Library at evacuee school gets cardboard makeover

Sep 24, 2014

Library at evacuee school gets cardboard makeover

The library at a school near the radiation exclusion zone in Fukushima Prefecture has received an unusual makeover that aims to fuel readers’ imaginations. The book room at Yoshima Daiichi Elementary School in Iwaki, a municipality hit hard by the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and ...

Jan 16, 2014

Over 900 Shizuoka pupils suffer apparent food poisoning

More than 900 pupils at elementary schools in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, have fallen ill in a suspected outbreak of mass food poisoning, possibly norovirus, officials said Thursday. The number of students who reported vomiting and diarrhoea reached 905 by late Thursday at 14 elementary ...