Japan May Introduce Haccp Food Safety Rules

Japan may introduce HACCP food safety rulesJapan's health ministry is planning to introduce international food safety standards to boost food exports.
A group of food safety experts on Monday began studying the feasibility of requiring food processing companies to adhere to the international Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points system.
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March 2011 Disaster Victims Remembered In N.y.

March 2011 disaster victims remembered in N.Y.Hundreds of people have gathered in New York to remember the victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan.
More than 400 people, mainly Japanese living in the city, attended an annual event at a church in Manhattan.
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Ships To Carry Japan Plutonium To U.s. Arrive In Kobe

Ships to carry Japan plutonium to U.S. arrive in KobeA U.S. civic group said Friday two ships have arrived in Kobe to transport the plutonium which Japan agreed in 2014 to return to the United States.
The British-flagged ships will pick up the cargo in Tokaimura and transport it over a 52-day voyage to South Carolina, where the U.S. government-run Savannah River Site nuclear facility is located, according to Savannah River Site Watch.
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Crowdsourcing Workers Joining Hands To Improve Job Conditions

Crowdsourcing workers joining hands to improve job conditionsPrograms to stabilize and increase earnings for "crowdsourcing" workers and improve their skills are starting in Japan.
Combining "crowd" and "outsourcing," crowdsourcing is a way of obtaining services from a crowd of people, usually online. It is attracting people wishing to work at home when it suits them, such as housewives raising children.
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Japan To Introduce Digital Textbooks In Class

Japan to introduce digital textbooks in classJapanese students will use "digital textbooks" in class in four years' time.
An Education Ministry panel has decided on a basic policy for introducing tablet computers and other digital devices into classrooms at elementary schools as well as junior and senior high schools, starting with the 2020 school year.
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