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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Japan This Week 20 June 2010


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

New York Times



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


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


Toyota plant hit by strike at supplier


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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