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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Japan News This Week 23 January 2011

今週の日本

Japan News.New Japanese Fashion: LED Lights for Your Teeth

New York Times

How retirement is being reinvented worldwide

Christian Science Monitor

Life inside the happiest company in Japan

CNN

Proposed sale of Japanese land for Chinese consulate stokes anti-Chinese views

Washington Post

Expert board game players utilise specific brain areas

BBC

Toylet video games help Japanese men aim straight

Guardian

Host-nation deal inked, not 'sympathy budget'

Japan Times

China deja atrás a Japón como segunda economía mundial al crecer un 10,3%

El Pais

此处也春运--日本的春运感想

Caijing

New Year 2011, Okinawa and the Future of East Asia

Japan Focus

Japan beats Qatar, Uzbekistan sees off Jordan

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's News

Statistics

More than half of Japanese are somewhat optimistic about the future of the country. According to a survey released by the Japanese Trade Union Confederation, 51.6% said Japan would be "much better" or "somewhat better" in 30 years.

Source: Daily Yomiuri

There were 5,616 more test takers for the annual college examination known as the "Center Shiken." That is in spite of a decline in the overall population of young people.

Source: Nikkan Sports

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