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Sunday, September 05, 2010

Japan This Week 5 September 2010

今週の日本

Japan News.New Dissent in Japan Is Loudly Anti-Foreign

New York Times

Signature Blends at Tokyo Bars

New York Times

日报:中国GDP超越日本是“统计假象”

Caijing

Cove star stages protest over Japanese dolphin hunt

Guardian

Japan endures hottest summer on record

Washington Post

Zapatero, Moratinos y Sebastián visitan la fábrica de GS-Yuasa en Japón.

El Pais

Japan conspicuously absent from Forbes' top small, midsize Asia firms

Japan Times

Ichiro Ozawa confirms Japan leadership bid

BBC

Venise, le sens du vide

Libération

NHK to resume live broadcasts of sumo

Yahoo Sports

Hiroshima: Breaking the Silence

Japan Focus

Last week's Japan news

Japan Statistics

The Asahi Shinbun recently conducted a poll on competition. To the question, "Do you like competition?" 43% replied yes, 57% said no.

For a second question - "What is necessary to win a competition" - the top four answers given were:

Effort
Luck
Talent
Strong Will

Source: Asahi Shinbun

The heat has killed 158 since May in what is the hottest summer since records began being kept, in 1898.

Another 46,728 people were treated for heatstroke.

Source: Daily Yomiuri

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