Mar 14, 2017

Japanese high school students most passive toward studies, poll finds

Japanese high school students have a passive attitude toward their studies, compared with their counterparts in the United States, China and South Korea, a survey showed Monday. According to the survey by the National Institution for Youth Education, 91.2 percent of Japanese respondents think ...

China factories closed over toxic school tracks scare

/ Jun 23, 2016

China factories closed over toxic school tracks scare

Chinese authorities have shut down nine factories and detained some executives after reports that toxic industrial waste was used to make running tracks widely used at schools, official media said Thursday. Smelly synthetic sports fields and athletics circuits, along with students falling sick from ...