Student succeeds at failing to...

Sep 26, 2019 by

by Tomohiro Osaki – For elementary school children in Japan, their weeks-long summer vacation isn’t entirely a time for...

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Why are Japanese teens so glum...

May 14, 2019 by

Japanese teens are lagging behind many other countries in well-being and happiness. That is one of the conclusions of a new report on...

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Think tank says applicants for...

Nov 5, 2018 by

A newly launched think tank researching policies for accepting more foreign workers said Monday that as a condition for new visa...

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Tokyo Medical University faces...

Aug 4, 2018 by

The government urged Tokyo Medical University to promptly disclose the results of an investigation into its admissions process Friday...

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Battling campus oppression of ...

May 22, 2018 by

by George F. Will – WASHINGTON – On election night 2016, Mark Schlissel, the University of Michigan’s president, addressed more...

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Tokyo elementary school welcom...

Apr 8, 2018 by

A public elementary school in Tokyo’s upscale Ginza district has welcomed new students amid a lingering controversy over its pricey...

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Too much of an education could...

Mar 31, 2018 by

Poverty comes in many forms but one color: gray. There is the poverty of the poor, the poverty of the rich, the poverty of the...

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