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When speaking last month about a plan to introduce private-sector English testing for university entrance exams, education minister Koichi Hagiuda created an outcry when he said students should compete for entry "in accordance with their (financial) standing," implying they should compete financially. The comments created ...
The process of acquiring and using disability certificates has long been cumbersome and impractical, but with plastic cards and smartphone apps gaining ground, things could get much simpler. The government has started allowing plastic cards to replace the paper certificates, which tear easily and can ...
Japanese artists won the first and second prizes in the piano category of the Long-Thibaud-Crespin international classical music competition in Paris on Saturday. "Winning the competition was beyond expectations," said Kenji Miura, 26, who captured the First Grand Prix. "I'm glad that my hard work has ...