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Feb. 1, 2019: Ghosn Plot, A Child Dies, Indecent Exposure, Arashi Storm and Bertrand Russell
In this week's news from Japan Today: Former Nissan head Carlos Ghosn is allowed his first media interview; another child in Japan dies at the hands of a parent; a member of Japanâ€™s military was arrested in Aomori Prefecture for trying to break into a house naked in sub-zero temperatures; one of Japanâ€™s most popular boy bands call it quits plus a look back at Bertrand Russellâ€™S visit to Japan in 1921. https://japantoday.com/ Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 This weeks stories: Ghosn Plot â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/Ghosn-tells-Nikkei-arrest-due-to-plot-within-Nissan A Child Dies â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/father-arrested-on-suspicion-of-assault-in-death-of-10-yr-old-daughter Indecent Exposure â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/msdf-member-arrested-after-walking-naked-on-snow-covered-street-in-aomori-pref Arashi Storm â€” https://japantoday.com/category/entertainment/Arashi%27s-decision-to-suspend-activities-at-end-of-2020-shakes-fans Bertrand Russellâ€™s Resurrection â€” https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/bertrand-russell%E2%80%99s-blinding-japanese-resurrection
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Nov. 9, 2018: Unfair trade, knives out, blood money, the mummy and Japan Yesterday.
In this week's news from Japan Today: U.S. President Donald Trump makes the news in Japan again for his treatment of a Japanese reporter; passengers will be banned from carrying knives aboard all trains in Japan starting next year; the CEO of SoftBank â€” one of Japanâ€™s richest men â€” defends his company accepting Saudi money in the wake of the Kashoggi killing; a man who hasnâ€™t left his house in 40 years has been arrested for abandoning the corpse of his mother plus we look at the 1934 visit to Japan by baseball legend Babe Ruth â€” the sultan of swat, the Great Bambino â€” in 1934 in our latest Japan Yesterday segment. https://japantoday.com/ Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 This weeks stories: Unfair Trade â€” https://japantoday.com/category/politics/Trump-says-Japan-treats-U.S.-unfairly-on-trade-by-not-taking-more-American-cars Knives Out â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/passengers-to-be-banned-from-carrying-knives-onto-all-trains-in-april Blood Money â€” https://japantoday.com/category/tech/SoftBank-CEO-Son-says-Saudi-fund-to-continue-despite-Khashoggi-murder The Mummy â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/49-year-old-man-socially-withdrawn-for-40-years-arrested-for-abandoning-mother%E2%80%99s-corpse Japan Yesterday â€” https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/babe-ruth-the-sultan-of-swat-visits-japan
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Oct. 19, 2018: Data shakeup, artful daughter, Othello champ, bicycle etiquette and Japan Yesterday.
In this week's news from Japan Today: Another big Japanese company admits to falsifying data for its products; a woman in Osaka Prefecture is arrested for the murder of her father then her brother in a story right out of a mystery novel; the youngest ever Othello board game champ gets a big surprise on his flight home to Japan and an inspirational look back at Helen Kellerâ€™s 1937 visit to Japan â€” the first of many. https://japantoday.com/ Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2 This weeks stories: Data Shakeup â€” https://japantoday.com/category/business/Data-cheating-worries-spread-to-Tokyo-Skytree-Olympic-buildings Artful Daughter? â€” https://japantoday.com/category/crime/Woman-arrested-for-killing-brother-to-be-charged-over-father's-death Othello Champ â€” https://japantoday.com/category/national/Youngest-Othello-world-champion-flown-home-by-man-whose-record-he-beat Bicycle Etiquette â€” https://japantoday.com/category/have-your-say/What-do-you-think-of-bicycling-etiquette-in-Japan- Japan Yesterday â€” https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/helen-keller-brings-hope-and-light-to-japan