Center in Tokai helps foreigners

| Aug 8, 2014

Center in Tokai helps foreigners

A new group has been established in the Tokai region to help foreign residents get educational, medical and welfare services in Japan. Tokai Daily Life Support Center for Foreigners mainly focuses on assisting aging Chinese returnees and helping foreign children learn Japanese. The center ...

Jul 31, 2014

Uighur group says nearly 100 casualties in China clash

A clash in Xinjiang, home to China’s mostly Muslim Uighur minority, left nearly 100 people dead or wounded, an exile group said Wednesday after what authorities called a “terror attack” on a police station and township. Dozens of civilians and assailants were killed and ...

Mar 25, 2014

Missing professor returns from China

A Chinese professor at Kobe University who had been missing since traveling to China earlier this month has arrived back in Japan, a university official said Tuesday. Wang Ke, a professor of modern Chinese political thought at the university’s Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, ...

Feb 21, 2014

Fukushima Chinese moms tutor kids

by Yugo Hirano

Chinese women in Sukagawa, Fukushima Prefecture, have formed a group to teach Chinese to half-Japanese and half-Chinese children, while sharing information and promoting interaction on the basis of their experiences following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that ravaged northeastern Japan. Early in February, ...

Chinese students put Shiga residents online

| Feb 14, 2014

Chinese students put Shiga residents online

Chinese exchange students at Shiga University have been interviewing local residents and posting the videos and articles in Chinese under a project called Interviewing 100 People in Hikone. With relations between the two countries worsening in recent years, the students hope to “show the ...

Nov 14, 2013

Chinese man 'ready' for extradition from Canada

A Chinese man living in Toronto whom Japanese police believe may know who murdered three women in a suburban Tokyo supermarket in 1995 said he has accepted that Canada will extradite him soon and looks forward to “finality,” his lawyer said Wednesday. Robin Parker ...