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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Japan News This Week 11 January 2015

今週の日本

Japan News.
National Pride at a Steep Price
New York Times

Japan: Should Comics be Crimes?
BBC

In ageing Japanese village, dolls take place of dwindling population
Guardian

Former Asahi reporter files libel suit over ‘comfort women’ issue
Japan Times

Labeled the reporter who “fabricated” the comfort woman issue: A Rebuttal
Japan Focus


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Statistics

Charitable giving as a percentage of population by country in 2013:

1. Myanmar: 91%
2. Malta: 78%
3. Thailand: 77%
4. Ireland/United Kingdom: 74%
6. Canada: 71%
8. Iceland/Holland: 70%
9. USA: 68%
10. Australia/Indonesia: 66%

62. Japan: 24%

Source: Charities Aid Foundation

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