China media pooh-poohs Japanese luxury toilet seats

Feb 26, 2015

China media pooh-poohs Japanese luxury toilet seats

Japan’s luxury lavatories have become the latest flash point with China, after Beijing’s state-run media launched a thunderous tirade against built-in washers and pre-warmed seats on Thursday. The Global Times, which is affiliated with the Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily, devoted the editorial in ...

Feb 25, 2015

Japan tourism industry to take 3,000 to China

Japan’s tourism industry is taking a 3,000-strong delegation to China this year, a lawmaker said Wednesday, as Tokyo looks to capitalize on its neighbor’s growing appetite for travel. With ties between the countries beginning to thaw after a years-long freeze, lawmaker Toshihiro Nikai said ...

Feb 9, 2015

University of Tokyo, top school in China to form strategic partnership

Japan and China’s top universities will expand their collaboration to open the door for more academic and student exchanges, a move encouraged by the first meeting last year between the two countries’ current leaders, university officials said. The University of Tokyo and Peking University ...