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Survey suggests weak parent-child relations in Japan

Aug 29, 2015

Survey suggests weak parent-child relations in Japan

A survey by a Japanese government-affiliated organization indicates that parent-child relations in Japan are weaker than those in the United States, China and South Korea. According to the survey, conducted among high school students in the four countries by the National Institution for Youth ...

Aug 24, 2015

Government wants condo resident groups to play anti-disaster role

The government has asked municipalities across the country to involve associations of condominium residents in local disaster-prevention activities. The request by the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry reflects weakening relations within communities, especially in cities, as neighborhood associations do not connect local people as ...