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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Japan News This Week 26 October 2014


Japan News.
Two Women Exit Japan’s Cabinet, in Crisis for Abe
New York Times

Media slam Japan over 'comfort women' denial

Japan’s industry minister’s staff spent money at sex bar

Cutting-edge inventions showcased at Tokyo future-tech expo
Japan Times

Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
The Diplomat

“If we don’t face our past, we’re bound to repeat the same mistakes.” Japanese wartime medical orderly reports on army’s role in maintaining “comfort women” system 「やっぱりね、過去をちゃんと見てないものは、また同じことを始める」慰安所と日本軍の関わりについてある衛生兵が報告
Japan Focus

Okinawa: Why They Chose Death
The New York Review of Books

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Workers who toil more than 50 hours per week on average.

Japan: 31.7%
South Korea: 27.7%
Australia: 14.1%
UK: 12.1%
USA: 11.1%
France: 9%
Norway: 2.8%
Netherlands: 0.7%

Source: Asahi Shinbun (OECD data)

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