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Aired 2 months ago 19:38
Feb 22, 2019: Abe Bad Bromance, Kidnap Custody, Ms. Robot, Exposer, Testy Tubes and Audrey Hepburn.
In this week's news from Japan Today: President Trump claims the PM Abe nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize; Japan to revise child custody laws to enforce the handovers of children to parents — even if they are overseas; a national restaurant chain apologizes as a video surfaces showing an employee exposing himself in the kitchen; a woman killed another resident after she was transferred from one psychiatric facicilty to another claiming she is “a robot;” the number one annoyance for Japanese train commuters plus Audrey Hepburn — 26 years after her death the iconic film star and UNICEF spokesperson is still idolized by the Japanese as the “eternal fairy.” https://japantoday.com/ Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 This weeks stories: Abe Bad Bromance — https://japantoday.com/category/politics/Abe-mum-on-reports-he-nominated-trump-for-nobel-peace-prize Kidnap Custody — https://japantoday.com/category/national/japan-to-revise-child-custody-rules-to-enforce-handovers Ms. Robot — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/woman-in-mental-institution-who-killed-another-patient-says-she-is-robot Exposer — https://japantoday.com/category/national/Video-of-Ootoya-restaurant-employee-exposing-himself-posted-online Testy Tubes — https://japantoday.com/category/features/kuchikomi/lapses-in-commuter-manners-change-with-the-times Audrey Hepburn — https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/audrey-hepburn-casts-a-spell-over-post-war-japan
Japan This Week
Aired 7 months ago 18:55
Sep. 21, 2018: Over the moon, dead cops, all hail Abe, least popular city and Japan Yesterday.
In this week's news from Japan Today: A Japanese billionaire will be the first private citizen to travel around the moon with Space X; another policeman killed at a community police station; Shinzo Abe is set to become Japan’s longest serving prime minister; Japan’s least popular city and Japan Yesterday looks at that time U.S. president and Civil War general Ulysses S. Grant visited with Emperor Meiji. https://japantoday.com/ Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 This weeks stories: Over the Moon — https://japantoday.com/category/national/SpaceX-says-Japanese-billionaire-Maezawa-will-be-1st-private-passenger-on-rocket-trip-around-the-moon Dead Cops — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/police-officer-in-koban-stabbed-to-death-in-sendai-attacker-shot-dead All Hail Abe! — https://japantoday.com/category/politics/Abe-re-elected-LDP-leader-setting-stage-to-become-Japan's-longest-serving-PM Least Popular City — https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/what%E2%80%99s-japan%E2%80%99s-least-appealing-big-city-and-why-did-it-get-stuck-with-that-title Japan Yesterday — https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/american-president-ulysses-s-grant-talks-peace-in-meiji-era-japan
Japan This Week
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Friday 15 March
The latest on the Christchurch shootings. Is enough being done to tackle far-right extremism? Plus, cultural heritage in the Balkans, Tom Ford and the CFDA and will Shinzo Abe lead his party for a fourth term?
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