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March 15, 2019: Virgin Suicides, Too Far Ghosn, Smugglers Blues, Your Name? and The Flame. Japan This Week

    • News & Politics

In this week's news from Japan Today: Two 12-year-old girls jumped to their deaths from a building in Aichi Prefecture leaving behind letters about being bullied; automaker Nissan is asking its shareholders to oust former chairman Carlos Ghosn as director; a Canadian man has been indicted for trying to smuggle a record haul of illegal drugs into Japan; a teenager in Yamanashi Prefecture has been granted approval from the courts to change his unusual given name to a more traditional one plus Tokyo Olympic organizers say the torch relay will begin at a revamped soccer facility in Fukushima Prefecture next year.

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This weeks stories:

Virgin Suicides — https://japantoday.com/category/national/two-12-yr-old-girls-in-apparent-suicide-note-hints-at-bullying

Too Far Ghosn — https://japantoday.com/category/business/nissan-asking-shareholders-to-vote-to-oust-ghosn-as-director

Smugglers Blues — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/canadian-man-indicted-for-smuggling-record-amount-of-stimulant-drugs-to-japan

Your Name? — https://japantoday.com/category/national/update1-teenager-ashamed-of-given-name-prince-adopts-traditional-one

The Flame — https://japantoday.com/category/sports/olympics-tokyo-games-torch-relay-to-start-at-j-village-in-fukushima

In this week's news from Japan Today: Two 12-year-old girls jumped to their deaths from a building in Aichi Prefecture leaving behind letters about being bullied; automaker Nissan is asking its shareholders to oust former chairman Carlos Ghosn as director; a Canadian man has been indicted for trying to smuggle a record haul of illegal drugs into Japan; a teenager in Yamanashi Prefecture has been granted approval from the courts to change his unusual given name to a more traditional one plus Tokyo Olympic organizers say the torch relay will begin at a revamped soccer facility in Fukushima Prefecture next year.

Japan Today: https://japantoday.com/

GaijinPot Jobs: https://jobs.gaijinpot.com/

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

This weeks stories:

Virgin Suicides — https://japantoday.com/category/national/two-12-yr-old-girls-in-apparent-suicide-note-hints-at-bullying

Too Far Ghosn — https://japantoday.com/category/business/nissan-asking-shareholders-to-vote-to-oust-ghosn-as-director

Smugglers Blues — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/canadian-man-indicted-for-smuggling-record-amount-of-stimulant-drugs-to-japan

Your Name? — https://japantoday.com/category/national/update1-teenager-ashamed-of-given-name-prince-adopts-traditional-one

The Flame — https://japantoday.com/category/sports/olympics-tokyo-games-torch-relay-to-start-at-j-village-in-fukushima

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