Thursday, December 21, 2006

The News: Yushukan Revisited, "Paris Syndrome", and Lessons Learned during the Lost Decade

A nice counterpoint to this story about Little Nakagawa: Shrine in Japan to Its War Dead Plans to ‘Soften’ Section on China

Do you think they're preparing the way for a prime minister's visit to Yasukuni? Too bad for them China took a stand on War Criminals Class A, not the history question per se. And the Showa Emperor had some issues too.

And the rest of the news…

'Paris Syndrome' strikes Japanese

No, not that Paris. Still, I can't shake the feeling that The Onion has planted this on the BBC website.

'Hiber[N]ation' saves Japanese man

There's one guy who learned something useful.

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