Japan News This Week 21 October 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Japan News.World War II Vet Lomax Was 'Soldier Who Forgave'

New York Times

Fresh tensions arise over East China Sea islands



Our Planet

Record 49% of Japanese companies are letting seniors work beyond 65

Japan Times

中国海监编队钓鱼岛海域向日方喊话 宣示中国主权


Life-world: Beyond Fukushima and Minamata 「いのちの世界」: フクシマとミナマタを超えて

Japan Focus

Last Week's Japan News


Rate of death of prisoners of war, World War II.

Russian POWs held by Germans 57.5%
German POWs held by Russians 35.8%
American POWs held by Japanese 33.0%
German POWs held by Eastern Europeans 32.9%
British POWs held by Japanese 24.8%
British POWs held by Germans 3.5%
German POWs held by French 2.58%
German POWs held by Americans 0.15%
German POWs held by British 0.03%

Source: Niall Ferguson

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