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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

    Suspect arrested after body parts of missing girl, 6, are found in Japan

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:59pm by KYODO

    ... registration card in one of the bags, as well as cigarette butts with DNA that matched his. According to the police, Mirei left school at around 2.45pm on September 11 and called on her grandmother, who lives nearby, leaving her school bag there. She was last seen walking alone from a park about 600 metres from her home at around 5.30pm that day. Her mother reported the girl missing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1599665/suspect-arrested-after-body-parts-missing-girl-6-are-found-japan
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese girl accused of beheading friend has history of violence

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

    ... wouldn't have happened," he said. In April, the girl entered senior secondary school and moved out of the family home, living alone in the condominium where the killing took place. Her father ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563720/japanese-girl-accused-beheading-friend-has-history-violence
  4. 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
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe wants more patriotic tone in school textbooks

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 02:00am by NYT

    ... for teaching patriotism, require that primary and secondary school textbooks give a "balanced picture" of disputed historical facts. In an interview, ministry officials said that in practice ... pacifism: adding a more patriotic tone to Japan's school textbooks. The proposed textbook revisions have drawn less outcry abroad than Abe's visit on Thursday to a shrine that honours war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1392703/japanese-pm-shinzo-abe-wants-more-patriotic-tone-school-textbooks
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scores killed or missing as huge landslide engulfs Hiroshima suburb

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:17am

    ... of four, which included a two-year-old boy. Among the dead was a 53-year-old rescuer, who was killed by a secondary landslide after he had pulled five people to safety, the Fire and Disaster ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577586/least-18-dead-japan-landslide
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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