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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Japan News This Week 23 September 2012

今週の日本

Japan News.Sleepy Islands and a Smoldering Dispute

New York Times

Japan's PM Yoshihiko Noda wins party leadership vote

BBC

甲状腺の検査改善求め~市民が県立医大に要望

Our Planet

Japanese scientists win Ig Nobel for SpeechJammer

Japan Times

日本男子抗议美军部署“鱼鹰”在核爆纪念碑涂鸦

Caijing

Japan’s Energy Policy at a Crossroads: A Renewable Energy Future?

Japan Focus

Last Week's Japan News

Statistics

International Homicide Rate Table (Death rates are per 100,000)

(Year Data Taken)       Population       Total              Firearm       Non-gun     % Households with
                                                             Homocides    Homocides Homocides  Guns

Canada (1992)             28,120,065      2.16                 0.76           1.40             29.1
England/Wales (1997) 51,429,000      1.41                 0.11           1.30             4.7
Japan (1994)               124,069,000     0.62                 0.02           0.60             n/a
South Korea ( 1994)   44,453,179       1.62                 0.04           1.58             n/a
United States (1999)  272,691,000      5.70                 3.72           1.98            39.0

Source: guncite.com

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