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Feb 25, 2015

Kagawa man who allegedly begged online faces prosecutors

Kagawa Prefectural Police sent a report to prosecutors Tuesday on a 23-year-old man who allegedly begged for money online, police said. The police said the unemployed man from Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, whose name was not disclosed, posted a live message on a website using ...

Feb 25, 2015

Panel wants terms of contracts provision in Civil Code

A government panel has proposed a range of revisions to the Civil Code, including the addition of new provisions on the terms and conditions of contracts between businesses and consumers. In a proposal submitted to Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa on Tuesday, the Legislative Council ...

Murdered Kawasaki boy may have been victim of bullying

Feb 24, 2015

Murdered Kawasaki boy may have been victim of bullying

A 13-year-old boy found dead on a riverbank in Kawasaki who may have been the victim of bullying was killed with multiple sharp objects, investigative sources said Tuesday, noting the victim had sustained a deep stab wound to the neck. A friend said Ryota ...