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Feb. 8, 2019: Give Mia Shelter, Aso’s Hole, Bowl o’ Roaches, Shoe Sniffer and Valentine Harassment. Japan This Week

    • News & Politics

In this week's news from Japan Today: New details emerge about officials mishandling the care of a 10-year-old girl killed by her father; Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso blames rising social security costs on people without children; a nationwide restaurant chain apologizes after serving customer a beef bowl filled with cockroaches; a man was arrested for stealing people’s shoes because he gets sexual pleasure from sniffing old footwear plus Japanese companies are banning the practice of giving Valentine’s Day chocolates at work with people saying it is “power harassment.”

https://japantoday.com/

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

This weeks stories:

Give Mia Shelter — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/Father-suspected-of-forcing-daughter-to-lie-about-abuse-before-her-death

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/abe-orders-child-safety-checks-in-all-abuse-reports-after-tragic-case

Aso’s Hole — https://japantoday.com/category/politics/deputy-pm-aso-retracts-remark-about-childless-people

Bowl o’ Roaches — https://japantoday.com/category/national/cockroaches-found-in-chicken-bowl-at-yoshinoya-restaurant

Shoe Sniffer — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/shoe-sniffer-admits-sexual-kicks-motivated-theft-spree

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/man-arrested-for-licking-woman's-hair-at-train-station

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/man-cons-woman-out-of-%C2%A5-6.35-mil-in-romance-fraud

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/16-year-old-girl-arrested-for-extortion-in-sugar-daddy-case

Valentine’s Harassment — https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/'giri'-(obligation)-chocolates-seen-as-power-harassment-more-japanese-companies-ban-practice

In this week's news from Japan Today: New details emerge about officials mishandling the care of a 10-year-old girl killed by her father; Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso blames rising social security costs on people without children; a nationwide restaurant chain apologizes after serving customer a beef bowl filled with cockroaches; a man was arrested for stealing people’s shoes because he gets sexual pleasure from sniffing old footwear plus Japanese companies are banning the practice of giving Valentine’s Day chocolates at work with people saying it is “power harassment.”

https://japantoday.com/

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

This weeks stories:

Give Mia Shelter — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/Father-suspected-of-forcing-daughter-to-lie-about-abuse-before-her-death

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/abe-orders-child-safety-checks-in-all-abuse-reports-after-tragic-case

Aso’s Hole — https://japantoday.com/category/politics/deputy-pm-aso-retracts-remark-about-childless-people

Bowl o’ Roaches — https://japantoday.com/category/national/cockroaches-found-in-chicken-bowl-at-yoshinoya-restaurant

Shoe Sniffer — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/shoe-sniffer-admits-sexual-kicks-motivated-theft-spree

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/man-arrested-for-licking-woman's-hair-at-train-station

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/man-cons-woman-out-of-%C2%A5-6.35-mil-in-romance-fraud

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/16-year-old-girl-arrested-for-extortion-in-sugar-daddy-case

Valentine’s Harassment — https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/'giri'-(obligation)-chocolates-seen-as-power-harassment-more-japanese-companies-ban-practice

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