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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Japan News This Week 30 January 2011

今週の日本

Japan News.In Japan, Young Face Generational Roadblocks

New York Times

Japanese Volcano Erupting

CNN

Japan's 'convict' monkey stages daring cage break

Yahoo

Japanese pensioners' shoplifting hits record high

BBC

Japan's credit rating downgraded by Standard & Poor's

Guardian

High court sides with Tokyo on anthem

Japan Times

El carguero japonés llega a la Estación Espacial Internacional

El Pais

日本政府举行紧急会议加强遏制禽流感

Caijing

The Tokyo Air Raids in the Words of Those Who Survived, 被災者が語る東京空襲

Japan Focus

Japan downplay Kagawa absence in Asian Cup

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's News

Statistics

In the week ending January 16, clinics around Japan saw 780,000 flu cases.

Source: Kyodo News

To date, forty-five people have died as a result of snow this winter. 27 of those died as a result of accidents while clearing snow.

Source: Daily Yomiuri

Foreign visitors to Japan topped out at 8.61million in 2010. By nationality, South Koreans finished on top. 53.8% of the tourists were from Korea. In second place was China, at 40.5%.

Source: Daily Yomiuri

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