Aired 9 months ago 1:37
fukuoka Discussed on Japan This Week
Japan This Week
From the news
Aired 4 months ago 16:44
April 5 2019: The Defiant One, Foot-in-Mouth Disease, Like a Virgin, Fashion Police and Mango Tango.
In this week's news from Japan Today: Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn released a video message proclaiming his innocence via his lawyer that he recorded before he was arrested; the minister responsible for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has resigned after comments deemed insulting to people in the Tohoku area who suffered after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami; a new study released by the ministry of health finds that the number of Japanese adults in their 30s with absolutely no sexual experience is increasing;â€ police in Fukuoka Prefecture are using fashion shows to recruit college-age women to join the force plus a pair of mangoes has sold for $4,500 in Miyazaki Prefecture. Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 Japan Today: https://japantoday.com/ This weeks stories: The Defiant One â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/in-video-ghosn-says-he-is-innocent-and-victim-of-backstabbing Foot-in-Mouth Disease â€” https://japantoday.com/category/politics/japan-olympic-minister-resigns-over-disaster-gaffe Like a Virgin â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/virgin-territory-study-shows-sexual-inexperience-rising-in-japan Fashion Police â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/Fukuoka-police-tackle-shortage-of-female-recruits-via-fashion-show Mango Tango â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/pair-of-mangoes-goes-for-record-500-000-yen-at-first-auction
Aired 9 months ago 18:12
Nov. 16, 2018: Cuban ambassador ban, cyber insecurity, BTS bombs, skirt stunt and hologram wedding.
In this week's news from Japan Today: The Cuban ambassador to Japan banned from staying at a Hilton Hotel in Fukuoka; a Japanese lawmaker in charge of cybersecurity admits to not using a computer in 25 years; popular Korean boy band BTS has fallout from the wearing of an atomic bomb shirt; a movie stuntman was arrested for cutting a girls skirt on an escalator and a Tokyo man formally marries celebrity hologram. https://japantoday.com/ Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 This weeks stories: Cuban Ambassador Ban â€” https://japantoday.com/category/politics/Cuban-ambassador-denied-room-at-Hilton-hotel-in-Fukuoka-due-to-U.S.-sanctions Cyber Insecurity â€” https://japantoday.com/category/politics/Japan's-cyber-security-minister-admits-never-having-used-computer BTS Bombs â€” https://japantoday.com/category/entertainment/k-pop-group-bts's-talent-agency-apologizes-over-a-bomb-shirtr Skirt Stunt â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/action-movie-stuntman-arrested-for-cutting-high-school-girl%E2%80%99s-skirt Hologram Wedding â€” https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/crazy-in-love-the-japanese-man-'married'-to-a-hologram
Aired 11 months ago 18:39
Oct. 5, 2018: Discomfort women, Kyoto tax, Kumamoto cough drop, suicide damage and goodfellas.
In this week's news from Japan Today: Osaka severs sister city relationship with San Francisco; Kyoto starts taxing accommodations of visitors to the city; A Kumamoto city councilwoman is censured for a cough drop; a suicideâ€™s collateral damage in Tokyo and Japanese yakuza members are living longer and healthier lives. https://japantoday.com/ Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 This weeks stories: Discomfort Women â€” https://japantoday.com/category/politics/Osaka-cuts-sister-city-ties-with-San-Francisco-over-'comfort-women'-statue Kyoto Tax â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/kyoto-introduces-lodging-tax-on-tourists Kumamoto Cough Drop â€” https://japantoday.com/category/politics/kumamoto-councilwoman-who-took-baby-to-work-kicked-out-of-conference-for-using-cough-drop Suicide Damage â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/woman-injures-pedestrian-in-suicide-leap-from-building-in-tokyo Goodfellas â€” https://japantoday.com/category/features/kuchikomi/Yakuza-enjoying-benefits-of-healthier-living-and-longer-life