Monday, June 17, 2013

Newsletter, June 17th, 2013

Japanese Customer Newsletter, June 17th, 2013.



By

Peter Hanami





#1. Marketing



"McDonald’s Japan has just announced their newest campaign: any carbonated beverage of any size for 100 yen….The soda campaign will start on June 14 and continue until the end of the month"


Source: McDonald’s Japan to offer any soda of any size for Y100
By Michelle, JUN. 08, 2013, Japan Today
http://www.japantoday.com/category/food/view/mcdonalds-japan-to-offer-any-soda-of-any-size-for-y100






#2. Food




"A cafeteria in northern part of Japan, located in the town of Abashiri, Hokkaido, gives a fine solution to customers who want to try prison food without actually having to go to jail for that. “Prison Cafeteria” is specialized in jail food, with dishes based on real recipes of the food given to Japanese prisoners."


Source: ‘PRISON CAFETERIA’ IN JAPAN GIVES CUSTOMERS A TASTE OF JAIL FOOD, 7/6/2013, BY TOKYO TIMES
http://www.tokyotimes.com/2013/prison-cafeteria-in-japan-gives-customers-a-taste-of-jail-food/



#3 Travel



"(Factory tours accessible from Tokyo) " Suntory Musashino Factory (Fuchu City, Tokyo)…. Cup Noodle Museum (Yokohama City, Kanagawa)"


Source: Top 20 factory tours in Japan
JUN. 06, 2013 , Japan Today
http://www.japantoday.com/category/travel/view/top-20-factory-tours-in-japan





#4. Crime



"An esthetic salon owner and her colleagues have been arrested on suspicion of luring women into signing exorbitant beauty treatment contracts after befriending them on social networking sites….Investigators suspect that between June 2010 and November 2012, the five lured about 400 young women into signing contracts worth a total of 500 million yen."


Source: Salon staff nabbed for luring online 'friends' into exorbitant contracts
June 07, 2013, Mainichi Japan
http://mainichi.jp/english/english/newsselect/news/20130607p2a00m0na016000c.html




#6. Television



"a Myanmar TV station will start airing its dramas from around late July, marking the first time for Japanese dramas to be shown in the Southeast Asian country since it shifted to a democratic government from military rule in March 2011….. “Carnation” featuring actress Machiko Ono …. and “Atsuhime” (“Princess Atsu”) featuring actress Aoi Miyazaki"



Source: Myanmar set to air NHK dramas ‘Carnation,’ ‘Atsuhime’
June 8th, 2013
The Japan Times Online
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/06/08/national/myanmar-set-to-air-nhk-dramas-carnation-atsuhime/#.UbKwK-dXDbQ




#7. Education


"In 2011 the average annual tuition for a public university (in Japan) was ¥540,000 and for a private university ¥860,000."



Source: The widening income gap is affecting higher education
June 4th, 2013, By Philip Brasor & Masako Tsubuku
The Japan Times Online
http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/the-widening-income-gap-is-affecting-higher-education/





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