Japan News This Week 20 May 2012

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Japan News.Cherry Blossoms in Fukushima

New York Times

Whale meeting heads for discord


Veteran anti-whaling activist Paul Watson to be released on bail


China hits LDP over Uighur event

Japan Times



Chamberí es japonés

El Pais

Okinawa’s Nature Groaning – Let’s Turn Mt Kushi into a Forest of Life. On the Sixtieth Anniversary of the San Francisco Treaty and the Fortieth Anniversary of Okinawa’s Reversion to Japan

Japan Focus

World champions Japan turn to tall "supergirl"

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's Japan News


Results of a survey of Osaka's 34,000 city employees has revealed that 110 of them have tattoos.

73 of those work in the Environment Department (i.e,. garbage collection), another 15 in the Transportation Bureau.

The city is moving to clamp down on visible tattoos, and is considering measures that may include dismissal.

Source: Jiji

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