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Chris Salzberg · November, 2007

Writer/translator/web developer living in Tokyo, Japan. Between April 2007 and March 2009, I was the Japanese language editor for Global Voices. Follow me on Twitter or check out stuff I've done on github.

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Latest posts by Chris Salzberg from November, 2007

27 November 2007

Japan: Blog Queen takes a break

Gravure idol, talento and blog queen Wakatsuki Chinatsu announced today that she would be taking time off from blogging. The final entry posted today at her official blog attracted thousands...

23 November 2007

Japan: Kids these days

What do you do when you've had enough of young girls sitting on the floor of the train, talking on their phone and acting like it's their home, when meanwhile...

20 November 2007

Japan: Japanese loanwords and their meanings

Japan: The Bully and the Bullied

The phenomenon of bullying in schools is a recurring theme in Japan. A government survey released last week, which found that that the number of cases of bullying has increased...

15 November 2007

Japan: Yamanote Line Sprint

Earlier this week, roughly 20,000 Tokyo commuters were forced to wait when a 40-year-old woman jumped onto the tracks of the Yamanote Line, one of the city's busiest train lines,...

12 November 2007

Japan: Panama, again?

11 November 2007

Japan: Am I a Blogger?

10 November 2007

Japan: Pulling the Strings

While the world focused this week on the aftermath of negotiations between the leaders of Japan's two largest political parties, the behind-the-scenes mediator, Watanabe Tsuneo, celebrated winning this year's Media...

4 November 2007

Japan: Ozawa resigns, a new era begins

Japan: Dolphins and Heroes

In English-language media and blogs this week, everyone had something to say about the Japanese dolphin hunt in Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture. Footage of angry Japanese fishermen clashed with images of...

2 November 2007

Japan: Two Degrees from Terror

These days, particularly since the events of 9/11, a latent fear of "terror" has come to lurk in the hearts of many a concerned citizen. But how far away are...

Japan: Hatoyama Kunio once an American spy

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