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· September, 2007

Stories about Japan from September, 2007

28 September 2007

Japanese cameraman killed in Myanmar

During a demonstration on September 27, Japanese photojournalist Nagai Kenji was killed while reporting on the ongoing unrest in Myanmar. Initially, news reports were that Nagai had likely been struck...

26 September 2007

25 September 2007

East Asia: Military Threat

Japan: District For Grannies

Japan: Fukuda Slated to Be Next PM

In the Liberal Democratic Party election held on Sunday the 24th, Fukuda Yasuo defeated opponent Aso Taro, and is slated to become the next Prime Minister. He will follow Abe...

24 September 2007

South Korea: History of Nationalism

World Reaction to the UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights

In every society in which they find themselves, the world's 370 million indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable and marginalized. After over 22 years of negotiations and consultations, the...

22 September 2007

Japan: Impatient patients

In recent years, harsh criticisms have been focused at hospitals and healthcare workers about the quality of medical care. An example of the target of criticisms was a doctor conducting...

Japan: Nuclear Power and Discrimination

21 September 2007

Japan: Tokyo's Urban Ruins

Japan: Axe Murder, School Days and a Nice Boat

In a bizarre twist of events, the shocking story of a girl who killed her father with an axe, believed to be motivated by her interest in manga, triggered TV...

Japan: Personality Types By Region

Japan: Kyoto Islamic Festival Excludes Non-Islamic Foreigners

17 September 2007

Japan: Hawk VS. Moderate

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