Tokashiki left off roster for FIBA Asia Cup

Jul 6, 2017

Tokashiki left off roster for FIBA Asia Cup

The Akatsuki Five will be looking for a three-peat at the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup, but this time it will have to do it without star forward Ramu Tokashiki. The Japan Basketball Association announced its 12-player roster for the tournament later this month in Bangalore, ...

Nursery school teachers to get pay hike in 2017 budget

/ Dec 20, 2016

Nursery school teachers to get pay hike in 2017 budget

The government will earmark ¥54 billion in the fiscal 2017 budget to increase monthly pay for nursery teachers and improve their working conditions, officials said. The amount was set during negotiations on budget requests between Finance Minister Taro Aso and labor minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki. The ministers ...