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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Japan This Week 20 June 2010

今週の日本

Japan News.Japan’s Far Right Blocks Screenings of ‘The Cove’

New York Times

日本新政府确定经济增长战略

Caijing

The heart-wrenching performance of Setsuko Hara, Ozu's quiet muse

Guardian

Tempura y vino blanco japonés

El Pais

More in sumo admit betting on baseball

Japan Times

Le Japon accusé de corrompre des Etats pour leur soutien à la chasse à la baleine

Liberation

Toyota plant hit by strike at supplier

BBC

Defying the Traditions for a Japanese Home

New York Times

Japan Coach Takeshi Okada Has Strategy To Beat The Netherlands

Yahoo Sports

Last week's Japan news


Japan Statistics

The average Chinese tourist in Japan spends 116,000 yen. That compares with 70,000 by Taiwanese and 30,000 by South Koreans

Source: Japan Tourism Agency

Average executive compensation at companies with yearly sales of one trillion yen (one billion USD) or more:

USA: 1.2 billion yen ($1.3 million)
Europe: 600 million yen ($657,000)
Japan: 149 million yen ($163,000)

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

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