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New Swiss projects get Japanese architectural touch

Sep 28, 2016

New Swiss projects get Japanese architectural touch

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In contrast to the familiar images of cows grazing in the picturesque Alps, Switzerland is a country also known for its technological innovations, in particular in civil engineering. The nation in the heart of Europe has recently finished work on the Gotthard Base Tunnel, ...

Non-Japanese residents hit record 2.31 million in June

Sep 27, 2016

Non-Japanese residents hit record 2.31 million in June

The number of foreign residents in Japan hit a record 2.31 million at the end of June, up 3.4 percent from six months before, partly because of a rise in the number of trainees arriving to earn cash and skills, the Justice Ministry said. ...