Japan presses China on pollution.
Fukuda and Hu agree to work on gas exploration issue.
Japanese New Year food spotlighted.
The business of Christmas in Japan.
Michelin Guide Tokyo (Michelin Guides) sells out all 120,000 copies in three days--and, in terms of stars, Tokyo is the leading culinary city in the world, with Paris number 2.
Blood products tainted.
New Year's sex: order in.
Global warming threatens rice cultivation.
Japanese husbands join club to give wives more respect.
Last week's Japan news
50,000 pre-war wooden buildings were destroyed in Kyoto between 1978-1988.
Source: Japanese Capitals in Historical Perspective as seen in the Kansai Time Out, Dec., 2007
25 billion pairs of waribashi disposable chopsticks are thrown away each year in Japan.
Source: Kansai Time Out
Drunken driving accidents decreased 28% in the 3 months since the toughening of the law in September this year. There were 1,402 DUI accidents between September 19, 2007 and December 18, 2007, a decrease of 535 cases compared with the same period last year. 94 of the incidents were fatal.
Source: National Police Agency
Sunday, December 30, 2007
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