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中間選挙でねじれ議会に【Midterm elections result in divided Congress】

The Democratic Party took control of the House of Representatives while the Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate in US midterm elections on Tuesday, which were seen as the first referendum on Donald Trump’s presidency since he was elected in 2016.

政府が外国人労働者の受け入れを拡大する法案を承認【Government approves bill to accept more foreign workers】

The Japanese government on Friday approved a bill that would accept more foreign workers from April 2019. The move is aimed at dealing with serious labor shortages in various sectors ranging from construction and farming to nursing care.

韓国の裁判所が戦時中の強制労働に関して判決【South Korean court rules on wartime forced labor】

South Korea’s Supreme Court ordered on Tuesday Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation to compensate four South Koreans for their forced labor during World War Two, which the Japanese government denounced as unacceptable.

日本人ジャーナリストが3年の拘束の後に帰国【Japanese journalist returns home after 3 years in captivity】

Freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda, who was released after being held captive in Syria for more than three years, returned to Japan on Thursday. Speaking to the media aboard a flight, he described the years in captivity as “hell”.

政府が消費税10%への引き上げを相殺する計画【Government to offset consumption tax hike to 10 %】

The government plans to keep the consumption tax rate at 8 percent for daily necessities such as food and beverages after the planned tax hike to 10 percent in October 2019. It is also considering offering 2 percent rebates for cashless payments at small and medium-sized operators for a limited period.

サウジ人記者死亡の対立する報道で深まる謎【Conflicting reports deepen mystery on Saudi journalist’s death】

Saudi Arabia announced on Friday evening that the missing Saudi journalist had died in a fistfight inside the country’s consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Turkish officials claimed an audio recording proves that he was brutally murdered by a state-sponsored hit squad.

退任の女性大臣が新内閣で女性ひとりの状況に憂慮 【Ousted female minister worries as new cabinet includes just one woman】

Former internal affairs minister Seiko Noda, who was replaced during the cabinet reshuffle last week, said she was worried about the shrinking number of female ministers. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed the lone woman, regional revitalization minister Satsuki Katayama, could do the work of two or three.

トランプ氏の国連演説での自慢が笑いを誘う【Trump’s boast draws laughter during UN speech】

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday bragged about his administration’s accomplishments during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly, which drew chuckles from an audience. He later defended his address, saying “They weren’t laughing at me, they were laughing with me.”

安倍晋三首相が党の総裁に再選【Prime Minister Shinzo Abe re-elected as party leader】

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe handily defeated his sole rival, former Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba, in a vote for the leadership of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday, paving the way for becoming the nation’s longest-serving leader during a new three-year term.

元大統領候補のジョン・マケイン氏が81歳で死去【Former presidential candidate John McCain dies at 81】

U.S. Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam and twice-defeated presidential candidate from the Republican Party, died on Saturday at the age of 81. He had been battling an aggressive brain tumor since its discovery in July, 2017.

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