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Sunday, March 03, 2013

Japan News This Week 3 March 2013

今週の日本

Japan News. Japan Sentences 2 U.S. Sailors to Prison for Rape on Okinawa

New York Times

Record snowfall in northern Japan

BBC

Cancer risk 70% higher for females in Fukushima area, says WHO

Guardian

South Korean merchant group starts boycott of Japan goods; locals critical

Japan Times

FREEDOM OF HATE SPEECH; ABE SHINZO AND JAPAN’S PUBLIC SPHERE

Japan Focus

What Japan's hawkish Prime Minister Abe wants from Obama

Christian Science Monitor

Last Week's Japan News

Statistics

Japan is the third most forested nation on earth, with 68.5 percent of its national land covered with forest. Number one is Finland (72.9%), which is followed by Sweden (68.7%).

Source: Kevin Short, Daily Yomiuri

In the annual Consumer Reports ranking of best products, seven of the top ten cars were Japanese. Toyota's Lexus was the top model.

Source: Jiji Press


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