Japan News This Week 20 January 2013

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Japan News.Nagisa Oshima, Iconoclastic Filmmaker, Dies at 80

New York Times

Japan PM Shinzo Abe begins South East Asia push in Vietnam


Shomei Tomatsu obituary


Gunmen take hostages at Algeria gas plant, including Japanese

Japan Times

Proposals for Japan and the ROK to Resolve the “Comfort Women” Issue: Creating trust and peace in light of international law

Japan Focus

Japan tries fiscal stimulus (again)

Christian Science Monitor

Last Week's Japan News


Suicides in Japan in 2012 fell below 30,000. This is the first time in 15 years that fewer than 30,000 Japanese killed themselves. in the just ended year, 27,766 suicides were recorded.

Source: Yomiuri Shinbun

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