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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