Twitter denies #SaveTwitter rumors of shutting down in 2017

Aug 12, 2016

Twitter denies #SaveTwitter rumors of shutting down in 2017

Twitter Inc. denied on Thursday rumors that the social media messaging service will be shutting down in 2017, denouncing the claim as groundless. “There is absolutely no truth to the claims whatsoever,” a spokesman for Twitter said in an emailed response to a Reuters ...

Compulsory nine-year school system kicks off in Japan

Jun 10, 2016

Compulsory nine-year school system kicks off in Japan

A new nine-year compulsory schooling system has kicked off in Japan, aiming to resolve problems such as bullying and truancy that have been attributed to the conventional six- and three-year division of education. Compulsory education has normally been divided into six years of elementary ...

British minister resigns amid bullying allegations

Nov 29, 2015

British minister resigns amid bullying allegations

A British government minister resigned on Saturday over allegations that bullying by a party activist he appointed was a key factor in the suicide of another young activist. Grant Shapps, international development minister and a former Conservative party chairman, had in 2014 appointed Mark ...