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Jul 28, 2016

Chaos at Sagamihara care facility leaves residents in limbo

Following Tuesday’s knife attack at a care home for people with disabilities, concerns have emerged over how to care for the survivors who must remain at the gruesome crime scene. According to prefectural authorities and the managers of Tsukui Yamayuri En care home in ...

New Kagoshima governor to seek suspension of Sendai reactors

Jul 28, 2016

New Kagoshima governor to seek suspension of Sendai reactors

Newly elected Kagoshima Gov. Satoshi Mitazono said Thursday he will seek a temporary halt on active nuclear reactors in the prefecture, currently the only ones working nationwide. “There are concerns over nuclear power plants following the Kumamoto earthquakes,” Mitazono said of the April disaster. ...

Japan Inc. tiptoes onto LGBT bandwagon

Jul 28, 2016

Japan Inc. tiptoes onto LGBT bandwagon

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Businesses are increasingly showing support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as Japan comes to acknowledge LGBT needs and concerns. Companies are sponsoring parades, gatherings and other events that aim to draw attention to LGBT people and the issues they face. Japan Airlines ...