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Sunday, November 30, 2008

Japan This Week: 30 November 2008

今週の日本

Japan News.Tokyo Killings May Be Tied to Scandal on Pensions

New York Times

Japan workers told to go home and procreate

Guardian

Nine Japanese able to flee besieged hotels

Japan Times

Japan's Factory Output Plunges, Industrial Outlook Turns Grim

Washington Post

30,000 nonregular workers to lose jobs by March

The Daily Yomiuri

Robots make acting debut

BBC

Tokyo's demolition drama

BBC

Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso condemns 'hobbling malingerers'

Times on Line

Nationality law revision set to pass

Asahi

Japan’s Asada takes lead after short program

Yahoo! Sports


Last week's Japan news

Japan Statistics

Average monthly hours worked by regular employees in Japan.

2001: 154.0
2002: 153.1
2003: 153.8
2004: 153.3
2005: 152.4
2006: 153.5
2007: 154.2

Source: Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

1,400,000 Japanese traveled abroad in September, 2008, a 9.7% decline compared to the same period in 2007.

Source: Japan Tourism Marketing Agency

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