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Japan has recalled two top diplomats from South Korea over a controversial statue erected outside its consulate in the South Korean city of Busan recently. Tokyo will also halt talks with South Korea on a planned currency swap and delay high-level economic dialogue as part of its “initial” response to the statue, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told Journalist at a Press Briefing. The statue was erected by a civil group in December and represents “comfort women,” women who were forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War II. “The fact that the girls’ statue was set up has an unfavorable influence on relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea, and it is extremely regrettable,” Suga said. The temporary recall involves the Japanese Ambassador to South Korea and the Consulate General of Japan in Busan. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement in response…

By Boma Benjy – Iwuoha

Every parent wants a smart, bright and intelligent child. This desire sees us spending so much time and resources trying to find the best schools, teachers and learning environments for our kids. We sometimes forget that as parents, we have an important role to play, and the power to enhance our children’s learning potential by making books an integral part of their lives.