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India opens first training center for Japanese-language teachers

Jul 24, 2018

India opens first training center for Japanese-language teachers

India's first training center for teachers of Japanese was officially opened Monday in the capital, New Delhi. The inauguration ceremony for the center, which is a joint project involving the Indian Ministry of External Affairs and the Japanese Embassy with the support of the Japan ...

May 29, 2015

More locals dropping accents when speaking with outsiders: survey

More Japanese switch between using standard Japanese and various dialects according to who they are speaking with, a National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics survey has showed. The institute has been conducting a survey once every 20 years to look into the changes in ...

Emperor, councilors weigh war declaration; simplified Japanese created for foreigners; Russian musicians defect; foreigners' office hears thousands of problems

/ | Aug 2, 2014

Emperor, councilors weigh war declaration; simplified Japanese created for foreigners; Russian musicians defect; foreigners' office hears thousands of problems

by Edan Corkill

100 YEARS AGO Sunday, Aug. 16 1914 Emperor, councilors weigh war declaration The Emperor of Japan, his councilors and his Ministers met yesterday in the Grand Council Chamber of the Palace to consider the most momentous question such august councils are ever called upon to ...