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Future International Leaders Discuss Sustainability in Yokohama

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
 YOKOHAMA — About 50 university students from 13 countries gathered in Yokohama to discuss how to build a sustainable society at an international conference held by Global Next Leaders Forum, an organization of university students who wish to be leaders of future generations.
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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Students at Miyanomori Elementary School in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, walk in their brand-new wooden school building Tuesday on the first day of the third term. The school was established in April 2016 through the integration of Nobiru Elementary School, which was dam...

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English Words to be Added to ‘Stop’ and ‘Slow’ Signs

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
The National Police Agency is set to renew Japan’s stop and slow down signs by adding English words to the current designs, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, according to sources.
As the number of visitors from abroad is expected to increase, the new signs are aim...

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800 Teachers Rewarded For Feedback On Textbooks Being Screened But Everything Seemed Above-board

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JAPAN TIMES
 
More than 800 public school teachers involved in textbook selections for local schools were rewarded for giving publishers feedback on textbooks undergoing government screening, the education ministry said Thursday.
Of the public school teachers whom publishers showed their textbook...

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