Japan's squeaky clean youth doesn't like to squander

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TOKYO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - More young Japanese are saving their money, filling their weekends with household chores instead of buying cars and going out drinking, according to an online newspaper survey of 1,207 men and women in their 20s. Reflecting sliding sales in Japan's domestic automobile market, only 13 percent of the 20-somethings polled by the Nikkei business daily said they own a car, down from 23.6 percent in a 2000 survey. And just over a quarter of them say they want one, ...

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