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Although reports submitted to the Okayama Prefectural Assembly Secretariat are not disclosed to the public, the Mainichi Shimbun made use of a freedom-of-information request to view and analyze reports stored by the secretariat on tours from 2014 onward. The analysis revealed that of all the assembly ...

Jiji Press OKAYAMA (Jiji Press) — A lawmaker of the major opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan sued the central government on Monday over its failure to quickly meet a request to convene an extraordinary session of the Diet last year. Takashi Takai, a member of the House of ...
The Okayama branch of Hiroshima High Court ruled Thursday that the House of Representatives election in October last year was constitutional in terms of vote-value disparities. With the ruling the court turned down a petition by a group of lawyers seeking to invalidate the results of the Oct. 22 election for ...
OKAYAMA--An Okayama prefectural government film that mixes zombies with the charms of the prefecture won an award at one of the largest festivals in Asia dedicated to short films. “The Land of Sunshine” took the Tabimoja Award at the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia. The prize is awarded to works of ...
When he came to Yale from Japan in 2010, Kenta Koga '14 had never heard of summer camp. Hearing his friends talk about their experiences there, he was confused but intrigued. In 2011, he decided to open Gakko, his own summer camp in Okayama, Japan. As he watched his project grow — and its ...


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