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The number of foreign students enrolled in high schools for at least three months in fiscal 2013 increased after a steep drop two years earlier caused by the massive earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku region, the government said.

The number of foreign students in the year to March 2014 rose 30 percent to 1,665, against 1,283 in fiscal 2011 and 1,824 in fiscal 2008.

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