January 31
August 30 explosion in a fire in a building near the restaurant and real estate companies entering Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, police investigators, two men were found dead and 58-year-old real estate company president, 71 . Police talks over the removal from neutral building, look look and wearing the gasoline ignited the president.


January 31
Launched the privatization of postal services "Kampo Life", but has expertise in insurance companies foreign to this "cancer insurance" for that show will sell insurance products, including group life insurance industry in America are forced to compete against an insurance company in America, issued a statement saying the Japanese government to call for caution.

January 31
Prime Minister Taro Aso is visiting Switzerland, the World Economic Forum annual meeting, "Davos Forum" and talk with the global financial crisis, to boost domestic demand expansion and strengthening of growth in Asian countries, total announced a policy to support more than 1 trillion yen.

January 31
Hear directly from the national cabinet, "Issues Forum" held in Utsunomiya, the Minister Hatoyama on municipal mergers, "and if you mess together different local culture, regional characteristics will be lost," he said showed a cautious stance to further promoting the merger.

January 31
Sophisticated fighter U.S. F22 about a volunteer both houses of Congress to understand that he had sent Obama a letter asking to continue the production, F22 Japanese government has been the leading candidate fighter next to the Self our attention to the fate whether production will continue.

January 31
The problem of fictitious profits had more than 49 billion accounting fraud at the giant consumer electronics retailer Bic Camera, the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission was held on the basis of false financial results Arai Riyuuzi Chairman though significant profits by selling shares for a tight policy recommends that the individual mandate high fines for not more than 120 million yen in the previous example.

January 31
Trial by the scandal involving the hiring teachers in Oita Prefecture, a man was canceled due to alteration of the number of adoption "I am not involved in corruption" and that the court continue to work as soon as teachers demand action became a cause.

January 31
Two years ago, the town of Iwami, Tottori Prefecture of Japan Post has sold the old "doctor of accommodation" is 10,000 yen, despite the real estate valuation, after half a year to 60 million in corporate welfare from local real estate company found that the yen had been resold, the official social welfare organization shows how to calculate the amount of distrust in evaluation.

January 31
Sumo wrestlers sumo wrestler, 30, allegedly concealed the marijuana young giraffe, was arrested by, opened an emergency meeting in Tokyo between the two countries Kokugikan related clan that owns two office rooms Bruno 尾車He, 申Shi合Wasemashita to prevent recurrence.

January 31
In Iraq, the first vote took part in local elections all the political forces leading men, 31 pm Japan time, beginning, under the Obama administration, amid the full-scale withdrawal of troops to Iraq attention as a test of the independence and stability.