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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Japan This Week 16 May 2010

今週の日本

Japan News.U.S. Presses Toyota to Make Good on Safety Pledges

New York Times

狼来了吗?--漫谈日本的地震预告

Caijing

Dolphin meat causing dangerous mercury levels in Japanese diners

Guardian

Toyota ganó 1.778 millones de euros el año de su crisis

El Pais

U.S. sees new air base plan as more risky

Japan Times

Japon: 33.000 suicides en 2009

Yahoo France

Why Go?

BBC

Japan Starts to Shop Its Bullet Train Technology

New York Times

Blue Samurai put faith in fusion of right chemistry

Yahoo Sports

Last week's Japan news


Japan Statistics

According to the Save the Children, Norway is the best place in the world to be a mother. The group compared the well-being of mothers and children in 42 developed countries and 117 developing countries.

Its Women's Index ranked Norway first and Japan 32nd, which was almost worst among developed countries. Japan was 12th in 2006, but has dropped since then.

Australia came in 2nd.

Source: Daily Yomiuri

Following a terrible year in car sales, Nissan is back in the black.

The Japanese auto maker reported a net profit of 42 billion yen. That compares with 233 billion yen loses the year before.

Source: Kyodo

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