Tag Archives: Japan

Akemashite omedeto

New Year is very important in Japan. Businessmen are expected to visit their customers as soon as possible in the New Year to wish them akemashite omedeto. So far as I could work out, this means “congratulations on your opening” … Continue reading

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More on Whaling

Australia has got itself into a very uncomfortable position over the Japanese whaling in Antarctic waters. Pretty clearly, despite the ALP promising before the election to take international legal action against Japan, it has been advised that there would be … Continue reading

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