Day: April 27, 2018

Japanese News: April week 4

I must admit that I haven’t read a lot of the news this week… I also wanted to read articles from Asahi website to compare them with Mainichi. It is hard to admit it, but I stuck to Mainichi out of laziness. I am used to using their app and their website, and it created a kind of cosy area and routine that makes up for the discomfort of reading in Japanese. Even if I were told that another newspaper is better, I would not want to change now. I wonder how many other things I keep doing just because I am too lazy to change…? 😳 Opposition asks for Aso’s resignation Both the Moritomo Gakuen scandal and Fukuda’s accusation of sexual harassment took place in the Ministry of Finance. The opposition is asking for Finance Minister Aso to resign: 麻生氏「進退考えぬ」 財務省、次官再聴取へ. The first sentence of this article is tricky (I had to re-read it several times before understanding it): 麻生太郎財務相は19日(日本時間20日午前)、訪問先の米ワシントンで、財務省の福田淳一事務次官のセクハラ疑惑などを受けて麻生氏の辞任を求める声が高まっていることについて、記者団に「進退は考えていない」と話した。 When I first read it, I was wondering why anything relative to Fukuda should take …