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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Japan News This Week 28 February 2016


Japan News.
Sharp's Messy Milestone
New York Times

Japan's Shinzo Abe rebukes MPs after Obama 'slave' remark

Japan's population declines for first time since 1920s – official census

Japan restarts fourth atomic reactor since 2012 moratorium
Japan Times

The South Korean Controversy Over the Comfort Women, Justice and Academic Freedom: The Case of Park Yuha
Japan Focus

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According to a 2015 Japanese census, the population declined by 947,000 persons, or 0.7%, from the previous survey in 2010.

The hardest hit prefecture was Fukushima, home to the nuclear reactor that suffered a meltdown, which lost 5.7% of its population.

Source: NHK Radio News

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1 comment:

  1. Akita's population declined even more than Fukushima's.


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