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· March, 2010

Stories about Japan from March, 2010

Japan: The Strange Country

Japan Government: On the Fall of the Employment System

A think tank for Japan's Cabinet, the Economic and Social Research Institute (内閣府 経済社会総合研究所) (ESRI) published a study that quantified the present status of lifetime employment and seniority-based wage (i.e....

Japan: Long life to bluefin tuna. The experts’ word.

With 68 countries voting against, CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species that regulates the international trade of wild animals and plants, rejected a ban on Atlantic bluefin...

Japan: Cherry Blossom Viewing 101

Japan: A whale of a controversy

Only a few days after The Cove was awarded the Oscar as best documentary, drawing public and media attention around the world to the hunting of cetaceans issue, anti-whaling group...

Japan: Human-faced dog

China and Japan: Expo Osaka and Expo Shanghai

Japan: Live Streaming Tokyo Marathon

Japan: Foreign trainees’ sad stories

Japan: Brussels sprout in Kyoto

Japan: Farmers’ blogs

Japan: Most visited 50 websites

Japan: Bulwark of citizen journalism closes shop

JanJan, Japan Alternative news for Justices and NewCultures, Japan’s most popular news website based entirely on citizen journalism is about to suspend publication. At the end of March, the Japanese...

Japan: No Nukes

Japan: Miso making party

What is the Japanese Language Proficiency Test?

Japan: Flight Doctor Tweeting in Chile

Japan: Manga Newspaper

Japan: No More JANJAN

Japan: How are the fishes after the tsunami?

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