Chinese students put Shiga residents online

| Feb 14, 2014

Chinese students put Shiga residents online

Chinese exchange students at Shiga University have been interviewing local residents and posting the videos and articles in Chinese under a project called Interviewing 100 People in Hikone. With relations between the two countries worsening in recent years, the students hope to “show the ...

Students offer practical ideas to boost tourism

Sep 25, 2013

Students offer practical ideas to boost tourism

by Jun Hongo

Creating a credit-card friendly market, providing round-the-clock public transportation and supporting travelers in multiple languages would go a long way toward increasing overseas visitors to Japan, international students advised the tourism ministry Wednesday. Speaking at the ministry’s first roundtable meeting of its kind, 12 ...

Aug 26, 2013

Recruit foreign students to fuel growth, panel says

by Masaaki Kameda

Japan should strategically bring in more students from emerging economies who can contribute to both their homeland and Japan’s growth, a midterm report by an education panel working on exchange student issues said Monday. The report compiled by the nine-member panel, headed by Tsutomu ...