Japan News This Week 13 November 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Japan News.Fission at Fukushima?


A Visit to Fukushima Begins

New York Times

Olympus admits hiding losses for 20 years


Can big business save Japan's fishing industry?

Christian Science Monitor

Japan will join TPP dialogue, Noda decides

Japan Times

Japón desde la autocaravana

El Pais

Le « bruit du crabe » : récit d'un « gitan » du nucléaire japonais

Rue 89



Fallout From the Fukushima Shock: Japan’s Emerging Energy Policy

Japan Focus

Japan, Uzbekistan advance in Asian qualifying

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's News


Bribe Payers Index, by country, 2010.

Countries are scored on a scale of 0-10, where a maximum score of 10 corresponds with the view that companies from that country never bribe abroad and a 0 corresponds with the view that they always do.

1) Netherlands (8.8)
2) Switzerland (8.8)
3) Belgium (8.7)
4) Germany (8.6)
5) Japan (8.6)
6) Australia (8.5)
7) Canada (8.5)
8) Singapore (8.3)
9) United Kingdom (8.3)
10) USA (8.1)

27) China (6.5)
28) Russia (6.1)

Source: Transparency International

As of July, more than 2.05 million Japanese were living on welfare. That is a postwar high. Causes are the March earthquake, an aging population, and a struggling economy.

Source: Kyodo News

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