Japan News This Week 29 April 2012

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Japan News.An Aging Japanese Town Bets on a Young Mayor for Its Revival

New York Times

US to remove troops from Okinawa


Japan court clears Ichiro Ozawa, prompting talk of challenge to PM


Metro government raising funds in quest to purchase Senkaku Islands

Japan Times



Japón y EE UU anuncian la retirada de 9.000 marines de Okinawa

El Pais

Living Along the Fenceline and Standing Army: The American Empire of Bases

Japan Focus

Japan's Miyazato wins LPGA Lotte Championship

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's Japan News


The Japanese Air Self Defense Forces (SDF) scrambled a record 156 times in 2011 in response to violations of Japan's air space by Chinese planes.

Russian planes, however, lead in the air space violation sweepstakes: there were 247 SDF scrambles to ward off Russian planes.

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

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