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· July, 2008

Stories about Japan from July, 2008

11 July 2008

Japan: View from Ecuador on WaiWai “Child Hunt”

WaiWai was a column in Japan's fourth largest newspaper Mainichi, published for years in the English version of their website and featuring some of the most scandalous (and mostly fabricated)...

China and Japan: Support to Earthquake Orphans

9 July 2008

Japan: Bloggers on food crisis feast, G8 over Skype?

The G8 Summit at Toyako, Hokkaido, ended on June 9th after three days of meetings, leaving a bitter aftertaste for some bloggers in Japan. Many questioned the high cost of...

G8 Summit expensive menu

Children in the G8 summit website

8 July 2008

Japan: Comment about abductions sparks harsh reactions

LDP member Koichi Kato has sparked harsh reactions from bloggers with a comment he made on July 7th. In the comment, Kato connected the stagnation of Japanese-Korea negotiations with the...

7 July 2008

Japan: Cup Sake

6 July 2008

Global Lives Project: Recording the lives of 10 people for 1 day

The Global Lives Project is a global initiative created to showcase the lives of 10 different people from all over the world by following them and recording 24 hours of...

2 July 2008

Taiwan: Conflict over Diaoyutai Islands

On June 11, a Taiwanese recreational fishing boat United(聯合號) sank following a collision with a Japanese coastguard vessel 11km off the disputed Diaoyutai(釣魚台) (Japan: Senkaku) islands, an island chain simultaneously...