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A Japanese medical team is planning a clinical study to temporarily transplant a pig's kidney into an unborn child with a severe kidney disease.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Feb 6, 2024
Japan team plans pig kidney transplant for fetus with severe disease
The team, which includes the Jikei University School of Medicine, is seeking to apply for approval with a state-designated committee as early as this year.
Police vehicles are parked outside the Perry Middle School and High School complex following a school shooting, in Perry, Iowa, on Thursday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jan 5, 2024
Sixth-grade student killed in Iowa school shooting, suspect dead
Police also discovered an improvised explosive device when searching the high school.
The fossil of a new species of dung beetle found during a geoscience class at Keio Senior High School
JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 12, 2023
Fossil found in Japan school class confirmed as new beetle species
The almost perfectly preserved fossil was found in a rock during a geoscience class in last year at Keio Senior High School in Yokohama.
Students from Yanagawa High School and its Thai-affiliated junior high school pose for a photo during an exchange event in August.
JAPAN / Society / Regional Voices: Kyushu
Oct 2, 2023
Pioneering Thai-Japanese school aims to nurture global minds
Yanagawa Junior High School Thailand is affiliated with a school in Fukuoka Prefecture.
Many art critics rank Pablo Picasso's "Les Demoiselles d’Avignon," which hangs in New York’s Museum of Modern Art, as one of his greatest. But other critics describe the masterpiece as racist or exploitative.
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 29, 2023
What should be done with art that is seen as racist?
So what exactly should we do when people consider extant art racist?
Keio High School players celebrate after topping Sendai Ikuei High School in the finals of the national high school baseball tournament at Koshien Stadium on Wednesday.
BASEBALL
Aug 23, 2023
Kanagawa's Keio ends 107-year drought with Koshien triumph
Playing in the school's third summer final and its first in 103 years, Keio's title was its first since the tournament's second edition in 1916.
Since 1948, Yuji Koseki's "The Crown Will Shine on You” has served as the anthem for the summer Koshien tournament.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 6, 2023
Japan’s enduring ‘sound of summer’
Composer Yuji Koseki probably did not imagine that his career would become intertwined with Japan’s most popular sporting event.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 6, 2023
Abrupt closure of upscale Tokyo international preschool stuns parents
Parents have been left to deal with the fallout of a dispute between the Chateau School"s owner and the landlord of its building in ritzy Nishiazabu.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 3, 2023
Nine dead in elementary school shooting in Belgrade
A teenage student suspected of carrying out the attack was arrested.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 30, 2023
U.S. parents struggle with 'delicate balance' in discussing school shootings with children
Latest school shooting in Nashville, Tennessee, leaves countless American parents needing to both comfort and educate their children, all the while reeling from their own anguish and fear.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 28, 2023
Female shooter kills six at Nashville elementary school, U.S. police say
The alleged shooter, who was killed by police, was a 28-year-old white woman from Nashville who is believed to be a former student at the Covenant School, Metro Nashville Police said.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 13, 2023
Why America doesn’t know how to stop school shootings
After a ban of more than two decades, the U.S. government is finally funding studies on how to prevent death and injury from firearms.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 21, 2022
10 years after Sandy Hook, a mother's grief and healing
The massacre shocked America and the world, sparked heightened security measures at schools and renewed a contentious fight for gun control laws that continues a decade later.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Dec 15, 2022
‘Old School’: A sloppy fun time in the criminal underworld
Yukiya Kitamura brings some hard-knock swagger as a private sleuth trawling Japanu2019s seedy underbelly in Kotaro Ikawau2019s film noir throwback.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Oct 19, 2022
JSA welcomes new crop of sumo recruits ahead of Kyushu Basho
Ten wrestlers passed their mandatory health checks at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Tuesday, with eight Japanese newcomers eligible to take part in next month's Fukuoka meet.
Japan Times
BASEBALL
Aug 22, 2022
Sendai Ikuei beats Shimonoseki Kokusai to claim first title at Summer Koshien
Sendai Ikuei is the first school from Japan's Tohoku region to win either version of the national high school baseball tournament.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 12, 2022
Years of pandemic school closures leave Philippines with deep scars
Protracted school closures worsen basic literacy standards and will likely reduce the productivity and earnings of children once they enter the workforce, the World Bank has warned.
Japan Times
BASEBALL
Mar 31, 2022
Osaka Toin wins Spring Koshien title for fourth time
Osaka Toin beat Shiga Prefecture's Omi High School 18-1 in the final of the 94th edition of the spring invitational at Koshien Stadium.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Mar 24, 2022
‘To Be Killed by a High School Girl’: Hideo Jojo gives a lesson in ‘ick 101’
Hideo Jojo challenges taboos with black comedy in a twisted film about a teacher plotting his own death at the hands of a student.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 16, 2022
U.S. gun-maker to pay Sandy Hook families $73 million in first such settlement
The nine families sued in 2014 and spent years in the courts trying to hold the firm liable, despite a U.S. law that protects gun-makers and dealers from most civil litigation.

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At the Akan International Crane Center, just north of the city of Kushiro proper, visitors can see the majestic red-crowned crane — a symbol of Hokkaido.
Faces of the north: A Hokkaido town grapples with depopulation