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Nov. 2, 2018: JAL D.U.I., Warm Biz, get out, up in smoke and Beatlemania.
In this week's news from Japan Today: A Japanese airline pilot was arrested for being 10 times over the legal limit for alcohol when he showed up for his flight to Tokyo; November in Japan means itâ€™s time for â€œWarm Biz,â€ when the thermostat gets turned down and the sweaters get put on; the governor of Okinawa is headed to the U.S. with a message â€” get your military bases outta here!; the Japanese government is warning its citizens not to smoke weed in Canada where itâ€™s legal plus a plethora of Paul McCartney in Japan news. https://japantoday.com/ Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 This weeks stories: JAL D.U.I. â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/JAL-pilot-arrested-in-London-admits-being-almost-10-times-over-alcohol-limit Warm Biz â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/gov't-kicks-off-warm-biz-energy-saving-campaign Get Out! â€” https://japantoday.com/category/politics/Okinawa-governor-plans-to-visit-U.S.-and-tell-Americans-to-stop-building-disputed-military-base Up in Smoke â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/Japan-2-other-Asian-nations-warn-citizens-not-to-use-marijuana-in-Canada Beatlemania â€” https://japantoday.com/category/entertainment/paul-mccartney-arrives-in-japan-for-four-concerts https://japantoday.com/category/entertainment/Japanese-superfans-lose-fight-for-Beatles-footage https://japantoday.com/category/entertainment/New-video-for-Beatles'-'Glass-Onion'-released-on-Apple-Music
Aired 9 months ago 18:27
April 29, 2019: Heiseis Greatest Hits: Bubble, Disaster, Politics, Crime, Pop Culture and more.
In this week's news from Japan Today: A very quick scan of headlines in Japan this week and then a look back at the last 30 years of Emperor Akihitoâ€™s reign and events that shaped the Heisei era, including: the bubble bursts; the earthquake emperor; revolving door politics, criminal minds, fashion pops, toilet technology plus readers look back on Japan and Heisei. Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 Japan Today: https://japantoday.com/
Aired 1 year ago 18:15
Oct. 26, 2018: Blogs of war, medical lawsuit, custody battles, making a murderer and fright night.
In this week's news from Japan Today: a freelance Japanese journalist is freed from three years in captivity in Syria; women not accepted to Tokyo Medical University due to their sex are now seeking redress; the U.S. State Department says Japan is still non-compliant with the Hague Convention on international child abductions; a 15-year-old was arrested for killing his grandfather, attempting to kill his grandmother and plotting to kill a student from his school plus Halloween in Japan â€” itâ€™s not celebrated like it is in the West. https://japantoday.com/ Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 This weeks stories: Blogs of War â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/Journalist-freed-from-Syria-returns-to-Japan-to-relief-and-criticism Discrimination Compensation â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/Women-demand-Tokyo-Medical-University-compensate-them-over-entry-test-rigging Custody Battles â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/Foreign-divorced-parents-fight-in-vain-for-child-custody-in-Japan Kizuna Child-Parent Reunion Project â€” https://www.kizuna-cpr.org/ Making a Murderer â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/15-year-old-boy-who-killed-grandfather-wounded-grandmother-also-planned-to-kill-classmate Fright Night â€” https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/something-for-everyone-this-halloween Have Your Say "Halloween in Japan" â€” https://japantoday.com/category/have-your-say/what-do-you-think-about-the-way-halloween-is-celebrated-in-japan