16 min

April 19, 2019: Micro Racism, Trump Sumo Summit, Toilet Bowl Baby, Train in Vain and Poop Museum. Japan This Week

In this week's news from Japan Today: A survey of foreigners in Tokyo released this week reports that 50% of respondents have faced discrimination; Donald Trump plans to watch a sumo tournament when visiting Japan in May — and might present the winner’s trophy; a woman was arrested in Saitama Prefecture after giving birth in a 7-Eleven restroom and leaving the newborn in the toilet bowl; in punctual Japan, an elderly man in Nagoya who stopped a train from leaving the station by repeatedly preventing the doors from closing goes viral in a video and… that’s it? Plus a poop museum opens in Yokohama.

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This weeks stories:

Micro Racism — https://japantoday.com/category/national/half-of-foreigners-in-tokyo-experienced-discrimination-survey

Trump Sumo Summit — https://japantoday.com/category/politics/sumo-trump-wants-to-watch-sumo-during-japan-visit-in-may

Toilet Bowl Baby — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/woman-arrested-for-leaving-baby-after-giving-birth-in-store-bathroom

Train in Vain — https://japantoday.com/category/national/man-stops-train-from-leaving-station-in-japan-video-goes-viral-online

Poop Museum — https://japantoday.com/category/national/japanese-museum-show-tries-to-clean-up-poop's-image

In this week's news from Japan Today: A survey of foreigners in Tokyo released this week reports that 50% of respondents have faced discrimination; Donald Trump plans to watch a sumo tournament when visiting Japan in May — and might present the winner’s trophy; a woman was arrested in Saitama Prefecture after giving birth in a 7-Eleven restroom and leaving the newborn in the toilet bowl; in punctual Japan, an elderly man in Nagoya who stopped a train from leaving the station by repeatedly preventing the doors from closing goes viral in a video and… that’s it? Plus a poop museum opens in Yokohama.

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

Japan Today: https://japantoday.com/

This weeks stories:

Micro Racism — https://japantoday.com/category/national/half-of-foreigners-in-tokyo-experienced-discrimination-survey

Trump Sumo Summit — https://japantoday.com/category/politics/sumo-trump-wants-to-watch-sumo-during-japan-visit-in-may

Toilet Bowl Baby — https://japantoday.com/category/crime/woman-arrested-for-leaving-baby-after-giving-birth-in-store-bathroom

Train in Vain — https://japantoday.com/category/national/man-stops-train-from-leaving-station-in-japan-video-goes-viral-online

Poop Museum — https://japantoday.com/category/national/japanese-museum-show-tries-to-clean-up-poop's-image

16 min