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LDP member under fire for belittling student protesters

Aug 4, 2015

LDP member under fire for belittling student protesters

A Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker is in hot water over a recent tweet that branded students protesting against the Abe administration’s security legislation as “self-centered” and “extremely selfish.” Takaya Muto, 36, said on Twitter last week that members of Students Emergency Action for Liberal ...

Aug 3, 2015

42% of A-bomb survivors overseas dissatisfied with support from Japan

Nearly 42 percent of atomic bomb survivors living abroad are not satisfied with the Japanese government’s support measures, according to a Kyodo News survey conducted ahead of the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Some overseas survivors have taken ...

Good grief! Tokyo Peanuts museum will only be temporary

Aug 3, 2015

Good grief! Tokyo Peanuts museum will only be temporary

The world’s second museum dedicated to Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang will open in Tokyo’s Roppongi shopping and entertainment district in March for a period of 2½ years, according to Sony Creative Products Inc., the comic strip’s exclusive agent ...