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SHUKAN SHINCHO

Junya Ito's lawyers speak to reporters on Monday in the city of Osaka.
SOCCER
Feb 19, 2024
Junya Ito files lawsuit seeking ¥202 million from women accusing him of sexual assault
Soccer player Junya Ito filed a lawsuit with the Osaka District Court on Monday seeking about ¥202 million in compensation from two women who alleged the winger and his trainer sexually assaulted them last year.
Japan midfielder Junya Ito has been accused of sexual assault by two women. Ito's laywer says he has denied the claims.
SOCCER
Feb 2, 2024
Junya Ito again out of Japan squad amid sexual assault allegations
The Japan Football Association had initially said Thursday the player was leaving but then backtracked on that decision later in the day.
Japan midfielder Junya Ito in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Sept. 9. Police have said that an investigation has been launched into claims of sexual assault involving the soccer player, allegations he denies.
SOCCER
Feb 1, 2024
Ito leaves Japan soccer team after sexual assault claims
Two women claimed Ito sexually assaulted them last year, but the player's lawyer said he has denied their claims
Japan's Junya Ito, seen during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, is accused of involving himself in a sexual act with two women without their consent last year.
SOCCER
Feb 1, 2024
Japan midfielder Junya Ito accused of sexual assault
Police are probing the allegation, according to a major publisher's news website and an investigative source.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jan 6, 2018
2018: Year of the 800-pound Gorilla
Four topics dominated Japan's non-Twitter news cycle for the last quarter of 2017. Two involved sports: the signing of 23-year-old baseball superstar Shohei Otani to play for the Los Angeles Angels of the American League; and the resignation of sumo grand champion Harumafuji after assaulting a younger...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Dec 30, 2017
Who can we trust during these new wars of the world?
Swords into ploughshares. Spears into pruning hooks. Three thousand-odd years ago, when civilization was rough and passions raw, an extraordinary visionary saw peace dawning. His words, recorded in the Biblical book of Isaiah, transcend religious denomination and national affiliation. They belong to...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Dec 9, 2017
Shut in by the past yet still unable to face the future
Mom, dad, two kids, nice house, nice suburb, good income — you just know this story is about to go smash.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Oct 21, 2017
Magazines hold their own against TV's 'iron chefs'
Prior to Japan's switch-over to full digital TV broadcasting in 2011, a number of industry insiders were already voicing concerns about how the new technology would affect their bottom line. With expanded bandwidth and additional channels, what — aside from reruns of old programs — could...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Jul 29, 2017
Spare a thought for the secretaries
Few recent scandals have been as entertaining as Lower House lawmaker Mayuko Toyota's verbal and physical attack on her secretary as revealed in a recording leaked to the weekly magazine Shukan Shincho. With the recording coming to light in the week before the Tokyo assembly elections, Toyota decided...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jul 8, 2017
Abe’s hotel spa and gym visits inflame media speculation
Are Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's weekly "workouts" masking something more ominous?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
May 27, 2017
Magazine snares rival 'scoop thief' red-handed
In its May 25 issue, Shukan Shincho set pens a-pushing and tongues a-wagging throughout the nation by accusing rival weekly magazine Shukan Bunshun of engaging in sneaky schemes to steal its thunder.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Feb 20, 2016
Deja vu as Shukan Shincho turns back the clock
The title of the Japanese government's White Paper on the Economy for the 31st year of Showa (1956) was "The 'postwar' era is over." That same year, a delegation from the World Bank headed by Alfred Watkins spent five months studying the feasibility of extending a loan for an expressway linking the cities...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 6, 2015
Lawyer raps weekly for expose on minor in Kawasaki slaying
When personal information on minors in criminal cases ends up online, that doesn't give the mass media full justification to publicize it, a lawyer says.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 5, 2015
Magazine IDs student suspect in Nagoya slaying, breaking legal taboo
A news magazine defies a ban on identifying minors in criminal cases by running a four-page expose on a student accused of killing an elderly woman in Nagoya.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 17, 2014
Obuchi is grilled over political funds abuse
Trade minister Yuko Obuchi is grilled by the opposition over an allegation that her political and support groups abused campaign funds by treating constituents to theater outings.

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