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Feb 9, 2016

Human pyramid guidelines to be drafted for Japanese schools

New guidelines to help prevent injuries when students take part in kumitaiso, the gymnastic formation known as a human pyramid, will be drafted by the end of March, education minister Hiroshi Hase announced Tuesday. Kumitaiso is a popular and long-running feature during sports days ...

Feb 9, 2016

Chinese spy ship frequently spotted off Boso Peninsula

The Defense Ministry said Monday in Tokyo that a Chinese naval intelligence vessel has been seen sailing outside the contiguous zone off Japan’s Boso Peninsula,Chiba Prefecture, several times since Thursday. The vessel did not enter Japanese territorial waters, the ministry said, adding it is ...