Japan News This Week 24 February 2013

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Japan News.Keiko Fukuda, a Trailblazer in Judo, Dies at 99

New York Times

Japan Scholar Gained Outsider's Perspective

New York Times

Obama and Shinzo Abe affirm US-Japan security alliance


Japan executions resume with three hangings


Tokyo, Beijing to cooperate over China air pollution menace

Japan Times

An Australian Role in Reducing the Prospects of China-Japan War over the Senkakus/Diaoyutai?

Japan Focus

Will rising tensions in Asia push Japan toward a full-fledged military?

Christian Science Monitor

Last Week's Japan News


Dual surname supporters are in the minority according to a recent poll.

Those who would like to have the Civil Code revised to allow married couples to use separate surnames is supported by 35.5% while 36.4% like the law the way it is.

Currently, Japanese women must take the name of their husband.

Source: Jiji Press

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