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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Japan News This Week 11 October 2015

今週の日本

Japan News.
Photographing Japan, Through Shadows of the Past
New York Times

Breaking out of Japan's male-dominated workplace
BBC

Japan's Rugby World Cup success breaks world TV viewing record
Guardian

Article 9 supporters disappointed to miss Nobel Peace Prize
Japan Times

Japan’s Bid to Become a World Leader in Renewable Energy
Japan Focus

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Statistics

According to the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, one in six (16.3%) Japanese children live in poverty. That is a new record.

For households with one adult, the figure jumps to 54.6%.

That is the highest among developed countries.

Source: Asahi Shinbun

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