Miyagi city to preserve school building hit by 3/11 tsunami

National Mar 25, 2016

Miyagi city to preserve school building hit by 3/11 tsunami

The city of Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture has decided to preserve the building in an elementary school where 74 children and 10 staff died in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, sources close to the matter said Friday. Despite opposition from some bereaved families, Ishinomaki ...

First school dedicated to Japanese residents opens in Cambodia

National May 31, 2015

First school dedicated to Japanese residents opens in Cambodia

A ceremony was held Sunday to open Cambodia's first dedicated school for Japanese children living in the country. The Japanese School of Phnom Penh, which consists of an elementary and junior high school, has 21 students and 14 teachers and is about 1.5 km northeast ...