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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Japan This Week 17 January 2009

今週の日本

Japan News.Prosecutors in Tokyo Raid the Office of a Political Power Broker

New York Times

Ai: Japan's R&B princess

CNN

Uniqlo boss named Japan's richest

Guardian

Sushi-loving Japan fears push for tuna export ban

Washington Post

La crisis y la reforma del sistema financiero

El Pais

MSDF wraps up eight-year Indian Ocean mission

Japan Times

Japan may just be on the path to comfortable irrelevance

Times Online

Jeu égal avec le Japon, les Etats-Unis et l'Allemagne

Le Monde

Japan's Herbivores

BBC

Nagasaki drops out of Japan’s 2020 bid race

Yahoo Sports

Born in Japan but ordered out

Washington Post

Last week's Japan news


Japan Statistics

194 Countries Ranked and Rated to Reveal the Best Places to Live

1. France
2. Australia
3. Switzerland
4. Germany
5. New Zealand
6. Luxembourg
7. USA
8. Belgium
9. Canada
10. Italy

35. Poland
36. Japan
37. Croatia

Source: 2010 Quality of Life Index: 194 Countries Ranked and Rated to Reveal the Best Places to Live

Five Most Friendly Countries for Expats (Made Friends with Local Population Rank in parenthesis)

1. Thailand (16)
2. Vietnam (12)
3. Hong Kong (17)
4. Malaysia (14)
5. Bahrain (20)

Five Least Friendly Countries for Expats

22. Japan (10)
23. Germany (21)
24. Switzerland (22)
25. Netherlands (18)
26. Belgium (23)

Source: Expat Explore Report, Expat Experience 2009

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1 comment:

Sincerely Alej said...

japan was only rated 36 best places to live? aww lol thats right up there at number 2 for me, right next to la