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Foreign workers learn the fast food ropes

May 24, 2022 - 16:10
TOKYO, May 24 (NewsOnJapan) - Mos Burger has hired 16 Vietnamese nationals who have acquired residence status through "specific skills" for foreign workers and made their training public. (NewsOnJapan)
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Number of Ukrainian evacuees to Japan reaches 1,000

May 22, 2022 - 15:52
The number of evacuees from Ukraine to Japan since Russia's invasion of the Eastern European country in late February reached 1,000 on Saturday, immigration authorities said. (
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Abortion In Japan: A History

May 22, 2022 - 05:03
It may not currently be a topic of polite conversation in much of local society, but abortion in Japan has existed for as long as people have. (
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13 women awarded damages over Japan exam discrimination

May 20, 2022 - 03:31
A medical school in Japan has been ordered to pay compensation to 13 women for discriminating against them in entrance exams. (BBC)
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Gov't panel advises no masks required when not chatting outside

May 19, 2022 - 21:52
Japanese experts on coronavirus infections are offering new advice on face masks. They say there may be more situations where people do not need to wear them. (NHK)
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Tokugawa Japan wasn't nearly as isolated as history books teach

May 18, 2022 - 10:49
The draconian Sakoku-rei or Seclusion Edict, as ordered by Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu, in 1636, would seal off the country from the outside world for the next two centuries. (Japan Today)
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Being The Only Black Girl at a Japanese Elementary School (Black in Japan)

May 18, 2022 - 10:47
In this video, I sat down with my 7 year old daughter to talk about life at a Japanese elementary school as a black girl. This is her take. (The Black Experience Japan)
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How to become fluent in Japanese? - Interview with Steve Kaufmann

May 16, 2022 - 13:12
Steve Kaufmann is a Swedish-born Canadian polyglot. As of 2022, he has an understanding of 20 languages. (TAKASHii from Japan)
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Japanese Urban Legends: Seven School Mysteries

May 15, 2022 - 13:41
The Seven School Mysteries are a staple of Japanese horror, but how did they come about and, perhaps most importantly, what are they? (Tara A. Devlin)
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Children's medical visits fall 20% as parents opt not to skip work

May 15, 2022 - 13:21
TOKYO -- Young children in Japan made 20% fewer doctor visits last year. Some experts credit widespread mask-wearing but others say many parents kept their children away from hospitals out of fear they would not be able to work if their kids contract the novel coronavirus. ()
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Listening in Japanese/ Learn Kanji while walking around Kyoto

May 14, 2022 - 23:23
I'm going to Kyoto city to look for some kanji. (Miku Real Japanese)
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Fried Shrimp with Spicy Sauce | EBI chilli | Japanese food recipe

May 14, 2022 - 23:21
Today, we made EBI Chilli, fried shrimp with spicy sauce! It's delicious and easy to make! (Kimono Mom)
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In Japan, school ‘intruder’ drills are full-contact and unpredictable

May 14, 2022 - 08:21
“A MAN WITH A KNIFE will come to the school today.” It’s not exactly the greeting one expects upon showing up to work. But this is what the vice-principal said on my arrival at the junior high school where I taught in rural Gunma Prefecture, Japan. (
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Japan granted refugee status to 74 people last year, highest on record

May 14, 2022 - 03:42
Japan's immigration agency says the country granted refugee status to 74 foreigners last year, the largest number since record-keeping began in 1982. (NHK)
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Japan police urge officers to avoid impression of racial profiling

May 13, 2022 - 06:08
The National Police Agency issued an advisory to all prefectural police forces in December to avoid questioning people in a way that could be perceived as racially motivated, according to agency officials. (Kyodo)
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All Romantic Expressions You Need in Japanese!

May 11, 2022 - 18:56
This is the fastest, easiest way to pick up basic Japanese! This video will challenge your listening comprehension skills and help you progress in your Japanese study. (Learn Japanese with
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Government eyes expanding education subsidies to Japan’s middle class

May 11, 2022 - 06:42
Japan will make higher education more accessible to middle-class science and technology students by expanding government subsidies for low-income students, a government panel proposed on Tuesday. (Japan Times)
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Cursed Japanese / 気持ちい悪い日本語

May 9, 2022 - 20:46
Ċ????ɌₛⒺ???? Japanese / キモい日本語 / ぞっとする日本語 / Scary Japanese (Dogen)
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Experts call for measures to address teacher shortages across Japan

May 9, 2022 - 20:41
Japanese education experts have urged central and local governments to take urgent steps to address the chronic shortages of teachers. (NHK)
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In Japan, pressure builds on COVID-19 loan borrowers as repayments loom

May 9, 2022 - 20:32
A single mother in her 40s with two children has been walking a financial tightrope since she lost her job at a restaurant in the summer of 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Japan Times)
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