Business / Economy Apr 23, 2014

TV program exports lag South Korea's

Japan's television program exports in the fiscal year ending in March 2013 totaled ¥10.43 billion, far less than South Korea's ¥18.63 billion, according to government data. Rights to broadcast Japanese TV programs brought in ¥6.22 billion, accounting for 60 percent of the export total. The ...

Lecture DVD project targets education gaps

National Oct 24, 2013

Lecture DVD project targets education gaps

by Takuro Iwahashi

Still just a 24-year-old senior at Tokyo's Waseda University, Atsuyoshi Saisho helped 18 students in a poor Bangladeshi village lacking teachers pass their university entrance exams. Saisho created and heads what he calls the e-Education project, which helps students in developing countries who cannot afford ...