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· February, 2010

Stories about Japan from February, 2010

28 February 2010

Japan: Blogging from a locked room

What if you found yourself trapped in a room of your house with the door lock broken and few tools with you? This is what happened to Fumiko Fumio. Equipped...

21 February 2010

Japan: Thoughts on Longevity

As the most rapidly ageing country in the world in addition to having the highest life expectancy, Japan has a lot to think about concerning quality of life and a...

11 February 2010

Japan: Guide to Tokyo Gallery Geography

Japan: When forced confessions lead justice astray

The recent Ashikaga case [en] saw a man acquitted after serving 17 years in prison after being convicted of murdering a child because of inaccurate DNA tests. It has once...

9 February 2010

China: Let Feng Zhenghu come home, to jail time

After 92 days in Narita Airport, activist Feng Zhenghu has returned to Japan and is preparing for his ninth attempt to return home to China. Should he go? Illiberal members...

4 February 2010

Japan: Favorite fruit ranking

Japan: Snow Candle Sparking Hope for Haiti

Over 100 international students of the International University of Japan joined together to build a snow ball in lighting the candle of hope for Haitians who have been suffering from...

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