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RPT-Ghosn flight prompts talk of more curbs in Japan's strict justice system

02 Jan 2020

TOKYO, Jan 1 Carlos Ghosn's daring flight from Japan, where he was awaiting trial on charges of financial wrongdoing, has revived global criticism of the nation's "hostage justice," but in Japan is prompting talk of reversing more lenient curbs on defendants.

Ghosn flight prompts talk of more curbs in Japan's strict justice system

01 Jan 2020

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's daring flight from Japan, where he was awaiting trial on charges of financial wrongdoing, has revived global criticism of the nation's "hostage justice," but in Japan is prompting talk of reversing more lenient curbs on defendants.

Ghosn flight prompts talk of more curbs in Japan's strict justice system

01 Jan 2020

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's daring flight from Japan, where he was awaiting trial on charges of financial wrongdoing, has revived global criticism of the nation's "hostage justice," but in Japan is prompting talk of reversing more lenient curbs on defendants.

Ghosn flight prompts talk of more curbs in Japan's strict justice system

01 Jan 2020

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's daring flight from Japan, where he was awaiting trial on charges of financial wrongdoing, has revived global criticism of the nation's "hostage justice," but in Japan is prompting talk of reversing more lenient curbs on defendants.

Ghosn flight prompts talk of more curbs in Japan's strict justice system

01 Jan 2020

TOKYO, Jan 1 Carlos Ghosn's daring flight from Japan, where he was awaiting trial on charges of financial wrongdoing, has revived global criticism of the nation's "hostage justice," but in Japan is prompting talk of reversing more lenient curbs on defendants.

Japanese journalist wins damages in high-profile lawsuit over alleged rape

18 Dec 2019

TOKYO Japanese journalist Shiori Ito on Wednesday won her civil lawsuit seeking damages from a prominent reporter who she said had raped her, a verdict welcomed by women's rights advocates in a country where sexual assault victims often stay silent. | Video

アングル:変わるか日本の「生理」観、漫画キャラがタブーに挑む

18 Dec 2019

でも、「生理ちゃん」には使命がある。女性の生理は恥ずかしく汚いもので、オープンに話すことではない、とされている社会のタブーを破ることだ。赤い唇と赤いパンツが印象的な生理ちゃんは、日本の漫画のキャラクターとして生まれ、最近映画化もされた。 | Video

'Little Miss Period' tackles Japan's menstruation taboos with a punch

17 Dec 2019

TOKYO Her timing can be terrible and she can pack a mean punch. | Video

'Little Miss Period' tackles Japan's menstruation taboos with a punch

17 Dec 2019

TOKYO Her timing can be terrible and she can pack a mean punch. | Video

As scandal simmers, majority of Japan firms want PM Abe to finish term: Reuters poll

06 Dec 2019

TOKYO A majority of Japanese firms want long-serving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to finish his term to September 2021 but fewer than one in five say he should stay beyond then, a Reuters poll showed, as allegations that he broke campaign laws erode public support.

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