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Islamic Terrorism: Why There Is None in Japan


In 2011, Sunni Muslims accounted for the greatest number of terrorist attacks and fatalities for the third year in a row. Over 5,700 incidents were committed by Sunni Muslims, responsible for nearly 56 percent of all attacks and about 70 percent of 12,533 fatalities.* 1,138 more words

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Working with Japanese people

One thing I never understand — well, I think I will never understand — is one of my Japanese colleague who loves to talk about work ( and it’s usually over the phone) during the weekend. 650 more words

Cultural Shock

U.S. Military in Japan Questioned

Editorial Desk

The Jakarta Post

Publication Date : 15-04-2015

Sentiments and reactions to the heavy presence of the US military in their country vary widely among the Japanese people; the closure of US military bases is periodically demanded from a populace that yearns to stand on its own two feet in national security and sovereignty. 357 more words

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Top 10 things Japanese people do that puzzle us (but we still want to hang out together)

“Wow you can use chopsticks?” “Your Japanese is really good!” “Geez, you’ve put on weight recently.” “It’s only 8:00 p.m., why are you going home? 729 more words


Japan is Paying to Have Japanese-Language Nonfiction Books Translated into English

Government opens another front in public relations battle with China, South Korea

TOKYO— Peter Landers writes: Japan’s government is paying to have Japanese-language nonfiction books translated into English, with the first works to be produced under the program arriving in American libraries this month. 365 more words


#1536 - The People of Tokyo


It has been about one week since I arrived in Tokyo. The conference ended last Thursday so now technically I am already in my extension in Japan. 1,031 more words