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Myanmar opens first training course for Japanese-language teachers

National Dec 10, 2018

Myanmar opens first training course for Japanese-language teachers

Myanmar's first-ever training course for Japanese-language teachers is opening as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to invite more Asian youths to work in Japan. The initial phase of the training program starts this month at the Yangon University of Foreign Languages for students ...

Reading improves children's math skills, Japan survey finds

National Nov 23, 2018

Reading improves children's math skills, Japan survey finds

Children who spend a lot of time reading perform better in academic subjects, particularly mathematics, than those who do not, a private-sector survey has revealed. The Benesse Educational Research and Development Institute, which carried out the survey, said it believes that reading "helps enhance children's ...