whaling program up against the wall

Jun 18, 2014

Nation's whaling program up against the wall

Beset from all sides, the whaling industry is standing at a crossroads after losing a case filed by Australia at a United Nations court seeking an end to Japan’s whaling in the Antarctic Ocean. The ruling by the International Court of Justice in late ...