Home > United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance (UNPAN)
1. Global
2. Africa
3. Arab States
Arab States
4. Asia & Pacific
Asia & Pacific
5. Europe
6. Latin America & Caribbean
Latin America & Caribbean
7. North America
North America
UNPAN Asia & Pacific

Public Administration News  
Japan: Foreign Ministry Sees Website Hits Rise 50%
Source: yomiuri.co.jp
Source Date: Sunday, October 21, 2012
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government, Institution and HR Management
Country: Japan
Created: Oct 23, 2012

The number of visits to the English version of the Foreign Ministry's website surged 50 percent from the previous month to 4.97 million in September, a survey by the ministry has revealed.

This is apparently due to an increase in foreigners accessing the site to confirm Japan's stance on the Senkaku Islands, a senior ministry official said Friday.

On Sept. 11, Japan nationalized three of the five islands, a territorial issue that has led to a sharp deterioration in Japan-China ties.

The ministry plans to more actively send messages confirming the legitimacy of its claim that the islands are an inherent part of Japanese territory.
News Home

 Tag This
 Tell A Friend
del.icio.us digg this Slashdot
0 ratings
Views: 371

Comments: 0 Favorited: 0 Bookmarked: 0 Tagged: 0

0 Comments | Login to add comment

Site map | FAQs | Terms and Privacy | Contact Us
Copyright 2008-2010 by UNPAN - United Nations Public Administration Network