Jan. 28, 2020

Heckling May Spur Dual Surname Debate within LDP

Tokyo, Jan. 27 (Jiji Press)--Heckling heard during a recent meeting at the Diet, Japan's parliament, may spark active debates within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on a dual surname system for married couples in the country while there still are both pros and cons to the system.

(Update) Kyodo News Reporter Briefly Detained by Russia

Moscow, Jan. 27 (Jiji Press)--Kyodo News said Monday that a reporter of the Japanese news agency who contacted a Russian official in the Russian Far East city of Vladivostok as part of reporting activities was briefly detained by Russian security authorities on Dec. 25 last year.

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