Princess Kako heading to University of Leeds in September

Apr 24, 2017

Princess Kako heading to University of Leeds in September

Princess Kako, a granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, will study at the University of Leeds in Britain from this September to June next year as an exchange student, the Imperial Household Agency said. The 22-year-old princess, the second daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, ...

Apr 24, 2017

Police fire at student protesters in Indian Kashmir

Police fired into a crowd of stone-throwing students in Indian Kashmir on Monday as violence in the disputed region intensified. Hundreds of student protesters shouted “We want freedom” and “Go India, go back” as they fought with government forces after taking to the streets ...

Apr 7, 2017

Parental allowances for private college kids hit new record low

Monthly allowances given by parents to students who entered private colleges in the Tokyo metropolitan area last spring dropped for the 16th straight year, a survey has showed. The average allowance per month for first-year students at school away from home fell by ¥1,000 ...