Taiwan: Where Japanese go to feel at home on vacation

Mar 18, 2017

Taiwan: Where Japanese go to feel at home on vacation

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Asia is brimming with exciting travel destinations. Each country is like a world unto itself, with new languages and customs to learn, food to try and experiences to have. Like everyone else, Japanese take vacations for any number of reasons, but the majority seem ...

Japanese offer mixed views of foreign health care

Feb 19, 2017

Japanese offer mixed views of foreign health care

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Japanese people who have received medical care overseas have mixed views of other countries’ health systems, according to an online straw poll conducted by The Japan Times. The Feb. 7 to Feb. 9 poll drew responses from 66 Japanese whose experiences with foreign health ...

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 ...