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Sunday, August 17, 2008

Japan News This Week: 17 August 2008

今週の日本

Japan News.As its work force ages, Japan needs and fears Chinese labor.

NY Times

Mobage-town: Japan's biggest mobile-only social network.

Washington Post

Big business in death.

Japan Times

The alternatives to bombing Hiroshima were not morally superior.

Guardian

PM's plan for secular war memorial shelved.

Daily Yomiuri

Yoshida dominant in winning 55kg wrestling gold.

Yahoo! Sports


Last week's Japan news

Japan Statistics

Osaka's official homeless population is 7700.

Source: BBC

There are 60,000-70,000 Filipina dancers in Japan; a third are undocumented.

Source: Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation

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