2008年4月8日: Japan News Update

News:

  • As email use becomes more prevalent in schools, it can be both a blessing for student- teacher communication, and it can also open up students to bad situations. After a principal was recently caught for threatening a student by email when she wanted to end a relationship they had been having, this article discusses the current use of email and student-teacher relationships in Japan. Gunma is mentioned.

“With the exception of the dynamic years early in the Meiji Era (1868-1912), and the decade of national restoration following the end of World War II in 1945, Japanese people have steered away from any sort of leadership that appeared genuinely committed to social and political change.”

“[…] four Tokyo cinemas subsequently pulled the plug on the documentary after apparent threats and protests from ultra-rightwing groups.”

Trends in Japan:

  • Do you want your coffee to taste like Tokyo? However, regional coffee blends are only offered in their designated regions…
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