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Dad turned 90 on October 30, 2009, and my brother and I took him to Calhoun in the Fort. Loudoun Marina for lunch. We were joined by his friend Bill Beeler and his daughter, Vikki. We threw Bill’s oxygen tank and daddy’s walker in the trunk of mum’s big Merc (as a full time caregiver …

About 82 million cloth masks purchased by Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic, dubbed “Abenomasks” by the public, have remained unused, a government spokesperson said on Wednesday, drawing criticism that money from taxpayers was wasted. The number of masks in stock in March is more than half of the 140 million the government intended to provide …

Newfrom Japan Politics October 27, 2021 Tokyo, October 27 (Jiji Press) – Japan is expected to aim to reduce the maximum number of children per class in public primary and secondary schools to 30 eventually, Education Minister Shinsuke Suematsu said. “Meticulous instruction that meets individual needs is required in primary and secondary schools,” Suematsu said …

An elementary school in northeastern Japan opened on Sunday in memory of those affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami and the ensuing Fukushima nuclear crisis, with a mission to pass on the lessons of the tragedy. Ukedo Elementary School, run by Namie City in Fukushima Prefecture, is the prefecture’s first memorial to preserve buildings …

The doors of Ramstein Middle School remain closed on October 25, 2021, following new cases of coronavirus among the school population. Teachers and students are switching to distance learning while school administrators assess the situation. (Alexander W. Riedel / Stars and Stripes) KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Students at Ramstein High School will not be attending in-person …

Faced with severe coral damage and parking issues, government experiments with limiting recreational use of Okinawa Blue Cave Cape Maeda is a popular spot for divers and welcomes many international visitors (July 27, 2017, Maeda to Onna. Photograph taken by RC helicopter) October 22, 2021 Ryukyu Shimpo On October 21, the Okinawa General Office announced …

As COVID-19 pandemic hits the economy, 77% of lower house candidates support increased budget spending, double the ratio of 38% in previous elections in 2017, poll finds . The survey, carried out jointly by The Asahi Shimbun and a team led by Masaki Taniguchi, professor of political science at the University of Tokyo, also showed …

In anticipation of the next wave of new coronavirus infections, the government outlined its new pandemic response policy. Assuming the worst-case transmissibility of the virus to double the record high last summer, the government is forecasting a 20% increase in the number of patients requiring hospitalization and putting in place a system to ensure there …

Students at Chitose Elementary School on the northern main island of Hokkaido gained hands-on traditional salmon fishing experience from the indigenous Ainu people of Japan in class in mid-October. Third-grade students at the city’s Suehiro Public Primary School learned to use a spear called a “marek” to fish for salmon at the head of an …

New Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said in an interview that Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s government is ready to keep intact a panel of experts on stable imperial succession launched under the previous administration, and will respect the results. panel discussions. Asked when the expert panel will reach its conclusion, Matsuno noted that the panel, …