/ Aug 20, 2017

Japan's farm ministry to promote rental of urban farmland

The agriculture ministry plans to establish a new system for promoting urban agriculture by making it easier to rent farmland, ministry sources have said. Currently, people who want to rent out farmland must get permission from their local agriculture committees. Under the proposed system, municipal ...

| Aug 20, 2017

Fukushima Medical, Ohio State team up on radiotherapy

Fukushima Medical University has launched an international exchange program with Ohio State University that will focus on developing experts in cancer radiation therapy. Under the program, Ohio State University, based in Columbus, will share its world-class treatment expertise with doctors and students from Fukushima Medical ...

Japan grapples with its new arrivals

/ | Aug 19, 2017

Japan grapples with its new arrivals


Given its current popularity in certain U.S. political circles, it was inevitable that the word "fake" would eventually find traction in Japan. The September issue of the monthly magazine Bungei Shunju applies it to the headline of an article by journalist Miyu Suzuki titled ...