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Kyoto has recipe for promoting food

National Jan 3, 2014

Kyoto has recipe for promoting food

by Mie Sakamoto

Now that traditional Japanese cuisine has been added to UNESCO's Intangible Heritage list, Japan is looking to train foreign chefs in the ways of "washoku" to promote proper worldwide appreciation of the culinary heritage. At the forefront is the cultural capital of Kyoto. Since November, ...

Editorials Jan 3, 2014

Dubious cure for doctor shortage

The education ministry's recent decision to approve creation of a new medical school at an existing university in Tohoku marks a new development in the government's oscillating policy on the education of doctors.

Commentary / World Jan 3, 2014

Century engine starts now

by David Brin

The last two centuries (and possibly more) didn't "start" with the turning of the calendar from 00 to 01. Each century began bending the arc of history, in essence, in its 14th year.