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· September, 2010

Stories about Japan from September, 2010

Japan: Pachinko, a legal gambling game

Japan: Earthquake warning via mobile phone

Japan: “Our Park” a documentary about Tokyo's Nike Miyashita Park

Japan: Relics of a US Army-Air Force base

Japan: Hiring research talent from abroad

Japan, China fishing boat row: a war of words

Just as the Diaoyu Islands row between Japan and China intensifies over the detention of a Chinese fishing captain, whose detention has just been extended by a further 10 days,...

Japan: A new cabinet, again

Japan: Welcoming Karen refugees

China: Han Han on Daiyu Islands

Japan: Reflections on normality

Japan: Drinkommunication, when drinking alcohol is a social obligation

Alcohol in Japan it is often used as a social lubricant in a society that still sees a gap between one's real feelings and intention and what one says on...

Japan, Korea: Traces Of Japan-Korea History Within The Zainichi Community

August 10th, 2010 will remain a historical date in the Japan-South Korea diplomatic relations as the Japanese Prime Minister apologized for past crimes during the Japanese occupation of Korea. Still,...

China and Japan: Reactions on Chinese Fishing Boat Captain Arrested by Japanese

Japan, Brazil: Dirty Hearts, a movie on first-generation Japanese-Brazilians after WW2

Taiwan: The Allure of Night Markets

After sunset in Taiwan, when the stars start to twinkle, night markets are crowded with people from all walks of life. To Taiwanese, night markets are more than mere eating...

Japan: Ancient medical woodblock prints

Japan: Run Uncle Yamashita!

Japan: What's wrong with being a bookshop browser?

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