Japan Tries to Ease a Crisis in Corporate Credit With Emergency Lending
New York Times
Tourists banned from Tokyo tuna auctions
S. Koreans seek A-bomb redress
Japan extends citizenship to out-of-wedlock babies
Osaka schools split on student cell phone ban
The Daily Yomiuri
Japan sells Icelandic whale meat
Miller time in Japan
North Korea 'to shun' Japan at talks
Japan driving back to the bleak days of the '70s
Times on Line
Suddenly, Aso hits it off with scribes
Honda says Japan Grand Prix at Suzuka to go ahead
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In 2007, there were 177 recorded incidences of the 419 or "Nigerian scam" in Japan, with 264 cases so far this year. In total, there were 419 cases of similar scams in Japan with losses of 27 billion yen - the 3rd highest amount in the world for 2007.
Source: Foreign Ministry
The amount of tax paid on a packet of cigarettes, usually costing 300 yen, is 189.17 yen or 63.1%.
Source: Japan Tobacco Inc
Okayama has more cemeteries than any other prefecture with 107,726, followed by Shimane and Nagano.
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