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Sunday, April 05, 2015

Japan News This Week 5 April 2015


Japan News.
China Is Urged to Confront Its Own History
New York Times

Where are Japan's entrepreneurs?

Tokyo's Shibuya ward is first in Japan to recognise same-sex marriage

Womenomics for Japan: is the Abe policy for gendered employment viable in an era of precarity? 日本にとってのウーマノミクス 安部政権、雇用政策のジェンダー化はプレカリアートの時代に実現可能か
Japan Focus

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In Heisei 24 (2012), there were 11,142 criminal offenses committed by foreigners resident in Japan. That was a 11.4% decrease from the previous year. 71.5% of those were thefts.

Compared to 10 years earlier, crimes committed by foreigners have more than halved.

By nationality, Chinese are the leading offenders having committed 4900 of the 11,100 crimes.

Source: National Police Authority, Pages 11-12

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