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JAPAN REFERENCE BULLETIN IV/04 - June 02 2004
The Bimonthly Newsletter of Japan Reference
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Contents

I. Site News
II. Japan Forum Updates

I. SITE NEWS
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o JAPANESE-ENGLISH-JAPANESE DICTIONARY
15 dictionaries in 1 ! All technical terms for business, sciences,
classcial Japanese, proper names, place names, etc.
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o TAKE THE POLLS !
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o New articles :

Culture

- Guide to Japanese manners and etiquette
=> https://jref.com/culture/japanese_manners_etiquette.shtml

- Japanese national holidays, festivals and events
=> https://jref.com/culture/japanese_national_holidays.shtml

Practical

- TOKYO SIGHTSEEING GUIDE
Complete guide to the most interesting areas of Tokyo with pictures.
Discover little known traditional districts in the heart of Tokyo.
Over 30 areas covered !
Don't miss it. You don't need to buy a guidebook anymore.
=> https://jref.com/practical/sightseeing.shtml

- Guide to Amusement Parks in Japan
=> https://jref.com/practical/amusement_parks_japan.shtml

- News from Japan
=> https://jref.com/practical/news.shtml

Society

- Japan's postwar occupation and the economic boom in the 1950's
=> https://jref.com/society/japan_economic_boom_1950s.shtml

- Japan's postwar economic miracle (1950-1990)
=> https://jref.com/society/japan_postwar_economic_miracle.shtml

- Japan's Educational System
All the history and developements since Meiji.
Comprehensive explanation of the current education system
=>https://jref.com/society/japanese_educational_system.shtml

- Japanese Prime Ministers since 1885
=> https://jref.com/society/prime_ministers_japan.shtml

- Top Japanese companies and zaibatsu
=> https://jref.com/society/japanese_companies.shtml

- Mitsubishi Zaibatsu
=> https://jref.com/society/mitsubishi_zaibatsu.shtml

- Mitsui Zaibatsu
=> https://jref.com/society/mitsui_zaibatsu.shtml


II. JAPAN FORUM UPDATES
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- "My Posts" options added into the "Quick Link" in the navigation bar
- "User activenness" stats added to profiles.
Check in what forum you or other users are most active
- Sakura, Tatami and White styles icons improved
- New "White & Red" style
=> YOU CAN CHANGE THE FORUM STYLE IN THE USER CP OPTIONS
OR AT THE BOTTOM-LEFT OF ANY PAGE.

- German and Italian Forums open !
=> Deutsches Forum : https://jref.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=113
=> Sezione Italiana : https://jref.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=115

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o al-Qaida Suspect Hid in Open in Japan
=> https://jref.com/showthread.php?t=9040

o Miss Swimsuit 2004
=> https://jref.com/showthread.php?t=8996

o Speaking Japanese makes you think differently
=> https://jref.com/showthread.php?t=8526

o I am totally shocked!
=> https://jref.com/showthread.php?t=8900

o Japanese must be wondering why Americans have such weird names
=> https://jref.com/showthread.php?t=8878

o 100.000 crimes commited by US forces in Japan
=> https://jref.com/showthread.php?t=8875

o Education system : Japan vs other countries
=> https://jref.com/showthread.php?t=8869

o JREF Open Online Cuteness Competition - Show me the Cute!
=> https://jref.com/showthread.php?t=8789

o What languages do you speak at native or near native level ?
=> https://jref.com/showthread.php?t=8695

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