FROM: Tatsuhiro Kimijima
DATE: May 28, 2002
RE: Questions about the Czech Republic.
Dear Sir, The story I am developing takes place in the Czech
It is about a Japanese karate fighter who works for a criminal
organizations, and finally is arrested by the Czech police.
It would be helpful for me if you answer the following 28 questions.
Your comments would also be greatly appreciated. Thank you for
your support in advance.
Regards, Tatsuhiro Kimijima
a. After the end of the Cold War and the end of control of the
Czech Republic by the Soviet Union, there was a revolutionary
movement your country. With this came many changes in society.
Please describe both the positive and negative sides of these
b1. Describe 5 typical images or impressions that Czech people
have about Japan. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
b2. Describe 5 typical images or impressions of how Japanese
people behave in a foreign environment such as the Czech Republic.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
c. What are the top 3 types of domestic crime in the Czech Republic?
1. 2. 3.
d. What are the top 3 types of domesitc crime committed by foreigners?
1. 2. 3.
e. Is there any organized crime committed by the Russian mafia?
If any, what are they?
f. Are there any crimes made by domestic criminal organizations?
If any, please describe them.
g. Is the percentage of juvenile delinquency high or low compared
with other crimes? Is it increasing or decreasing in past 5 years?
h. Is there a death penalty in the Czech Republic?
i. If Japanese Karate fighters fight against each other, how
would Czech police react?
j. What is a reputation of Czech police? Good or bad?
k. What is the percentage of guilty verdicts in criminal cases?
l. In the past 20 years, have there been any attempted or successul
assassination cases in the Czech Republic? If so, please describe
m. Are there any private detectives in the Czech? In most other
countries, retired police officers become private detectives.
Is the same thing true in the Czech Rebublic?
n. Do the police unoffically leak information of the investigation
to a private detective or the media?
o. What is the reputation of politicans? In general, are they
good or bad?
p. What kind of a jobs are poular in the Czezh? What do young
men want to be? Please list some specific job examples.
q. List the most respected living persons in the world to the
average Czech citizen.
r. Who are the most respected persons in world history to the
average Czech citizen?
s. Is there minitary a draft in the Czezh Republic? If so, from
how old and for how long?
t. How long is the compulsory education?
u. What is the percentage of students graduating from high school
compared those who don't, including those who never start high
school? v. What is the percentage of students graduate from university/college?
w. What is the percentage of Catholics in the Czezh Republic?
x. Does the Catholic Church inflence your society a lot or little?
And what areas or aspects of society does it influence?
y. Describe the 3 biggest recent news headlines. 1. 2. 3.
z1. Among the Olympic Games (Summer and Winter), what are the
top 5 popular sporting events? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
z2. What are the 3 things that you feel most proud of about
the Czezh Republic? 1. 2. 3.
z3. What political problems do you think most concern the Czezh
people at this time?