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    Japan election: Shinzo Abe and his policies are unpopular, so why are voters set to stick with him?
     22 October 2017
    Japan's Prime Minister is both deeply unpopular and pursuing a policy agenda rejected by much of the electorate. So why now, on the cusp of a snap election, does Japan look set to stick with Shinzo Abe?
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    New Zealand election: Students hope tertiary fees will be scaled back under Jacinda Ardern
    22 Oct: New Zealand's PM in waiting Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party campaigned heavily on education reforms, including a bold plan to phase in three years of free tertiary education, leaving students hopeful some of their university debts will soon be alleviated.... more
    'It's about bloody time': Period 'blood' shown in advertisement in effort to confront taboos
    22 Oct: A British hygiene company shows a pad absorbing red — not blue — "period blood" in an advertisement for the first time, with many taking to social media to praise the realistic portrayal of what women experience during their reproductive years.... more
    Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi once arrested for sedition, says free speech 'not in good condition'
    22 Oct: An Indian political cartoonist arrested for sedition in 2012 after posting a a series of caricatures online which mocked the Government says freedom of speech in his country has only worsened in the years since.... more
    Fat talk: Have you considered that what you say about your body could hurt others
    22 Oct: You'd never intentionally say something cruel to your fat friend, family member or colleague. But what you say to yourself could also be really hurtful.... more
    'I didn't want my mum to know': The men and boys arrested for being gay in Nigeria
    22 Oct: When police raided a gay nightspot in the back blocks of Lagos, the lives of 40 men and boys, some as young as 13, changed forever.... more
    King through to squash semis in New York
    22 Oct: New Zealander Joelle King has beaten Hong Kong's Annie Au in the quarter-finals of the Carol Weymuiller Open in New York.... more
    Back-of-the-grid start for Hartley
    22 Oct: New Zealander Brendon Hartley has clocked the 18th fastest time in qualifying ahead of his Formula One debut in the US Grand Prix.... more
    Kiwi golfer drops off the pace in Perth
    22 Oct: New Zealander Mark Brown has lost touch with the leaders at the WA Open in Perth after carding a disappointing one-over third round 73.... more
    ASX rebound: What is behind it and can it last?
    21 Oct: Having been in the doldrums form most 2017, the ASX has suddenly regained its mojo.... more

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