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BULLYING

Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
May 26, 2020
Notes uncovered detailing 'Terrace House' star Hana Kimura's suicide
Top politicians in Japan have spoken up about the need to deal with cyberbullying following the death of Hana Kimura, who apparently killed herself after facing hundreds of hateful messages online.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 13, 2020
Social stigma and harassment undermine COVID-19 testing efforts across Asia
Public health officials around the world have agreed that testing and contact tracing are vital to containing the coronavirus pandemic. But for many people, coming forward to get tested — let alone revealing the personal information of friends, family and close associates — is more terrifying than...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 30, 2020
Japan's essential workers risk health but face abuse in virus crisis
Supermarket employees, truck drivers and postal workers have remained at their posts while people in many other occupations have been asked to stay home.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 2, 2020
Japan sees rise in harassment, bullying and discrimination linked to COVID-19
Japan is seeing a growing number of cases of harassment, bullying and other forms of discrimination targeting local communities affected by the outbreak of the new virus that causes COVID-19 and those involved in dealing with the situation.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Nov 25, 2019
K-pop star Goo Hara left 'pessimistic' note, South Korean police say
K-pop singer Goo Hara left a "pessimistic" note, police said on Monday, a day after the former member of top South Korean girl group Kara was found dead.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 21, 2019
Japan to require firms to clearly ban power harassment
A subcommittee of a labor ministry panel on Wednesday gave its approval to draft guidelines on preventing power harassment in workplaces, requiring companies to clearly ban such practices.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 19, 2019
Police begin questioning Kobe teachers over force-feeding of spicy curry to colleague
Police on Monday started questioning schoolteachers in Kobe involved in the bullying of a 25-year-old male colleague, a source close to the matter said.
EDITORIALS
Oct 23, 2019
An ever-growing number of school bullying cases
More effective ways must be found to hold bullies accountable and protect victims.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Oct 18, 2019
Bullying in Japan's schools surged nearly a third to record high in 2018
The record high number of cases was credited to a greater effort by teachers to report bullies nationwide, the education ministry survey said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 10, 2019
Kobe teacher accused of bullying colleagues also incited students to create chaos, principal says
One of four teachers accused of bullying their colleagues at an elementary school in Kobe also encouraged pupils to defy authority and create chaos in class, the principal of the school said Wednesday, citing one of the bullying victims.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 4, 2019
Kobe elementary school embroiled in bullying scandal as teachers turn on one of their own
Four teachers at an elementary school in Kobe have been removed from their positions and are facing further disciplinary action for allegedly rubbing hot soup into the eyes of a colleague and forcing him to drink alcohol, among other acts.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Sep 9, 2019
Bullied Japanese teen dies in apparent suicide, blames school in journal
A 15-year-old boy who had complained about being bullied at school died in an apparent suicide after falling from a building in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture, investigative sources said Monday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Sep 4, 2019
South Koreans turn to spy gadgets to fight workplace bullying
South Korean workers fed up with bullying are being increasingly emboldened by a new tougher labor law to secretly record alleged abuse or harassment by their bosses, boosting sales of high-tech audio and video devices.
EDITORIALS
Jul 19, 2019
Explore more efforts to stop school bullying
It's time to review if legally binding anti-bullying measures are serving their intended purpose.
EDITORIALS
Jun 2, 2019
Step up the fight against power harassment
Employers need to realize the gravity of the power harassment problem and make steady efforts to eliminate it.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2019
Japan bolsters fight against workplace harassment, but laws lack punitive measures
The Diet revised various pieces of legislation in an effort to bolster measures against workplace harassment, obligating companies to combat increasingly prevalent reports of bullying and abuse of power.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 7, 2019
Teen girl in Ibaraki takes her own life after leaving note accusing school club coach of verbal abuse
In the note she wrote that the coach, who is also a teacher at her school, had called students “idiots” and told them, “I will kill you.”
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Apr 28, 2019
Sports bodies look to stop abuse by coaches
As Japan prepares to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, a number of the country's sports bodies are taking steps to prevent coaches from verbally and physically abusing athletes following a spate of high-profile cases.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 23, 2019
Otsu turns to AI in bid to help teachers detect signs of school bullying
The city of Otsu will begin next month the country's first attempt to use artificial intelligence to help teachers detect signs of serious school bullying.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 13, 2019
Two 12-year-old girls jump to their deaths from building in Aichi, leaving notes hinting at bullying
Suicide notes purportedly written by the two sixth-graders addressed to their school's principal and a few friends were found after their deaths. They included accounts of verbal abuse, according to sources.

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