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Government to approve Osaka's bid to host 2025 World Expo

Mar 28, 2017

Government to approve Osaka's bid to host 2025 World Expo

The government will give the go-ahead to Osaka Prefecture’s bid to host the 2025 World Exposition, sources said. Japan is estimating that the event, which is to be held between May and November 2025, will bring economic benefits worth ¥1.90 trillion ($17.18 billion) over ...

Japan abstains as nuclear arms ban treaty talks start at U.N.

Mar 28, 2017

Japan abstains as nuclear arms ban treaty talks start at U.N.

Negotiations on a treaty outlawing nuclear weapons began Monday at the U.N. headquarters without Japan, as the world’s only atomic-bombed country said it would abstain from the talks alongside the five major nuclear powers. The decision triggered criticism and disappointment from survivors of the ...

Japanese men breaking silence on infertility woes

/ Mar 28, 2017

Japanese men breaking silence on infertility woes

Japanese husbands who have kept silent about the embarrassment of undergoing infertility treatment are swallowing their pride and beginning to speak out. More of them are attending meet-and-greet support groups for men with similar problems, and even a recently published book compiling the various ...