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Okayama girl, 11, missing; GPS trail goes cold

Jul 16, 2014

Okayama girl, 11, missing; GPS trail goes cold

An 11-year-old girl from Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, has been missing since leaving school Monday afternoon, the Okayama Prefecture Police said Tuesday. The police released a photo of Sakura Moriyama, a fifth-grader of Nakasho Elementary School in Kurashiki, and asked people to offer information on ...

Jul 14, 2014

Nursing firm withheld funds from Filipino workers

A Japanese nursing care service provider that obliged Filipino employees to absolve the company of any responsibility for their deaths also illegally withheld some of their monthly salaries, sources said. Juju Corp. appears to have set aside the cash as reserves in case loans ...