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Sunday, October 04, 2009

Japan This Week: 4 October 2009


Japan News.Toyota Recalls 3.8 Million Vehicles

New York Times

Chinese Economic Juggernaut Is Gaining on Japan

New York Times

Japan's economy slowing as stimulus wears off


U.S. to give Japan time to assess troop rejig deal: envoy

Washington Post

2016 Olympics bound for Rio

Japan Times

Le PIB d'une Corée réunifiée dépasserait celui du Japon en trente ans


Japan prices continue record fall


Sharapova wins when Jankovic retires because of arm injury in Japan final

Yahoo Sports

Last week's Japan news

Japan Statistics

In the first half of 2009, according to the National Police Agency (NPA), 52,975 people were caught shoplifting.

That is a 4% rise on the first half of 2008.

Of those caught, 30% said that it "felt like playing a game."

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

41% of "non-regular" workers - i.e., non-full-time - in Japan do similar work as their full-time colleagues. However, only 16% of them are paid the same amount.

Source: Kyodo News

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