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Internships in Japan dogged by recruiting, cheap labor suspicions

Jun 24, 2016

Internships in Japan dogged by recruiting, cheap labor suspicions

Part of Hideyuki Morimoto’s internship at U.S. chemical giant DuPont’s branch in Tochigi Prefecture involved preparing an experiment on engineering plastic. Although his mentor was watching over him, he still felt pressure to perform. “Unlike studying, if I make a mistake, it would cause ...

Jun 23, 2016

Japan lifts missile-intercept order

Defense Minister Gen Nakatani on Thursday lifted an order for the Self-Defense Forces to shoot down any North Korean missile posing a danger to Japan. The government believes North Korea will not conduct a missile launch for the time being after firing what appeared ...