Japan News This Week 23 December 2012

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Japan News. Tensions Between Japan and South Korea Complicate Picture for U.S.

New York Times

Japan's Economic Woes Offer Lessons To U.S.


Shinzo Abe's challenges in reviving Japan's economy



Our Planet

Japanese hawk's election victory prompts fears of regional tension


LDP mulling U-turn on Takeshima Day

Japan Times

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Were U.S marines used as guinea pigs on Okinawa?

Japan Focus

Last Week's Japan News


Fifty-one percent of Japanese support the idea that husband should be the main breadwinner and wives should stay home and do housework.

More than half of those who replied in the Cabinet poll support the "traditional" family arrangement,  a rise of 10.3% over a 2009 poll.

Interestingly, those in their 20s showed the highest rise, which was 19.3%. 55.7% of people in their 20s support this.

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

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