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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese school backpacks become a hit with Chinese tourists

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:40pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo School backpacks a hit with tourists The traditional Japanese primary- school child's backpack has become the surprising must-have souvenir for foreign visitors to Japan this year. Known locally as randoseru- from the Dutch word ransel for backpack- the sturdy and durable bags are generally presented to children before their first day of primary school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1598233/japanese-school-backpacks-become-hit-chinese-tourists
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe sends condolences for martyrs, including war criminals

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:32pm by Reuters

    ... and prosperity, becoming the foundation of the fatherland," the official quoted Abe as saying in the message. "I pray for eternal peace and pledge to carve out a path to a future of human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581103/i-express-my-grief-death-martyrs-shinzo-abes-message-war-criminals
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Researcher points to Wi-fi snooping dangers at major Japanese airports

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:48pm by AP

    ... are not encrypted, according to Masakatsu Morii, a professor at a graduate school of engineering at Kobe University. "Users should understand there are risks and avoid exchanges of important information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580938/researcher-points-wi-fi-snooping-dangers-major-japanese-airports
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese firms encourage workers to sleep on the job

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:48pm by GDN

    ... Foundation, Japanese workers sleep for six hours and 22 minutes on work nights- less than in any other country. Only 54 per cent of Japanese respondents felt they slept well most nights. Only 8 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576221/japanese-firms-encourage-workers-sleep-job
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Surviving former kamikaze pilots reject moves to glorify their mission

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:16pm by AFP

    ... and the squadrons have largely faded from memory, with little mention in contemporary school textbooks. But a film called The Eternal Zero, based on a best-selling novel, catapulted the squadrons back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573065/surviving-former-kamikaze-pilots-reject-moves-glorify-their-mission
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese girl accused of beheading friend has history of violence

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by AP

    ... to her mother, got good grades and was a good athlete at school. One childhood friend said that she "had a sense of responsibility and was caring". But there were warning signs. City officials said that when she was in her sixth year of primary school, she laced the lunches of two classmates with diluted bleach and detergent on five occasions. A source close to one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563720/japanese-girl-accused-beheading-friend-has-history-violence
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing as anti-nuclear sentiment runs high

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 06:26pm by AFP

    ... of “their badly burned, grotesquely swollen faces, eyebrows and eyelashes singed off, school uniforms in ragged tatters”. Many survivors – known in Japan as “hibakusha” – feel profound guilt over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1567715/hiroshima-marks-anniversary-atomic-bombing-anti-nuclear-sentiment-runs
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese murder suspect, 16, says she ‘wanted to dissect’ someone

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:11pm by AFP

    ... victim was found decapitated, with her left wrist chopped off," the investigator said, adding that the murder probably took place on Saturday evening. The girls attended the same high school ... are checking security footage to verify this. The suspect attended school for only three days in the first semester, according to the prefectural education board. A teacher at the junior high school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562100/japanese-murder-suspect-16-says-she-wanted-dissect-someone
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Take full blame for scandal of wartime ‘comfort women’, UN urges Japan

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... be disclosed. It said Japanese school textbooks must deal with the issue frankly and that the denial and defamation of victims should be roundly condemned. About 200,000 women, mainly from Korea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559267/take-full-blame-scandal-wartime-comfort-women-un-urges-japan
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anger erupts over court denial of welfare to foreign permanent residents of Japan

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Julian Ryall

    ... are facing economic hardship may increase the risk of city governments seeking to exercise that right. "It's shameful," said Eric Fior, a French national who owns a language school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557063/anger-erupts-over-court-denial-welfare-foreign-permanent-residents-japan

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