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Sunday, August 09, 2009

Japan This Week - 9 August 2009


Japan News.Opposition Woos Japan’s Voters With Costly Vows

New York Times

Eroding Rural Base Threatens to Topple Japanese Party’s Long Rule

New York Times

Trial by jury returns to Japan


China moves to internationalise its currency

Times on Line

Party offers a third way: happiness

Japan Times

Défauts de Parisiens vus par une Japonaise


Japan sees rise in unemployment


Japan land 2019 rugby World Cup

Al Jazeera

Last week's Japan news

Japan Statistics

Japan and Boston Red Sox erstwhile ace Daisuke Matsuzaka was moved to the 60-day disabled list on August 2nd.

Matsuzaka is 1-5 with an 8.23 ERA in eight starts this season. This followed his MVP performance in March in the World Baseball Classic.

Source: Kyodo

The number of unemployed persons in June 2009 was 3.48 million. That was an increase of 830,000, or 31.3%, from the previous year.

The unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, was 5.4%.

Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

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