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Sunday, August 05, 2012

Japan News This Week 5 August 2012

今週の日本

Japan News.Japan Widens Inquiry Into Insider Trading

New York Times

Oldest 2012 Olympic athlete - aged 71

BBC

反原発抗議行動〜過剰警備に弁護士150人が抗議声明

Our Planet

Two killers hanged, in Tokyo and Osaka

Japan Times

日本冲绳县反对部署“鱼鹰”大会因恐遇台风延期

Caijing

From a "Dysfunctional Japanese-Style Industrialized Society" to an “Ordinary Nation”?

Japan Focus

Last Week's Japan News

Statistics

The ratio of female athletes representing Japan at the Olympics has increased in recent years.

2000 Sydney: out of 268 Japanese athletes, 110 were female.
2004 Athens: out of 312 Japanese athletes, 171 were female.
2008 Beijing: out of 339 Japanese athletes, 169 were female.
2012 London: out of 293 Japanese athletes, 156 are female.

Source: Jiji Press

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