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Sunday, April 27, 2008

Japan This Week 27/04/08

今週の日本

Japan News.Kyoto on less than $200 a day.

NY Times

US marine charged in rape of 14-year-old in Okinawa.

Guardian

Heavy security in Nagano torch relay. A few protests and arrests take place.

Japan Times

Fukuda and Putin agree to speed up talks on disputed islands.

Daily Yomiuri

Cost of living in Japan up for the six month in a row.

Asahi

Mariners catcher Jojima signs three-year contract.

Yahoo! Sports

Toyohashi gym teacher arrested for "contracting" a 16-year-old mistress.

Mainichi


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Japan Statistics

Japan will donate $100m to developing countries in emergency aid to combat rising food prices.

Source: AFP

In 2001, underwear manufacturer Wacoal's poll of Japanese women found that 60cm was the "ideal" waist measurement for the nation's females.

Source: Japan Times

970,000 travelers are expected to exit Narita Airport for the annual Golden Week holidays, with 330,000 people estimated to fly out of Japan from Kansai International Airport during the April 24-May 7 holiday period.

Source: Yomiuri Shimbun


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