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17th century Japanese porcelain on loan to Taiwan damaged

Jul 20, 2017

17th century Japanese porcelain on loan to Taiwan damaged

A centuries-old porcelain plate on loan from Japan has been found partially damaged, but a joint investigation has ruled out vandalism and human negligence, Taiwan’s National Palace Museum said Wednesday.The 17th century, Imari-style porcelain ware is among items loaned by the Museum of Oriental ...

/ Jul 19, 2017

Ex-teacher gets three years prison in child pornography case

The Yokohama District Court on Wednesday sentenced a former elementary school teacher to three years in prison on sexual abuse and child pornography charges.Akira Hashimoto, a 45-year-old resident of Tachikawa, in western Tokyo, sexually abused an 11-year-old boy at a condominium in Shizuoka Prefecture ...