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Record snowfall in northern Japan
Cancer risk 70% higher for females in Fukushima area, says WHO
South Korean merchant group starts boycott of Japan goods; locals critical
FREEDOM OF HATE SPEECH; ABE SHINZO AND JAPAN’S PUBLIC SPHERE
What Japan’s hawkish Prime Minister Abe wants from Obama
Japan is the third most forested nation on earth, with 68.5 percent of its national land covered with forest. Number one is Finland (72.9%), which is followed by Sweden (68.7%).
Source: Kevin Short, Daily Yomiuri
In the annual Consumer Reports ranking of best products, seven of the top ten cars were Japanese. Toyota’s Lexus was the top model.
Source: Jiji Press