Does Japan really need more veterinarians?

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Jun 17, 2017

Does Japan really need more veterinarians?

by Philip Brasor

The ongoing scandal involving the private educational corporation Kake Gakuen hinges on whether or not Prime Minister Shinzo Abe indirectly pushed the Cabinet to approve a new veterinary department for Okayama University of Science, a school run by Kake, whose chairman, Kotaro Kake, is ...

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