National Sep 26, 2014

Government to help 37 universities reach world-class status with subsidies

The education ministry said Friday it will give financial support to 37 public and private universities looking to become more international in scope and viewpoint, and become world-class research institutions. The schools, dubbed "super global universities," were chosen from 104 applicants by a ministry-appointed panel ...

Travel shows warp true globalization

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Sep 14, 2013

Travel shows warp true globalization

by Philip Brasor

Now that Tokyo has been given the honor of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, the city, as well as all of Japan, will spend the next seven years "internationalizing" (kokusai-ka), a term that becomes fashionable again every few years when something like this happens. ...