Trying times: Pregnancy during the pandemic

World / Science & Health Apr 7, 2020

Trying times: Pregnancy during the pandemic

Pregnant with twins, Ainhoa Martinez knows she probably should be home being careful rather than putting herself at risk by serving the public every day at her boutique tea shop near Madrid. With all but food shops shuttered for the past three weeks as Spain ...

National Mar 22, 2020

Impact of Japan's school shutdowns has 70% of parents concerned

About 70 percent of parents are worried about the impact the nationwide school shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak is having on their children, a survey by a Tokyo-based nonprofit organization showed recently. Respondents cited children's mental stress from changes to their daily routine as ...

Kagawa passes Japan's first ordinance to tackle gaming addiction

National Mar 18, 2020

Kagawa passes Japan's first ordinance to tackle gaming addiction

A local assembly has passed Japan's first ordinance aimed at reducing internet and video game addiction among young people, by recommending that screen time be limited to one hour per day. The ordinance, passed Wednesday by the Kagawa Prefectural Assembly, has triggered controversy — with ...