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In this file photo, high school students take a last glance at their notes before a college entrance exam in Kumamoto's Chuo Ward on Feb. 25, 2016. (Mainichi). Rules for junior high and high school students have gotten stricter in the last 40 years, an internet survey carried out by groups working to get rid of ...

There was no data available for Kumamoto in southwestern Japan as it was affected by powerful earthquakes in April 2016. Akita in northeastern Japan scored the lowest for men at 71.21 years and Hiroshima in western Japan for women at 73.62 years. Under a 10-year plan on promoting health introduced ...
Kumamoto Electric Power sees its plans as a potential solution to the curtailment of PV-generated electricity from the Japanese grid, according to an online statement. Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) is currently discussing new ways to address grid restrictions, as part of efforts to ...
In a surprising announcement on March 1, 2018, the Kumamoto Nichinichi Shinbun (newspaper) published an article that the Forest Leaves Kumamoto volleyball team, that had played in V. Challenge League 1, a step below the V. Premier League (top level) had ceased operations on February 28th.
Kumamoto Energy entering the mining business made headlines this week. The Japanese company plans to set up a subsidiary company, wholesale their surplus electricity at a reduced price, and use it for mining cryptocurrencies. Kumamoto Energy is a so-called unconventional energy company that ...
KUMAMOTO – Local authorities reopened a crater area of Mount Aso on Wednesday to tourists for the first time in over three years following diminished volcanic activity and the installation of safety measures. The crater on the 1,592-meter active volcano had been one of the most popular tourist spots in ...
For 35 years, Montana has enjoyed a "sister state" relationship with the prefecture of Kumamoto, Japan. Few Montanans know Kumamoto as well as award-winning journalist and Japan Friendship Club President Ian Marquand. Join Ian as he shares the special character of Kumamoto--its connection with ...


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