Translating Trump: A 'dirty' job but someone has to do it

/ Jan 13, 2018

Translating Trump: A 'dirty' job but someone has to do it

U.S. President Donald Trump's use of the word "sh-thole" to describe some countries has sparked fury in some quarters and left many media scratching their heads on whether to repeat the slur. But spare a thought for the non-English language media outlets that had to ...

Schools tapping smartphone and tablet apps to engage a new generation

Jan 11, 2018

Schools tapping smartphone and tablet apps to engage a new generation

Smartphone and tablet computer apps are seeing increasing use in Japanese schools as teachers look to capitalize on what has become many young people's preferred window to the world. Artificial intelligence-assisted apps have become prevalent in education, particularly in subjects many Japanese teachers struggle to ...

/ Nov 23, 2017

KDDI to buy English school operator Aeon Corp. in January

Mobile carrier KDDI Corp. will wholly acquire Aeon Corp., the nation's second-largest English conversation school operator, in January in a step to expand its business into the education field. KDDI said Wednesday it will acquire all shares in Aeon held by its founding family members ...