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    Yoshihide Suga – who is the man set to be Japan’s next prime minister?

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    Former prime minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation last month due to illness was a surprise. But once the leadership contest was declared, 71-year-old Suga - the chief cabinet secretary - was widely expected to be Japan’s next prime minister.

    Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving leader, leaves office a diminished figure with an unfulfilled legacy

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ended weeks of speculation about the state of his health by announcing his surprise resignation today. The 65-year-old Abe was...
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    Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Invites Online Applications for “Life-Partner”

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    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is searching for a “special someone” to become his life partner and undertake a voyage to the moon with him, through an online application system. More than 20,000 women have already applied.

    How a century-old dispute between Japan and South Korea threatens the global supply of...

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    During World War II, Japan conscripted more than 670,000 Koreans as forced labourers to support its military ambitions.

    Bureaucratization of Religion and the Japanese Monk who sued his Temple Over ‘workplace harassment’

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    An ‘overworked’ monk in Japan accuses his temple authorities of ‘workplace harassment’ and demands a compensation of US 78,000- when religion is turned into a gigantic bureaucratic machinery it becomes ‘irreligious’.

    Robots Takeover Healthcare by 2025 in Japan

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    PARADOX OF OUR AGE In an aging society like Japan, it is proposed that the major chunk of caregiving work for the elderly will be provided for by specially designed robots by 2025. Can human touch and presence be replaced by programmed computers even of the most sophisticate nature?

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