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Japanese Woman Works To Give Impoverished Filipinos Path to Education And Jobs

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JAPAN TIMES
 
While in college, Takako Yamada was determined to brighten the days of impoverished Filipino children through sports and leisure activities — a right she believed some of them had been deprived of.
The student, now 32, said that at the time, she believed her efforts would lift burde...

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Japanese Government Announces Stricter Requirements For Foreigner Student Visas

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ROCKET NEWS
 
New rules aims to close loophole that lets language school students spend as much of the year working full-time as attending class.
Over the last decade, there’s been a surge in the number of Japanese language schools in Japan. According to the Ministry of Justice, the country now h...

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Medical Exam Data on 50 Million Patients To Be Integrated

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
The government plans to build the world’s largest medical examination database, collating records of medical exams and health checkups held by domestic medical institutions by around 2023, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
The government aims to create the big data set, comprised ...

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Breakthrough Discovery Lets People Detect Various Cancers Using Just Their Urine Sample

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ROCKE NEWS
 
This simple procedure can be done in the comfort of your own home, changing the world as we know it.
Early detection of cancer is paramount to successful treatment, and humankind is constantly racing to develop faster and cheaper detection kits.
The concept of using urine samples to ...

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Japanese Research Team Set to Redefine The Kilogram for The First Time in 130 Years

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ROCKET NEWS
 
This weighty physics revolution might just change the way you look at numbers.
Whether it’s losing weight for cosplay or gaining muscle to impress that special someone, our lives sometimes revolve around mass. To the most of us, the humble kilogram is nothing more than a unit of mea...

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Researchers Develop Thin Electronic Circuits For Skin

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Ultra-thin electronic circuits that can be applied to human skin for extended periods of time have been developed by a team of researchers from the University of Tokyo, Keio University and other institutions.
According to the team, they improved ventilation properties by using na...

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Mie University to Add “ninja section” On Entrance Exams

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ROCKET NEWS
 
If you don’t know your mizugumo from your kunai, then I’m afraid you might not be Mie University material.
It has been reported that Mie University will be adding ninja and ninjutsu-related material to their entrance exam, which judges whether students can enroll in their university...

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Bird-shaped Robot Created to Practice English Conversation

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
HAMAMATSU (Jiji Press) — Japanese education software developer CAI Media Co. recently developed a bird-shaped robot for English learners to practice conversation, using artificial intelligence and internet of things technologies.
Making use of a cloud service with massive data co...

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University Student Saves Abused Child After Chance Encounter in The Rain

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO - The rainy season of 2017 has been particularly hard on Japan with a recent typhoon causing widespread damage to life and property. It’s hard to imagine at times like this that something good could have actually come from it.
Just as Japan’s rainy season was getting under ...

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More Kids Respect Moms Than Dads For First Time in 20 Years: Survey

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JAPAN TIMES
 
More children in Tokyo respect their mothers than their fathers for the first time since 1997, according to a survey by ad giant Hakuhodo Inc.
The result comes as an unwelcome surprise ahead of Father’s Day on Sunday.
The survey, which has been conducted every 10 years since 1997 to...

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