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Sunday, November 01, 2009

Japan This Week 1 November 2009

今週の日本

Japan News.Japan Says JAL Can Be Saved, With State Bailout

New York Times

Japan renews effort to free citizens abducted by North Korea

Guardian

Nintendo profit dives, others in red amid slump

Washington Post

Hitler en versión 'manga', estrella en el salón barcelonés

El Pais

Japan-U.S. ties need revamp: Hatoyama

Japan Times

Teacher held over 'black widow serial killings' in Japan

Times Online

Body Image in Japan and the United States

Japan Focus

Au Japon, une gérante de fast-food est morte de surmenage

Le Monde

Economy priority for Japan's PM

BBC

Seibu Lions win rights for 18-year-old LHP Kikuchi

Yahoo Sports

Last week's Japan news


Japan Statistics

Global Gender Gap, by country:

Norway: 1
Finland: 2
Sweden: 3
Iceland: 4
New Zealand: 5
Philippines: 6
Denmark: 7
Ireland: 8
Netherlands: 9
Latvia: 10

United Kingdom: 13

USA: 27

Japan: 98

Source: World Economic Forum

Suicides through the end of September totaled 24,846 in Japan. That is an increase of 741 on the total from the first nine months of the previous year.

Source: Kyodo News

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