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· September, 2007

Stories about Japan from September, 2007

Japan: NOVA unable to pay its employees

Japan: Prime Minister Abe Steps Down

After less than a year in office, with approval ratings dropping to record lows after a recent humiliating upper house election defeat, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo finally took the...

Japan: Abe's Resignation

Japan: Abe down, otaku up?

Japan: Protecting the Kyoto Cityscape

While many countries around the world are struggling to tackle Kyoto at home, the city the environmental accord was named after is caught up in its own struggle. The capital...

Japan: Prime Minister Abe Resigns

Japan: The “Happy Family” Bill

Japan: Real-time Smile Analysis

Japan: Interview with Dr. Patricia Steinhoff

Japan: Controversy over the Gun-Shaped Lighter Incident

Japan: Voters get the government they deserve

Japan: It's in the Milk

A group of scientists announced yesterday that Japanese women's breast milk has been found to contain a toxin similar to the pollutant PCB, with possible sources including a contaminated fish...

Wikiscanning arrives in Japan

Japan: Discrimination At Well-known Gym Chain

Japan: Salaryman Quiz

Japan: First Manifesto of Neojaponisme

Japan: The Penalty of Death

On August 23, three inmates, in Tokyo and Nagoya, all convicted of murder, were put to death by hanging. The executions brought the number of hangings administered under then-justice minister...

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