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· November, 2008

Stories about Japan from November, 2008

Japan: Mainichi's Wikipedia Slip-up

Ignoring the fact that Wikipedia timestamps are in GMT and not JST (Japan Standard Time), on the 18th of November the Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun published an article entitled, “Attack...

Japan, S. Korea, China: the Second International Congress of Asian Hemp Industry

Japan: Cooperation with Thailand for the Prisoners Transfer Program.

Japan: Employment promised and then revoked

China and Japan: Paper Schools at Earthquake Zone

Japan: Bloggers debate prohibition of cannabis

Starting with the case of two sumo wrestlers who tested positive for marijuana at the beginning of September and continuing with the announcement last week by Waseda University that three...

Japan: Falling Land Prices

Egypt: Noodles Cultural Invasion

Japan: Proud to be Okinawan

Japan: Suginami Ward proposes removal of Street View images

Japan: Revision of the Nationality Law

On the 4th of June, on the occasion of cases filed in 2003 [en] and in 2005 whose protagonists were 10 children born out of wedlock to Japanese fathers and...

Japan: Economic recession? A dejavue.

Japan: 10,000 signatures to support a café

Japan: Asia 21 Tokyo Summit

Japan and the U.S: Debt Crisis

Japan: Prostitution history

Japan: 2008 Neologisms and Trendy Words

Japan: Japanese Language in the Age of English

The Fall of the Japanese Language in the Age of English, the latest book by Japanese novelist and essayist Minae Mizumura, roused debate among many Japanese bloggers recently over the...

Japan: Full-speed ahead for Christmas and New Year's Eve

Japan: A girl in the Pro Baseball League

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