Japan News This Week 15 April 2012

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Japan News.North Korean Rocket Fails Moments After Liftoff

New York Times

Japan plans to restart reactors at Ohi nuclear plant


Japanese court upholds life sentence for Lindsay Hawker's killer


Blown launch might be followed by nuclear test, internal strife, purge

Japan Times



La 'fatiga' de la princesa Masako dura ya nueve años

El Pais

North Korea's 100th – To Celebrate or To Surrender?

Japan Focus

Japan’s Aoh defends WBC super featherweight title

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's Japan News


Japanese high school students are less interested than their peers in China, South Korea, and the United States in studying abroad.

According to a survey by the Japan Youth Research Institute, 70.7% percent of South Koreans, 69.5% of Chinese, and 64.5% of Americans are interested in studying abroad.

In contrast, 57.2% of Japanese showed an interest.

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

Japanese whaling fleets caught 267 whales in the Antarctic in for "research" papers.

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

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