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Japan's high child poverty rate driven by an increasing number of single-parent families

March 1, 2015 - 22:43
Japan is one of the world's richest countries but one in six Japanese children now live in poverty - one of the worst rates in the industrialised world. (ABC)
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'16 graduate recruitment season begins

March 1, 2015 - 21:39
Major businesses in the country will begin Sunday their recruitment processes for university students who are due to graduate in spring 2016. (The Japan News)
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Japan's craziest ad ever? English school commercial as likely to make kids terrified as bilingual

February 25, 2015 - 22:56
Seiha English Academy may not be as instantly recognizable as Aeon, Berlitz, ECC, and the other major players in Japan's English education industry. (
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Indonesian, Filipino nurses to be allowed to stay extra year to pass exam

February 24, 2015 - 22:38
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said Tuesday it will extend the stay of nursing and caregiver trainees from Indonesia and the Philippines for an extra year to allow those who failed the qualifying exam another chance to pass it. (Japan Today)
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