Vietnamese elementary schools launch Japanese language classes

Sep 20, 2016

Vietnamese elementary schools launch Japanese language classes

Younger students in Vietnam are learning Japanese after language classes were introduced at five elementary schools in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City this month. The schools are now offering Japanese lessons from the third grade, and classes are expected to be rolled out ...

Bangkok reports 21 new locally transmitted Zika cases

Sep 12, 2016

Bangkok reports 21 new locally transmitted Zika cases

The Thai Health Ministry has confirmed 21 locally transmitted cases of Zika infection in central Bangkok, local media reported Sunday. According to the Japanese Embassy, no Japanese are among the cases, which were all recorded in the capital’s Sathorn District, where many office complexes ...

Jul 6, 2016

Japanese expats weigh leaving Bangladesh after Dhaka massacre

Japanese expatriates in Dhaka were shocked by the deadly hostage siege last week and are wondering how to ensure the safety of their families while minimizing the impact on their work and daily lives. “We were advised to be careful by the Japanese embassy ...