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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Japan This Week: 19 April 2009

今週の日本

Japan News.Coral Transplant Surgery Prescribed for Japan

NY Times

For Young Japanese, It’s Back to the Farm

NY Times

Sony Ericsson and Toshiba to cut nearly 6,000 jobs

Guardian

N. Korea Answers U.N. With Defiance

Washington Post

Tokyo's dispossessed join the Pink Slip Party

Times on Line

Iranian wins Japanese literary prize

Asahi

The endless lure of pachinko

Global Post

Pyongyang joue avec le feu nucléaire

Libération

Top court issues groping acquittal

Japan Times

Girl chooses Japan over parents

BBC

IOC’s team arrives to assess Tokyo’s 2016 bid

Yahoo Sports

Suzuki sets Japanese hits record

Yahoo Sports

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Japan Statistics

The National Institute for Environmental Studies has reported that the risk of death due to higher temperatures will increase by 3.7 times by the end of the current century.

In addition, damage from flooding as a result of the same temperature rise is estimated to be 87 trillion yen (USD $87 billion).

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

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