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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Japan News This Week 30 August 2015


Japan News.
A Sprawl of Ghost Homes in Aging Tokyo Suburbs
New York Times

Tsunami Warnings, Written in Stone
New York Times

Three Western myths about Japan

Japan unable to commit to IOC’s deadline for Tokyo 2020 stadium

Particles From The Edge Of Space Shine A Light On Fukushima

A lady’s lot at Little League in Japan: lunches, liquids and lavatories
Japan Times

War Remembrance in Japan’s Buddhist Cemeteries, Part II: Transforming War Criminals into Martyrs: “True Words” on Mt. Kōya
Japan Focus

Japan delivers whisky to International Space Station - for science, obviously
CBC News

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89% of Japanese respondents to a Yomiuri poll said they consider depopulation a "serious issue."

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

To the question, "Do you prefer squid or octopus (to eat)?", 65% chose squid and 35% octopus. When asked why the preference, the most common reply was "taste."

Source: Asahi Shinbun

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1 comment:

  1. Um, the article "Tsunami Warnings, Written in Stone" is very interesting, but it is from 2011...?


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