LDP drops disabled author as candidate after affairs come to light

/ Mar 30, 2016

LDP drops disabled author as candidate after affairs come to light

The governing Liberal Democratic Party has decided to forgo fielding disabled celebrity author Hirotada Ototake in the Upper House election this summer after revelations that he committed adultery, a party executive said Wednesday. Ototake, who was born without limbs, acknowledged the adultery allegations made recently ...

'Daijobu 3kumi (Nobody's Perfect)'

/ Mar 29, 2013

'Daijobu 3kumi (Nobody's Perfect)'

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Teaching kids is usually not thought of as a physically taxing job, but take it from one who has done it: It is, especially in Japanese schools, where one teacher may have to deal with 40 bundles of not-always-well-behaved energy. I spent much of ...