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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Japan News this Week 17 October 2010

今週の日本

Japan News.As Japan Ages, Pop 'Idols' Aren't as Spry as They Used to Be

New York Times

Japan, Once Dynamic, Is Disheartened by Decline

New York Times

Japanese village kills dolphins but frees young

Guardian

US pulls bid to host 2018 WCup to focus on 2022

Washington Post

日本政要密集示警日元升值

Caijing

Yawara-chan to retire from judo

Japan Times

In pictures: 30 years of Japanese fashion

BBC

Le premier ministre japonais demande la libération du prix Nobel de la paix

Libération

South Korea and Japan play out stalemate in Seoul

Yahoo Sports

Ethnic Identity, Culture, and Race: Japanese and Nikkei at Home and Abroad1

Japan Focus

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Japan Statistics

90% of groping incidents are never reported. Nine out 10 women do not report incidents in which they have been groped on trains, according to a survey of 2,221 women in Tokyo, Osaka, Aichi, and Hyogo.

Source: Kyodo News

According to the World Economic Forum, Japan ranks 94th in gender equality out of a total of 134 countries.

The US ranked 19th.

Source: Asahi Shinbun 

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