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· May, 2008

Stories about Japan from May, 2008

12 May 2008

PangeaDay: an event lived worldwide

Pangea Day took place Saturday, and people from different parts of the world got together to watch movies and be a part of the worldwide event where movies, speakers and...

11 May 2008

Musical instruments from around the world

Videos with interesting instruments from different corners of the world, including some made from recycled cans and plastic sodabottles, a record of how didgeridoos are made, and a Russian folk...

7 May 2008

Japan: Death Penalty Broadcast, 53 Years Later

An audio tape recorded 53 years ago of a death penalty execution in Japan, aired by Nippon Cultural Broadcasting on May 6th and and by Asahi television's Super Morning show...

Japan: Kite

6 May 2008

Japan: Common Web TV Standard

Macedonia: Sakura – Cherry Blossom Celebration in Skopje

Even though very few ethnic Japanese live in the Republic of Macedonia, many locals took part in the second annual celebration of Sakura - the festival of cherry blossoms in...

Japan: Global Article 9 Conference

2 May 2008

Global: The price of food, the cost of despair

The crisis of skyrocketing food prices is affecting all economic groups in every corner of the world. Every day, it seems, high-priced food sends another country lurching through some crisis:...

Japan: Return of the Gas Tax

Japan's “temporary” gasoline tax of 25 yen per liter of gas, extended for over 30 years and funding some 5000 road construction programs, has been re-instated after a short-lived battle...

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