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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Japan News This Week 10 April 2016


Japan News.
Chairman Quits 7-Eleven Owner, a Hedge Fund Target
New York Times

Russia police raids target Japan Aum Shinrikyo cult

John Kerry to make historic visit to Hiroshima memorial

Japan unveils final four candidates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo
Japan Times

Through the Korean Wave Looking Glass: Gender, Consumerism, Transnationalism, Tourism Reflecting Japan-Korea Relations in Global East Asia
Japan Focus

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Japan has a lot of politicians. Per capita, Japan ranks tenth in the world in number of politicians. Number 1, however, is Britain. The number is the total number of politicians.

1) Britain: 1,442
2) France: 922
3) Egypt: 782
4) Thailand: 623
5) Congo: 608
6) Germany: 691
7) Ethiopia: 682
8) Turkey: 549
9) Mexico: 628
10) Japan: 722

Source: Economist

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