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Anti-base ‘All Okinawa’ candidate beats LDP rival in Lower House by-election

“All Okinawa” candidate Yara Tomohiro’s success represents Okinawans’ victory over the Abe government which is determined to push forward with the landfill work at Henoko and undoubtedly underscores local residents’ rejection of the base project.

2020 Olympic competition schedule criticized as ‘US TV stations-first’ prioritization

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee released details of the competition schedule. In some sports, the starting time of finals was fixed at midmorning. This has been criticized as putting U.S. TV stations’ interests first.

Zenroren holds internationally-coordinated event with SEIU

Workers' unions affiliated to Zenroren, a major labor national center in Japan, held an event in Shibuya, calling for an immediate across-the-board minimum wage of 1,000 yen nationwide followed by an additional increase of 500 yen in the near future.

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With 1.5 months left before the UH election, JCP Chair Shii Kazuo made a speech outside JR Ikebukur...
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