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Details emerge on teenage suspect in stabbing at Saitama school
Police arrested the 17-year-old on suspicion of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a 60-year-old teacher multiple times in the arms and stomach.
After years of sluggish growth, are wage hikes finally gaining steam in Japan?
While bigger firms have been more inclined to raise pay amid high inflation and a labor shortage, whether or not this trend spreads to smaller …
Japan child abuse cases reach new record; revenge porn on the rise
Stalking and domestic violence also show signs of increase, with reports of related crimes reaching new levels.
Hong Kong removes mask mandate for residents and travelers
After almost three years, the government decided to ease restrictions on facial coverings. But concern over new variants keeps many people wearing masks.
The ex-SDF member who declared war on sexual abuse
Rina Gonoi’s story has inspired dozens more people to report sexual and other abuse in Japan’s armed forces.
How Putin’s war is poisoning Ukraine’s breadbasket
Scientists looking at soil samples taken from the recaptured Ukrainian region of Kharkiv found high concentrations of toxins such as mercury and arsenic from munitions.

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