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YOUTHS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 17, 2019
'Dear young people, don't vote!' say Japan's senior citizens in campaign viral video
As the nation readies for the upcoming Upper House election set for this Sunday, a video targeted at Japan's youths is going viral owing to its controversial message delivered by a group of senior citizens: "Dear young people, don't vote!"
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jun 7, 2019
The high cost of young Japanese staying close to home
A lack of curiosity, reluctance to take risks and unwillingness to understand different values are hardly winning traits for anyone to succeed in the fiercely competitive and borderless global market.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jun 1, 2017
OECD urges Japan to boost social services for young people, curb ranks of NEETs
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has urged Japan to improve social services for young people, in particular women, to enable and motivate more active participation in the labor market.
WORLD
Aug 17, 2016
Japanese youth volunteers arrive in Phnom Penh to coach judo
A group of youth volunteers dispatched to Cambodia by the Japanese government to coach judo arrived in the capital Phnom Penh on Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 2, 2016
Systemic avoidance of political issues by schools keeps youth vote in the dark
Although 2.4 million teens will have a chance to vote in one of Japan's most pivotal elections ever, most are indifferent because politics is widely ignored in class.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 13, 2015
Pope heads home to Rome after urging youth in Paraguay to help their peers, seek dignity
Pope Francis, drawing to a close his three-country tour of South America, on Sunday urged tens of thousands of youths in Paraguay to look after their less fortunate peers and fight for a dignified life filled with hope and strength.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
May 14, 2015
Japan's low-earning adults find it hard to leave home, marry
Freelance writer Kenji Ayase was 25 when he moved back in with his parents after finding he couldn't afford to live on his own. He tried, but found within a year that it just wasn't paying off.
Japan Times
JAPAN / 70 YEARS OF PEACE AND PROSPERITY
Jan 4, 2015
Patriotic few battle addiction to peace
The Japanese school systemu2019s treatment of modern history is so slipshod that having a rational debate on the need for war is nearly impossible, young nationalists say.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 29, 2014
Theft suspect, 17, escapes from police van, is recaptured
An arrested 17-year-old boy escaped from a police van while being taken to a detention facility Thursday night in Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture, police said. He was caught about an hour later.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 21, 2014
220 mostly female minors warned against online solicitation
Warnings against online misconduct were issued to 220 minors under 18 in the first half of the year, the National Police Agency reported Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 14, 2014
Free Hug activist hopes to mend fences in Asia
It was August 2011 when Koichi Kuwabara hit the streets of Seoul with a mission in mind.
JAPAN
Mar 18, 2014
Students in Aichi city to be banned from using cellphones after 9 p.m.
Hoping to minimize the negative effects that smartphones can have on children, students in elementary and junior high schools in Kariya, Aichi Prefecture, will be banned from using cellphones after 9 p.m.
Japan Times
JAPAN / AT A GLANCE
Dec 1, 2013
In touristy Tokyo, Harajuku still stands out from the crowd
Harajuku, one of the most popular tourist spots for foreign visitors to Tokyo, is best known for Takeshita-dori, the narrow lane crammed with shops that runs for about 350 meters from JR Harajuku Station toward Meiji-dori.
JAPAN
Nov 13, 2013
Thyroid cancers up in Fukushima
Screening of Fukushima residents who were 18 or younger at the time of the 2011 nuclear disaster had found 26 confirmed and 32 suspected cases of thyroid cancer as of Sept. 30, the Fukushima Prefectural Government says.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jun 21, 2013
Project prods jobless young to test strengths
Only two years after establishing a company in 2005, young entrepreneur Yujun Wakashin found himself in an unexpected predicament: his co-founder and employees ganged up on him, ousting him from his own firm.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 2, 2013
'Chocolate project' teaches kids volunteerism
Most Japanese teens have little exposure to issues of worldwide poverty or the volunteerism that seeks to end it.

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