Jul 25, 2013

University of Tokyo professor arrested for alleged swindling

A University of Tokyo professor was arrested Thursday for allegedly bilking the school and Okayama University out of a combined ¥21.8 million by falsely claiming he needed the funds for nonexistent research projects. The special investigation unit of the Tokyo Public Prosecutor’s Office arrested ...

Suu Kyi makes overture to military

Apr 17, 2013

Suu Kyi makes overture to military

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday she wants to forge a better relationship with the military establishment to win its cooperation to reform the country’s controversial constitution. In a lecture to students at the University of Tokyo, the 67-year-old head of ...