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· September, 2006

Stories about Japan from September, 2006

Japan: blood type talk

Peter Payne in Japundit tries to explain why Japanese are so fascinated about blood type in relation to personality.

Japan: light in the toilet bowl

JP in Japundit introduces a new feature for a perfect toilet: one small light for man, one giant leap for womankind.

Japan: digital arts

An interview with Kenji Harigai, an art director and graphic designer of ADAPTER, in pingmag about new design concept: The digital has already become the true format for expression anyway,...

Japan: foreign workers

In order to cope with the shrinking labor force, the Japan Ministry of Justice stressed the need of long-term policies for accepting overseas workers. debito points out that a significant...

Japan: open source arts

An interview in ping-mag with Dominick Chen, organizer of DIVVY/dual on open source arts.

Esperanto Day / Esperanto-Tago

This is the first of a set of postings offering a roundup of the Esperanto-language blogosphere, culminating with a posting to review the Esperanto-Day postings. Esperanto Day is a project...

Laos: Laotian Pop Music in Japan

The Samakomlao blog posts pictures of a Laotian pop duo in concert in Japan. Laos is one of the least visited countries in Asia and only recently rest of Asia...

Japan:Canon history

Mutantfrog blogs about the history of Canon and the role of its American consultant, William R. Gorham, who became a naturalized Japanese citizen shortly before WWII.

Global Food Blog Report #30

#1: From Navarra, Spain, Garbancita (ES) shows off with a delectable "Mermelada de Cebolla" (Onion Marmalade). According to the creator, it is amazingly easy to prepare and it is delicious...

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