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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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Protest held at sea against resumption of Henoko landfill work


Anti-base Okinawans staged a protest at sea in their boats and canoes in the wake of the resumption...
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