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· August, 2007

Stories about Japan from August, 2007

30 August 2007

Japan: Executed Death-Row Inmate was Mentally-Ill

Japan: Life out of a Manga Kissa

Results of a survey just released by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has found that thousands of people across Japan bordering on poverty live their lives out...

Japan: Soy Sauce for Ice-cream

26 August 2007

Japan: Peace Child 2007

Japan: Crazy for a Bug

A catchy tune about a funny-looking bug that bites people's bums and makes them happy, featured regularly as filler between children's programming on the national broadcaster NHK, is catching on...

25 August 2007

Japan: Yokozuna gets the boot

Never far from controversy, Mongolian Yokozuna (sumo champion) Asashoryu is again in hot water. He left Japan having submitted a doctor's note claiming he was injured, after which a video...

Japan: Time-lapse Tokyo

Japan: Three Death Penalty Executions on Aug. 23

16 August 2007

Japan: Living With the Heat

As Japan suffers through what likely will become its hottest summer on record, with temperatures topping 40 degrees in some places and humidity at all-time highs, and even as business...

Japan: Contraception

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