Japan News This Week 8 April 2012

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Japan News.Japan Readies in Case Rocket From North Korea Poses Risk

New York Times

US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'


Japanese experts warn of earthquakes that could produce 34-metre tsunamis


Tokyo asked to bear Futenma repair costs

Japan Times

Donde el tsunami fue más destructivo

El Pais

Japan's Debt disaster and China's (Non)Rebalancing: Stormy seas ahead?

Japan Focus

Japan’s baseball reputation at stake in ‘Yu-phoria’

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's Japan News


Japan has risen to 18th place in the latest IT rankings. In the eleventh Global Information Technology Report, Sweden placed first. It was followed by Singapore and Finland - all unchanged from the previous year.

Countries are ranked on 10 categories, including regulations and the influence of IT on the economy.

Source: Jiji Press

The Toyota Prius was the best-selling car in Japan for the third year in a row. 310,484 units were sold last year.

In second place was the Honda Fit.

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

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