Without details on how to bridge the chasm that divides irregular and regular workers, PM Abe's target is hot air
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The British were warned for weeks that a vote to leave the European Union would result in economic pain. Now they’ll find out whether it will. U.K. financial leaders are scrambling to reassure households, businesses and investors that they can contain the doom and gloom they had predicted in case of a British exit, or […]
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On our island of just 529 people in the Inland Sea, we have one post office and one bank. The bank, run by the almighty JA (Japan Agriculture), shares an office with the JA dry goods store, which offers everything from rodent poison to a new water heater. Going into the bank side of the […]
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This fluffy white beauty is a Great Pyrenees, a gentle breed that is something of a giant when full-grown. Cosette is just over a year old and already 30 kg despite a tragic start. She had been abandoned, left to die along with other dogs in a Tokyo apartment. Filthy, her body wasted when found, […]