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· January, 2010

Stories about Japan from January, 2010

28 January 2010

Japan: In Choosing a Job (or Company)

With limited work experience, how does one make the decision on which company to work for, straight out of university? The question carries weight when you take in the fact...

26 January 2010

Japan: Pokemon in Japanese Style Paintings

College Students Protest on Japanese Employment @ TOKYO

Spurred by a protest late last year by a small number of college students in Hokkaido Prefecture, a number of students in Tokyo organized for a demonstration protesting against Japan's...

21 January 2010

Japan: Kawaii Ambassadors

Japan: Tweeting Politicians

Japan: Differing viewpoints on the US base relocation issue

The southern Japanese island of Okinawa, the first colony of Japan in the 19th century and the site of one of the bloodiest battles in the WW2, has become in...

20 January 2010

Japan: Tokyo as example for how to rebuild Haiti

Japan: Blogosphere Opinions on “Climategate”

This article is a little late to the fray, but “Climategate” was also a topic of interest in Japan. Although the controversy was not as strong say compared to the...

17 January 2010

Japan: Remembering the Great Hanshin Earthquake

As images from Haiti circle the globe, people in another part of the world are remembering an earthquake which wreaked havoc in their own country. On January 17, 1995, a...

Japan: For Haiti it may be too little, too late

In an odd twist of fate, the worst earthquake to hit Haiti in two hundred years has erupted within days of the 15th anniversary of Japan's worst earthquake since the...

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