Views from the street

| Dec 26, 2006

Views from the street

by Stephanie Hannon

With winter season here and warm-biz in full swing, Stephanie Hannon asks for your fashion preferences Gayoung Angela Lee Student, 19I mix and match designer and high street fashion and prefer to have a semi-formal image. I like to look girly and feel more ...

Views from the street

| Dec 5, 2006

Views from the street

by Thomasina Larkin

Thomasina Larkin asks about the best ways to tackle bullying in schools Kaisar MD Restaurant worker, 38Teachers should communicate with children through counseling. If they see a problem, they should take them aside and talk to them in private. Japanese culture is difficult in ...

Is Japan too permissive a society?

| Oct 24, 2006

Is Japan too permissive a society?

by Thomasina Larkin

Thomasina Larkin asks people if they think that Japan is too permissive a society Yuri Suzuki Student, 19Japan is too permissive. People can drink alcohol in their cars. People can drink all night and bartenders don’t tell them not to drive home. The underage ...

| Nov 16, 2004

The foreign angle

A foundation in Kyoto has begun raising money to help offer counseling services assistance to foreign residents affected by the recent Niigata earthquakes, the Kyoto Shimbun reports. Kyoto City International Foundation plans to use the cash raised to provide foreigners in the area with ...

| Oct 5, 2004

The forein angle

An Akita NPO is helping foreign residents who have difficulty with Japanese and are paying a fortune to resit driving tests to get their licenses reports the Asahi Shimbun. The Kids Support Service in the northern prefecture noticed that women from China or the ...