ICC authorizes probe into Myanmar abuses of Rohingya

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Nov 15, 2019

ICC authorizes probe into Myanmar abuses of Rohingya

The International Criminal Court on Thursday approved a long-awaited full investigation into Myanmar's alleged abuse of Rohingya Muslims, including crimes against humanity and persecution. The Hague-based war crimes court said in a statement it "authorized the prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for the alleged ...

Number of Japanese-language institutions soars in Asia, survey finds

National Oct 10, 2019

Number of Japanese-language institutions soars in Asia, survey finds

About 3.85 million people studied Japanese at a record 18,604 institutions overseas in fiscal 2018, with the number of institutions soaring in Asia, according to a survey released this week. The number of Japanese-language institutions jumped nearly fourfold to 818 in Vietnam from the previous ...