Japan News This Week 12 December 2010


Japan News.Japan's Graying Prison Population

New Zealand Herald

Japanese prisons face swelling elderly population

Washington Post

Japan targeted on Kyoto climate stance at Cancun Summit


Bated breath as Norwegian Wood film opens in Japan


Ebizo's alleged assailant arrested

Japan Times

Bombardement de Yonpyong : Washington met Pékin face à ses responsabilités

Le Monde

Japón se planta y eleva el tono de la negociación a solo 24 horas del final de la cumbre del clima

El Pais

Japanese Atrocities on Nauru during the Pacific War: The murder of Australians, the massacre of lepers and the ethnocide of Nauruans

Japan Focus

Athletics fail to reach deal with Japan’s Iwakuma

Yahoo Sports

Last Week's News


In 2009, the percentage of Japanese women whose first child was conceived prior to wedlock was 25.3%. Broken down by age group:

Teenage mothers: 81.5%
Mothers in 20s: 63.6%
Mothers in 30s: 12.1%

Source: Asahi Shinbun

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