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Sunday, March 01, 2009

Japan This Week - 1 March 2009


Japan News.Sony Chief Takes Over Company’s Presidency

NY Times

Depression in the east points the way for the rest of the world


Japan ordered to pay $58M for US warplane noise

Washington Post

Japan: the nation that loves robots

Times on Line

Job offer ratio lowest since 2003


'Hafu' focuses on whole individual

Japan Times

Japan's economy in 'terminal decline'


Japan wins gold in Nordic combined, US withdraws

Yahoo Sports

Last week's Japan news

Japan Statistics

Hit and Run Incidents by Prefecture

Top Five:

Osaka: 2,972
Saitama: 2,628
Kanagawa: 2,398
Aichi: 1,983
Tokyo: 1,935

Bottom Five:

Tottori: 43
Akita: 35
Shimane: 33
Saga: 23
Kochi: 21

Source: Asahi Shinbun

Number of organ donors per million (2007)

Spain: 34.3
USA: 26.6
Germany: 16
UK: 14
Japan: 0.8

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

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