According to Nihon Keizai shimbun, Hitotsubashi University (one of Japan's most prestigious national universities) is going to introduce compulsory overseas study for students. Other private universities including Rikkyo, Waseda and Kansai Universities...

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Day 1: OK so having a run despite the pouring rain was commendable, but perhaps I shouldn't have taken my iPhone with me. Afterwards I took it out of the zipped gore-tex pocket and it was soaked. Turns out it was terminally damaged. Luckily my...

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The University of Nottingham together with JETAA UK (Japan Exchange And Teaching Programme Alumni) and the University’s Asian Business Centre hosted ‘Japan related interests in the Midlands’ at the Sir Colin Campbell Building at their Innovation...

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Tesco plunges on profit warning That is a FT headline today. Why am I writing about TESCO? There is something about it. Last summer after a new CEO Philip Clarke took over from Sir Terry Leahy, he decided to sell its loss-making Japanese business. This...

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The training day was very successful despite of the M1 closure on the way to the venue.  The delegates were very enthusiastic about their forthcoming visits to Japan.  They very much enjoyed the cultural activities: tea ceremony, origami and...

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