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· July, 2010

Stories about Japan from July, 2010

Wikileaks’ Japan data on Afghanistan

Japan: Abandoned Building Clock

Japan: Art on an island

Japan: How to Enjoy Fireworks Displays

Japan: Agriculture and Entrepreneurship

Japan: Eating unagi eel to battle the heat

Japan: Mob collusion soils the sumo ring

After the National Police decided to crack down on the connections between crime syndicates and sumo wrestlers, sumo fans question the image of sumo as a sacred sport.

Japan: Rice paddy art

Japan: Basic English skills, a must for today's workers

Japan: A short documentary-post on Tuvalu

Japan: Artistic manhole covers

Japan: Manga blogging on Mexico

Japan: A tryst in the starry sky

Look at the sky on the night of July 7 for this is the only night in the year when the two stars Vega and Altair are destined to be...

Japan: Decline of Students Studying in the U.S. and Overseas

Despite the increasing number of people studying abroad via study abroad programs, the overall rate of Japanese college students studying abroad seems to be decreasing across the board — even...

Japan: Bits of Beat Takeshi's autobiography

Japan: Party leaders campaign for upper house election

Japan: Tech-savvy freelancers break down the monopoly in information

While in many countries around the world ordinary citizens learn to take advantage of the new technologies to make their voices heard, in Japan it's the free-lance journalists who take...

Japan: Hashima Island, the abandoned island

Japan: The art of cutting paper

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