Japan News This Week 8 January 2012

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Japan News.The Myth of Japan’s Failure

New York Times

Top sumo wrestler ushers in the New Year


Yakuza gangs face fight for survival as Japan cracks down on organised crime


Nuke regulators get teeth via bills

Japan Times

La industria baja los humos al coche eléctrico

El Pais

The Flowers of War, Christian Bale et les travers du cinéma chinois

Rue 89



Science with a Skew: The Nuclear Power Industry After Chernobyl and Fukushima

Japan Focus

Japan striker Lee looks to join Southampton

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's News


The number of new adults - 20 years old is the legal age of adulthood in Japan - was 1.22 million on New Year's Day. That is half the peak number, in 1970, when there were 2.46 million.

Source: Kyodo News

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