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· May, 2009

Stories about Japan from May, 2009

Internet in North Korea, Nokia's Ovi Store, Google Wave and Tech Happenings

Tech events were happening in Thailand, Vietnam and Japan. North Korea got mobile internet and Google released a new product. We have reviews, analysis and links from bloggers in Asia...

Go Farm, Young Man! – How Farming in Japan is Changing

For a country that identifies strongly as being historically agricultural people, the landscape of Japan's agricultural sector is bleak, and has been for some time. Simply put, the workforce is...

Japan: Open access online journal Journal@rchive

Japan: Nova under G-Education

Japan and Korea: Nuclear test and missiles

Japan: Aging Population and Public Transport

Japan: Ministry of Health posts YouTube video

Japan: A brief review of the eco-technologies

In mid May the Japanese Government has launched a stimulus package to boost the demand for energy efficient household appliances with a new eco-points system, details of which will be...

Japan: Shunsuke Nakamura to rejoin Yokohama Marinos?

Japan: NHK says no to Takafumi Horie on backstage YouTube video

Japan: Children's Day

Japan: John Roos to be U.S. Ambassador to Japan

Japan: Harvest Time In Satoyama

Japan: Video by Eric Testroete

Japan: Hatoyama is the next DPJ leader

Japan: Ueno as a World Heritage site

Japan: ‘Yoshiharu Habu and Modern Shogi’, an Open Translation Project

A volunteer translation project sprang up and translated all of Mochio Umeda's book "Watching Shogi from Silicon Valley - Habu Yoshiharu and Modern Times" into English in under a week.

Japan: Mass hysteria over swine flu

Japan: Nice middle age

Japan: Akihabara Aftermath

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