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Sunday, October 18, 2009

Japan This Week 18 October 2009

今週の日本

Japan News.Obama Becomes Japan's English Teacher

New York Times

Japan Rethinks a Dam, and a Town Protests

New York Times

Japan begins to shake off US foreign policy influence

Guardian

Japan urged to solve global child custody disputes

Washington Post

Crystal Kay is having a ball

Japan Times

Investor alarm as Finance Minister blasts corporate Japan's ethics

Times Online

Enlèvements d'enfant : Huit pays demandent au Japon de reconnaître le droit parental

Le Monde

Japan's new hi-tech 'graveyards'

BBC

Taking On Skyscrapers to Protect View of an Old Friend

New York Times

Former Japanese Prime Minister Revealed as Alien! (In Movie.)

New York Times

Japan Want Stronger Challenges Than Scotland And Togo

Yahoo Sports

Last week's Japan news


Japan Statistics

Michelin three star restaurants, top three cities in the world

1. Paris (10 total)
2. Tokyo (9)
3. Kyoto (7)

New York had four, Hong Kong two, and Rome and London one apiece.

Source: Asahi Shinbun

Shipments of beer and beerlike drinks declined 2.4% in the first nine months of this year in Japan. Shipments totaled 345.25 million cases. Because of the cool summer, however, that was a drop from the previous year.

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

The number of flu patients has doubled in the last week, now topping 640,000.

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun


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