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Sunday, March 08, 2015

Japan News This Week 8 March 2015


Japan News.
Politician Urges Japan’s Premier to Stand by World War II Apologies
New York Times
Japan seeks to reboot innovation

US billionaire Paul Allen discovers wreck of Japan's biggest warship Musashi

Hiroshima institute plans lifelong health monitoring for 2011 Fukushima No. 1 plant workers
 Japan Times

Japan’s 1905 Incorporation of Dokdo/Takeshima: A Historical Perspective
Japan Focus

Japan’s Growth in Solar Power Falters as Utilities Balk
New York Times

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"More than one billion adults are overweight worldwide, and more than 300 million of them clinically obese, raising the risk of many serious diseases. Only 3.6 percent of Japanese have a body mass index (BMI) over 30, which is the international standard for obesity, whereas 32.0 percent of Americans do. A total of 66.5 percent of Americans have a BMI over 25, making them overweight, but only 24.7 percent of Japanese."

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