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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Japan News This Week 26 June 2011

今週の日本

Japan News.'Safety' Myth Left Japan Ripe for Nuclear Crisis

New York Times

Japan's Chubu Electric gets 100bn yen emergency loan

BBC

Okinawa airbase row takes new twist as US and Japan delay relocation

Guardian

Doctor, mobster held in organ-trading, bogus adoption of donor

Japan Times

Japón se prepara para las secuelas de Fukushima en la población

El Pais

日本将投放790万桶应急石油储备

Caijing

The Past Matters: Lessons From History and From Japan’s March 11 Earthquake and Tsunami

Japan Focus

Japan’s high fryers pass Olympic heat test

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's News

Statistics

Japan now ranks 121st out of 186 countries in its ratio of percentage of female lawmakers.

Japan's rate of female legislators is now 11.3%. That compares with:

45% in Sweden
39.6% in Norway
32.8% in Germany
21.3% in China
16.8% in the USA
14.7% in South Korea

Source: Gender Gap Index

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