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Sunday, June 14, 2009

Japan This Week: 14 June 2009

今週の日本

Japan News.The Joy of Less

NY Times

Japan's 15% target to cut emissions condemned as 'disaster'

Guardian

Succession of son ‘explains North Korean belligerence

Times on Line

New Yasukuni chief priest picked

Japan Times

Le Japon s'engage à réduire ses émissions de CO2

Le Nouvel Observateur

Japan's 'herbivore men' -- less interested in sex, money

CNN

Japan PM loses key cabinet ally

BBC

Japan fans to submit petition to support Bobby V

Yahoo Sports

Last week's Japan news


Japan Statistics

2020 Targets for Cutting Greenhouse Gases, From 1990 Levels:

European Union: 20%
Britain: 34%
Germany: 40%
France: 20%
USA: 0%
Canada: 3%
Australia: 3%
Japan: 8%

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

Agreement has been reached at the annual meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission concerning tuna catches. Bigeye tuna catch quotas in the eastern Pacific Ocean will be reduced by 9% in 2011.

Japan's quota will be 31,009 tons in 2011 under the terms of the agreement.

Source: Kyodo

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