• Kyodo


A government investigation has been launched to probe the disappearance of about 700 foreign students who have stopped attending classes, and have been out of contact since last April, because some no longer hold valid visas, a university in Tokyo has said.

Tokyo University of Social Welfare had 5,133 foreign nationals enrolled as of May 1, the second-largest foreign student body after Waseda University’s 5,412, according to the Japan Student Services Organization.

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