Leader of Japan’s Opposition Resigns
Swine flu fears prompt Japan to cancel women's North American tour
Panasonic seen posting $1.1 billion loss in 2009/10
Sony poised to return to breakeven despite bleak sales prospects
Times on Line
Google to reshoot Japan 'Street View'
Les gadgets électroniques menacent le climat
Cabinet member exits after tryst
Luggage box stuck in plane engine
Naked, drunk and incoherent in Tokyo
Japan's Ishikawa gets invite to PGA Championship
Last week's Japan news
So called "eco" cars are expected to account for more than 10% of all car sales in Japan in 2009.
Based on sales figures for the month of April, 2009 - in which Honda's Insight and Toyota's Prius are leading the way with strong sales in an otherwise soft market - 2009 figures for these vehicles should top 10% of automobile sales.
Source: Nikkei Shinbun
Percentage of unwed mothers:
United Kingdom: 44%
Source: Washington Post
Sunday, May 17, 2009
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