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All Posts Tagged With: "Japan"

Japanese Destroyer Docks in China

For the first time since World War II, a Japanese warship is docked in China.

Jun 24th, 2008 | Comments

Japan Appoints First Space Development Minister

Japan appointed Fumio Kishida as its first space development minister, following a law passed last month, which allows Japan to use outer space for the purposes of national security.

Jun 20th, 2008 | Comments

Japan’s About-Face: Japan Lifts Ban on Military in Outer Space

Japan lifted its 1969 ban on the military use of space on Wednesday, which is considered one of several indicators of Japan's shift away from post-war pacifism.

May 23rd, 2008 | Comments

Kids Cards

See how the children featured in WIDE ANGLE episode "Time for School" are faring now in the "Kid Cards" photo essay.

Sep 5th, 2006 | Comments

Photo Essay: Combating Illiteracy

A photo essay about innovative programs that offer basic education to the poorest children.

Sep 4th, 2004 | Comments

Essay: Girls’ Education in Developing Countries: Mind the Gap

Girls' education is emerging as one of the top priorities of the international development community.

Sep 4th, 2004 | Comments

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Time for School Series: Full Episode: Time for School

More than a hundred million children have never spent a day in school. Time for School spotlights the global crisis in access to education.

Sep 4th, 2004 | Comments

Japan’s About-Face: Data: Global Military Expenditures

See what the world is spending on armed forces -- Japan has the fifth-largest defense budget in the world.

Jul 8th, 2000 | Comments
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