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Japan's youngest mayor welcomed on first day in office

newsonjapan.com - Po, 07/09/2018 - 22:02
Haruka Kuwabara, at 31 currently the youngest mayor in Japan, was welcomed with flowers and applause by municipal employees in Tsunan, Niigata Prefecture, on Monday, her first day in office. (Japan Times)
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Tokyo companies' late-night overtime habits exposed in time-lapse YouTube video channel

newsonjapan.com - Po, 07/09/2018 - 21:58
In the busiest city in a country famous for working employees to death, Tokyo Workers hopes to help people find the work/life balance they desire. (soranews24.com)
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Govt. to fund disaster relief after record rain

newsonjapan.com - Po, 07/09/2018 - 21:51
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the government will provide financial support to areas in western Japan that have been battered by record-breaking torrential rains. (NHK)
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Body of executed Aum guru Matsumoto cremated

newsonjapan.com - Po, 07/09/2018 - 21:50
The body of Chizuo Matsumoto, the founder and former leader of Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo, was cremated on Monday morning, following his execution last week. (Jiji)
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Nissan reinjures reputation with new inspection scandal

newsonjapan.com - Po, 07/09/2018 - 21:47
Nissan Motor is facing its second inspection scandal since the fall after it said Monday that emissions data had been tampered with for several years, delivering another blow to the automaker's brand even as it tries to shake off the first. (Nikkei)
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Japan's FY 2025 primary fiscal deficit put at 2.4 trillion yen

newsonjapan.com - Po, 07/09/2018 - 21:44
Japan expects a primary budget deficit of 2.4 trillion yen in fiscal 2025, even if the country's economy grows by 3 pct or higher annually in nominal terms without adjustment with prices, a Cabinet Office estimate showed Monday. (Jiji)
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Death toll from heavy rain in Japan hits 157; many still missing

newsonjapan.com - Po, 07/09/2018 - 21:36
The death toll from torrential rain that hit mainly western Japan through the weekend reached 157 in 12 prefectures on Tuesday, with 55 remaining missing in six prefectures, authorities said. (Jiji)
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