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Food poisoning hits 618 preschool kids

December 15, 2015 - 21:35
A total of 618 children have fallen ill with an outbreak of food poisoning at 13 kindergartens and nursery schools in Aichi Prefecture, according to the prefectural government. (
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'An,' meaning safety, named Japan's kanji of the year for 2015

December 15, 2015 - 11:25
The kanji an, which denotes safety or peace, best symbolizes the national mood in 2015, a Kyoto-based kanji promotion organization said Tuesday. (Japan Times)
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Sagamihara child consultation center strip searched girls

December 15, 2015 - 05:06
The government of Sagamihara City has issued an apology following revelations that staff members at a child consultation center conducted searches of nude girls over the summer, reports Nippon News Network (Dec. 14). (Tokyo Reporter)
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