Stories about Japan from September, 2013
Tokyo and the Japanese Olympic Committee plan to build the racing course in Kansai Rinkai Park, despite 25 years of concerted efforts there to restore its bio-diversity.
Some Japanese Twitter users are sharing their hope that the Olympics will mean an improved and more accessible Tokyo.
Vladivostok, a remote city in the Russian Far East, is notorious for the many used Japanese cars on its roads, which are possibly the worst in the country.
Mixing up "gamma radiation," which is highly penetrating and can travel deep into human tissue, with "beta radiation," which is lighter and not as penetrating, can mislead readers.