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COMPENSATION

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 19, 2019
Is Nissan a Japanese or a global company?
Which view prevails will greatly impact the lessons learned from the Ghosn case.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 29, 2018
U.S. government to pay compensation to family of murdered Okinawan woman
The U.S. government has agreed to pay compensation to the family of a slain Okinawan woman in place of the former U.S. base worker convicted of murdering her in 2016, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 17, 2018
Over 90% of Japan's child abuse and sexual crime victims didn't receive compensation: survey
Only a small proportion of those subject to violent crimes knew about available consultation services, and fewer still were able to secure financial assistance to which they were entitled.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 19, 2018
Kin of slain Okinawa woman seek compensation from U.S. government because Shinzato unable to pay
The family of a slain Okinawan woman will ask the U.S. government to pay compensation because the former U.S. base worker convicted of her murder cannot, their lawyer said Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 11, 2017
Government ordered to pay damages over aircraft noise at U.S. Yokota base
A court orders the government to pay damages to residents around the U.S. Yokota Air Base over aircraft noise while dismissing the plaintiffs' calls to halt some flights.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 17, 2017
South Korea's Moon speaks out on wartime forced laborers' right to seek redress from Japanese firms
President Moon Jae-in says South Koreans forced into labor during WWII have the right to seek compensation from Japanese firms despite 1965 treaty.
JAPAN
Jul 14, 2017
NPA to beef up crime victim compensation program in 2018
Based on a proposal finalized Friday by a National Police Agency panel, the government will improve its compensation program for crime victims next year to bolster support for those under 18 and victims of offenses against family members.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 5, 2017
Fuel debris extraction plan for crippled Fukushima reactors to be revealed soon: sources
A state-backed entity is close to completing a plan for decommissioning the crisis-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant, detailing for the first time how it hopes to extract fuel debris from three reactors.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
May 13, 2017
In Fukushima, a land where few return
The evacuation orders for most of the village of Iitate have been lifted. But where are the people?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 23, 2016
Family's pain over 2006 Yokosuka murder reflects desire for SOFA rethink
Justice has been a long time coming for Masanori Yamazaki, whose common-law wife was murdered by a drunk U.S. sailor in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, 10 years ago, in an unprovoked assault.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 17, 2016
Shinagawa vet ordered to pay ¥430,000 following rabbit's death
A Tokyo veterinary clinic has been ordered to pay ¥430,000 in damages after a court found it engaged in malpractice by breaking a pet rabbit's jaw. The rabbit later died.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 21, 2016
Sources say VW may offer to buy back nearly 500,000 U.S. diesel cars
Volkswagen AG and U.S. officials have reached a framework deal under which the automaker would offer to buy back almost 500,000 diesel cars that used sophisticated software to evade U.S. emission rules, two people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 7, 2016
Plaintiffs appeal ruling leaving them ineligible for Nagasaki A-bomb recognition, government aid
Plaintiffs seeking to be acknowledged as victims of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki on Monday appealed a local court ruling denying them official recognition and making them ineligible for special government assistance.
JAPAN
Jan 29, 2016
State, building supply makers ordered to pay redress for asbestos contamination
A court ordered the state and nine makers of building materials on Friday to pay ¥216 million ($1.8 million) in damages to former construction workers and their families for illnesses they developed after being exposed to asbestos at construction sites.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 29, 2015
Japan-South Korea deal on 'comfort women' draws mixed reaction
The Japan-South Korea accord reached Monday on the "comfort women" issue drew a mix of reactions from people in Japan who have been engaged in efforts to resolve the protracted dispute.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 29, 2015
Ex-Prime Minister Murayama lauds 'comfort women' accord reached with Seoul
Former Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama welcomed Monday an agreement reached between Japan and South Korea to create a new fund to resolve the issue of women forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 26, 2015
Civilian casualties of WWII left out in the cold
'Unbroken," Angelina Jolie's 2014 film about the late American Olympic athlete Louie Zamperini, will finally receive a theatrical release in Japan next year after inciting the ire of local groups who claim its depiction of Japanese prisoner of war camps is sensationally harsh and thus an expression of...
EDITORIALS
Sep 22, 2015
Justice for A-bomb victims overseas
The Supreme Court issues a much-welcomed decisive ruling that atomic-bomb victims living abroad deserve full medical coverage by the Japanese government.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 31, 2015
Employees sue moving firm Hikkoshisha over mandatory damage reimbursement
A group of current and former workers at mover Hikkoshisha Co. file a lawsuit seeking some u00a570 million in compensation for lost wages that were used to reimburse customers when goods were damaged in transit.
JAPAN
Jul 29, 2015
Fukushima compensation increased to ¥7 trillion
The government has approved an increase in compensation payments for the Fukushima nuclear crisis to ¥7.07 trillion as tens of thousands of evacuees remain in temporary housing more than four years after the disaster.

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