Teachers Cite Problem Of Finding Time For Students To Learn 'practical' English

Teachers cite problem of finding time for students to learn 'practical' EnglishWhile numerous junior high and high school teachers say that it is important to nurture the ability to communicate in English, it is also difficult to devote class time to doing so due to the need to prepare students for entrance examinations that focus heavily on reading, the results of a survey have shown.

Cities Near Hamaoka Nuclear Plant Cite Insufficient Safety Plans As Gov't Seeks Restart

Cities near Hamaoka nuclear plant cite insufficient safety plans as gov't seeks restartThe mayors of all 11 municipalities in the Urgent Protective Action Planning Zone (UPZ) around the Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant in Shizuoka Prefecture, say that the plant would not qualify for restart even if the prefecture develops a regional evacuation plan as sought by the national government, a Mainichi Shimbun survey has revealed.