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 Revised entertainment law leaves room for arbitrary policing in dance clubs: Yamashita (June 17 & 18, 2015)
 Civic group pushes gov’t to abandon construction plan of gigantic Olympic Stadium (June 18, 2015)
 Concerns over TPP negotiations on generic drugs mounting worldwide (June 18, 2015)
 Imposition of ‘Hinomaru’ and ‘Kimigayo’ on national universities is just the beginning of gov’t interference: scholar (June 17, 2015)
 Japanese researchers urge early settlement of wartime ‘comfort women’ issue (June 9, 2015)
 Sex registration on ‘My Number’ cards backpedals on efforts to eliminate discrimination against LGBT people (June 7, 2015)
 Police collect private info of local residents objecting to power plant project in Gifu Pref. (May 27 & June 5, 2015)
 Pension data entry staff are outsourced workers (June 4, 2015)
 Japan’s new GHG reduction target runs counter to global efforts to tackle climate change (June 3 and 4, 2015)
 Pollution victims stage joint action seeking relief measures (June 4, 2015)
 JCP calls for revision of costly, time-consuming design for new Olympic stadium (June 4, 2015)
 Japan’s energy plan should focus more on renewables than nuclear power[Editorial] (June 4, 2015)
 90 civic groups in Japan and S. Korea oppose war-glorifying, anti-constitutional publishers’ textbooks (June 3, 2015)
 JCP demands that gov’t take emergency measures to help volcano evacuees (June 2, 2015)
 Leak of personal information about public pensions overturns basis of ‘My Number’ system (June 2, 2015)
 Kyoto women march for gender equal society (June 1, 2015)
 Violent volcanic eruption increasing public anxieties about safety of Sendai NPP (May 30, 2015)
 Tokyo gov’t to withdraw from bank business after squandering Tokyoites’ money  (May 28, 2015)
 Tokyo ordered to pay 2 million yen each to ex-public high school teachers over ‘Kimigayo’ lawsuit (May 26, 2015)
 Japanese historians criticize argument denying forcible recruitment of ‘comfort women’ (May 26, 2015)
 Welfare cuts lead to fatal fire accident in Kawasaki (May 24, 2015)
 A society benefitting LGBT community will benefit all (May 18, 2015)
 Protests follow NRA draft report claiming Ikata nuclear power plant to be safe (May 21, 2015)
 Petition calling for disclosure of the facts on 1923 massacre of Koreans in Tokyo submitted to Diet (May 21, 2015)
 National stadium construction may not be finished by 2020 Tokyo Olympics (May 19 & 20, 2015)
 Japan’s PM supports remilitarization while German chancellor faces up to the past (May 12, 2015)
 JCP Tamura demands establishment of national research institute to study volcanoes (May 12, 2015)
 DYLJ holds volunteer activities in Fukushima to help 2011 disaster victims (May 4, 6, and 8, 2015)
 Japan’s new target for cutting GHG emissions is too low[Editorial] (May 6, 2015)
 Pro-nuke forces propagate groundless rumors regarding withdrawal from nuclear energy (April 25, 2015)
 Kagoshima district court refuses to block restarting Sendai nuclear power plant (April 23, 2015)
 Citizens call for investigation into NHK’s coverage of planned US base in Henoko (April 22, 2015)
 Let’s create a society where everyone can be true to themselves (April 21, 2015)
 Stop using controversial history textbooks and promote friendship with Asian countries[Editorial] (April 21, 2015)
 Momentum for dual-surname system is growing (April 20, 2015)
 Make new agency useful in improving sports environment: JCP Miyamoto (April 18, 2015)
 Abe gov’t pressures textbook publisher to delete description of Ainu land seizure (April 17, 2015)
 Abe gov’t discounts court order to block restart of Takahama NPP (April 16, 2015)
 Fukui district court orders Takahama nuclear power plant to be kept offline (April 15, 2015)
 High court supports lower court ordering Tokyo to pay compensation to Muslims (April 15, 2015)
 Local residents welcome court decision banning restart of Takahama NPP (April 15, 2015)
 LDP executive opposes casino legalization (April 13, 2015)
 Abe gov’t intends to force Hinomaru & Kimigayo on national universities (April 12, 2015)
 Japanese women still suffer sizable gender gap even after getting suffrage 69 years ago (April 10, 2015)
 Tokyo Olympics might deprive local residents of opportunity to engage in sports (April 9, 2015)
 LDP proposes that energy generation depend more on nuclear power (April 8, 2015)
 Abe Cabinet has stronger control over history education (April 7, 2015)
 JCP issues statement on school textbook screening results (April 7, 2015)
 Instilling specific moral education in children using ‘ethics’ classes is unconstitutional[Editorial] (April 4, 2015)
 Same-sex couple certification ordinance passed in Shibuya (April 1, 2015)

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