Japan's opposition Democratic Party rejects "grand coalition" with LDP.
Japan's prisons are turning gray.
New York Times
Paul Tibbets, pilot of the Enola Gay, dies at 92.
Former Nova president Sahashi used company as personal bank account.
Japan as a Nuclear State, by Gavan McCormack.
Chunichi Dragons win Japan Series for first time in 53 years with perfect game.
The Sleeping Dragon (i.e., China) is awake and aroused.
There were 1,319 garbage incinerators nationwide in 2005.
Source: Environment Ministry
42,000 people would be killed if an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on the Richter Scale were to strike the Osaka area of western Japan.
Source: Central Disaster Prevention Council
An estimated 400,000 porpoises have been killed off the coast of Taiji over the last two decades.
Source: Japan Times
Toyota Corp. sold 7.05 million vehicles from January to September 2007.
Source: Toyota Corp
There are over 100 schools for foreign children in Japan, 94 of them for Brazilians.
Source: Kyodo News
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