Japanese workers standing up for their rights.
US companies help Japan's golfing business.
Strong temor shakes northern Japan, at least six people killed.
Japan, seeking trim waists, measures millions.
IV drip kills hospital patient.
Akihabara killer Tomohiro Kato posted online his intention to kill--just before he did so.
Prime Minister Fukuda censured by upper house of Diet.
Japanese Olympic swimmers allowed to use British Speedo suits in Beijing.
Urawa Reds soccer club fined $185,000 for fan violence.
Japan mourns stabbing victims.
Online novel about housewives whose husband cheat hits raw nerve--and garners tremendous popularity.
Last week's Japan news
5.95 million foreign tourists visited Japan in 2007.
South Koreans accounted for 2.08 million of the total. The next largest group was from Taiwan, which was 1.25 million.
Four hundred thousand Americans and the same number of Chinese visited.
Source: Japan National Tourist Association (JNTO)
Monday, June 16, 2008
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