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A realistic view of honest folks

Police say Tokyo residents handed in ¥3.34 billion in lost cash last year, clear evidence that Tokyo's reputation for safety remains intact. Yet, nationwide losses from phone scams are on track to suprass the 2013 records.

Teachers, pupils: no talking online

At least 11 prefectures and three cities have banned middle and high school teachers from all communication with students by email, messaging apps or phone after local boards of education found that 205 teachers instigated obscene acts with students in 2013.