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Sunday, August 05, 2012

Japan News This Week 5 August 2012


Japan News.Japan Widens Inquiry Into Insider Trading

New York Times

Oldest 2012 Olympic athlete - aged 71



Our Planet

Two killers hanged, in Tokyo and Osaka

Japan Times



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

Japan Focus

Last Week's Japan News


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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