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· February, 2010

Stories about Japan from 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...

China: Toilet paper making machine

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...

Japan: A Typical Day

Japan: Iceland from a Japanese viewpoint

Japan: Sapporo Snow Festival 2010

Japan: Cool bizz campaign

Egypt: Recall your Corolla

Japan: Department Stores-ology

Japan: Momus, on This Ageing Country

Japan: J-Music 2000-2009

Japan: Tweets from the Foreign Minister`s news conference

Japan: Top Ten Successful Expats

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...

Japan: Learning the art of diplomacy from a mobster

Japan: Snow sculptures at Sapporo Snow Festival 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...

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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