In Tokyo, Obama Seeks to Improve Relations
New York Times
Japanese men are no 'peril'
In Japan, Obama stresses Asia's role in U.S. economy
La última batalla de Okinawa
Obama promises to re-engage with Asia but US troops in Japan a sticking point
Death sought over Ibaraki stabbing spree
The Atomic Bombing, The Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal and the Shimoda Case: Lessons for Anti-Nuclear Legal Movements
Le Japon fête les 20 ans de règne de l'empereur Akihito
Profile: Japan's Okinawa
2 Sunken Japanese Subs Are Found Off Hawaii
New York Times
Freaky putting green/bra comes to us from Japan, of course
Last week's Japan news
More than 1,000 Toyota and Lexus owners have reported that their vehicles suddenly accelerated since 2001.
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had previously stated that there had been around 100 such cases.
Japan's central government debt at the end of September had increased to 864.52 trillion yen ($961 billion). Per capita debt in Japan, therefore, has hit 6.78 million yen ($75,457).
Source: Kyodo News
37% of Japanese men smoke, according to a recent survey. That is a record low since the surveys began in 1986.
Source: Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry
Unemployment by Country:
Twenty-seven of every hundred prisoners of war in Japanese hands died, compared with four in every hundred captured by the Germans.
Source: The Guardian
Sunday, November 15, 2009
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