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Female workers quitting their jobs to give birth results in economic loss of 1.2 trillion yen

Loss of careers by women workers due to childbirth brings about 1.2 trillion yen in damage to the Japanese economy annually. This was shown in calculations which a private thinktank recently released.

Okinawa elementary school pupils evacuated 671 times out of fear of US military aircraft accident

In an Okinawa elementary school where a U.S. military helicopter dropped a window onto the schoolyard last year, pupils are forced to evacuate from the playground every time a U.S. military aircraft flies over the school.

Aging bridges serious problem also for Japan

The recent collapse of a bridge in Italy is said to be caused by the age of the structure. For Japan as well, aging infrastructure is a serious problem.

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Shii inspects Okinawa's Henoko sea area


Japanese Communist Party Chair Shii Kazuo on April 17 visited the Henoko sea area where the Abe reg...
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