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Top Global University Project for a brighter future

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 04:55
Japan has long had a reputation for impenetrability and separation from the outside world. However, this is changing rapidly in a number of ways. One ...

Creating a better future through liberal arts education

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 04:54
Established in 1953 in Mitaka, Tokyo, International Christian University (ICU) is one of the few universities in Japan to have a College of Liberal Arts, ...

Liberal arts offers solid foundation for future study, career

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 04:53
After earning a master’s degree in conference interpretation from a U.S. school, Yuta Okuyama was set to start his career as an in-house interpreter and ...

University, campus redefined for post-coronavirus era

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 04:52
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the significance of universities and their campuses both have been coming into question.Known for its global education since it was ...

New master’s puts emphasis on international cooperation

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 04:51
With an aim to foster human resources capable of working in international organizations and international cooperation sectors, a new master’s program on international cooperation within ...

Expectations toward universities and global talent

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 04:50
The business world has high expectations for globalizing universities to better prepare students to contribute and lead as global talent. We asked David Macdonald, representative ...

ICU taught me to be a global citizen

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 04:49
Name: Cheung Si Wei Rachel University: International Christian University Faculty: College of Liberal Arts Department: Department of Arts and Science Year: Fourth Country: China (Hong ...

Fulfilling student life at Sophia University

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 04:48
Name: Kyi Min Khant University: Sophia University Faculty: Faculty of Liberal Arts Department: Department of Liberal Arts Year: Third Country: MyanmarAs a top international university ...

Iwate Prefecture’s Yumechan wins Japan’s final mascot competition

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 04:02
The winning mascot has ears modeled after pines in a grove that was swept away during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Tokyo to offer virtual travel experience

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 11:22
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government will start offering online tours featuring sightseeing spots across the Japanese capital from this month, as a new way of traveling ...

Tokyo confirms 108 new coronavirus cases

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 11:20
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 108 new coronavirus cases on Sunday.The figure was mostly based on 5,222 tests conducted on Thursday. The capital’s cumulative tally ...

Similarities between Spanish flu and COVID-19 illustrated in Tohoku

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 10:00
An economic slump, a collapse in the medical system, school shutdowns and face mask shortages all made the news — in 1918.

Japan’s new top spokesman stresses the need for digitalization as part of coronavirus response

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 09:34
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed Japan’s fragility in the digital realm and the need for a quick, broad solution to supply chain issues, the top ...

‘Shocking discrimination’: Japan’s sex industry cries foul over exclusion from government aid

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 08:53
A lawsuit has ignited a debate over whether the sector should qualify for subsidies, laying bare a deep-seated distrust of an industry often associated with ...

Robbers posing as gas inspectors target elderly people in Tokyo area

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 08:27
A senior police official said such cases are an off-shoot of so-called special fraud cases, in which older people are the main targets.

Japanese government planning unprecedentedly quick approval of anti-viral drug Avigan

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 07:20
According to sources, the government had already mapped out the drug's approval process by the time a Fujifilm unit disclosed data from clinical studies.

Mothers of child abuse victims often isolated from communities, Japanese government panel says

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 05:55
Mothers of children who die of abuse are often isolated from local communities and relatives, with the rate of such deaths higher when women are ...

Mike Pompeo shortens Asia trip as Trump falls ill, but will visit Japan

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 05:38
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Japan from Sunday but will not travel to South Korea and Mongolia as earlier planned, ...

The media’s unwitting role in helping Yoshihide Suga become Japan’s prime minister

Sat, 10/03/2020 - 12:56
A funny thing happened between the day Shinzo Abe said he was stepping down as Japan’s prime minister and the day Yoshihide Suga was elected ...

Japan Times 1970: Brussels karate attack termed ‘all a mistake’

Sat, 10/03/2020 - 12:55
100 YEARS AGOThursday, Oct. 7, 1920 Shaving brushes of Japanese make cause six deaths 1920 | THE JAPAN TIMES The country is alarmed at the ...

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