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Scientist Tasuku Honjo Becomes 26th Japanese Nobel Laureate

December 11, 2018

Stockholm–Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo, 76, and U.S. researcher James Allison, 70, jointly received the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine at an award ceremony in Stockholm on Monday, for their achievements that paved the way for cancer immunotherapy. Honjo

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TOKYO REPORT: More Scenic Sites Collect Entry Payments in Japan

December 4, 2018

Tokyo–An increasing number of national parks and other scenic areas in Japan are collecting voluntary entry payments from visitors for environmental protection and infrastructure improvement, including the creation of footways and installation of lavatories. Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain at

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Japanese Princess Aiko Turns 17, Enjoying School Life

December 1, 2018

Tokyo–Princess Aiko, the only child of Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako, turned 17 on Saturday. The princess, who started her second year at Gakushuin Girls’ Senior High School in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward, is enjoying both her school

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Japan to Introduce Distance Education at All Schools

November 22, 2018

Tokyo–The education ministry said Thursday that it will introduce distance education, using the Internet, at all elementary, junior high and senior high schools throughout Japan in the early 2020s. The ministry will conduct a survey to grasp the situation on

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Central, Local Govts Apart over Costs for Free Preschool Program

November 22, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese central and local governments remained apart on Wednesday over the costs for covering a state program to make preschool education and nursing services free of charge, which is slated to start in October 2019. At a meeting between

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Tokyo Eyes Ordinance to Ban Physical Punishment by Parents

November 21, 2018

Tokyo–The Tokyo metropolitan government plans to introduce an ordinance against child abuse that will ban parents from using physical punishment as a means of discipline, officials said Wednesday. Tokyo will be the first among the country’s 47 prefectures to enact

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Pas’ungko Festival highlights Subanen folklore and literature

November 21, 2018

Subanen cultural heritage is alive and thriving in Misamis Occidental as was shown in the recently held 9th Pas’ungko S’g Mis Occ Festival, a highlight of the province’s 89th anniversary celebration, and a thanksgiving celebration for the abundance of blessings

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November 19, 2018

Tokyo- In this photograph taken on November 10, 2018 Japanese Akihiko Kondo poses next to a hologram of Japanese virtual reality singer Hatsune Miku as he holds the doll version of her at his apartment in Tokyo, a week after

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