Nov 16, 2013

Tokyo teachers to study abroad

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government will send some 200 Japanese and other non-native English teachers to study at foreign universities for three months in fiscal 2014, Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose announced. The capital will lead state reforms in English-language education in the run-up to the ...

Inose lauds 'Team Japan' for bringing games back

Sep 11, 2013

Inose lauds 'Team Japan' for bringing games back

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Tokyo’s success in landing the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics was thanks to the country’s all-around effort involving athletes, lawmakers and business leaders, Gov. Naoki Inose said after returning from the International Olympic Committee’s general assembly in Buenos Aires. “Our bid came to fruition as ...

Inose slams Fukushima coverage

Sep 7, 2013

Inose slams Fukushima coverage

Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose, at his final news conference before the selection of the host city for the 2020 Summer Olympics, blasted media coverage of the Fukushima nuclear crisis and said people should not believe scare stories. He also stressed that the central government ...

Inose pitches Tokyo for 2020 Olympics at Russian meet

May 31, 2013

Inose pitches Tokyo for 2020 Olympics at Russian meet

Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose made a pitch for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games at an international conference Thursday in St. Petersburg, along with his rivals from Istanbul and Madrid. Inose, chairman of the Tokyo 2020 Bid Committee, told the International Olympic Committee and other ...