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The average amount of pocket money spent by salarymen fell from a year ago. This April's average spending was 45,600 yen ($450), down 700 yen from a year ago.
The amount the business men would like to spend is 72,900 yen.
Source: Kyodo News
12 medical institutions in Japan found that one in eight lung cancer patients were exposed to asbestos. Roughly 60,000 Japanese die annually from lung cancer.
In 2007, only 600 people were recognized as having been exposed to asbestos.
Source: Yomiuri News
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