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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Japan News this Week 26 September 2010


Japan News.Japanese Playing a New Video Game: Catch-Up

New York Times

Japan Retreats With Release of Chinese Boat Captain

New York Times

China-Japan relations sour as fishing boat dispute escalates


Relations between China and Japan worsen over filming of military targets

Washington Post



Ohata may take rare earths halt to WTO

Japan Times

China demands Japan apology as boat captain returns


Paris Hilton denied entry to Japan over drug record


La Chine suspend les contacts de haut niveau avec le Japon

Le Monde

Ichiro reaches 200 hits for 10th straight year

Yahoo Sports

The Failure of Imagination: From Pearl Harbor to 9-11, Afghanistan and Iraq

Japan Focus

Last week's Japan news

Japan Statistics

Percent of prefectural land mass used by US military facilities:

1. Okinawa 10.41%
2. Fukuoka 1.15%

National Average: 0.27%

Source: Asahi Shinbun

Unemployment by prefecture:

1. Okinawa 7.5%
2. Aomori 6.8%
3. Osaka 6.6%

Japan: 5.1%

Source: Asahi Shinbun

The estimated number of elderly in Japan aged 80 or older now is more than 8 million. This is the first time in Japanese history.

The total number of elderly - 65 and older - is 29.44 million

Source: Kyodo News

There were 71 days with temperatures over 30 degrees Centigrade in Tokyo this year, a record since readings began in 1876.

Source: Kyodo News

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