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March 29 2019: Emperors New Groove, AWOL University, No EatnGo, Bathroom Cadaver and Hooters Bust.
In this week's news from Japan Today: A new era in Japan starts in May â€” literally â€” as the countryâ€™s current emperor abdicates and his son takes the throne; a university in Tokyo has lost contact with 1,400 of its foreign students; the city of Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture is issuing a city-wide ordinance against people walking while eating; police have arrested an Osaka man for keeping the body of his dead mother in his bathroom for 10 months plus we stay abreast of the news that Hooters Japan is going â€” bust. Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 Japan Today: https://japantoday.com/ GaijinPot Jobs: https://jobs.gaijinpot.com/ This week's stories: Emperors New Groove â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/updating-software-shaping-history-new-imperial-era-name-looms-large-in-japan AWOL University â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/univ.-campus-inspected-after-1-400-foreign-students-go-awol No Eatâ€™nâ€™Go â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/kamakura-passes-ordinance-against-eating-on-the-go Bathroom Cadaver â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/man-kept-mother%E2%80%99s-body-in-bathroom-since-her-death-last-august Hooters Busts â€” https://japantoday.com/category/business/hooters-goes-bust-in-japan
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April 19, 2019: Micro Racism, Trump Sumo Summit, Toilet Bowl Baby, Train in Vain and Poop Museum.
In this week's news from Japan Today: A survey of foreigners in Tokyo released this week reports that 50% of respondents have faced discrimination; Donald Trump plans to watch a sumo tournament when visiting Japan in May â€” and might present the winnerâ€™s trophy; a woman was arrested in Saitama Prefecture after giving birth in a 7-Eleven restroom and leaving the newborn in the toilet bowl; in punctual Japan, an elderly man in Nagoya who stopped a train from leaving the station by repeatedly preventing the doors from closing goes viral in a video andâ€¦ thatâ€™s it? Plus a poop museum opens in Yokohama. Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 Japan Today: https://japantoday.com/ This weeks stories: Micro Racism â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/half-of-foreigners-in-tokyo-experienced-discrimination-survey Trump Sumo Summit â€” https://japantoday.com/category/politics/sumo-trump-wants-to-watch-sumo-during-japan-visit-in-may Toilet Bowl Baby â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/woman-arrested-for-leaving-baby-after-giving-birth-in-store-bathroom Train in Vain â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/man-stops-train-from-leaving-station-in-japan-video-goes-viral-online Poop Museum â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/japanese-museum-show-tries-to-clean-up-poop's-image
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Google Fined $57 Million Under New European Law
A French regulator fined Google $56.8 million-the biggest penalty so far under a new European privacy law-alleging the search-engine giant didn't go far enough getting valid user consent to gather data for targeted advertising. The Wall Street Journal's Sam Schechner has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices