Rikkyo University

Type: Organization
Name: Rikkyo University
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Akie Abe wants a society where ‘women shine’

By Chikara Shima / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Akie Abe, the wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is active not only in her capacity as first lady, but also in practicing pesticide-free agriculture and running an izakaya restaurant. The Yomiuri Shimbun ... [Published The Japan News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Could the lingua franca approach to learning break Japan’s English curse?

According to EF Education First’s English Proficiency Index for 2013, English ability among Japanese is flat-lining — and may even be falling — “despite enormous private investment.”In a damning assessment, EF concludes that “In the past six years, Japanese ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Power play: the debate over renewable energy

On Aug. 26, 2011, the same day that Prime Minister Naoto Kan resigned after widespread criticism of his handling of the meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, the Diet ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Three Cheers for Abe's High-Tech CLT Wooden Arrow: The Future of Japanese Construction 安倍氏のハイテク「木の矢」を称賛する CLTと日本建築の未来

Three Cheers for Abe’s High-Tech CLT Wooden Arrow: The Future of Japanese Construction  安倍氏のハイテク「木の矢」を称賛する CLTと日本建築の未来Andrew DeWitThe attached August 7 Bloomberg article, “Japanese Women Armed With Chainsaws Head to the Hills Under Abe's Plan”, legitimately ... [Published Japan Focus - Aug 16 2014]
Entities: Japan, Wood, Forestry
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Inc. finally focused on returns, reforms

TOKYO -- President Yoshihisa Kainuma of Minebea, the world's top miniature ball bearing manufacturer, is fixated on his company's stock price. "The share price is tantamount to a daily report card," he said.Kainuma keeps on his desk a panel with two numbers: ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Anglican Universities Convene in Seoul

This website is best viewed with CSS and JavaScript enabled, alternatively you can use the low bandwidth version.On Sunday July 5th, seventy delegates from five continents, representing forty-seven member schools of the Colleges and Universities of the ... [Published Anglican Communion News Service - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Abe and Abbot Out under Australia's Midday Sun

Jul. 14, 2014Andrew DeWitJuly 9 was the final day of Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo's historic and surreal 3-day visit to Australia. He and Australia’s climate-denialist Prime Minister Tony Abbott jetted together to Rio Tinto's West Angelas iron ore ... [Published Japan Focus - Jul 14 2014]

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Recommended Citation: Andrew DeWit, "Three Cheers for Abe's High-Tech CLT Wooden Arrow: The Future of Japanese Construction" , The Asia-Pacific Journal , Vol. 12, Issue 32, No 2, August 11, 2014
TOKYO -- President Yoshihisa Kainuma of Minebea, the world's top miniature ball bearing manufacturer, is fixated on his company's stock price. "The share price is tantamount to a daily report card" he said

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Akie Abe wants a society where ‘women shine’ [Published The Japan News - 14 hours ago]
Could the lingua franca approach to learning br... [Published Japan Times - Aug 17 2014]
Power play: the debate over renewable energy [Published Japan Times - Aug 16 2014]
Three Cheers for Abe's High-Tech CLT Wooden Arr... [Published Japan Focus - Aug 16 2014]
Japan Inc. finally focused on returns, reforms [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 15 2014]
Anglican Universities Convene in Seoul [Published Anglican Communion News Service - Jul 17 2014]
Abe and Abbot Out under Australia's Midday Sun [Published Japan Focus - Jul 14 2014]
NHK meeting minutes show conservative push [Published Taipei Times Online - Feb 09 2014]
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