Women's participation in elections questioned; sake labels mandatory; Tokyo bathhouses call for one-day lockout; automatic ticket gates employed

/ | Apr 4, 2015

Women's participation in elections questioned; sake labels mandatory; Tokyo bathhouses call for one-day lockout; automatic ticket gates employed

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100 YEARS AGO Thursday, April 8, 1915 Women's participation in elections questioned Women's participation in election campaigns, which has hitherto been considered a matter of taste, is now reported to become a legal question as well. Those who disfavor the idea of any political action by the ...

Men try to force Hong Kong protesters off streets

Oct 4, 2014

Men try to force Hong Kong protesters off streets

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Pushing, grabbing and cursing, hundreds of men sought on Friday to break up barricades set up by activists in Hong Kong streets they have been occupying over the past week in protests demanding greater democracy. The scuffles in Kowloon's crowded Mong Kok district, one of ...

Absentee ballot system up, running

| Jun 3, 2008

Absentee ballot system up, running

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Suffrage is a fundamental right of a democracy, and many countries ensure their citizens can cast absentee ballots. It was only a decade ago, however, that Japanese living abroad won the right to vote in national polls. They had to campaign actively before politicians were ...