Japan Media

How a doctorate can lead to an international career in academia

Professor Hitoshi Nasu, obtained his doctorate in 2006 With bachelor’s and master’s degrees obtained in his home country of Japan, Professor Hitoshi Nasu had his future mapped out for him – staying in Japan and pursuing a career in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Despite the pressure to follow this …

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Additional border security measures to protect Australians from new ‘Omicron’ COVID-19 variant

Date published: November 27, 2021 Type of support: Press release Public: General public These actions are carried out on the basis of prevention and are considered proportionate to the risk and consistent with the actions envisaged by other countries. As of now, anyone who is not a citizen or permanent …

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Equity issue

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Oil prices retreat amid demand and supply pressures

A worker takes a sample of crude oil from an oil well operated by the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA in Morichal, Venezuela, July 28, 2011. REUTERS / Carlos Garcia Rawlins Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now Japan has announced it could release oil reserves …

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Chinese media: tennis player Peng to appear soon

The editor of a Chinese Communist Party-affiliated newspaper said tennis player Peng Shuai would reappear in public soon, amid growing questions over her apparent disappearance. Peng was reportedly not seen in public after a text posted on her social media account earlier this month said she had previously had an …

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Nikkei Rides On Chipmakers, Energy Boost; SoftBank falls

TOKYO, Nov. 19 (Reuters) – The Nikkei stock average in Japan rose on Friday, as chipmaking giants followed a rally by their U.S. peers and energy stocks surged after the rebound in prices of the oil. However, the gains were capped by a second consecutive day of losses for SoftBank …

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SoftBank-backed fortress pays $ 3.5 billion to Japanese golf company

SoftBank-backed investment group Fortress has bet $ 3.5 billion on the role of golf and hotels in Japan’s post-Covid recovery after reaching a deal that the largest private equity firms in the world have dismissed it as being too expensive. Fortress bought Accordia Golf, Japan’s largest golf course portfolio that …

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Now-signed infrastructure bill commits $ 7.5 billion to electric vehicle charging network

President Joe Biden has enacted a trillion dollar infrastructure spending bill. It includes $ 7.5 billion to build an electric vehicle charging network. It also has money to create four hydrogen hubs, with hydrogen to be the clean energy of choice for the trucking and airline industry. “Many people have …

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