Tokyo's Korean escort services assisting diplomatic intercourse

Japan Society News - June 26, 2014 - 03:19
Last Friday, Tokyo Metropolitan Police busted a "delivery health" escort service for dispatching a 32-year-old female employee to a love hotel to provide sexual services to a 42-year-old male customer in violation of the Anti-Prostitution Law. (Tokyo Reporter)
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In Japan, dividends, buybacks take the stage

Japan Business News - June 26, 2014 - 03:15
For decades, Japanese annual shareholder meetings produced little for investors beyond freebies like the French pastries that Japan Tobacco Inc. handed out at its yearly gathering Tuesday. Now, pressure is rising on companies to deliver more. (
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Japan hangs 1 in 5th round of executions under Abe gov't

Japan Politics News - June 26, 2014 - 03:07
Japan hanged a death row inmate Thursday in the fifth round of executions since the launch in December 2012 of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government, a source close to the matter said. (Kyodo)
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Japanese business needs more incentives than tax cuts

Japan Economy News - June 26, 2014 - 00:52
On 3 June, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) cleared a major hurdle to lowering the corporate tax rate. (East Asia Forum)
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Japan's Uniqlo reaches out to India

Japan Business News - June 26, 2014 - 00:12
Uniqlo, the Japanese fashion brand backed by Fast Retailing Co., plans to start buying garments from India. (Wall Street Journal)
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Sewing needles found in bread in supermarket in Shizuoka

Japan Society News - June 26, 2014 - 00:06
Police in Shizuoka City said Wednesday that sewing needles nearly five centimeters in length were found inserted in bread rolls at a supermarket. (Japan Today)
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77-year-old woman, son found after being lost on mountain for 10 days

Japan Society News - June 26, 2014 - 00:04
A 77-year-old woman and her 57-year-old son who went missing on a mountain in Akita Prefecture 10 days ago, have been found alive and well, police said Wednesday. (Japan Today)
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Zaccheroni quits as Japan coach after early exit

Japan Sports News - June 25, 2014 - 23:48
Alberto Zaccheroni quit as Japan coach in the wake of the Asian champion's disappointing group-stage exit at the World Cup. (The Japan News)
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