19 min

Feb 22, 2019: Abe Bad Bromance, Kidnap Custody, Ms. Robot, Exposer, Testy Tubes and Audrey Hepburn. Japan This Week

    • News & Politics

In this week's news from Japan Today: President Trump claims the PM Abe nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize; Japan to revise child custody laws to enforce the handovers of children to parents — even if they are overseas; a national restaurant chain apologizes as a video surfaces showing an employee exposing himself in the kitchen; a woman killed another resident after she was transferred from one psychiatric facicilty to another claiming she is “a robot;” the number one annoyance for Japanese train commuters plus Audrey Hepburn — 26 years after her death the iconic film star and UNICEF spokesperson is still idolized by the Japanese as the “eternal fairy.”

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This weeks stories:

Abe Bad Bromance — https://japantoday.com/category/politics/abe-mum-on-reports-he-nominated-trump-for-nobel-peace-prize

Kidnap Custody — https://japantoday.com/category/national/japan-to-revise-child-custody-rules-to-enforce-handovers

Ms. Robot — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/woman-in-mental-institution-who-killed-another-patient-says-she-is-robot

Exposer — https://japantoday.com/category/national/Video-of-Ootoya-restaurant-employee-exposing-himself-posted-online

Testy Tubes — https://japantoday.com/category/features/kuchikomi/lapses-in-commuter-manners-change-with-the-times

Audrey Hepburn — https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/audrey-hepburn-casts-a-spell-over-post-war-japan

In this week's news from Japan Today: President Trump claims the PM Abe nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize; Japan to revise child custody laws to enforce the handovers of children to parents — even if they are overseas; a national restaurant chain apologizes as a video surfaces showing an employee exposing himself in the kitchen; a woman killed another resident after she was transferred from one psychiatric facicilty to another claiming she is “a robot;” the number one annoyance for Japanese train commuters plus Audrey Hepburn — 26 years after her death the iconic film star and UNICEF spokesperson is still idolized by the Japanese as the “eternal fairy.”

https://japantoday.com/

Rate and review us: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/japan-today/id517133982?mt=2

This weeks stories:

Abe Bad Bromance — https://japantoday.com/category/politics/abe-mum-on-reports-he-nominated-trump-for-nobel-peace-prize

Kidnap Custody — https://japantoday.com/category/national/japan-to-revise-child-custody-rules-to-enforce-handovers

Ms. Robot — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/woman-in-mental-institution-who-killed-another-patient-says-she-is-robot

Exposer — https://japantoday.com/category/national/Video-of-Ootoya-restaurant-employee-exposing-himself-posted-online

Testy Tubes — https://japantoday.com/category/features/kuchikomi/lapses-in-commuter-manners-change-with-the-times

Audrey Hepburn — https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/audrey-hepburn-casts-a-spell-over-post-war-japan

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