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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Japan This Week 23 May 2010

今週の日本

Japan News.Architects at Play, Dangling Medals

New York Times

日本经济第一季度环比增长1.2%

Caijing

US and Japan strive to meet deadline for Okinawa airbase decision

Guardian

EE UU y Japón refuerzan su alianza militar ante el reto de Corea del Norte

El Pais

Prosecutors quit on Ozawa again

Japan Times

Le Japon en mal de héros

Yahoo France

Japan's Venus mission lifts off

BBC

Japan's Takayuki Morimoto Wants To Put Himself In Shop Window In South Africa

Yahoo Sports

Last week's Japan news


Japan Statistics

A bit more than 20% of Japanese high school girls report having been abused by their boyfriends. That compares to 8.9% of Japanese high school boys who say they have been abused by their girlfriends.

The abuse was verbal or sexual.

Source: Kyodo News

Two Yubari melons were sold at auction for 1.5 million yen ($16,209 USD). The pair of premium cantaloupes fetched triple the price at the same auction last year.

Source: Daily Yomiuri

More than half of all crime and accidents committed by US military personnel stationed in Japan occurs in Okinawa.

From fiscal 2002 to 2005 there 1,054 such incidents in Okinawa, accounting for 54% of the national total.

Source: Kyodo News


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1 comment:

Endim Mawess said...

I see the news of japan in Folha of brazil.