Category Archives: Japan

Hello Kitty motor oil

Hello Kitty isn’t just a cartoon character, in Japan it’s a brand. They make everything from motor oil to wheelchairs to guns.

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Japan’s Election Has Eerie Similarity to 2008

This scenario sounds so familiar: The morning after a historic victory by Japan’s opposition party in national elections, pressure was already mounting Monday for quick, definitive action on a host of problems facing the country, with jump-starting the economy at … Continue reading

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Japan Apologizes for Bataan

From ABC: The Japanese ambassador to the United States apologized in person today to the 73 surviving POWs of the Bataan Death March in the Philippines in April 1942 during World War II. “We extend a heartfelt apology for our … Continue reading

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