Updated Friday, February 6, 2015 0:01 am TWN
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Japan is considering making it compulsory for workers to take at least five days' paid holiday a year, in a bid to lessen the toll on mental and physical health in a country famed for its long hours.
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The day after a video purportedly showing the body of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto after he was murdered by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) was released Sunday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe once again condemned the terrorist act and said the government would strive to ensure the safety of Japanese abroad and prevent terrorists attacks in Japan.
Whether in tsunami-stricken northeastern Japan or conflict-ridden Sierra Leone, it was the story of the vulnerable, the children and the poor that drove the work of journalist Kenji Goto.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage and demanded Wednesday that Islamic State extremists release a Japanese journalist, as secret talks in Jordan sought the release of the Japanese and a Jordanian pilot also being held hostage.
The Japanese arm of Amazon.com said Tuesday it was "cooperating fully" with a police investigation into the sale of child pornography, after authorities reportedly raided its Tokyo headquarters.
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