Japan News This Week 9 December 2012

Saturday, December 8, 2012
今週の日本

Japan News. Kanzaburo Nakamura, Stalwart of Kabuki, Dies at 57

New York Times

Japan tsunami warning lifted after wave hits coast

BBC

野宿者を壁で強制隔離〜竪川公園一部がゲットー化

Our Planet

Japan tunnel collapse kills nine

Guardian

Crowded race raises the risk of re-balloting

Japan Times

日本年度汉字网络投票 “乱”字领先

Caijing

The Search for the Beautiful Woman in China and Japan: Aesthetics and Power

Japan Focus

Last Week's Japan News

Statistics

Military spending as a percentage of 2010 GDP

North Korea 15.6%
USA 4.9%
South Korea 2.6%
China 1.3%
Japan 1.0%

China now has the world's second largest defense budget, roughly the size of the UK and France combined.

Source: ZeroHedge.com

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