/ Aug 18, 2017

South Korea's 'Poop School' to change name

A South Korean elementary school whose name means "shit" has decided to adopt a more fragrant moniker, school officials said Friday. Many Korean names and words are based on Chinese characters, so when rendered in the Hangul alphabet they can have the same sound but ...

Let's discuss Japan's life expectancy records

| Aug 7, 2017

Let's discuss Japan's life expectancy records

This week's featured article KYODO Japanese men and women ranked second in the world in average life expectancy in 2016 after setting new longevity records for a fifth year straight, according to welfare ministry data. According to data released July 27 by the Health, Labor and Welfare ...